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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 38 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing MVC 170 147 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.49% 4.49% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 5.87% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 115 88
Average daily rate £350 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £36.96
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -3.95%
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
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -2 108 £350 +7.69% 121
Cheshire +7 47 £350 +16.47% 45
Merseyside +9 11 £293 -16.42% 26
Lancashire -26 1 £300 - 26
MVC
England

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 197 (68.64%) .NET
2 196 (68.29%) C#
3 164 (57.14%) HTML
4 161 (56.10%) JavaScript
5 147 (51.22%) CSS
6 134 (46.69%) ASP.NET
7 129 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
8 121 (42.16%) SQL Server
9 106 (36.93%) jQuery
10 97 (33.80%) HTML5
11 89 (31.01%) SQL
12 85 (29.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 80 (27.87%) TDD
14 74 (25.78%) Web Services
15 67 (23.34%) .NET Framework
16 66 (23.00%) AngularJS
17 61 (21.25%) Scrum
18 58 (20.21%) Java
19 50 (17.42%) XML
19 50 (17.42%) E-Commerce
20 49 (17.07%) Front End Development
21 47 (16.38%) Unit Testing
22 46 (16.03%) CSS3
23 45 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
23 45 (15.68%) Microsoft
24 44 (15.33%) Entity Framework
25 43 (14.98%) Git (software)
25 43 (14.98%) Visual Studio
26 40 (13.94%) Spring
27 39 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (8.71%) CMS
2 23 (8.01%) Node.js
3 16 (5.57%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (3.48%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.09%) IIS
6 6 (2.09%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.74%) Confluence
7 5 (1.74%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.39%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.70%) Apache
10 2 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.70%) JBoss
10 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.70%) WordPress
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
2 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.74%) SaaS
2 3 (1.05%) GitHub
2 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.44%) HTTP
2 2 (0.70%) Firewall
2 2 (0.70%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (42.16%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.76%) MySQL
3 25 (8.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (8.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.83%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.09%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.39%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.70%) Redis
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.70%) SQLite
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (14.98%) Git (software)
1 43 (14.98%) Visual Studio
2 39 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (9.76%) JIRA
4 14 (4.88%) SpecFlow
5 13 (4.53%) Grunt
5 13 (4.53%) Subversion
6 12 (4.18%) Selenium
6 12 (4.18%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.83%) JUnit
7 11 (3.83%) MSTest
8 9 (3.14%) Cucumber
8 9 (3.14%) NUnit
9 8 (2.79%) Jenkins
10 7 (2.44%) Gradle
10 7 (2.44%) Maven
11 6 (2.09%) gulp
11 6 (2.09%) Mercurial
11 6 (2.09%) Moq
11 6 (2.09%) YouTrack
General
1 32 (11.15%) Finance
2 6 (2.09%) Banking
3 3 (1.05%) Retail
3 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.70%) Back Office
4 2 (0.70%) Electronics
4 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.35%) Advertising
5 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.35%) Games
5 1 (0.35%) Legal
5 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 255 (88.85%) Developer
2 120 (41.81%) .NET Developer
3 72 (25.09%) C# Developer
4 52 (18.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (15.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 36 (12.54%) Java Developer
7 34 (11.85%) HTML Developer
8 30 (10.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 21 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 21 (7.32%) Web Developer
11 16 (5.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (5.57%) HTML CSS Developer
11 16 (5.57%) Senior Developer
12 15 (5.23%) SQL Developer
13 14 (4.88%) Lead Developer
14 13 (4.53%) Technical Leader
15 11 (3.83%) Agile Developer
15 11 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
16 10 (3.48%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (68.64%) .NET
2 164 (57.14%) HTML
3 147 (51.22%) CSS
4 134 (46.69%) ASP.NET
5 106 (36.93%) jQuery
6 97 (33.80%) HTML5
7 85 (29.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 74 (25.78%) Web Services
9 67 (23.34%) .NET Framework
10 66 (23.00%) AngularJS
11 50 (17.42%) XML
12 46 (16.03%) CSS3
13 44 (15.33%) Entity Framework
14 40 (13.94%) Spring
15 38 (13.24%) RESTful
15 38 (13.24%) Spring MVC
16 36 (12.54%) WCF
17 35 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
18 34 (11.85%) Ajax
19 31 (10.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (4.53%) iPad
3 10 (3.48%) N-Tier
4 9 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.79%) User Experience
6 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.74%) Replication
7 3 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.70%) NHS
8 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.35%) Informatics
9 1 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.35%) LIMS
9 1 (0.35%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.35%) W3C
9 1 (0.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.57%) Windows
2 7 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.09%) Android
3 6 (2.09%) Linux
3 6 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.74%) Unix
4 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Solaris
5 1 (0.35%) webOS
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (27.87%) TDD
3 61 (21.25%) Scrum
4 50 (17.42%) E-Commerce
5 49 (17.07%) Front End Development
6 47 (16.38%) Unit Testing
7 45 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (12.54%) BDD
8 36 (12.54%) OO
9 26 (9.06%) Web Development
10 22 (7.67%) Software Engineering
11 16 (5.57%) Web Design
12 15 (5.23%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (4.88%) SDLC
14 13 (4.53%) Time Management
15 12 (4.18%) OOD
15 12 (4.18%) OOP
15 12 (4.18%) Web Testing
16 11 (3.83%) Kanban
16 11 (3.83%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 196 (68.29%) C#
2 161 (56.10%) JavaScript
3 89 (31.01%) SQL
4 58 (20.21%) Java
5 36 (12.54%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.88%) PHP
7 13 (4.53%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.09%) Objective-C
8 6 (2.09%) XPath
9 4 (1.39%) ES6
10 3 (1.05%) VB
11 2 (0.70%) JSX
12 1 (0.35%) C++
12 1 (0.35%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.35%) Python
12 1 (0.35%) VB6
12 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (6.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.83%) BC Cleared
3 9 (3.14%) Degree
4 7 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.83%) WCAG
2 5 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 45 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.01%) EPiServer
3 13 (4.53%) Sitecore
4 11 (3.83%) Oracle
5 6 (2.09%) hybris
6 5 (1.74%) BEA
6 5 (1.74%) Capita
6 5 (1.74%) Zend
7 4 (1.39%) Appcelerator
7 4 (1.39%) DevExpress
7 4 (1.39%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.05%) OpenText
8 3 (1.05%) SAP
8 3 (1.05%) Telerik
8 3 (1.05%) Twitter
9 2 (0.70%) Google
9 2 (0.70%) IBM
9 2 (0.70%) Sybase
9 2 (0.70%) Tableau
10 1 (0.35%) Assembla
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