Period
to 20 October 2018

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 6 months to 20 October 2018 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
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 185 189
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -17
Contract jobs citing PVCS 12 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.022% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 0.14% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 11
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £300 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -38.14% +38.57%
10th Percentile £315 £290 £400
90th Percentile £363 £310 £525
England median daily rate £425 £390 £475
% change year-on-year +8.97% -17.89% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £40.13

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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,011 696 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.02% 15.03% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 455 541
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.25% +15.94%
10th Percentile £313 £282 £280
90th Percentile £538 £575 £508
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.58% +20.00% -12.53%
10th Percentile £21.60 £13.41 £11.50
90th Percentile £57.20 £36.20 £39.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.19%

PVCS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

PVCS
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Shropshire - 12 £360 -
PVCS
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PVCS.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 12 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 12 (100.00%) Statistics
1 12 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (100.00%) Decision-Making
2 7 (58.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Robotic Process Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Robotics
5 1 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (8.33%) Task Automation

PVCS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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:

Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (100.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Analyst
1 12 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Robotics
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 12 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 12 (100.00%) Statistics
2 7 (58.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Task Automation