The table below looks at the statistics for MVVM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVVM over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 428 331 389
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +58
Contract jobs citing MVVM 192 279 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.72% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 208 151
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +9.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 - £30.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £36.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41340 38593 41072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.29% 73.27% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25582 23715 23832
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1054 1464
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

MVVM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MVVM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MVVM
Daily Rate Trend

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

MVVM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MVVM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MVVM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MVVM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MVVM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MVVM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MVVM
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MVVM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MVVM Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MVVM
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 MVVM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -96 175 £400 -5.88% 96
London -53 82 £485 -7.70% 32
City of London +1 28 £513 -2.38% 10
East of England -8 25 £388 +3.33% 11
North West +9 22 £325 +5.69% 13
Suffolk +3 16 £363 +16.93% 3
Scotland -5 15 £425 -5.55% 1
South East -66 15 £375 -1.96% 17
Glasgow +1 14 £425 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire +17 13 £300 - 8
Manchester -3 9 £325 +1.56% 5
East Midlands -8 9 £321 -1.15% 8
North Yorkshire - 9 £244 - 1
Lancashire -3 8 £300 -1.23%
West Midlands -7 8 £348 +31.13% 2
York - 7 £219 - 1
Nottingham +12 5 £321 -11.37% 4
Nottinghamshire +9 5 £321 +6.55% 5
Berkshire -4 5 £350 -9.67%
Leicester +7 3 - -
Leicestershire +7 3 - -
West Yorkshire +6 3 £300 - 6
Leeds +2 3 £300 - 4
Oxfordshire -1 3 £300 -22.58% 4
Cheshire -4 3 £290 +4.31% 7
Stockport - 3 £320 -
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £400 - 1
Hampshire -13 2 - - 3
South West -40 2 - - 5

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 321 (86.99%) C#
2 272 (73.71%) .NET
3 240 (65.04%) WPF
4 134 (36.31%) TDD
5 122 (33.06%) SQL
6 116 (31.44%) SQL Server
7 115 (31.17%) WCF
8 113 (30.62%) MVC
9 108 (29.27%) .NET Framework
10 101 (27.37%) Web Services
11 96 (26.02%) XAML
11 96 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
12 91 (24.66%) Microsoft
13 89 (24.12%) ASP.NET
14 78 (21.14%) HTML
15 77 (20.87%) Silverlight
16 76 (20.60%) Scrum
17 74 (20.05%) CSS
18 71 (19.24%) JavaScript
19 70 (18.97%) HTML5
20 68 (18.43%) XML
20 68 (18.43%) Windows
21 64 (17.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 63 (17.07%) jQuery
23 62 (16.80%) Banking
24 61 (16.53%) OO
25 58 (15.72%) Unit Testing
26 57 (15.45%) Team Foundation Server
27 52 (14.09%) Finance
28 46 (12.47%) Dependency Injection

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (6.50%) Node.js
2 18 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.98%) CMS
4 4 (1.08%) IIS
4 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.81%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.54%) Documentum
6 2 (0.54%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.27%) Apache
7 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.27%) Lync
7 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.27%) Drupal
7 1 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 34 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.98%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.63%) MS Office
5 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (6.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.08%) SaaS
3 2 (0.54%) PaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Office 365
3 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.27%) LDAP
1 1 (0.27%) FTP
1 1 (0.27%) HTTP
1 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (31.44%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.07%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.25%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.63%) OLAP
10 6 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.36%) RavenDB
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.08%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.81%) Big Data
14 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 57 (15.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 19 (5.15%) MSTest
3 19 (5.15%) Microsoft Blend
4 17 (4.61%) Git (software)
4 17 (4.61%) SpecFlow
4 17 (4.61%) Subversion
5 9 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.90%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (1.36%) NUnit
8 5 (1.36%) JIRA
8 5 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (1.36%) NSubstitute
9 4 (1.08%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.81%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.81%) Build Forge
10 3 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 62 (16.80%) Banking
2 52 (14.09%) Finance
3 41 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 30 (8.13%) Front Office
5 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.08%) Retail
6 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.54%) Advertising
7 2 (0.54%) Billing
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 324 (87.80%) Developer
2 148 (40.11%) C# Developer
3 104 (28.18%) .NET Developer
4 86 (23.31%) WPF Developer
5 59 (15.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (6.23%) CRM Developer
6 23 (6.23%) Senior Developer
7 21 (5.69%) Software Developer
8 20 (5.42%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.88%) Silverlight Developer
10 16 (4.34%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 16 (4.34%) Senior Software Engineer
11 14 (3.79%) UI Developer
12 13 (3.52%) UI Programmer
13 12 (3.25%) Applications Developer
14 11 (2.98%) Agile C# Developer
15 10 (2.71%) Front-End Developer
15 10 (2.71%) SQL Developer
15 10 (2.71%) Senior C# Developer
16 9 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (73.71%) .NET
2 240 (65.04%) WPF
3 115 (31.17%) WCF
4 108 (29.27%) .NET Framework
5 101 (27.37%) Web Services
6 89 (24.12%) ASP.NET
7 78 (21.14%) HTML
8 77 (20.87%) Silverlight
9 74 (20.05%) CSS
10 70 (18.97%) HTML5
11 68 (18.43%) XML
12 64 (17.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 63 (17.07%) jQuery
14 44 (11.92%) SOAP
15 43 (11.65%) LINQ
16 42 (11.38%) JSON
17 40 (10.84%) Managed Extensibility Framework
18 39 (10.57%) CSS3
19 38 (10.30%) ASP.NET MVC
20 37 (10.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.78%) Open Source
2 14 (3.79%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (3.52%) N-Tier
4 12 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.71%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.90%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.63%) Derivative
7 6 (1.63%) Animation
7 6 (1.63%) RIA
8 4 (1.08%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.08%) W3C
9 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.81%) Replication
9 3 (0.81%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.81%) Xbox
9 3 (0.81%) VUI
9 3 (0.81%) Kinect
10 2 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.43%) Windows
2 14 (3.79%) UNIX
3 10 (2.71%) Windows Phone
4 9 (2.44%) Android
5 8 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.90%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (0.81%) Linux
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (36.31%) TDD
2 113 (30.62%) MVC
3 96 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (20.60%) Scrum
5 61 (16.53%) OO
6 58 (15.72%) Unit Testing
7 46 (12.47%) Dependency Injection
8 39 (10.57%) Software Engineering
8 39 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (7.86%) Multithreading
10 28 (7.59%) BDD
11 27 (7.32%) CRM
11 27 (7.32%) Workflow
12 25 (6.78%) OOP
13 20 (5.42%) Web Development
14 19 (5.15%) OOD
14 19 (5.15%) SOA
15 15 (4.07%) Data Modelling
16 14 (3.79%) UML
17 13 (3.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 321 (86.99%) C#
2 122 (33.06%) SQL
3 96 (26.02%) XAML
4 71 (19.24%) JavaScript
5 37 (10.03%) T-SQL
6 24 (6.50%) Java
7 15 (4.07%) VB
7 15 (4.07%) VB6
8 13 (3.52%) C++
8 13 (3.52%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.44%) Python
9 9 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.36%) VBA
11 5 (1.36%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.36%) PHP
12 4 (1.08%) Perl
13 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.54%) Korn
15 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 34 (9.21%) Degree
2 18 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.61%) MCITP
4 5 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.81%) MBA
6 2 (0.54%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Nagios
1 1 (0.27%) Puppet
1 1 (0.27%) logstash
1 1 (0.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 91 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.49%) Oracle
3 17 (4.61%) Telerik
4 14 (3.79%) Sybase
5 10 (2.71%) DevExpress
6 9 (2.44%) Adobe
7 8 (2.17%) Google
8 5 (1.36%) Infragistics
9 4 (1.08%) JBoss
10 3 (0.81%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.81%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.54%) ESRI
12 1 (0.27%) MathWorks
12 1 (0.27%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.27%) Progress
12 1 (0.27%) Serena
12 1 (0.27%) DataSynapse
12 1 (0.27%) Sencha
12 1 (0.27%) Red Gate
12 1 (0.27%) Facebook
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