The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 3 months to 22 June 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 116 -
Contract jobs citing PVCS 0 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.83% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Median daily rate - £485 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £455 £325
% change year-on-year - +40.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 327 450 262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.12% 14.96% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 265 176
Median daily rate £475 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £21.10 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

PVCS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

PVCS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PVCS in the West Midlands

PVCS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PVCS in the West Midlands