The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 129 124
Contract jobs citing PVCS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.039% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.33% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £442 £268
% change year-on-year +14.94% +65.04%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 268 299 338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.27% 11.55% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 166 209
Median daily rate £389 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.48% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.89 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.27% -11.11%  
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

PVCS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PVCS in Scotland

PVCS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PVCS in Scotland