Period
to 18 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 18 February 2019 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 238 244 248
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 -33
Contract jobs citing PVCS 16 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.21% 0.013% 0.058%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.076% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Midlands median daily rate £342 - £400
England median daily rate £392 £413 £481
% change year-on-year -5.03% -14.29% +13.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.75 - £40.50

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 the Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,711 1,319 1,262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.55% 16.85% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,080 816 733
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £270
90th Percentile £563 £550 £509
England median daily rate £495 £475 £431
% change year-on-year +4.21% +10.21% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 13
Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.61 £22.10
90th Percentile £58.00 £48.75 £41.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +2.50%

PVCS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PVCS in the Midlands

PVCS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PVCS in the Midlands

PVCS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PVCS in the Midlands

PVCS
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 February 2019. 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
West Midlands +4 16 £342 - 1
PVCS
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PVCS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for PVCS.

1 16 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (56.25%) Unix
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
2 9 (56.25%) ETL
2 9 (56.25%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (56.25%) Informatica
3 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) Statistics
3 7 (43.75%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (43.75%) Decision-Making
4 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Component Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving

PVCS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ETL Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Unix
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ETL
2 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) Decision-Making
2 7 (43.75%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) Statistics
2 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Component Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Informatica
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle