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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 37 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing MVC 138 144 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.39% 5.40% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 7.41% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 78 86
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£325 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +32.72%
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
2321 1944 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.80% 72.84% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 991 928
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 97 78
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -7 73 £325 -7.14% 133
Cheshire +7 34 £318 +5.83% 48
Lancashire -7 25 £300 -2.43% 22
Merseyside -14 2 £325 +1.56% 17
MVC
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MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 174 (66.16%) .NET
2 172 (65.40%) C#
3 153 (58.17%) JavaScript
4 146 (55.51%) HTML
5 138 (52.47%) CSS
6 130 (49.43%) ASP.NET
7 124 (47.15%) SQL Server
8 111 (42.21%) jQuery
9 104 (39.54%) Agile Software Development
10 89 (33.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 85 (32.32%) TDD
12 67 (25.48%) SQL
13 65 (24.71%) Web Services
14 57 (21.67%) Java
15 56 (21.29%) Visual Studio
16 55 (20.91%) HTML5
17 52 (19.77%) OO
18 51 (19.39%) Scrum
18 51 (19.39%) .NET Framework
19 50 (19.01%) Ajax
20 47 (17.87%) Microsoft
21 46 (17.49%) XML
22 43 (16.35%) CSS3
23 42 (15.97%) Spring
24 38 (14.45%) WCF
25 37 (14.07%) Web Development
25 37 (14.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 35 (13.31%) Spring MVC
27 32 (12.17%) LINQ
27 32 (12.17%) SOA

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (7.22%) Umbraco
2 15 (5.70%) Apache
3 14 (5.32%) CMS
4 8 (3.04%) IIS
5 7 (2.66%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.28%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.90%) Orchard CMS
7 5 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.90%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.90%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.52%) Node.js
9 3 (1.14%) Confluence
10 2 (0.76%) Liferay
10 2 (0.76%) JBoss
11 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.38%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.38%) Kentico
11 1 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.42%) Mingle
3 4 (1.52%) MS Office
4 3 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Magento
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.28%) SaaS
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.52%) HTTP
2 2 (0.76%) SSH
2 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.76%) Intranet
2 2 (0.76%) Internet
2 2 (0.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (47.15%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (7.60%) MySQL
4 16 (6.08%) RavenDB
5 14 (5.32%) Oracle Database
6 13 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (4.56%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (3.42%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.04%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.28%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.52%) Big Data
14 3 (1.14%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
16 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
16 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (21.29%) Visual Studio
2 27 (10.27%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.84%) Subversion
4 15 (5.70%) NUnit
5 13 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.80%) JUnit
7 7 (2.66%) Jasmine
7 7 (2.66%) JIRA
8 6 (2.28%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.28%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.90%) Maven
10 4 (1.52%) Ant
10 4 (1.52%) Axure RP
10 4 (1.52%) MSTest
10 4 (1.52%) Hudson
11 3 (1.14%) QUnit
11 3 (1.14%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.14%) Trac
11 3 (1.14%) Sinon.JS
General
1 21 (7.98%) Finance
2 12 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.18%) Banking
3 11 (4.18%) Retail
4 5 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.14%) Games
6 2 (0.76%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 207 (78.71%) Developer
2 81 (30.80%) .NET Developer
3 45 (17.11%) C# Developer
4 28 (10.65%) Web Developer
5 26 (9.89%) Senior Developer
5 26 (9.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (9.51%) Java Developer
7 23 (8.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (7.60%) Architect
9 19 (7.22%) PHP Developer
10 16 (6.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (4.56%) Software Developer
12 11 (4.18%) Technical Architect
13 9 (3.42%) Front-End Developer
13 9 (3.42%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (3.42%) Senior C# Developer
14 6 (2.28%) .NET Web Developer
14 6 (2.28%) Agile .NET Developer
15 5 (1.90%) Software Architect
15 5 (1.90%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (66.16%) .NET
2 146 (55.51%) HTML
3 138 (52.47%) CSS
4 130 (49.43%) ASP.NET
5 111 (42.21%) jQuery
6 89 (33.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 65 (24.71%) Web Services
8 55 (20.91%) HTML5
9 51 (19.39%) .NET Framework
10 50 (19.01%) Ajax
11 46 (17.49%) XML
12 43 (16.35%) CSS3
13 42 (15.97%) Spring
14 38 (14.45%) WCF
15 37 (14.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 35 (13.31%) Spring MVC
17 32 (12.17%) LINQ
18 26 (9.89%) RESTful
19 23 (8.75%) Hibernate
19 23 (8.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.32%) NHS
3 12 (4.56%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.42%) Open Source
5 7 (2.66%) User Experience
6 6 (2.28%) W3C
7 5 (1.90%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.52%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.14%) iPad
9 3 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.14%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.14%) Animation
10 2 (0.76%) Derivative
10 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.38%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.32%) Linux
2 12 (4.56%) Windows
3 7 (2.66%) AIX
4 6 (2.28%) UNIX
5 2 (0.76%) Android
5 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (39.54%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (32.32%) TDD
3 52 (19.77%) OO
4 51 (19.39%) Scrum
5 37 (14.07%) Web Development
6 32 (12.17%) SOA
7 31 (11.79%) BDD
8 30 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (8.75%) Software Engineering
10 22 (8.37%) Mentoring
11 20 (7.60%) Unit Testing
11 20 (7.60%) OOP
12 19 (7.22%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.94%) Kanban
14 10 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (3.80%) MVVM
15 9 (3.42%) Domain-Driven Design
16 8 (3.04%) Pair Programming
16 8 (3.04%) Refactoring
16 8 (3.04%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 172 (65.40%) C#
2 153 (58.17%) JavaScript
3 67 (25.48%) SQL
4 57 (21.67%) Java
5 31 (11.79%) PHP
6 26 (9.89%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.94%) Scala
8 11 (4.18%) XPath
9 10 (3.80%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.42%) Ruby
11 7 (2.66%) Perl
11 7 (2.66%) XAML
12 6 (2.28%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.52%) VB
13 4 (1.52%) C++
14 3 (1.14%) VBScript
14 3 (1.14%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.76%) VB6
15 2 (0.76%) PHP5
15 2 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (7.98%) Degree
2 6 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
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%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (17.87%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.37%) Oracle
3 8 (3.04%) HP
4 7 (2.66%) BMC
4 7 (2.66%) Sun
5 4 (1.52%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.52%) Twitter
6 3 (1.14%) hybris
7 2 (0.76%) Zend
7 2 (0.76%) IBM
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.76%) SAP
8 1 (0.38%) Citrix
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe
8 1 (0.38%) Canoo
8 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.38%) Telerik
8 1 (0.38%) Google
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