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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
UK
Rank 570 603 602
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -1
Contract jobs citing PVCS 16 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.037% 0.036%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 13
Median daily rate £495 £415 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.27% +43.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £355 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £460 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £415 £290
% change year-on-year
+19.27% +43.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - £47.50

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
7512 7564 7088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 14.59% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4990 4996 4721
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 208 129
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.30 £25.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

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 19 February 2017.

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 12 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +50 16 £495 +19.27% 1
Essex - 13 £503 -
East of England - 13 £503 -
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £503 -
Basildon - 4 - -
West Midlands -3 2 £400 -3.61%
Shropshire +14 1 - -
Telford +14 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 - - 1
Brentwood - 1 £260 -

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) Oracle
3 15 (57.69%) Unix
4 14 (53.85%) XML
4 14 (53.85%) Scrum
5 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 13 (50.00%) SQL
6 12 (46.15%) Java
6 12 (46.15%) Shell Script
6 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (42.31%) DevOps
7 11 (42.31%) J2EE
7 11 (42.31%) OO
8 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
8 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
9 9 (34.62%) UML
10 8 (30.77%) XML Schema
10 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
10 8 (30.77%) XSLT
10 8 (30.77%) JSP
10 8 (30.77%) Servlets
10 8 (30.77%) Linux
10 8 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (23.08%) VME
11 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
12 5 (19.23%) webMethods
12 5 (19.23%) Sun
12 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification

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 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Toad
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.85%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (3.85%) Automotive
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Technical Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Digital Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Digital Technical Architect
4 5 (19.23%) webMethods Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Release Manager
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE Architect
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE Technical Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) XML
2 11 (42.31%) J2EE
3 8 (30.77%) JSP
3 8 (30.77%) Servlets
3 8 (30.77%) XML Schema
3 8 (30.77%) XSLT
4 5 (19.23%) EDIFACT
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Unix
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) VME
4 5 (19.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Scrum
3 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (42.31%) DevOps
5 11 (42.31%) OO
6 9 (34.62%) UML
7 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Web Development
9 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
10 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
10 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
11 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
11 2 (7.69%) ETL
11 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
11 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) Shell Script
3 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 5 (19.23%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification
2 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Fujitsu
2 5 (19.23%) Sun
2 5 (19.23%) webMethods
3 3 (11.54%) Netezza
3 3 (11.54%) Pega
4 2 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (7.69%) Talend
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
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