Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 844 820
Rank change year-on-year -9 -24 -24
Contract jobs citing PVCS 4 29 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.004% 0.030% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.022% 0.18% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 26
England median daily rate £390 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -8.05% +8.75%
10th Percentile £309 £274 £298
90th Percentile £519 £518 £488
UK median daily rate £370 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -7.50% -5.88% +21.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
England median hourly rate - £38.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -21.05%
UK median hourly rate - £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +3.33% -21.05%

PVCS is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17805 16194 14943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.77% 16.56% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12484 10960 10035
England median daily rate £457 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 232 284
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.95 £26.16 £23.83
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

PVCS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PVCS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PVCS in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

PVCS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +2 2 £550 +92.31%
West Midlands +26 1 £300 -25.00%
Midlands +16 1 £300 -25.00%
London -21 1 £390 -17.89%
PVCS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (50.00%) Unicenter
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Informix
2 1 (25.00%) OpenEdge

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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) OpenEdge
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Informix
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Progress Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Progress 4GL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Progress
2 1 (25.00%) VMware