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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 39 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing MVC 142 144 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.14% 5.27% 4.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 7.29% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 83 69
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £290 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +48.00%
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
2546 1974 1657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.21% 72.20% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1000 854
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 94
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.70 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -6 79 £325 -7.14% 137
Cheshire +2 32 £300 -7.69% 52
Lancashire +2 26 £353 -4.40% 17
Cumbria -11 1 - -
Merseyside -18 1 £350 +25.00% 18
MVC
England

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 172 (65.40%) .NET
2 168 (63.88%) C#
3 150 (57.03%) JavaScript
4 138 (52.47%) HTML
5 133 (50.57%) CSS
6 124 (47.15%) ASP.NET
7 121 (46.01%) SQL Server
8 119 (45.25%) jQuery
9 105 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
10 84 (31.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 80 (30.42%) TDD
12 62 (23.57%) SQL
13 60 (22.81%) Visual Studio
14 57 (21.67%) .NET Framework
15 56 (21.29%) Web Services
16 53 (20.15%) OO
16 53 (20.15%) Ajax
17 52 (19.77%) HTML5
18 50 (19.01%) XML
18 50 (19.01%) Java
19 48 (18.25%) Scrum
20 46 (17.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 44 (16.73%) CSS3
22 42 (15.97%) Microsoft
23 40 (15.21%) PHP
24 39 (14.83%) Spring
25 37 (14.07%) LINQ
26 34 (12.93%) WCF
26 34 (12.93%) Git (software)
27 32 (12.17%) Spring MVC

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (6.46%) Umbraco
2 14 (5.32%) Apache
2 14 (5.32%) CMS
3 8 (3.04%) IIS
4 7 (2.66%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.90%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.90%) Node.js
5 5 (1.90%) Orchard CMS
5 5 (1.90%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.52%) Confluence
6 4 (1.52%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.76%) JBoss
7 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.76%) Liferay
7 2 (0.76%) Drupal
7 2 (0.76%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.38%) Kentico
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.42%) Mingle
3 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.28%) SaaS
2 2 (0.76%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.14%) HTTP
2 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.76%) Intranet
2 2 (0.76%) FTP
2 2 (0.76%) SSH
3 1 (0.38%) GPRS
3 1 (0.38%) UMTS
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (46.01%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (9.51%) MySQL
4 19 (7.22%) RavenDB
5 13 (4.94%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.66%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.28%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.90%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.52%) Big Data
10 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.76%) MS Access
12 2 (0.76%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (22.81%) Visual Studio
2 34 (12.93%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.84%) Subversion
4 12 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.18%) NUnit
6 10 (3.80%) JUnit
7 8 (3.04%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.04%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.66%) Jasmine
8 7 (2.66%) JIRA
9 6 (2.28%) ReSharper
9 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (2.28%) Hudson
10 5 (1.90%) MSTest
10 5 (1.90%) Maven
11 4 (1.52%) Ant
12 3 (1.14%) Selenium
12 3 (1.14%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.14%) Axure RP
12 3 (1.14%) QUnit
General
1 22 (8.37%) Finance
2 16 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.18%) Retail
4 7 (2.66%) Banking
5 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.14%) Games
6 3 (1.14%) Back Office
7 2 (0.76%) Electronics
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 217 (82.51%) Developer
2 87 (33.08%) .NET Developer
3 51 (19.39%) C# Developer
4 32 (12.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (11.79%) Web Developer
6 28 (10.65%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (9.89%) PHP Developer
7 26 (9.89%) Senior Developer
8 22 (8.37%) Java Developer
9 21 (7.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (7.60%) Architect
11 13 (4.94%) Software Developer
12 11 (4.18%) Technical Architect
13 9 (3.42%) Senior C# Developer
13 9 (3.42%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (3.04%) Front-End Developer
15 7 (2.66%) .NET Web Developer
16 5 (1.90%) Senior Web Developer
16 5 (1.90%) Software Architect
16 5 (1.90%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (65.40%) .NET
2 138 (52.47%) HTML
3 133 (50.57%) CSS
4 124 (47.15%) ASP.NET
5 119 (45.25%) jQuery
6 84 (31.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 57 (21.67%) .NET Framework
8 56 (21.29%) Web Services
9 53 (20.15%) Ajax
10 52 (19.77%) HTML5
11 50 (19.01%) XML
12 46 (17.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 44 (16.73%) CSS3
14 39 (14.83%) Spring
15 37 (14.07%) LINQ
16 34 (12.93%) WCF
17 32 (12.17%) Spring MVC
18 28 (10.65%) RESTful
19 24 (9.13%) AngularJS
19 24 (9.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.32%) NHS
2 12 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.04%) Open Source
6 6 (2.28%) User Experience
6 6 (2.28%) W3C
7 5 (1.90%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.52%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.14%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.14%) iPad
9 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.14%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.76%) DTV
11 1 (0.38%) PDA
11 1 (0.38%) Derivative
11 1 (0.38%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.42%) Linux
2 8 (3.04%) Windows
3 6 (2.28%) UNIX
4 3 (1.14%) Android
4 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.38%) AIX
5 1 (0.38%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (30.42%) TDD
3 53 (20.15%) OO
4 48 (18.25%) Scrum
5 32 (12.17%) Unit Testing
5 32 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (11.79%) BDD
6 31 (11.79%) SOA
7 30 (11.41%) Web Development
8 25 (9.51%) OOP
9 21 (7.98%) E-Commerce
9 21 (7.98%) Mentoring
10 17 (6.46%) Software Engineering
11 13 (4.94%) Kanban
12 12 (4.56%) Domain-Driven Design
13 10 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (3.04%) Extreme Programming
14 8 (3.04%) MVVM
15 7 (2.66%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (2.66%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 168 (63.88%) C#
2 150 (57.03%) JavaScript
3 62 (23.57%) SQL
4 50 (19.01%) Java
5 40 (15.21%) PHP
6 26 (9.89%) T-SQL
7 12 (4.56%) XPath
8 10 (3.80%) Scala
8 10 (3.80%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.42%) Ruby
10 6 (2.28%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.90%) VB
12 3 (1.14%) XAML
13 2 (0.76%) VB6
13 2 (0.76%) VBScript
13 2 (0.76%) PHP5
13 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.38%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.38%) VC++
14 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (7.60%) Degree
2 7 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) VCP4
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) Puppet
1 2 (0.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 42 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.22%) Oracle
3 5 (1.90%) IBM
4 4 (1.52%) hybris
5 3 (1.14%) Twitter
5 3 (1.14%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.14%) Zend
5 3 (1.14%) SAP
6 2 (0.76%) HP
6 2 (0.76%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.38%) Citrix
7 1 (0.38%) BMC
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.38%) Apple
7 1 (0.38%) Telerik
7 1 (0.38%) Google
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe
7 1 (0.38%) Sun
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