The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 124 117 122
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing MVVM 8 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.47% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.65% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
MVVM
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
2315 2011 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.84% 73.39% 66.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1028 923
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 £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 104 86
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +40.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 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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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
Cheshire +4 4 £350 +21.73% 2
Manchester -3 4 £331 -3.63% 5
Merseyside - - - - 1
MVVM
England

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 19 (90.48%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) WPF
3 10 (47.62%) .NET
3 10 (47.62%) MVC
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) TDD
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) XAML
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (28.57%) REST
7 5 (23.81%) BDD
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) LINQ
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (19.05%) HTTP
8 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (19.05%) MS Office
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) HTML
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
9 3 (14.29%) jQuery
9 3 (14.29%) Retail

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 2 (9.52%) Node.js
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) MSTest
2 2 (9.52%) NUnit
2 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
2 2 (9.52%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
2 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (14.29%) WPF Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) VB Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) WPF
2 10 (47.62%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (28.57%) REST
5 5 (23.81%) LINQ
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
7 3 (14.29%) jQuery
7 3 (14.29%) WCF
7 3 (14.29%) XHR
7 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (9.52%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (9.52%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
9 1 (4.76%) SOAP
9 1 (4.76%) Web Services
9 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) MVC
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Kanban
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.76%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (4.76%) Market Research
7 1 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) XAML
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) VB6
5 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Sybase
2 1 (4.76%) Google