The table below looks at the statistics for MVVM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVVM over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 489 478 445
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -33
Contract jobs citing MVVM 153 160 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.37% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 113 124
Median daily rate £525 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -9.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -5.23%

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
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

MVVM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MVVM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVVM within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 152 £528 +17.22% 91
London +33 116 £575 +4.54% 31
City of London +54 25 £606 +21.25% 5
South East -29 14 £400 +10.34% 17
East of England +5 7 £388 -1.89% 9
Buckinghamshire +16 6 £325 - 2
North West -11 6 £313 -4.58% 13
East Midlands +9 5 £425 +6.25% 5
Nottinghamshire +3 5 £425 -5.55% 2
Nottingham +1 5 £425 -5.55% 2
Surrey -22 5 £475 +28.81% 2
Milton Keynes +4 3 £375 +15.38% 1
Suffolk 0 3 £393 -1.87% 3
Manchester -7 3 - - 4
Cheshire -8 3 £313 +19.04% 8
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £388 +40.90% 1
South West -7 2 £275 - 6
Berkshire -7 2 £675 +68.75%
North East -48 2 £294 -7.84% 1
Tyne and Wear -49 2 £294 -6.00% 1
Leatherhead - 2 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £294 - 1
Oxfordshire +13 1 £475 +11.76% 2
Bury St Edmunds -8 1 £438 +9.37% 2
Scotland -19 1 £300 -14.28% 2
Edinburgh - 1 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 - 4
Essex - 1 £375 - 1
Bristol - 1 £275 - 4
Wiltshire - 1 - -

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MVVM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MVVM.

1 268 (82.21%) C#
2 241 (73.93%) .NET
3 224 (68.71%) WPF
4 140 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (37.73%) TDD
6 116 (35.58%) SQL Server
7 105 (32.21%) MVC
8 101 (30.98%) JavaScript
9 97 (29.75%) SQL
10 82 (25.15%) Microsoft
11 80 (24.54%) .NET Framework
12 76 (23.31%) WCF
13 75 (23.01%) OO
14 68 (20.86%) HTML
15 63 (19.33%) Front Office
15 63 (19.33%) Unit Testing
16 61 (18.71%) AngularJS
17 60 (18.40%) Scrum
17 60 (18.40%) Windows
18 58 (17.79%) ASP.NET
18 58 (17.79%) CSS
18 58 (17.79%) XAML
19 54 (16.56%) Visual Studio
19 54 (16.56%) HTML5
20 52 (15.95%) Multithreading
21 50 (15.34%) Oracle
22 47 (14.42%) NUnit
23 46 (14.11%) BDD
24 42 (12.88%) Electronic Trading
25 41 (12.58%) jQuery

