The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 - 115 122
Contract jobs citing PVCS 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.35% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £390 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £177 £358 £335
% change year-on-year
-50.48% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 - -
PVCS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
474 213 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.66% 8.40% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 100 109
Median daily rate £425 £354 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.97% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £194 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £17.90 £33.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £42.50 £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

PVCS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PVCS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

PVCS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PVCS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PVCS across the West Midlands region.

PVCS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PVCS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PVCS across the West Midlands region.

PVCS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PVCS.

1 21 (80.77%) Git (software)
2 20 (76.92%) JIRA
2 20 (76.92%) ClearQuest
3 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
4 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
5 14 (53.85%) Windows
6 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
6 12 (46.15%) Subversion
6 12 (46.15%) Atlassian
6 12 (46.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (46.15%) ClearCase
7 11 (42.31%) BMC
7 11 (42.31%) Oracle
7 11 (42.31%) Confluence
7 11 (42.31%) FishEye
7 11 (42.31%) GitLab
7 11 (42.31%) JIRA Agile
7 11 (42.31%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
8 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (38.46%) Java
8 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
9 9 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (34.62%) ETL
9 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
9 9 (34.62%) Defect Tracking
9 9 (34.62%) Bitbucket
9 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
10 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (42.31%) Confluence
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (11.54%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.69%) HBase
4 2 (7.69%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Git (software)
2 20 (76.92%) ClearQuest
2 20 (76.92%) JIRA
3 12 (46.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (46.15%) ClearCase
3 12 (46.15%) Subversion
4 11 (42.31%) FishEye
4 11 (42.31%) GitLab
4 11 (42.31%) JIRA Agile
4 11 (42.31%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 9 (34.62%) Bitbucket
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (3.85%) GoCD
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Support
3 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 8 (30.77%) ClearCase Support
5 7 (26.92%) Lead Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) ETL Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle ETL Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Report Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Senior Programmer
9 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Apache CXF
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Defect Tracking
4 9 (34.62%) ETL
4 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
5 8 (30.77%) OO
5 8 (30.77%) OOP
5 8 (30.77%) UML
5 8 (30.77%) Workflow
6 5 (19.23%) Data Architecture
7 3 (11.54%) User Stories
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Open Source
9 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) C
3 6 (23.08%) R
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Atlassian
2 11 (42.31%) BMC
2 11 (42.31%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 2 (7.69%) Informatica
3 2 (7.69%) webMethods
4 1 (3.85%) IBM