The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for PVCS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PVCS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
England / East of England
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing PVCS 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £508 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £442 £288
% change year-on-year +14.94% +53.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -

PVCS is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 377 306 341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.58% 12.62% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 167 177
Median daily rate £445 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 18
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £32.50 £31.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £50.68 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

PVCS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing PVCS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for PVCS in the East of England

PVCS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PVCS in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PVCS in the East of England

PVCS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PVCS in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PVCS in the East of England

PVCS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Essex - 8 £508 -
PVCS
England

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for PVCS.

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
2 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (61.54%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (61.54%) WebLogic
2 8 (61.54%) JSP
2 8 (61.54%) Servlets
2 8 (61.54%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) XSLT
2 8 (61.54%) J2EE
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) UML
2 8 (61.54%) OO
2 8 (61.54%) XML Schema
2 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) VME
4 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
4 6 (46.15%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) C++
5 5 (38.46%) Unix
5 5 (38.46%) Sun
5 5 (38.46%) Sun Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Shell Script

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (61.54%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
1 8 (61.54%) Technical Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Digital Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Digital Technical Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Developer
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE Architect
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE Technical Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) J2EE
1 8 (61.54%) JSP
1 8 (61.54%) Servlets
1 8 (61.54%) XML
1 8 (61.54%) XML Schema
1 8 (61.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) VME
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
2 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) OO
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 8 (61.54%) UML
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (38.46%) Web Development
6 4 (30.77%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Sun Certification
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Fujitsu
2 5 (38.46%) Sun