The table below looks at the statistics for MVC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVC over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 12 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing MVC 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.33% 0.87% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 1.28% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
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£338 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +80.00%
MVC
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 78 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 69.44% 67.83% 55.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 29
Average daily rate £333 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

MVC
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MVC across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MVC Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

MVC
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MVC across the Belfast region.

MVC Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

MVC
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing MVC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MVC.

1 22 (95.65%) HTML
1 22 (95.65%) CSS
2 20 (86.96%) RAD
2 20 (86.96%) Eclipse
2 20 (86.96%) Java
2 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 20 (86.96%) Mac OS X
2 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) Java EE
2 20 (86.96%) Dojo
2 20 (86.96%) Apple iOS
2 20 (86.96%) Web Application Development
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (13.04%) WCF
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing MVC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MVC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (86.96%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (86.96%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) CSS
1 22 (95.65%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) Java EE
2 20 (86.96%) Dojo
3 3 (13.04%) WCF
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Mac OS X
1 20 (86.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) RAD
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (86.96%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) Java
1 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft