The table below looks at the statistics for MVVM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVVM over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 82 72 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing MVVM 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.69% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
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£350 £320 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £36.25
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1015 868 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.98% 73.75% 66.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 449 470
Average daily rate £350 £333 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 43 50
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

MVVM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MVVM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MVVM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MVVM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MVVM
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVVM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
Cheadle - - - -
Wigan - - - -
MVVM
North West

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) WCF
5 5 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) LINQ
7 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) RIA
7 3 (30.00%) C++
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle
7 3 (30.00%) XAML
8 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
8 2 (20.00%) MS Office
8 2 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (20.00%) XML
8 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) WPF Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) LINQ
5 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) XSD
7 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) RIA
2 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) XAML
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle