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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 41 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing MVC 130 149 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.34% 4.75% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 6.53% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 92 57
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£330 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
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
2943 2283 1743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.71% 72.78% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1620 1201 842
Average daily rate £400 £375 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 123 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% -12.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 -13 81 £329 -2.95% 95
Cheshire -19 24 £363 +3.57% 58
Lancashire +10 12 £380 +1.33% 28
Merseyside -10 3 £293 - 26
Cumbria -8 2 - - 1
MVC
England

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 179 (66.05%) .NET
2 167 (61.62%) C#
3 155 (57.20%) JavaScript
4 138 (50.92%) HTML
5 130 (47.97%) CSS
6 122 (45.02%) ASP.NET
7 117 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
8 114 (42.07%) jQuery
9 107 (39.48%) SQL Server
10 80 (29.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 72 (26.57%) TDD
12 67 (24.72%) SQL
13 57 (21.03%) .NET Framework
14 56 (20.66%) Web Services
14 56 (20.66%) Visual Studio
15 55 (20.30%) Scrum
16 51 (18.82%) Java
16 51 (18.82%) Entity Framework
17 50 (18.45%) OO
18 49 (18.08%) WCF
19 48 (17.71%) HTML5
20 47 (17.34%) Ajax
20 47 (17.34%) Microsoft
21 41 (15.13%) XML
21 41 (15.13%) Spring
21 41 (15.13%) Unit Testing
22 38 (14.02%) LINQ
23 36 (13.28%) CSS3
24 35 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
24 35 (12.92%) Git (software)

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 22 (8.12%) CMS
1 22 (8.12%) Umbraco
2 18 (6.64%) Apache
3 8 (2.95%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.21%) IIS
5 5 (1.85%) Confluence
5 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.48%) Node.js
7 3 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.11%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.11%) Drupal
8 2 (0.74%) Liferay
8 2 (0.74%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.74%) JBoss
8 2 (0.74%) Orchard CMS
8 2 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.37%) Railo
9 1 (0.37%) Kentico
9 1 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 16 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.21%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.21%) SaaS
2 4 (1.48%) IaaS
3 3 (1.11%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (0.74%) SSH
2 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.37%) Intranet
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) ATM
3 1 (0.37%) GPRS
3 1 (0.37%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (39.48%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.70%) MySQL
3 23 (8.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (6.27%) RavenDB
5 13 (4.80%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.43%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.43%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.95%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.21%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.11%) MS Access
13 2 (0.74%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.37%) Big Data
14 1 (0.37%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 56 (20.66%) Visual Studio
2 35 (12.92%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.54%) Subversion
4 12 (4.43%) JUnit
5 11 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.32%) NUnit
6 9 (3.32%) ReSharper
7 8 (2.95%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.58%) JIRA
9 6 (2.21%) Hudson
9 6 (2.21%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.85%) Selenium
10 5 (1.85%) Maven
11 4 (1.48%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.48%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.11%) Gradle
12 3 (1.11%) MSTest
13 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.74%) Ant
General
1 20 (7.38%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.90%) Finance
3 7 (2.58%) Retail
4 6 (2.21%) Banking
5 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.11%) Marketing
7 2 (0.74%) Games
7 2 (0.74%) Back Office
7 2 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 223 (82.29%) Developer
2 109 (40.22%) .NET Developer
3 46 (16.97%) C# Developer
4 34 (12.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (10.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (9.23%) Java Developer
7 24 (8.86%) PHP Developer
7 24 (8.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (8.49%) Web Developer
9 16 (5.90%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.17%) Architect
11 8 (2.95%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (2.95%) Software Developer
11 8 (2.95%) Umbraco Developer
12 7 (2.58%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.58%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (2.21%) .NET Web Developer
13 6 (2.21%) Automation Engineer
14 5 (1.85%) Hybris Developer
14 5 (1.85%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (66.05%) .NET
2 138 (50.92%) HTML
3 130 (47.97%) CSS
4 122 (45.02%) ASP.NET
5 114 (42.07%) jQuery
6 80 (29.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 57 (21.03%) .NET Framework
8 56 (20.66%) Web Services
9 51 (18.82%) Entity Framework
10 49 (18.08%) WCF
11 48 (17.71%) HTML5
12 47 (17.34%) Ajax
13 41 (15.13%) XML
13 41 (15.13%) Spring
14 38 (14.02%) LINQ
15 36 (13.28%) CSS3
16 32 (11.81%) Spring MVC
17 27 (9.96%) RESTful
18 24 (8.86%) AngularJS
19 23 (8.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.27%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.95%) NHS
4 6 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.21%) User Experience
5 5 (1.85%) Open Source
6 4 (1.48%) W3C
6 4 (1.48%) iPad
6 4 (1.48%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.11%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.11%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.11%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.11%) Wiki
7 3 (1.11%) Tandem
8 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.74%) DTV
9 1 (0.37%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.80%) Linux
2 12 (4.43%) Windows
3 7 (2.58%) UNIX
4 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.85%) AIX
5 4 (1.48%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.37%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.37%) SUSE
6 1 (0.37%) Debian
6 1 (0.37%) Solaris
6 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (26.57%) TDD
3 55 (20.30%) Scrum
4 50 (18.45%) OO
5 41 (15.13%) Unit Testing
6 35 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (10.70%) OOP
8 26 (9.59%) BDD
9 25 (9.23%) Web Development
10 22 (8.12%) SOA
11 19 (7.01%) E-Commerce
11 19 (7.01%) Mentoring
12 17 (6.27%) Software Engineering
13 14 (5.17%) Kanban
14 13 (4.80%) Domain-Driven Design
15 8 (2.95%) MVVM
15 8 (2.95%) CQRS
16 7 (2.58%) OO PHP
16 7 (2.58%) Responsive Web Design
16 7 (2.58%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 167 (61.62%) C#
2 155 (57.20%) JavaScript
3 67 (24.72%) SQL
4 51 (18.82%) Java
5 35 (12.92%) PHP
6 15 (5.54%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.69%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.95%) Ruby
8 8 (2.95%) Scala
9 6 (2.21%) XPath
9 6 (2.21%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.85%) Perl
10 5 (1.85%) PHP5
11 4 (1.48%) VB
12 3 (1.11%) VBScript
12 3 (1.11%) Python
13 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.37%) XAML
13 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (7.38%) Degree
2 5 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Squid
Vendors
1 47 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.01%) Oracle
3 7 (2.58%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.21%) HP
4 6 (2.21%) IBM
4 6 (2.21%) Twitter
5 5 (1.85%) hybris
5 5 (1.85%) Sun
5 5 (1.85%) BMC
6 4 (1.48%) Zend
7 2 (0.74%) SAP
7 2 (0.74%) Apple
8 1 (0.37%) Facebook
8 1 (0.37%) Citrix
8 1 (0.37%) Avaya
8 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
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