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.29%) Node.js
2 7 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.23%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.92%) IIS
6 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.61%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.84%) MS Office
2 6 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.84%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (7.67%) RMDS
2 11 (3.37%) ION MarketView
3 5 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.53%) Endur
4 4 (1.23%) Beauchamp
5 2 (0.61%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.07%) GitHub
3 8 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.15%) Google App Engine
4 7 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.92%) Office 365
6 2 (0.61%) SaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.15%) HTTP
2 3 (0.92%) Network Security
3 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (35.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.45%) MS Access
7 7 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (2.15%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.84%) MySQL
8 6 (1.84%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.84%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.23%) Redis
11 3 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.61%) DB2
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (16.56%) Visual Studio
2 47 (14.42%) NUnit
3 39 (11.96%) Git (software)
4 28 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (5.52%) Jasmine
5 18 (5.52%) Moq
6 15 (4.60%) Subversion
7 14 (4.29%) Grunt
8 12 (3.68%) SpecFlow
9 11 (3.37%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (3.07%) MSTest
11 8 (2.45%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 7 (2.15%) JBehave
12 7 (2.15%) JUnit
12 7 (2.15%) Maven
12 7 (2.15%) Mockito
12 7 (2.15%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (2.15%) Selenium
12 7 (2.15%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (19.33%) Front Office
2 41 (12.58%) Banking
3 39 (11.96%) Finance
4 25 (7.67%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.84%) Games
6 3 (0.92%) Back Office
6 3 (0.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
7 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 277 (84.97%) Developer
2 161 (49.39%) C# Developer
3 104 (31.90%) WPF Developer
4 97 (29.75%) .NET Developer
5 85 (26.07%) C# WPF Developer
6 67 (20.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 40 (12.27%) Senior Developer
8 34 (10.43%) JavaScript Developer
9 26 (7.98%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
9 26 (7.98%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 25 (7.67%) Senior C# Developer
11 20 (6.13%) UX Developer
12 19 (5.83%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
12 19 (5.83%) C# GUI Developer
12 19 (5.83%) Front Office Developer
12 19 (5.83%) GUI Developer
13 18 (5.52%) Software Developer
14 17 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (5.21%) Senior WPF Developer
14 17 (5.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (73.93%) .NET
2 224 (68.71%) WPF
3 80 (24.54%) .NET Framework
4 76 (23.31%) WCF
5 68 (20.86%) HTML
6 61 (18.71%) AngularJS
7 58 (17.79%) ASP.NET
7 58 (17.79%) CSS
8 54 (16.56%) HTML5
9 41 (12.58%) jQuery
10 39 (11.96%) Reactive Extensions
10 39 (11.96%) WinForms
11 36 (11.04%) Entity Framework
11 36 (11.04%) XML
12 35 (10.74%) Web Services
13 32 (9.82%) CSS3
14 30 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (8.90%) JSON
16 27 (8.28%) Rendezvous
17 22 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.58%) User Experience
2 35 (10.74%) Fixed Income
3 31 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (9.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (4.29%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.07%) Equities
7 10 (3.07%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (2.76%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.15%) Blog
10 5 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.53%) Derivative
10 5 (1.53%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.53%) Video on Demand
11 4 (1.23%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.23%) iPad
12 3 (0.92%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.40%) Windows
2 9 (2.76%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.45%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.15%) Android
5 5 (1.53%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.23%) Unix
7 3 (0.92%) Linux
7 3 (0.92%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (37.73%) TDD
3 105 (32.21%) MVC
4 75 (23.01%) OO
5 63 (19.33%) Unit Testing
6 60 (18.40%) Scrum
7 52 (15.95%) Multithreading
8 46 (14.11%) BDD
9 42 (12.88%) Electronic Trading
10 37 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (8.28%) Software Engineering
12 24 (7.36%) Web Development
13 21 (6.44%) Front End Development
14 20 (6.13%) SDLC
15 18 (5.52%) OOD
16 17 (5.21%) Open Source
16 17 (5.21%) SOLID
17 15 (4.60%) Dependency Injection
18 14 (4.29%) Responsive Web Design
18 14 (4.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 268 (82.21%) C#
2 101 (30.98%) JavaScript
3 97 (29.75%) SQL
4 58 (17.79%) XAML
5 28 (8.59%) T-SQL
6 26 (7.98%) PL/SQL
7 23 (7.06%) Java
8 21 (6.44%) C++
9 17 (5.21%) VBA
10 11 (3.37%) VB.NET
11 10 (3.07%) PHP
12 9 (2.76%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.23%) Python
14 3 (0.92%) C
15 2 (0.61%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.61%) VC++
16 1 (0.31%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.21%) Degree
3 15 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) MCITP
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.53%) MiFID
2 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.31%) EMIR
2 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 82 (25.15%) Microsoft
2 50 (15.34%) Oracle
3 27 (8.28%) TIBCO
4 26 (7.98%) ION Trading
5 25 (7.67%) Reuters
6 21 (6.44%) DevExpress
7 13 (3.99%) Telerik
8 7 (2.15%) Google
9 6 (1.84%) Sybase
9 6 (1.84%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.53%) Adobe
11 4 (1.23%) Twitter
12 2 (0.61%) Charles River
12 2 (0.61%) DataSynapse
12 2 (0.61%) Facebook
12 2 (0.61%) Informatica
12 2 (0.61%) SimCorp
13 1 (0.31%) Apple
13 1 (0.31%) Infragistics
13 1 (0.31%) Perforce
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