The first table below looks at the demand for MVVM 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 MVVM over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 114 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing MVVM 20 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.37% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 9
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£325 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £259 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £317 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £42.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2096 1910 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.50% 70.92% 65.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 950 1120
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 112
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
MVVM
England

MVVM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MVVM across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MVVM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MVVM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MVVM across the North West region.

MVVM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MVVM
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 MVVM within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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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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
Lancashire -11 8 £300 -
Manchester -2 6 £323 +4.03% 5
Cheshire - 4 £325 - 4
Merseyside - - - -
MVVM
England

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing MVVM 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 MVVM.

1 36 (90.00%) C#
2 35 (87.50%) WPF
3 31 (77.50%) .NET
4 25 (62.50%) SQL
5 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 21 (52.50%) TDD
7 20 (50.00%) Scrum
8 18 (45.00%) WCF
9 16 (40.00%) T-SQL
10 13 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (32.50%) Unit Testing
11 12 (30.00%) Sybase
12 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
12 11 (27.50%) WinForms
12 11 (27.50%) Silverlight
13 10 (25.00%) N-Tier
13 10 (25.00%) OOD
13 10 (25.00%) Web Services
13 10 (25.00%) OO
14 9 (22.50%) XML
14 9 (22.50%) Oracle
14 9 (22.50%) RIA
15 8 (20.00%) User Stories
15 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
16 7 (17.50%) XSD
16 7 (17.50%) MVC
16 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Software

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing MVVM 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 MVVM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.00%) Moq
3 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 21 (52.50%) .NET Developer
4 15 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (22.50%) WPF Developer
5 9 (22.50%) Software Developer
6 8 (20.00%) Web Developer
7 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (17.50%) .NET Web Developer
7 7 (17.50%) C# Web Developer
7 7 (17.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (10.00%) VB Developer
8 4 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
9 3 (7.50%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Agile C# Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (87.50%) WPF
2 31 (77.50%) .NET
3 18 (45.00%) WCF
4 11 (27.50%) Silverlight
4 11 (27.50%) WinForms
4 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.00%) Web Services
6 9 (22.50%) XML
7 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (17.50%) XSD
9 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
9 6 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (12.50%) HTML
11 4 (10.00%) jQuery
12 3 (7.50%) HTML5
13 2 (5.00%) LINQ
14 1 (2.50%) JSON
14 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (2.50%) SOAP
14 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 9 (22.50%) RIA
3 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) TDD
2 20 (50.00%) Scrum
3 13 (32.50%) Unit Testing
4 10 (25.00%) OOD
4 10 (25.00%) OO
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) User Stories
6 7 (17.50%) MVC
7 4 (10.00%) SOA
8 3 (7.50%) Time Management
9 2 (5.00%) BDD
10 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.50%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (2.50%) ETL
10 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.50%) Workflow
10 1 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) C#
2 25 (62.50%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (12.50%) VB6
5 5 (12.50%) VB
5 5 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.00%) C++
7 3 (7.50%) XAML
8 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Sybase
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Telerik
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Posted: 18 days ago