The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PVCS over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 592 614 613
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Contract jobs citing PVCS 47 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.12% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 2
Median daily rate £448 £363 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.44% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £304 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £407 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £363 -
% change year-on-year
+22.96% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8204 6954 6767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.28% 13.03% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5654 4560 4381
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 128 152
Median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.29% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £21.62 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

PVCS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PVCS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

PVCS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PVCS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PVCS within the UK.

PVCS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PVCS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PVCS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 June 2016.

PVCS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PVCS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PVCS within the UK.

PVCS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PVCS
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 44 £448 +44.35% 3
West Midlands - 36 £450 -
Shropshire - 20 £388 -
Telford - 19 £388 -
Birmingham - 9 £485 -
Solihull - 8 £450 -
London -1 5 £473 -
Scotland -21 3 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
South East - 2 £395 -
West Sussex - 2 £395 -
East of England - 1 £325 - 1
Worthing - 1 £395 -
Croydon - 1 £525 -
Brentwood - 1 £325 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £325 -

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PVCS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for PVCS.

1 49 (74.24%) JIRA
2 38 (57.58%) ClearQuest
3 35 (53.03%) Oracle
4 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (48.48%) Security Cleared
6 31 (46.97%) SQL
7 30 (45.45%) Windows
7 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
7 30 (45.45%) SC Cleared
8 26 (39.39%) Unix
9 25 (37.88%) PL/SQL
9 25 (37.88%) Configuration Management
10 24 (36.36%) Java
10 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
10 24 (36.36%) Oracle Database
11 23 (34.85%) Confluence
11 23 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (33.33%) Subversion
13 21 (31.82%) Defect Tracking
14 20 (30.30%) Oracle Reports
15 19 (28.79%) ClearCase
15 19 (28.79%) Jenkins
16 18 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (25.76%) Atlassian
17 17 (25.76%) FishEye
17 17 (25.76%) Sonatype Nexus
18 16 (24.24%) BMC
18 16 (24.24%) Oracle Forms
18 16 (24.24%) UML
18 16 (24.24%) OOP

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (34.85%) Confluence
2 11 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (13.64%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.58%) Apache
5 3 (4.55%) Documentum
5 3 (4.55%) SAS
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.03%) IIS
6 2 (3.03%) NetWeaver
6 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.52%) JBoss
7 1 (1.52%) Jetty
7 1 (1.52%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.52%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 20 (30.30%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (19.70%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (19.70%) RDBMS
4 13 (19.70%) Relational Database
5 11 (16.67%) Oracle OWB
6 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (10.61%) Hadoop
8 6 (9.09%) Pentaho
9 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (3.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
12 1 (1.52%) CouchDB
12 1 (1.52%) MS Access
12 1 (1.52%) MySQL
12 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.52%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 49 (74.24%) JIRA
2 38 (57.58%) ClearQuest
3 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 22 (33.33%) Subversion
5 19 (28.79%) ClearCase
5 19 (28.79%) Jenkins
6 18 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (25.76%) FishEye
7 17 (25.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (24.24%) GitLab
8 16 (24.24%) JIRA Agile
8 16 (24.24%) Oracle Forms
9 14 (21.21%) Bitbucket
10 13 (19.70%) Toad
11 6 (9.09%) Ant
11 6 (9.09%) Artifactory
11 6 (9.09%) JUnit
11 6 (9.09%) Maven
12 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
13 2 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Advertising
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (56.06%) Developer
2 17 (25.76%) Support Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Infrastructure Support
3 14 (21.21%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 11 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 10 (15.15%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (12.12%) ClearCase Support
6 8 (12.12%) Lead Developer
7 7 (10.61%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Business Developer
8 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) ETL Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Integration Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) Apache CXF
1 16 (24.24%) Web Services
2 15 (22.73%) XML
3 8 (12.12%) J2EE
4 7 (10.61%) HTML
5 6 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 6 (9.09%) JSP
5 6 (9.09%) Spring
6 5 (7.58%) OC4J
6 5 (7.58%) Servlets
7 3 (4.55%) CSS
7 3 (4.55%) JAX-WS
7 3 (4.55%) jQuery
8 2 (3.03%) .NET
8 2 (3.03%) EJB
8 2 (3.03%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (3.03%) Java EE 5
8 2 (3.03%) JDBC
8 2 (3.03%) JMS
8 2 (3.03%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Statistics
4 3 (4.55%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Windows
2 26 (39.39%) Unix
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.88%) Configuration Management
3 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 23 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (31.82%) Defect Tracking
6 16 (24.24%) ETL
6 16 (24.24%) OO
6 16 (24.24%) OOP
6 16 (24.24%) UML
7 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
8 11 (16.67%) Workflow
9 10 (15.15%) Automated Testing
9 10 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (12.12%) Scrum
11 6 (9.09%) Test Strategy
12 5 (7.58%) Data Architecture
13 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
14 3 (4.55%) ITIL
14 3 (4.55%) ITSM
14 3 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.97%) SQL
2 25 (37.88%) PL/SQL
3 24 (36.36%) Java
4 10 (15.15%) C
5 8 (12.12%) C++
6 7 (10.61%) R
6 7 (10.61%) VB
7 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.09%) Perl
8 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.03%) C#
10 1 (1.52%) Ruby
10 1 (1.52%) Uniface
10 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 30 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.21%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (53.03%) Oracle
2 17 (25.76%) Atlassian
3 16 (24.24%) BMC
4 7 (10.61%) Informatica
5 5 (7.58%) IBM
6 4 (6.06%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (3.03%) Talend
8 1 (1.52%) Perforce
8 1 (1.52%) webMethods
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