The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PVCS over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 592 579 550
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Contract jobs citing PVCS 8 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.037% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £435 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.28% +24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £480 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.50

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
7416 6860 5553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 12.74% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4894 4357 3438
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 158 158
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.37 £31.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £52.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

PVCS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PVCS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 8 £325 -26.76% 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £325 -
Yorkshire - 5 £325 -
Leeds - 5 £325 -
South East -25 2 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £325 -
London -20 1 - - 1

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PVCS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PVCS.

1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) ITIL
2 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
3 12 (54.55%) Oracle
4 11 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 9 (40.91%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (36.36%) OpenView
6 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
6 8 (36.36%) Subversion
6 8 (36.36%) Splunk
7 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle OWB
7 6 (27.27%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) .NET
7 6 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (27.27%) UNIX
7 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (27.27%) ETL
8 5 (22.73%) ClearCase
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) Ant
8 5 (22.73%) Java
8 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) OOP
10 3 (13.64%) OO

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PVCS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PVCS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) assyst
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) DAB
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle OWB
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Subversion
2 6 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (22.73%) ClearCase
3 5 (22.73%) Ant
4 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (13.64%) WebSpeed
5 3 (13.64%) JIRA
5 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
5 3 (13.64%) Toad
6 2 (9.09%) Maven
7 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Applications Support
3 3 (13.64%) Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Release Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Database Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) Servlets
2 3 (13.64%) CORBA
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
3 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 2 (9.09%) CMDB
4 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) ITIL
1 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 6 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) OOP
3 3 (13.64%) OO
3 3 (13.64%) Release Management
4 2 (9.09%) QMS
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 6 (27.27%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) Perl
6 3 (13.64%) Delphi
6 3 (13.64%) VB
6 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 3 (13.64%) Smalltalk
6 3 (13.64%) VB6
7 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) OpenView
2 1 (4.55%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Splunk
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Progress
4 3 (13.64%) Sculptor
5 2 (9.09%) Sun
6 1 (4.55%) BMC
6 1 (4.55%) Metastorm
6 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu
6 1 (4.55%) Sybase
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