The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 37 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing MVC 153 97 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.82% 4.03% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 5.72% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 53 52
Average daily rate £350 £300 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £217 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £346 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +36.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2259 1696 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.19% 70.43% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 841 965
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 82 91
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
MVC
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 95 £345 +18.96% 93
Cheshire +10 39 £350 +7.69% 27
Lancashire -20 6 £375 +36.36% 10
Cumbria - 5 £375 - 1
Merseyside -7 2 - - 17
MVC
England

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 236 (78.67%) .NET
2 212 (70.67%) C#
3 175 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 150 (50.00%) HTML
5 145 (48.33%) JavaScript
6 129 (43.00%) CSS
7 128 (42.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 120 (40.00%) jQuery
9 118 (39.33%) SQL Server
10 93 (31.00%) TDD
11 77 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
12 75 (25.00%) Scrum
13 67 (22.33%) Web Services
14 66 (22.00%) SQL
14 66 (22.00%) HTML5
15 62 (20.67%) .NET Framework
16 57 (19.00%) WCF
17 47 (15.67%) Microsoft
18 44 (14.67%) Visual Studio
19 43 (14.33%) CSS3
20 42 (14.00%) Java
21 40 (13.33%) LINQ
22 39 (13.00%) Ajax
22 39 (13.00%) XML
23 38 (12.67%) Windows
23 38 (12.67%) Spring
24 33 (11.00%) SOAP
24 33 (11.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 32 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
26 31 (10.33%) Spring MVC

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (7.33%) CMS
2 19 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.67%) Umbraco
4 12 (4.00%) IIS
5 9 (3.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (2.33%) Node.js
6 7 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.67%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.33%) Liferay
8 4 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.00%) Apache
9 3 (1.00%) Drupal
10 2 (0.67%) Orchard CMS
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.67%) SAS
11 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) Mingle
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.67%) Intranet
2 3 (1.00%) HTTP
3 2 (0.67%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) X.509
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
4 1 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (39.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (4.33%) RavenDB
5 10 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.00%) MySQL
6 9 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.00%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (1.00%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.67%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.67%) OLAP
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (14.67%) Visual Studio
2 30 (10.00%) NUnit
3 20 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.67%) ReSharper
5 10 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.00%) Subversion
7 8 (2.67%) Moq
7 8 (2.67%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.67%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.33%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.67%) JIRA
9 5 (1.67%) Maven
9 5 (1.67%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.33%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (1.33%) Axure RP
10 4 (1.33%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.00%) Ant
11 3 (1.00%) Mockito
11 3 (1.00%) Mocha
11 3 (1.00%) NMock
General
1 17 (5.67%) Finance
2 11 (3.67%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.33%) Retail
4 4 (1.33%) Marketing
4 4 (1.33%) Games
5 3 (1.00%) Banking
6 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 270 (90.00%) Developer
2 140 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 45 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 39 (13.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 32 (10.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (9.67%) Web Developer
7 25 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 23 (7.67%) Java Developer
9 22 (7.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (6.33%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.67%) Front-End Developer
11 11 (3.67%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (3.33%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.00%) UI Developer
13 9 (3.00%) UI Programmer
14 8 (2.67%) Umbraco Developer
15 7 (2.33%) PHP Developer
15 7 (2.33%) Sitecore Developer
16 6 (2.00%) Agile .NET Developer
16 6 (2.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (78.67%) .NET
2 175 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 150 (50.00%) HTML
4 129 (43.00%) CSS
5 128 (42.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 120 (40.00%) jQuery
7 67 (22.33%) Web Services
8 66 (22.00%) HTML5
9 62 (20.67%) .NET Framework
10 57 (19.00%) WCF
11 43 (14.33%) CSS3
12 40 (13.33%) LINQ
13 39 (13.00%) Ajax
13 39 (13.00%) XML
14 38 (12.67%) Spring
15 33 (11.00%) SOAP
15 33 (11.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 31 (10.33%) Spring MVC
17 29 (9.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 27 (9.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 12 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 11 (3.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.67%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.00%) NHS
3 9 (3.00%) Open Source
4 7 (2.33%) W3C
5 6 (2.00%) Web 2.0
6 5 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.67%) HP Superdome
7 2 (0.67%) Social Media
7 2 (0.67%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.67%) Replication
7 2 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (0.67%) EPoS
8 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.33%) iPhone
8 1 (0.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.67%) Windows
2 18 (6.00%) Linux
3 8 (2.67%) UNIX
4 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.67%) HPUX
6 1 (0.33%) Android
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (31.00%) TDD
2 77 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (25.00%) Scrum
4 32 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (10.33%) Unit Testing
5 31 (10.33%) E-Commerce
6 30 (10.00%) OO
7 25 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 22 (7.33%) OOP
8 22 (7.33%) Pair Programming
9 20 (6.67%) SOA
10 17 (5.67%) Web Development
11 15 (5.00%) Web Application Development
12 13 (4.33%) Web Design
12 13 (4.33%) User Stories
13 11 (3.67%) Requirements Management
14 10 (3.33%) Workflow
15 9 (3.00%) Domain-Driven Design
15 9 (3.00%) Refactoring
15 9 (3.00%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 212 (70.67%) C#
2 145 (48.33%) JavaScript
3 66 (22.00%) SQL
4 42 (14.00%) Java
5 27 (9.00%) T-SQL
6 10 (3.33%) PHP
7 9 (3.00%) C++
8 8 (2.67%) XPath
8 8 (2.67%) VB
9 7 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.00%) Groovy
11 5 (1.67%) VC++
11 5 (1.67%) Scala
12 4 (1.33%) Ruby
13 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.67%) PHP5
14 1 (0.33%) XAML
14 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (7.00%) Degree
2 7 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.33%) HL7
3 3 (1.00%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.00%) Varnish
2 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 47 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.67%) Oracle
2 11 (3.67%) Twitter
3 10 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.33%) JBoss
5 5 (1.67%) Zend
5 5 (1.67%) DevExpress
6 4 (1.33%) hybris
6 4 (1.33%) Adobe
7 3 (1.00%) SAP
7 3 (1.00%) Typemock
8 2 (0.67%) HP
8 2 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.33%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.33%) Apple
9 1 (0.33%) IBM
9 1 (0.33%) WSO2
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