Period
to 18 January 2019

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 6 months to 18 January 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 174 167
Contract jobs citing PVCS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.021% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.13% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median daily rate - £350 -
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.75 - £38.75

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 958 779 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.21% 16.35% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 492 390
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £285 £288 £263
90th Percentile £574 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +4.97% +6.47% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £24.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +20.43% -38.31%
10th Percentile £29.15 £12.71 £14.23
90th Percentile £45.10 £43.25 £48.54
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +6.10% +2.50%

PVCS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PVCS in Scotland