The first table below looks at the demand for MVVM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVVM over the 3 months to 28 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 Lancashire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 41 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing MVVM 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.77% 1.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 3.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £42.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
327 146 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 72.19% 54.07% 64.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 71 170
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £27.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £75.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
MVVM
North West

MVVM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MVVM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MVVM
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MVVM Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

MVVM
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVVM within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - - - -
MVVM
North West

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) WPF
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) Sybase
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) WinForms
5 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 5 (41.67%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
7 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
8 3 (25.00%) Telerik
8 3 (25.00%) VB6
8 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (25.00%) VB
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
9 1 (8.33%) HTML
9 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (8.33%) OOD
9 1 (8.33%) Web Services
9 1 (8.33%) OO
9 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
9 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (8.33%) Time Management

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Software Developer
4 5 (41.67%) WPF Developer
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (16.67%) C# Application Developer
6 2 (16.67%) VB Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) WPF
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) WinForms
4 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
1 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (25.00%) VB6
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Sybase
2 3 (25.00%) Telerik