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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 609 585 573
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing PVCS 21 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.041% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 5
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£440 £430 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £418
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -25.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
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
8236 7282 6271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.90% 12.88% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5410 4672 4023
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 138 132
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.78 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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
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 2 September 2015.

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 22 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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 20 £445 +2.89% 5
London -13 7 £450 +1.40% 1
South East -14 7 £300 -
West Midlands +8 4 - - 1
Berkshire +2 4 - -
Croydon - 4 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £300 -
Solihull - 3 - -
City of London +11 2 £438 -
Reading -5 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £388 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Belfast - 1 £325 -
Telford - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £325 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £325 -

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
2 12 (41.38%) Subversion
3 11 (37.93%) UNIX
4 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
5 9 (31.03%) Windows
5 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
5 9 (31.03%) ITIL
6 8 (27.59%) ClearCase
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
7 7 (24.14%) Java
7 7 (24.14%) Project Management
8 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Perl
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.69%) Solaris
8 6 (20.69%) Linux
8 6 (20.69%) Tandem
8 6 (20.69%) VMware
8 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
9 5 (17.24%) Confluence
9 5 (17.24%) BDD
9 5 (17.24%) Puppet
9 5 (17.24%) Hudson
9 5 (17.24%) Gerrit
9 5 (17.24%) PhantomJS
9 5 (17.24%) HAProxy

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (17.24%) JBoss
1 5 (17.24%) Apache
1 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
1 5 (17.24%) Jetty
1 5 (17.24%) nginx
1 5 (17.24%) Confluence
1 5 (17.24%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) assyst
1 3 (10.34%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) VPN
1 5 (17.24%) DMZ
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) SMTP
2 1 (3.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle OWB
2 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (17.24%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) QlikView
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Subversion
2 8 (27.59%) ClearCase
3 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
3 5 (17.24%) Ant
3 5 (17.24%) JMeter
3 5 (17.24%) CruiseControl
3 5 (17.24%) Maven
3 5 (17.24%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) Selenium
3 5 (17.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (17.24%) TeamCity
3 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) Mercurial
3 5 (17.24%) Hudson
3 5 (17.24%) Gerrit
3 5 (17.24%) FishEye
3 5 (17.24%) Jasmine
3 5 (17.24%) Gradle
3 5 (17.24%) Artifactory
3 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Applications Support
3 3 (10.34%) Release Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Programmer
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.90%) Release Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) LAMP
2 5 (17.24%) jQuery
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) Java EE
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) EJB
5 1 (3.45%) JDBC
5 1 (3.45%) JSP
5 1 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) JMS
5 1 (3.45%) X-Windows
5 1 (3.45%) J2EE
5 1 (3.45%) JSF
5 1 (3.45%) Ajax
5 1 (3.45%) JAX-WS
5 1 (3.45%) Java EE 5
5 1 (3.45%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (3.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Tandem
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) CMDB
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) UNIX
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Solaris
3 6 (20.69%) Linux
4 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
4 5 (17.24%) CentOS
4 5 (17.24%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
2 9 (31.03%) ITIL
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 5 (17.24%) ETL
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) BDD
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) QMS
5 3 (10.34%) Release Management
5 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
5 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) Quality Management
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) Perl
4 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
5 5 (17.24%) Python
5 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
5 5 (17.24%) Ruby
5 5 (17.24%) PHP
5 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.24%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) C#
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) vCloud
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Samba
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.45%) Xen
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
1 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (17.24%) HAProxy
1 5 (17.24%) OpenView
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Google
3 5 (17.24%) Atlassian
3 5 (17.24%) Splunk
3 5 (17.24%) Sun
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Serena
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) Egenera
6 1 (3.45%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) BMC
6 1 (3.45%) Metastorm
6 1 (3.45%) Sybase
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
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