The table below looks at the statistics for MVC skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVC over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 36 25 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs citing MVC 147 167 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.60% 5.74% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.46% 8.17% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 118 81
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +80.00%
MVC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2275 2045 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.23% 70.25% 64.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1258 1040 1140
Average daily rate £375 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 105
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £51.00
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 the North West

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

MVC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MVC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MVC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MVC
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MVC across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

MVC Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

MVC
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

MVC Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

MVC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Manchester -6 88 £325 - 85
Cheshire -2 40 £350 +16.66% 51
Merseyside -12 6 £300 -3.22% 26
Lancashire -21 5 - - 14
MVC
England

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 221 (79.78%) .NET
2 203 (73.29%) C#
3 153 (55.23%) ASP.NET
4 151 (54.51%) HTML
4 151 (54.51%) JavaScript
5 133 (48.01%) CSS
6 106 (38.27%) jQuery
7 100 (36.10%) SQL Server
8 97 (35.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 75 (27.08%) TDD
10 72 (25.99%) SQL
11 69 (24.91%) Web Services
11 69 (24.91%) WCF
12 61 (22.02%) HTML5
13 58 (20.94%) .NET Framework
14 52 (18.77%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (17.33%) Scrum
16 47 (16.97%) Visual Studio
17 44 (15.88%) Microsoft
17 44 (15.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 37 (13.36%) LINQ
18 37 (13.36%) OO
19 34 (12.27%) CSS3
20 33 (11.91%) WPF
21 32 (11.55%) SQL Server 2008
21 32 (11.55%) Java
22 30 (10.83%) Windows
23 27 (9.75%) XML
23 27 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
23 27 (9.75%) Ajax

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 26 (9.39%) Umbraco
2 19 (6.86%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.50%) CMS
4 14 (5.05%) IIS
5 10 (3.61%) Adobe CQ
6 8 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.53%) Apache
8 5 (1.81%) Node.js
9 4 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.44%) NServiceBus
9 4 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.72%) SAS
10 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.36%) Drupal
11 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.89%) Intranet
2 7 (2.53%) Internet
3 4 (1.44%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (36.10%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (5.05%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.69%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.89%) InterSystems Cache
6 8 (2.89%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.89%) RavenDB
7 7 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.53%) Couchbase
7 7 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.17%) MySQL
8 6 (2.17%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.81%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 47 (16.97%) Visual Studio
2 25 (9.03%) NUnit
3 16 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (5.42%) Maven
5 13 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.69%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.61%) ReSharper
7 9 (3.25%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.53%) MSTest
9 6 (2.17%) Moq
10 4 (1.44%) JIRA
10 4 (1.44%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.08%) Gradle
11 3 (1.08%) Ant
11 3 (1.08%) Subversion
12 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.72%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.72%) Mockito
12 2 (0.72%) Axure RP
General
1 19 (6.86%) Finance
2 15 (5.42%) Marketing
2 15 (5.42%) Retail
3 9 (3.25%) Banking
4 8 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 242 (87.36%) Developer
2 118 (42.60%) .NET Developer
3 40 (14.44%) C# Developer
4 27 (9.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (8.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (6.14%) Web Developer
7 16 (5.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (5.78%) Front-End Developer
8 14 (5.05%) Java Developer
8 14 (5.05%) Umbraco Developer
9 12 (4.33%) Software Developer
10 9 (3.25%) Architect
11 8 (2.89%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.17%) PHP Developer
13 5 (1.81%) Sitecore Developer
13 5 (1.81%) Programmer
13 5 (1.81%) SharePoint Developer
13 5 (1.81%) UI Developer
14 4 (1.44%) JavaScript Developer
14 4 (1.44%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (79.78%) .NET
2 153 (55.23%) ASP.NET
3 151 (54.51%) HTML
4 133 (48.01%) CSS
5 106 (38.27%) jQuery
6 97 (35.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 69 (24.91%) Web Services
7 69 (24.91%) WCF
8 61 (22.02%) HTML5
9 58 (20.94%) .NET Framework
10 44 (15.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 37 (13.36%) LINQ
12 34 (12.27%) CSS3
13 33 (11.91%) WPF
14 27 (9.75%) XML
14 27 (9.75%) Ajax
15 25 (9.03%) AngularJS
16 24 (8.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 23 (8.30%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (1.81%) N-Tier
3 4 (1.44%) Online Banking
3 4 (1.44%) Open Source
4 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.08%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.08%) NHS
4 3 (1.08%) Animation
5 2 (0.72%) iPhone
5 2 (0.72%) RIA
5 2 (0.72%) Web 2.0
5 2 (0.72%) W3C
5 2 (0.72%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.36%) Social Media
6 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.36%) Replication
6 1 (0.36%) Derivative
6 1 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.83%) Windows
2 20 (7.22%) Linux
3 8 (2.89%) UNIX
4 7 (2.53%) AIX
5 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.08%) TDD
2 52 (18.77%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (17.33%) Scrum
4 37 (13.36%) OO
5 27 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (8.30%) Web Development
7 16 (5.78%) Software Engineering
7 16 (5.78%) Unit Testing
7 16 (5.78%) User Stories
8 15 (5.42%) OOP
8 15 (5.42%) SOA
9 14 (5.05%) E-Commerce
10 13 (4.69%) Pair Programming
11 12 (4.33%) MVVM
12 11 (3.97%) BDD
12 11 (3.97%) Refactoring
13 10 (3.61%) DevOps
14 9 (3.25%) Domain-Driven Design
15 8 (2.89%) Business Analysis
15 8 (2.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 203 (73.29%) C#
2 151 (54.51%) JavaScript
3 72 (25.99%) SQL
4 32 (11.55%) Java
5 21 (7.58%) T-SQL
6 10 (3.61%) PHP
7 7 (2.53%) Perl
7 7 (2.53%) C++
8 6 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.17%) Scala
9 5 (1.81%) VB
10 4 (1.44%) XAML
11 3 (1.08%) VBScript
11 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.08%) VC++
12 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.72%) XPath
13 1 (0.36%) R
13 1 (0.36%) C
13 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (6.14%) Degree
2 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.08%) Varnish
Vendors
1 44 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.14%) Oracle
3 15 (5.42%) Adobe
4 9 (3.25%) HP
5 7 (2.53%) Sun
5 7 (2.53%) BMC
6 6 (2.17%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.17%) Twitter
7 4 (1.44%) Zend
7 4 (1.44%) hybris
8 3 (1.08%) JBoss
9 2 (0.72%) Google
9 2 (0.72%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.36%) Canoo
10 1 (0.36%) SAP
10 1 (0.36%) IBM
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.36%) FatWire
10 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
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