The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 39 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing MVVM 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.99% 1.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £304 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.71% +10.69%
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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
280 158 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 69.65% 55.24% 62.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 72 149
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £14.70 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £75.00 £51.00
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 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 21 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Blackpool - 1 - -
Burnley - - - - 1
MVVM
North West

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) WPF
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) Sybase
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) WinForms
6 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
8 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
8 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
9 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 3 (21.43%) VB
9 3 (21.43%) Telerik
9 3 (21.43%) VB6
10 2 (14.29%) MS Office
10 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 2 (14.29%) MVC
10 2 (14.29%) XAML
10 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 2 (14.29%) Degree
10 2 (14.29%) LINQ
11 1 (7.14%) HTML

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Software Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 5 (35.71%) WPF Developer
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (14.29%) VB Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) WPF
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) WinForms
4 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) LINQ
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) TDD
1 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 3 (21.43%) VB6
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) XAML
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Sybase
2 3 (21.43%) Telerik
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft