The table below looks at the statistics for MVC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVC over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 28 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing MVC 5 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.08% 6.88% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 9.88% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
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£300 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +63.63%
MVC
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 172 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 60.83% 69.64% 64.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 99 76
Average daily rate £375 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 13
Average hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -2.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

MVC
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

MVC Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MVC
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MVC Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MVC
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MVC across the Merseyside region.

MVC Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

MVC
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 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
Liverpool -9 5 £300 -7.69% 8
Prescot - - - - 1
St Helens - - - -
Wirral - - - - 3
Birkenhead - - - - 1
MVC
North West

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing MVC 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 MVC.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) jQuery
5 5 (55.56%) CSS
6 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 4 (44.44%) Umbraco
6 4 (44.44%) Content Management
7 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (33.33%) Web Development
7 3 (33.33%) Degree
7 3 (33.33%) QA
7 3 (33.33%) WCF
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (33.33%) HTML5
7 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (33.33%) VBScript
7 3 (33.33%) Oracle
7 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
8 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
8 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
8 2 (22.22%) iPhone
8 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing MVC 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 MVC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Umbraco
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Xamarin