Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 873 859 832
Rank change year-on-year -14 -27 -2
Contract jobs citing PVCS 6 29 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.028% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.031% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 29
UK median daily rate £370 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -5.88% +21.86%
10th Percentile £308 £350 £288
90th Percentile £504 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £383 £350
% change year-on-year -8.50% +9.29% +10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
UK median hourly rate - £40.13 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +7.00% -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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19118 17172 16327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.51% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13309 11571 10870
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 250 341
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.30 £53.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

PVCS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PVCS in the UK

PVCS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PVCS in the UK

PVCS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PVCS over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PVCS in the UK

PVCS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PVCS in the UK

PVCS
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
UK excluding London +19 4 £350 -8.50%
England +6 4 £390 -2.50%
South East +3 2 £550 +92.31%
West Midlands +17 1 £300 -29.49%
Midlands +11 1 £300 -29.49%
Scotland -16 1 £350 -
London -21 1 £390 -17.89%

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for PVCS.

1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) CA
1 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 2 (33.33%) Unicenter
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Release Management
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Serena
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

PVCS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) FileNet
1 1 (16.67%) OpenEdge
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Informix
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (16.67%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Progress Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Progress 4GL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Unicenter
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CA
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Progress
2 1 (16.67%) Serena
2 1 (16.67%) VMware