The table below looks at the statistics for MVC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVC over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 33 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing MVC 30 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.99% 4.01% 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 5.76% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 17
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£300 £338 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
MVC
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
489 451 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.03% 69.60% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 302 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £34.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +126.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £11.80 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

MVC
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MVC Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MVC
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MVC Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MVC
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MVC across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

MVC Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 46 (61.33%) JavaScript
2 44 (58.67%) C#
3 43 (57.33%) .NET
4 40 (53.33%) CSS
5 39 (52.00%) jQuery
6 38 (50.67%) ASP.NET
7 33 (44.00%) HTML
8 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (26.67%) WCF
10 20 (26.67%) SQL
10 20 (26.67%) OOP
11 16 (21.33%) .NET Framework
11 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
11 16 (21.33%) HTML5
12 15 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 15 (20.00%) Visual Studio
13 14 (18.67%) Apple iOS
14 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
15 12 (16.00%) Java
15 12 (16.00%) Ajax
15 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
16 11 (14.67%) Logistics
16 11 (14.67%) Web Development
16 11 (14.67%) LINQ
16 11 (14.67%) PHP
17 10 (13.33%) MySQL
18 9 (12.00%) XML
18 9 (12.00%) Scrum
18 9 (12.00%) Mobile App

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.00%) Node.js
2 2 (2.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.33%) Drupal
3 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) MySQL
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.67%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.00%) Subversion
3 5 (6.67%) Ant
4 4 (5.33%) JIRA
5 2 (2.67%) Selenium
5 2 (2.67%) JMeter
5 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Electronics
2 2 (2.67%) Games
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (81.33%) Developer
2 25 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (21.33%) Web Developer
5 12 (16.00%) Architect
5 12 (16.00%) C# Developer
6 11 (14.67%) .NET Web Developer
7 7 (9.33%) PHP Developer
7 7 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Mobility Architect
10 4 (5.33%) SAP Architect
10 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
11 3 (4.00%) Senior Architect
11 3 (4.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (57.33%) .NET
2 40 (53.33%) CSS
3 39 (52.00%) jQuery
4 38 (50.67%) ASP.NET
5 33 (44.00%) HTML
6 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (26.67%) WCF
8 16 (21.33%) HTML5
8 16 (21.33%) .NET Framework
9 15 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
10 12 (16.00%) Ajax
11 11 (14.67%) LINQ
12 9 (12.00%) XML
13 7 (9.33%) CSS3
13 7 (9.33%) PhoneGap
14 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (8.00%) JSON
15 5 (6.67%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Mobile App
1 9 (12.00%) User Experience
2 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.33%) GIS
2 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.33%) Blog
2 1 (1.33%) Social Network
2 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Apple iOS
2 7 (9.33%) Android
3 4 (5.33%) UNIX
3 4 (5.33%) Windows
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.33%) AIX
6 1 (1.33%) HPUX
6 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) OOP
3 11 (14.67%) Logistics
3 11 (14.67%) Web Development
4 9 (12.00%) Scrum
4 9 (12.00%) iOS Development
5 7 (9.33%) Android Development
5 7 (9.33%) Memory Management
5 7 (9.33%) OO
5 7 (9.33%) SOA
6 6 (8.00%) TDD
7 5 (6.67%) BDD
7 5 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.33%) Project Management
9 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.67%) ATDD
10 2 (2.67%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (61.33%) JavaScript
2 44 (58.67%) C#
3 20 (26.67%) SQL
4 12 (16.00%) Java
5 11 (14.67%) PHP
6 7 (9.33%) Objective-C
7 6 (8.00%) PHP5
8 5 (6.67%) PHP4
8 5 (6.67%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.67%) Ruby
10 1 (1.33%) C
10 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) MCP
1 1 (1.33%) MCAD
1 1 (1.33%) MCSD
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Sencha
3 5 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (2.67%) Apple
4 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) Zend
5 1 (1.33%) Facebook
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) HP
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