The table below looks at the statistics for MVVM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVVM over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 90 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing MVVM 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.47% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £313 £275 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -40.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £326 £364
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
926 857 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.41% 84.43% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 539 315
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 38 49
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.84 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

MVVM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing MVVM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MVVM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for MVVM.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Use Case
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 3 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 3 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++