The table below looks at the statistics for MVC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVC over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 33 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing MVC 33 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.22% 5.33% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 7.00% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 23
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£313 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £338 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
MVC
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
578 686 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.91% 76.14% 65.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 333 341
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 45 26
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.30 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

MVC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MVC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MVC
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MVC Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MVC
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MVC across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

MVC Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

MVC
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 9 £356 - 19
Warrington -18 6 £250 -16.66% 6
Knutsford +11 3 £350 +40.00% 1
Macclesfield 0 2 £275 - 4
Crewe -9 2 £245 -18.33% 4
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 6
Winsford - - - -
Nantwich - - - - 1
Northwich - - - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
MVC
North West

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 34 (59.65%) .NET
2 29 (50.88%) JavaScript
2 29 (50.88%) C#
3 28 (49.12%) HTML
4 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 23 (40.35%) CSS
6 22 (38.60%) SQL
7 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (28.07%) RESTful
9 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
11 13 (22.81%) Java
11 13 (22.81%) Adobe
11 13 (22.81%) Maven
12 12 (21.05%) TDD
12 12 (21.05%) Marketing
12 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
13 11 (19.30%) OSGi
14 10 (17.54%) HTML5
14 10 (17.54%) Adobe CQ
14 10 (17.54%) DevOps
14 10 (17.54%) T-SQL
15 9 (15.79%) Windows
15 9 (15.79%) Web Development
15 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
15 9 (15.79%) WCF
16 8 (14.04%) Scrum
16 8 (14.04%) jQuery
16 8 (14.04%) Linux

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (17.54%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (7.02%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) NServiceBus
4 2 (3.51%) Node.js
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
1 2 (3.51%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.77%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.51%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Maven
2 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.75%) NUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Subversion
6 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.75%) Ant
6 1 (1.75%) JUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Canoo WebTest
6 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.75%) Gradle
6 1 (1.75%) HtmlUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (21.05%) Marketing
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (71.93%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Architect
5 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Consultant
9 1 (1.75%) Junior
9 1 (1.75%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Programmer
9 1 (1.75%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.75%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (59.65%) .NET
2 28 (49.12%) HTML
3 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 23 (40.35%) CSS
5 16 (28.07%) RESTful
6 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
8 11 (19.30%) OSGi
9 10 (17.54%) HTML5
10 9 (15.79%) WCF
10 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
11 8 (14.04%) jQuery
12 7 (12.28%) Web Services
12 7 (12.28%) CSS3
12 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (10.53%) Spring
13 6 (10.53%) NHibernate
13 6 (10.53%) Spring MVC
13 6 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Tandem
2 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Life Science
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) UNIX
3 4 (7.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) TDD
3 10 (17.54%) DevOps
4 9 (15.79%) Web Development
5 8 (14.04%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.77%) Pair Programming
7 5 (8.77%) OO
8 4 (7.02%) Refactoring
8 4 (7.02%) User Stories
9 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.51%) BDD
10 2 (3.51%) ATDD
10 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.51%) SOA
11 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.75%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) C#
1 29 (50.88%) JavaScript
2 22 (38.60%) SQL
3 13 (22.81%) Java
4 10 (17.54%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.02%) Perl
6 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.51%) PHP
7 2 (3.51%) VB
7 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.75%) VB6
8 1 (1.75%) R
8 1 (1.75%) C++
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Adobe
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Sun
3 4 (7.02%) HP
3 4 (7.02%) BMC
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) Twitter
6 1 (1.75%) FatWire
6 1 (1.75%) Canoo
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