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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 600 635 616
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -19
Contract jobs citing PVCS 38 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.014% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 7
Median daily rate £455 £325 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £297 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £340 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -

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
8329 7492 6886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.58% 13.35% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5736 4950 4380
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 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 124 158
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% -1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £22.40 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.15 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

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 July 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 24 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 July 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 +31 35 £455 +40.00% 3
West Midlands - 26 £485 - 2
Shropshire - 17 £381 -
Telford - 16 £381 -
Birmingham - 5 £490 -
Solihull - 4 £485 -
London -6 3 £485 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
South East +6 2 £395 +21.53% 1
East of England - 2 £348 -
West Sussex - 2 £395 -
Dorset - 1 £370 -
Worthing - 1 £395 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £525 -
Derby - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £370 -
Brentwood - 1 £325 -
Hitchin - 1 £370 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 £370 -
Essex - 1 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £370 -

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 47 (68.12%) JIRA
2 38 (55.07%) Oracle
2 38 (55.07%) ClearQuest
3 34 (49.28%) Security Cleared
4 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (46.38%) SQL
5 32 (46.38%) Windows
6 31 (44.93%) SC Cleared
7 30 (43.48%) Git (software)
8 28 (40.58%) Unix
9 26 (37.68%) PL/SQL
10 25 (36.23%) Java
10 25 (36.23%) Software Engineering
11 24 (34.78%) Oracle Database
11 24 (34.78%) Configuration Management
12 23 (33.33%) Confluence
12 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (30.43%) Subversion
13 21 (30.43%) Defect Tracking
14 20 (28.99%) Oracle Reports
15 19 (27.54%) ClearCase
15 19 (27.54%) Jenkins
16 18 (26.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (24.64%) UML
17 17 (24.64%) ETL
17 17 (24.64%) Atlassian
17 17 (24.64%) FishEye
17 17 (24.64%) Sonatype Nexus
18 16 (23.19%) JIRA Agile
18 16 (23.19%) GitLab

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 (33.33%) Confluence
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (13.04%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.25%) Apache
5 3 (4.35%) Documentum
5 3 (4.35%) SAS
5 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.90%) IIS
6 2 (2.90%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.45%) JBoss
7 1 (1.45%) Jetty
7 1 (1.45%) Liferay
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) Oracle Database
2 20 (28.99%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (23.19%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (18.84%) RDBMS
5 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
6 11 (15.94%) Oracle OWB
7 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (11.59%) Hadoop
9 7 (10.14%) Pentaho
10 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (5.80%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (4.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 2 (2.90%) DB2
12 2 (2.90%) HBase
12 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
13 1 (1.45%) Big Data
13 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
13 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (68.12%) JIRA
2 38 (55.07%) ClearQuest
3 30 (43.48%) Git (software)
4 21 (30.43%) Subversion
5 19 (27.54%) ClearCase
5 19 (27.54%) Jenkins
6 18 (26.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (24.64%) FishEye
7 17 (24.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (23.19%) GitLab
8 16 (23.19%) JIRA Agile
9 15 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
10 14 (20.29%) Bitbucket
11 12 (17.39%) Toad
12 6 (8.70%) Ant
12 6 (8.70%) Artifactory
12 6 (8.70%) JUnit
12 6 (8.70%) Maven
13 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
14 3 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Advertising
2 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (11.59%) ClearCase Support
6 8 (11.59%) Lead Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Business Developer
8 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) ETL Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Integration Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Pentaho Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) Apache CXF
1 16 (23.19%) Web Services
1 16 (23.19%) XML
2 8 (11.59%) J2EE
3 7 (10.14%) HTML
4 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 6 (8.70%) JSP
4 6 (8.70%) Spring
5 5 (7.25%) OC4J
5 5 (7.25%) Servlets
6 3 (4.35%) JAX-WS
7 2 (2.90%) .NET
7 2 (2.90%) EJB
7 2 (2.90%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (2.90%) Java EE 5
7 2 (2.90%) JMS
7 2 (2.90%) jQuery
7 2 (2.90%) JSF
7 2 (2.90%) Middleware
7 2 (2.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Statistics
3 3 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.90%) iPad
4 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) Windows
2 28 (40.58%) Unix
3 4 (5.80%) Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Software Engineering
3 24 (34.78%) Configuration Management
4 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (30.43%) Defect Tracking
6 17 (24.64%) ETL
6 17 (24.64%) UML
7 16 (23.19%) OO
7 16 (23.19%) OOP
8 14 (20.29%) Mentoring
9 11 (15.94%) Workflow
10 10 (14.49%) Automated Testing
11 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (11.59%) Scrum
13 6 (8.70%) Test Strategy
14 5 (7.25%) Data Architecture
14 5 (7.25%) ITIL
15 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
16 3 (4.35%) ITSM
16 3 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 26 (37.68%) PL/SQL
3 25 (36.23%) Java
4 10 (14.49%) C
5 8 (11.59%) C++
6 7 (10.14%) R
6 7 (10.14%) VB
7 6 (8.70%) Perl
8 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.90%) C#
9 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.45%) Ada
10 1 (1.45%) Ada 83
10 1 (1.45%) Ada 95
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
10 1 (1.45%) Uniface
10 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (49.28%) Security Cleared
2 31 (44.93%) SC Cleared
3 14 (20.29%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.45%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.90%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 38 (55.07%) Oracle
2 17 (24.64%) Atlassian
3 16 (23.19%) BMC
4 8 (11.59%) Informatica
5 7 (10.14%) IBM
6 5 (7.25%) Cloudera
7 3 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (4.35%) Talend
8 2 (2.90%) SAP
8 2 (2.90%) webMethods
9 1 (1.45%) Perforce
9 1 (1.45%) Serena
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £177 per day
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