The table below looks at the statistics for MVVM 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 MVVM over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 76 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing MVVM 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
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£275 £464 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -
MVVM
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
824 629 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.57% 78.43% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 299 245
Average daily rate £401 £388 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

MVVM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MVVM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MVVM
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MVVM Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MVVM
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 MVVM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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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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 - 1 £275 -
MVVM
North West

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MVVM 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 MVVM.

1 7 (87.50%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) XHR
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (37.50%) OAuth2
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) HTTP
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) MS Access
5 3 (37.50%) VBScript
5 3 (37.50%) VB

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MVVM 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 MVVM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) GPRS
2 1 (12.50%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MS Access
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) XHR
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (37.50%) OAuth2
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (25.00%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) VBScript
3 3 (37.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple