The first table below looks at the demand for MVC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVC over the 3 months to 30 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.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 43 50 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Contract jobs citing MVC 2226 1875 1522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.07% 3.67% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 5.03% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1477 1308 1016
Average daily rate
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£370 £354 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £494 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 17
Average hourly rate £28.00 £41.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.40 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £55.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £41.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +64.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40471 37295 40749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25021 22614 23464
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1059 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%

MVC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MVC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MVC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MVC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MVC within the UK.

MVC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MVC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MVC within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MVC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MVC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MVC within the UK.

MVC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MVC
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MVC within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MVC Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MVC
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +4 2083 £370 +2.77% 1380
London +4 976 £400 - 457
South East +9 362 £350 -6.66% 256
City of London +7 239 £425 +13.33% 139
East of England +13 187 £325 - 92
South West 0 140 £330 +13.79% 114
North West -3 127 £325 +8.33% 155
Yorkshire +16 119 £303 +0.83% 118
West Midlands -6 104 £325 +18.18% 75
West Yorkshire +16 85 £325 +4.00% 65
Manchester -1 84 £325 +8.33% 88
Scotland -3 77 £350 +22.80% 72
Berkshire +2 69 £350 -6.66% 45
Leeds +6 65 £318 +1.60% 40
Bristol +14 60 £375 +36.36% 29
Surrey +14 60 £350 -6.66% 41
Cambridgeshire +19 58 £313 -16.66% 28
Hampshire -3 58 £375 +1.69% 50
Buckinghamshire -12 54 £388 +3.33% 26
East Midlands +3 51 £310 +12.72% 73
Milton Keynes -7 42 £419 +11.66% 10
Birmingham +7 41 £350 -2.77% 27
Kent +15 40 £275 -21.42% 27
Oxfordshire +23 38 £319 -4.13% 29
Glasgow +10 33 £300 -3.22% 37
Cheshire +1 32 £350 +16.66% 34
Bedfordshire -1 32 £350 - 15
Cambridge +14 30 £313 -10.71% 13
Reading +12 29 £358 -4.66% 22
Edinburgh -12 29 £373 +35.45% 21

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2884 (64.93%) .NET
2 2618 (58.94%) C#
3 2220 (49.98%) ASP.NET
4 2184 (49.17%) JavaScript
5 2033 (45.77%) HTML
6 1845 (41.54%) CSS
7 1641 (36.94%) SQL Server
8 1570 (35.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1554 (34.98%) jQuery
10 1243 (27.98%) TDD
11 1064 (23.95%) SQL
12 1010 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
13 864 (19.45%) Java
14 854 (19.23%) .NET Framework
15 848 (19.09%) WCF
16 841 (18.93%) HTML5
17 800 (18.01%) Scrum
18 790 (17.78%) Web Services
19 703 (15.83%) Ajax
20 695 (15.65%) OO
21 687 (15.47%) XML
22 656 (14.77%) Spring
23 613 (13.80%) Microsoft
24 579 (13.03%) PHP
25 573 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 566 (12.74%) CSS3
27 538 (12.11%) Finance
28 486 (10.94%) Visual Studio
29 477 (10.74%) Unit Testing
30 473 (10.65%) Web Development

MVC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 334 (7.52%) CMS
2 197 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 180 (4.05%) IIS
4 152 (3.42%) Node.js
5 135 (3.04%) Umbraco
6 119 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 118 (2.66%) Apache
8 114 (2.57%) Tomcat
9 71 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
10 70 (1.58%) Drupal
11 54 (1.22%) WebLogic
11 54 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 41 (0.92%) WebSphere
12 41 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
13 35 (0.79%) Apache Solr
14 32 (0.72%) WordPress
15 29 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
16 26 (0.59%) Confluence
16 26 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
17 25 (0.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 177 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.06%) Photoshop
3 30 (0.68%) MS Office
4 16 (0.36%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.090%) MS Project
6 4 (0.090%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.045%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.023%) InDesign
9 1 (0.023%) Blender
Business Applications
1 59 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.63%) Magento
3 18 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.090%) Tridion
8 4 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.068%) Agresso
10 2 (0.045%) SunGard GMI
10 2 (0.045%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.023%) Adaptiv
11 1 (0.023%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.023%) Summit
11 1 (0.023%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.023%) osCommerce
11 1 (0.023%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 153 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (1.06%) SaaS
4 31 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (0.63%) PaaS
6 20 (0.45%) GitHub
7 14 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.18%) Office 365
9 6 (0.14%) CloudFront
9 6 (0.14%) Force.com
9 6 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
10 5 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.11%) Heroku
11 2 (0.045%) Trello
11 2 (0.045%) Route 53
11 2 (0.045%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.023%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 81 (1.82%) HTTP
2 66 (1.49%) Internet
3 32 (0.72%) Intranet
4 29 (0.65%) LDAP
5 9 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.18%) SSL
6 8 (0.18%) DNS
7 7 (0.16%) Firewall
8 6 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.14%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.090%) DMZ
9 4 (0.090%) Extranet
9 4 (0.090%) FTP
10 3 (0.068%) Softphone
10 3 (0.068%) SAN
10 3 (0.068%) X.509
11 2 (0.045%) AMQP
11 2 (0.045%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.045%) SNMP
11 2 (0.045%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1641 (36.94%) SQL Server
2 472 (10.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 469 (10.56%) MySQL
4 208 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 169 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 163 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 160 (3.60%) Relational Database
8 147 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 144 (3.24%) NoSQL
10 137 (3.08%) MongoDB
11 87 (1.96%) Oracle Database
12 46 (1.04%) Couchbase
13 43 (0.97%) RDBMS
14 42 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 38 (0.86%) Big Data
16 33 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
17 32 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
18 30 (0.68%) RavenDB
19 26 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
20 22 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 486 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 320 (7.20%) Subversion
3 307 (6.91%) Git (software)
4 304 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 266 (5.99%) Maven
6 240 (5.40%) NUnit
7 196 (4.41%) Jenkins
8 186 (4.19%) JUnit
9 120 (2.70%) Selenium
10 113 (2.54%) TeamCity
11 108 (2.43%) Jasmine
12 105 (2.36%) Eclipse
13 92 (2.07%) JIRA
14 90 (2.03%) Ant
15 85 (1.91%) MSTest
16 80 (1.80%) Mockito
17 77 (1.73%) SpecFlow
18 76 (1.71%) Cucumber
19 61 (1.37%) CruiseControl
20 52 (1.17%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 538 (12.11%) Finance
2 229 (5.16%) Banking
3 122 (2.75%) Retail
4 117 (2.63%) Marketing
5 71 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 59 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 51 (1.15%) Advertising
8 39 (0.88%) Back Office
9 38 (0.86%) Games
10 36 (0.81%) Front Office
11 28 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.45%) Electronics
13 17 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.36%) Publishing
15 14 (0.32%) Legal
16 4 (0.090%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.090%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.090%) Automotive
16 4 (0.090%) Billing
17 3 (0.068%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3934 (88.56%) Developer
2 1603 (36.09%) .NET Developer
3 876 (19.72%) C# Developer
4 626 (14.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 527 (11.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 496 (11.17%) Web Developer
7 454 (10.22%) Java Developer
8 450 (10.13%) Senior Developer
9 388 (8.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 387 (8.71%) PHP Developer
11 203 (4.57%) Senior .NET Developer
12 191 (4.30%) Front-End Developer
13 173 (3.89%) Architect
14 132 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
15 131 (2.95%) .NET Web Developer
16 127 (2.86%) Software Developer
17 94 (2.12%) Software Engineer
18 81 (1.82%) Programmer
19 80 (1.80%) C# Web Developer
20 78 (1.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2884 (64.93%) .NET
2 2220 (49.98%) ASP.NET
3 2033 (45.77%) HTML
4 1845 (41.54%) CSS
5 1570 (35.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1554 (34.98%) jQuery
7 854 (19.23%) .NET Framework
8 848 (19.09%) WCF
9 841 (18.93%) HTML5
10 790 (17.78%) Web Services
11 703 (15.83%) Ajax
12 687 (15.47%) XML
13 656 (14.77%) Spring
14 573 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 566 (12.74%) CSS3
16 464 (10.45%) Spring MVC
17 372 (8.37%) AngularJS
18 369 (8.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 349 (7.86%) JSON
20 346 (7.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 146 (3.29%) Open Source
2 109 (2.45%) Mobile App
3 105 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
4 102 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 77 (1.73%) Inversion of Control
6 74 (1.67%) N-Tier
7 42 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 33 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 30 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 25 (0.56%) iPhone
11 24 (0.54%) Visualisation
12 23 (0.52%) Management Information System
13 22 (0.50%) Market Risk
14 20 (0.45%) Data Integration
15 19 (0.43%) iPad
16 18 (0.41%) Social Media
16 18 (0.41%) W3C
16 18 (0.41%) DTV
17 17 (0.38%) Blog
17 17 (0.38%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 360 (8.10%) Windows
2 236 (5.31%) Linux
3 151 (3.40%) Apple iOS
4 130 (2.93%) UNIX
5 102 (2.30%) Android
6 41 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (0.86%) Mac OS X
8 22 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.32%) Solaris
11 12 (0.27%) AIX
12 10 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.11%) CentOS
15 4 (0.090%) Debian
15 4 (0.090%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.068%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.045%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.045%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1243 (27.98%) TDD
2 1010 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
3 800 (18.01%) Scrum
4 695 (15.65%) OO
5 477 (10.74%) Unit Testing
6 473 (10.65%) Web Development
7 445 (10.02%) E-Commerce
8 442 (9.95%) BDD
9 390 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
10 303 (6.82%) OOP
11 233 (5.25%) SOA
12 228 (5.13%) Software Engineering
13 143 (3.22%) Responsive Web Design
14 131 (2.95%) UML
15 129 (2.90%) Kanban
16 128 (2.88%) Dependency Injection
17 116 (2.61%) OOD
18 114 (2.57%) MVVM
19 109 (2.45%) CRM
19 109 (2.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2618 (58.94%) C#
2 2184 (49.17%) JavaScript
3 1064 (23.95%) SQL
4 864 (19.45%) Java
5 579 (13.03%) PHP
6 248 (5.58%) T-SQL
7 181 (4.07%) VB.NET
8 126 (2.84%) PHP5
9 124 (2.79%) PL/SQL
10 83 (1.87%) Ruby
11 65 (1.46%) Python
12 64 (1.44%) Groovy
13 51 (1.15%) PowerShell
14 49 (1.10%) Scala
15 45 (1.01%) C
16 43 (0.97%) C++
17 39 (0.88%) VB
18 38 (0.86%) Objective-C
19 34 (0.77%) Perl
20 27 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 210 (4.73%) Degree
2 84 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 52 (1.17%) SC Cleared
4 36 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.29%) MCSD
6 9 (0.20%) OCPJP
7 8 (0.18%) MCTS
8 6 (0.14%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.11%) MCP
9 5 (0.11%) MCAD
9 5 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.11%) MCPD
10 4 (0.090%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.068%) MBA
11 3 (0.068%) MCSE
12 2 (0.045%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.045%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.045%) ISEB
12 2 (0.045%) PhD
13 1 (0.023%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (3.35%) QA
2 15 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.18%) SLA
4 6 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.11%) Basel III
6 3 (0.068%) WCAG
7 2 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.023%) EMIR
8 1 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.023%) TickIT
8 1 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.023%) HL7
8 1 (0.023%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.16%) Varnish
3 6 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.11%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.068%) vCloud
5 3 (0.068%) vSphere
6 2 (0.045%) HDFS
6 2 (0.045%) Docker
7 1 (0.023%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (0.38%) Puppet
2 15 (0.34%) Vagrant
3 12 (0.27%) Capistrano
4 10 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.11%) Ansible
6 5 (0.11%) Control-M
7 3 (0.068%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.068%) SCCM
8 2 (0.045%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.045%) SCOM
9 1 (0.023%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.023%) logstash
9 1 (0.023%) Kibana
9 1 (0.023%) Nagios
9 1 (0.023%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.023%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 613 (13.80%) Microsoft
2 356 (8.01%) Oracle
3 281 (6.33%) Zend
4 161 (3.62%) Sitecore
5 79 (1.78%) Twitter
6 76 (1.71%) hybris
7 71 (1.60%) Google
8 69 (1.55%) EPiServer
9 58 (1.31%) JBoss
10 43 (0.97%) Adobe
11 33 (0.74%) Telerik
12 32 (0.72%) SAP
13 31 (0.70%) Facebook
14 26 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
15 24 (0.54%) Ektron
16 23 (0.52%) Atomikos
17 20 (0.45%) Sencha
18 18 (0.41%) Apple
19 14 (0.32%) TIBCO
20 13 (0.29%) Rackspace
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Manchester, Lancashire
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