The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 June 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.

PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 591 618
Contract jobs citing PVCS 0 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.065% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.41% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 5
Median daily rate - £455 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £455 £325
% change year-on-year - +40.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7654 7779 6772
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.70% 15.69% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5234 5421 4527
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 125 102
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.35 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.35% +13.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

PVCS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

PVCS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PVCS in England

PVCS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PVCS in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region with a requirement for PVCS.

1 9 (100.00%) UML
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) XML Schema
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) Servlets
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSLT
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (66.67%) VME
3 6 (66.67%) Mainframe
4 5 (55.56%) Fujitsu
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (11.11%) C#
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) IBM
7 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio

PVCS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (88.89%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Architect
1 8 (88.89%) Technical Architect
2 6 (66.67%) Digital Architect
2 6 (66.67%) Digital Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE Architect
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) J2EE
1 8 (88.89%) JSP
1 8 (88.89%) Servlets
1 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) XML Schema
1 8 (88.89%) XSLT
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) UML
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) OO
3 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Fujitsu
3 1 (11.11%) IBM