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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 640 648 615
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Contract jobs citing PVCS 12 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.043% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 17
Median daily rate £413 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £345 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £468 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £177 £358 £335
% change year-on-year
-50.48% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 - -

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
8992 8320 7413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 14.37% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6051 5502 4930
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 192 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 30 September 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 14 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 30 September 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 -16 9 £413 -8.33%
London +10 4 £475 +5.55%
South East +10 3 £177 -41.00%
Glasgow - 3 - - 2
Scotland - 3 - - 2
City of London +15 2 £534 +22.64%
Hampshire - 2 - -
Berkshire -1 1 £177 -
Bracknell -6 1 £177 -
Derby - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (48.00%) Git (software)
2 23 (46.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (46.00%) Oracle
3 22 (44.00%) ClearQuest
3 22 (44.00%) JIRA
4 20 (40.00%) Windows
4 20 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (36.00%) SC Cleared
6 17 (34.00%) ETL
7 16 (32.00%) Unix
7 16 (32.00%) SQL
7 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
7 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database
8 15 (30.00%) Subversion
8 15 (30.00%) Java
8 15 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (24.00%) Atlassian
10 12 (24.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (24.00%) ClearCase
10 12 (24.00%) UML
11 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
11 11 (22.00%) BMC
11 11 (22.00%) Workflow
11 11 (22.00%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
11 11 (22.00%) FishEye
11 11 (22.00%) Confluence
11 11 (22.00%) 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 11 (22.00%) Confluence
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) Documentum
3 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) BPCS
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database
3 15 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.00%) DB2
5 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.00%) HBase
5 2 (4.00%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (44.00%) ClearQuest
2 22 (44.00%) JIRA
3 15 (30.00%) Subversion
4 12 (24.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (24.00%) ClearCase
5 11 (22.00%) FishEye
5 11 (22.00%) GitLab
5 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (22.00%) JIRA Agile
5 11 (22.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (18.00%) Bitbucket
6 9 (18.00%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (12.00%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.00%) TestDirector
9 1 (2.00%) LabVIEW
9 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (2.00%) Toad
9 1 (2.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (6.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) ClearCase Support
4 8 (16.00%) Lead Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Oracle Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Release Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Environment Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Hardware Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Apache CXF
1 9 (18.00%) Web Services
1 9 (18.00%) XML
2 3 (6.00%) Middleware
3 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Statistics
3 2 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.00%) iPad
3 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.00%) VHDL
4 1 (2.00%) AS400
4 1 (2.00%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.00%) iSeries
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) ETL
3 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.00%) UML
6 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (22.00%) Workflow
7 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
7 10 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 10 (20.00%) OO
7 10 (20.00%) OOP
8 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.00%) Data Architecture
10 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.00%) User Stories
12 2 (4.00%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) Java
3 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (18.00%) C
5 7 (14.00%) R
6 6 (12.00%) Perl
7 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.00%) Python
9 2 (4.00%) Ada
9 2 (4.00%) Ada 83
9 2 (4.00%) Ada 95
10 1 (2.00%) C++
10 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) DO-178B
1 2 (4.00%) DO-254
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.00%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Firmware
1 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Oracle
2 12 (24.00%) Atlassian
3 11 (22.00%) BMC
4 6 (12.00%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (12.00%) Talend
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
5 3 (6.00%) Netezza
5 3 (6.00%) Serena
6 2 (4.00%) Actel
6 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
6 2 (4.00%) Informatica
6 2 (4.00%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (4.00%) webMethods
6 2 (4.00%) Xilinx
7 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu