The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 59 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing MVVM 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 0.67% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.88% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
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£325 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.25 - £42.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
546 568 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 71.19% 76.65% 63.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 235 283
Average daily rate £385 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £231 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
MVVM
North West

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 11 July 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 -
Knutsford - - - -
Warrington - - - - 3
MVVM
North West

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (70.00%) WCF
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (40.00%) WinForms
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) Moq
4 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) JSON

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Moq
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) WCF
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (40.00%) WinForms
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft