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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 437 408 387
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -21
Contract jobs citing MVVM 170 190 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 119 125
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.96% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -

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
42679 40798 35545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.90% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26665 25518 21197
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1239 1169 1080
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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
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 1 May 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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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 -24 161 £406 -9.72% 114
London -29 78 £550 +22.22% 43
South East +19 42 £339 -15.31% 19
City of London -9 18 £494 -8.13% 8
Surrey +17 15 £363 - 2
East Midlands -2 15 £325 -3.70% 4
Kent - 10 £338 - 7
East of England -3 9 £398 +13.65% 7
North West -33 8 £300 -20.00% 14
Derbyshire - 8 £275 - 1
Derby - 7 £275 - 1
Guildford - 7 £431 -
Hertfordshire +7 6 £400 -1.53% 1
South West +6 6 £313 +13.63% 10
Milton Keynes 0 6 £325 +13.04% 2
Berkshire -3 6 £400 -5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £325 +13.04% 4
Scotland -7 6 £375 -11.76% 2
Glasgow -12 6 £375 -11.76% 1
Cheshire -5 4 £275 -40.73% 4
Nottinghamshire -6 4 £425 +25.92% 3
Nottingham -13 4 £425 +25.92% 3
Manchester -19 4 £328 -4.72% 6
Slough -4 3 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire -9 3 £305 -
Cardiff - 3 £305 -
South Wales - 3 £305 -
Wales - 3 £305 -
Hampshire +3 2 £328 +13.91% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £295 -20.27% 3

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 218 (77.30%) C#
2 185 (65.60%) .NET
3 177 (62.77%) WPF
4 122 (43.26%) SQL Server
5 110 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (37.94%) WCF
7 102 (36.17%) MVC
8 99 (35.11%) JavaScript
9 96 (34.04%) HTML
10 93 (32.98%) TDD
11 85 (30.14%) SQL
12 82 (29.08%) CSS
13 72 (25.53%) OO
14 69 (24.47%) HTML5
15 59 (20.92%) .NET Framework
16 54 (19.15%) ASP.NET
17 53 (18.79%) jQuery
18 52 (18.44%) CSS3
19 48 (17.02%) Finance
20 46 (16.31%) XML
20 46 (16.31%) AngularJS
21 41 (14.54%) Microsoft
22 38 (13.48%) Windows
22 38 (13.48%) Web Services
22 38 (13.48%) SQL Server 2008
23 37 (13.12%) Scrum
24 36 (12.77%) Front Office
24 36 (12.77%) Multithreading
25 34 (12.06%) Oracle
25 34 (12.06%) Entity Framework

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 15 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.26%) CMS
3 8 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.48%) Node.js
5 6 (2.13%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.06%) MTS
7 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.35%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 22 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.06%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.19%) SaaS
2 4 (1.42%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.71%) IaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) GitHub
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.19%) HTTP
2 3 (1.06%) Internet
2 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) LDAP
3 1 (0.35%) GPRS
3 1 (0.35%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (43.26%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.19%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.84%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.48%) Big Data
8 7 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.13%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.77%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.42%) Redis
12 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.06%) MS Access
12 3 (1.06%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.71%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 33 (11.70%) Visual Studio
2 30 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (6.74%) NUnit
5 12 (4.26%) Subversion
5 12 (4.26%) MSTest
6 9 (3.19%) Grunt
7 7 (2.48%) Moq
8 5 (1.77%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.77%) JIRA
9 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Blend
9 4 (1.42%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.42%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.42%) Bower
9 4 (1.42%) MSBuild
9 4 (1.42%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.06%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.71%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 48 (17.02%) Finance
2 36 (12.77%) Front Office
3 24 (8.51%) Banking
4 19 (6.74%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.90%) Retail
6 5 (1.77%) Publishing
7 3 (1.06%) Back Office
8 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.71%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 249 (88.30%) Developer
2 102 (36.17%) C# Developer
3 70 (24.82%) .NET Developer
4 60 (21.28%) WPF Developer
5 40 (14.18%) Senior Developer
6 30 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (7.80%) Senior C# Developer
8 20 (7.09%) UI Developer
8 20 (7.09%) UI Programmer
9 19 (6.74%) Front-End Developer
10 18 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
11 16 (5.67%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (3.90%) Agile .NET Developer
13 10 (3.55%) Agile C# Developer
14 9 (3.19%) Software Developer
15 8 (2.84%) GUI Developer
15 8 (2.84%) Ruby Developer
15 8 (2.84%) Software Engineer
16 6 (2.13%) ASP.NET Developer
16 6 (2.13%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (65.60%) .NET
2 177 (62.77%) WPF
3 107 (37.94%) WCF
4 96 (34.04%) HTML
5 82 (29.08%) CSS
6 69 (24.47%) HTML5
7 59 (20.92%) .NET Framework
8 54 (19.15%) ASP.NET
9 53 (18.79%) jQuery
10 52 (18.44%) CSS3
11 46 (16.31%) XML
11 46 (16.31%) AngularJS
12 38 (13.48%) Web Services
13 34 (12.06%) Entity Framework
14 32 (11.35%) Silverlight
14 32 (11.35%) KnockoutJS
15 31 (10.99%) WinForms
16 27 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (9.22%) Reactive Extensions
18 24 (8.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.80%) User Experience
2 21 (7.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (6.74%) Hedge funds
3 19 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.32%) Fixed Income
5 13 (4.61%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (4.26%) Derivative
7 7 (2.48%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.13%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.77%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.42%) Statistics
10 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.06%) NHS
11 3 (1.06%) Equities
11 3 (1.06%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.06%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.06%) RIA
11 3 (1.06%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.48%) Windows
2 7 (2.48%) Android
3 6 (2.13%) UNIX
4 5 (1.77%) Windows Phone
4 5 (1.77%) Linux
5 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.35%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (36.17%) MVC
3 93 (32.98%) TDD
4 72 (25.53%) OO
5 37 (13.12%) Scrum
6 36 (12.77%) Multithreading
7 30 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (10.28%) Unit Testing
9 27 (9.57%) Software Engineering
9 27 (9.57%) BDD
10 26 (9.22%) OOP
11 25 (8.87%) Responsive Web Design
12 23 (8.16%) Dependency Injection
13 16 (5.67%) E-Commerce
14 15 (5.32%) Web Development
14 15 (5.32%) SOA
15 13 (4.61%) Waterfall
16 12 (4.26%) Electronic Trading
17 11 (3.90%) Analytics
18 10 (3.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 218 (77.30%) C#
2 99 (35.11%) JavaScript
3 85 (30.14%) SQL
4 33 (11.70%) XAML
5 26 (9.22%) Java
6 23 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 17 (6.03%) PL/SQL
8 12 (4.26%) C++
9 11 (3.90%) Ruby
10 8 (2.84%) C
11 7 (2.48%) VB
12 5 (1.77%) VBA
13 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.06%) VBScript
13 3 (1.06%) PHP
13 3 (1.06%) VB6
14 2 (0.71%) PHP5
14 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (8.51%) Degree
2 4 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.06%) MCITP
4 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.13%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 41 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.06%) Oracle
3 11 (3.90%) Twitter
4 10 (3.55%) Google
5 8 (2.84%) DevExpress
6 7 (2.48%) EPiServer
7 6 (2.13%) Facebook
8 5 (1.77%) Telerik
9 4 (1.42%) Sybase
9 4 (1.42%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.42%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.42%) Tableau
10 3 (1.06%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.06%) Adobe
10 3 (1.06%) eSpeed
10 3 (1.06%) Tradeweb
11 2 (0.71%) Remedy
12 1 (0.35%) Lotus
12 1 (0.35%) Apple
12 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
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