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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 38 28 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Contract jobs citing MVC 123 143 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.15% 5.45% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 7.60% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 98 69
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £16.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +145.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £41.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +64.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2055 1881 2133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.33% 71.63% 65.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 934 1129
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 85 110
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.54 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.56 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
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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 +2 85 £325 +8.33% 95
Cheshire -13 27 £373 +22.13% 30
Merseyside -8 4 £236 -27.30% 17
Lancashire -25 4 £254 -15.41% 13
Cumbria - 1 £400 - 1
MVC
England

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 225 (82.42%) .NET
2 202 (73.99%) C#
3 154 (56.41%) ASP.NET
4 145 (53.11%) HTML
4 145 (53.11%) JavaScript
5 131 (47.99%) CSS
6 111 (40.66%) jQuery
7 104 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 102 (37.36%) SQL Server
9 77 (28.21%) TDD
10 67 (24.54%) WCF
11 66 (24.18%) SQL
11 66 (24.18%) Web Services
12 64 (23.44%) .NET Framework
13 63 (23.08%) HTML5
14 55 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
15 50 (18.32%) Visual Studio
16 45 (16.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 44 (16.12%) Scrum
18 36 (13.19%) Microsoft
18 36 (13.19%) LINQ
18 36 (13.19%) CSS3
19 35 (12.82%) OO
20 33 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
21 32 (11.72%) Java
22 30 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
23 29 (10.62%) WPF
23 29 (10.62%) Ajax
23 29 (10.62%) XML
24 28 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (7.33%) Umbraco
2 18 (6.59%) CMS
3 16 (5.86%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.76%) IIS
5 10 (3.66%) Adobe CQ
6 7 (2.56%) Node.js
6 7 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.47%) NServiceBus
8 4 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.73%) SAS
10 2 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.73%) Drupal
11 1 (0.37%) WordPress
11 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Magento
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.66%) Intranet
2 5 (1.83%) Internet
3 2 (0.73%) HTTP
3 2 (0.73%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (37.36%) SQL Server
2 33 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (4.40%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.30%) RavenDB
6 9 (3.30%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.93%) InterSystems Cache
7 8 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.20%) MySQL
9 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.83%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.47%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.10%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.73%) Big Data
12 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.73%) OLAP
12 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 50 (18.32%) Visual Studio
2 25 (9.16%) NUnit
3 17 (6.23%) Maven
4 14 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.76%) ReSharper
6 12 (4.40%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.66%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.93%) Moq
9 7 (2.56%) MSTest
10 6 (2.20%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.83%) Subversion
11 5 (1.83%) JIRA
11 5 (1.83%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.10%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.10%) Gradle
13 2 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.73%) Ant
13 2 (0.73%) Axure RP
13 2 (0.73%) Mockito
General
1 22 (8.06%) Finance
2 14 (5.13%) Retail
2 14 (5.13%) Marketing
3 9 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.83%) Banking
5 2 (0.73%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Local Government
6 1 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 250 (91.58%) Developer
2 129 (47.25%) .NET Developer
3 45 (16.48%) C# Developer
4 32 (11.72%) ASP.NET Developer
4 32 (11.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (9.16%) Web Developer
6 19 (6.96%) Front-End Developer
7 18 (6.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (5.49%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.40%) Umbraco Developer
9 12 (4.40%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.40%) Software Developer
10 9 (3.30%) Architect
11 6 (2.20%) Front-End Web Developer
12 5 (1.83%) UI Developer
12 5 (1.83%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (1.83%) Software Engineer
12 5 (1.83%) Sitecore Developer
13 4 (1.47%) UI Programmer
13 4 (1.47%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (82.42%) .NET
2 154 (56.41%) ASP.NET
3 145 (53.11%) HTML
4 131 (47.99%) CSS
5 111 (40.66%) jQuery
6 104 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 67 (24.54%) WCF
8 66 (24.18%) Web Services
9 64 (23.44%) .NET Framework
10 63 (23.08%) HTML5
11 45 (16.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 36 (13.19%) LINQ
12 36 (13.19%) CSS3
13 29 (10.62%) WPF
13 29 (10.62%) Ajax
13 29 (10.62%) XML
14 28 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (9.16%) AngularJS
16 24 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 24 (8.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.20%) Mobile App
2 5 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (1.83%) W3C
2 5 (1.83%) N-Tier
2 5 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.47%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.10%) Open Source
4 3 (1.10%) NHS
4 3 (1.10%) Replication
5 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.73%) Web 2.0
5 2 (0.73%) HP Superdome
5 2 (0.73%) RIA
5 2 (0.73%) iPhone
6 1 (0.37%) Social Media
6 1 (0.37%) Statistics
6 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.89%) Windows
2 18 (6.59%) Linux
3 8 (2.93%) UNIX
4 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.73%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (28.21%) TDD
2 55 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (16.12%) Scrum
4 35 (12.82%) OO
5 30 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (6.23%) Unit Testing
7 16 (5.86%) Web Development
7 16 (5.86%) E-Commerce
8 15 (5.49%) User Stories
9 14 (5.13%) OOP
9 14 (5.13%) Pair Programming
10 13 (4.76%) SOA
11 10 (3.66%) DevOps
11 10 (3.66%) OOD
11 10 (3.66%) Refactoring
11 10 (3.66%) Software Engineering
11 10 (3.66%) Domain-Driven Design
12 9 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (3.30%) CQRS
12 9 (3.30%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 202 (73.99%) C#
2 145 (53.11%) JavaScript
3 66 (24.18%) SQL
4 32 (11.72%) Java
5 26 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.56%) PHP
6 7 (2.56%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.20%) C++
8 5 (1.83%) Groovy
8 5 (1.83%) VB
8 5 (1.83%) VC++
9 4 (1.47%) XPath
9 4 (1.47%) Scala
10 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.37%) PHP5
11 1 (0.37%) VB6
11 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (3.66%) Degree
2 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.83%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.10%) Varnish
2 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.49%) Adobe
3 10 (3.66%) Twitter
3 10 (3.66%) Oracle
4 7 (2.56%) JBoss
5 6 (2.20%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.83%) Zend
7 4 (1.47%) hybris
8 2 (0.73%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.73%) HP
8 2 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.73%) Google
9 1 (0.37%) FatWire
9 1 (0.37%) SAP
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