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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 623 637 615
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs citing PVCS 16 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.034% 0.048%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.25% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 11
Median daily rate £370 £438 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.42% +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.13 - -

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
8743 8094 7276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.40% 13.88% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5884 5322 4642
Median daily rate £428 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 162 133
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 28 August 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 23 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 28 August 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 -4 13 £370 -15.90% 1
South East +5 5 £286 -4.66%
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Telford -20 2 - -
Shropshire -20 2 - -
West Midlands -27 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
South West - 2 £370 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £395 -
Berkshire +10 1 £177 -
Bracknell -3 1 £177 -
London -8 1 £350 -22.22%
East of England - 1 £370 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £370 -
Bournemouth - 1 £370 -
Hitchin - 1 £370 -
Worthing - 1 £395 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £370 -

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (59.09%) JIRA
2 38 (57.58%) ClearQuest
3 36 (54.55%) Oracle
4 35 (53.03%) Security Cleared
5 32 (48.48%) Windows
6 30 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
7 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (37.88%) SQL
8 25 (37.88%) Oracle Database
9 23 (34.85%) Java
9 23 (34.85%) Unix
10 22 (33.33%) PL/SQL
11 21 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
11 21 (31.82%) Defect Tracking
11 21 (31.82%) Subversion
11 21 (31.82%) Software Engineering
12 19 (28.79%) Jenkins
13 18 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (27.27%) UML
14 17 (25.76%) Configuration Management
14 17 (25.76%) ClearCase
14 17 (25.76%) Atlassian
15 16 (24.24%) FishEye
15 16 (24.24%) GitLab
15 16 (24.24%) JIRA Agile
15 16 (24.24%) Apache CXF
15 16 (24.24%) Confluence
15 16 (24.24%) OOP

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 16 (24.24%) Confluence
2 11 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (13.64%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.58%) Apache
5 2 (3.03%) Documentum
5 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) Jetty
6 1 (1.52%) Liferay
6 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) BPCS
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.52%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) Oracle Database
2 21 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (22.73%) RDBMS
4 15 (22.73%) Relational Database
5 13 (19.70%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (16.67%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (7.58%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 5 (7.58%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
9 2 (3.03%) DB2
9 2 (3.03%) HBase
9 2 (3.03%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.52%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (59.09%) JIRA
2 38 (57.58%) ClearQuest
3 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 21 (31.82%) Subversion
5 19 (28.79%) Jenkins
6 18 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (25.76%) ClearCase
8 16 (24.24%) FishEye
8 16 (24.24%) GitLab
8 16 (24.24%) JIRA Agile
8 16 (24.24%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (21.21%) Bitbucket
9 14 (21.21%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (16.67%) Toad
11 6 (9.09%) Ant
11 6 (9.09%) Artifactory
11 6 (9.09%) JUnit
11 6 (9.09%) Maven
12 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
12 5 (7.58%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Infrastructure Support
3 14 (21.21%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.12%) ClearCase Support
5 8 (12.12%) Lead Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Business Developer
6 5 (7.58%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Business Objects Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) Apache CXF
2 15 (22.73%) Web Services
2 15 (22.73%) XML
3 6 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 6 (9.09%) HTML
3 6 (9.09%) J2EE
3 6 (9.09%) JSP
3 6 (9.09%) Spring
4 5 (7.58%) OC4J
4 5 (7.58%) Servlets
5 3 (4.55%) Middleware
6 2 (3.03%) SOAP
7 1 (1.52%) CSS
7 1 (1.52%) JAXB
7 1 (1.52%) JAX-WS
7 1 (1.52%) jQuery
7 1 (1.52%) SiteMesh
7 1 (1.52%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.52%) Velocity
7 1 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Statistics
4 2 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) iPad
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) VHDL
5 1 (1.52%) AS400
5 1 (1.52%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.52%) iSeries
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Windows
2 23 (34.85%) Unix
3 3 (4.55%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) Defect Tracking
2 21 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (27.27%) UML
4 17 (25.76%) Configuration Management
5 16 (24.24%) ETL
5 16 (24.24%) OO
5 16 (24.24%) OOP
6 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
7 11 (16.67%) Workflow
8 10 (15.15%) Automated Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.58%) Data Architecture
10 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.58%) ITIL
10 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
12 3 (4.55%) ITSM
12 3 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) SQL
2 23 (34.85%) Java
3 22 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 10 (15.15%) C
5 8 (12.12%) C++
6 7 (10.61%) R
6 7 (10.61%) VB
7 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.55%) Perl
9 2 (3.03%) Ada
9 2 (3.03%) Ada 83
9 2 (3.03%) Ada 95
10 1 (1.52%) C#
10 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.52%) RPG
10 1 (1.52%) Ruby
10 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (53.03%) Security Cleared
2 30 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.21%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.03%) DO-178B
1 2 (3.03%) DO-254
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Firmware
1 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.03%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) Oracle
2 17 (25.76%) Atlassian
3 16 (24.24%) BMC
4 5 (7.58%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (7.58%) Talend
5 3 (4.55%) IBM
5 3 (4.55%) Serena
6 2 (3.03%) Actel
6 2 (3.03%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.03%) Informatica
6 2 (3.03%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (3.03%) webMethods
6 2 (3.03%) Xilinx
7 1 (1.52%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.52%) Perforce
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