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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
UK / England
Rank 574 590 591
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1  
Contract jobs citing PVCS 9 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.055% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.38% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 8
Median daily rate £508 £442 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +87.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £399 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £442 £290
% change year-on-year +14.94% +52.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7326 7155 6300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.53% 14.64% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4937 4791 4097
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 171 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
East of England - 8 £508 -
South West -2 1 - -
PVCS
UK

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for PVCS.

1 20 (90.91%) Oracle
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) XML
2 14 (63.64%) Scrum
3 13 (59.09%) Configuration Management
4 12 (54.55%) Java
5 11 (50.00%) J2EE
5 11 (50.00%) Unix
5 11 (50.00%) OO
6 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
6 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (40.91%) UML
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
6 9 (40.91%) DevOps
7 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (36.36%) JSP
7 8 (36.36%) Servlets
7 8 (36.36%) WebLogic
7 8 (36.36%) XSLT
7 8 (36.36%) Linux
7 8 (36.36%) XML Schema
8 6 (27.27%) Mainframe
8 6 (27.27%) VME
8 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (22.73%) Web Development
9 5 (22.73%) Fujitsu
9 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing

PVCS
Top Related 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 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (4.55%) Toad
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.55%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Technical Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Digital Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Digital Technical Architect
4 5 (22.73%) webMethods Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE Architect
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE Technical Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) XML
2 11 (50.00%) J2EE
3 8 (36.36%) JSP
3 8 (36.36%) Servlets
3 8 (36.36%) XML Schema
3 8 (36.36%) XSLT
4 5 (22.73%) EDIFACT
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (4.55%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Unix
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) VME
4 5 (22.73%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Scrum
3 13 (59.09%) Configuration Management
4 11 (50.00%) OO
5 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (40.91%) DevOps
5 9 (40.91%) UML
6 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Web Development
8 4 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
9 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
10 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
11 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
11 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Sun Certification
2 3 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Fujitsu
2 5 (22.73%) Sun
2 5 (22.73%) webMethods
3 3 (13.64%) Pega
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.55%) Talend