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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 68 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing MVVM 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% 0.36% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.48% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
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£290 £278 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -14.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £278 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £316 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £36.75
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
642 624 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.31% 74.64% 64.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 298 332
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 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 26
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.22 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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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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
Crewe - 1 £290 -
Warrington - 1 £225 - 4
Chester - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 1
MVVM
North West

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
1 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) WPF
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (44.44%) Moq
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) N-Tier
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) WinForms
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Moq
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) WPF
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) WinForms
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (11.11%) SignalR
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (44.44%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) R
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft