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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 461 363 382
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +19
Contract jobs citing MVVM 116 204 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.56% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 123 104
Average daily rate
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£414 £440 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.96% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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
38243 36175 32672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.25% 74.28% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 22006 19405
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1114 1321
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 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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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 -92 114 £416 -7.50% 119
London -53 59 £450 -5.26% 38
South East -26 27 £350 -12.50% 27
Buckinghamshire -3 16 £425 +30.76% 3
Milton Keynes +2 14 £425 +30.76%
City of London -9 14 £613 +22.50% 14
North West -17 7 £350 +7.69% 9
East Midlands +7 6 £370 -3.89% 3
Yorkshire -3 4 - - 5
Manchester -3 4 £331 -3.63% 6
Nottinghamshire -3 4 £350 +2.94% 1
South West -19 4 £320 - 16
Cheshire +2 3 £350 +21.73% 2
Nottingham -1 3 £375 +10.29% 1
Warrington -8 3 £350 - 2
Kent -9 3 £350 - 9
West Midlands -10 3 £349 +25.11% 4
Berkshire -11 3 - - 2
East of England -15 3 £298 -20.66% 12
Hampshire -16 3 £350 - 4
Hertfordshire +8 2 £385 -3.75% 2
Reading +8 2 - - 2
Surrey -6 2 £338 - 3
Bristol -14 2 - - 11
Leeds - 2 - - 3
Birmingham - 2 £338 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 5
Derbyshire +22 1 £370 -13.95% 1
York +3 1 - -
Glasgow +1 1 £300 -33.33%

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 256 (83.93%) C#
2 216 (70.82%) .NET
3 191 (62.62%) WPF
4 116 (38.03%) MVC
5 104 (34.10%) WCF
6 100 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (32.79%) TDD
6 100 (32.79%) JavaScript
6 100 (32.79%) HTML
7 97 (31.80%) SQL Server
8 85 (27.87%) SQL
8 85 (27.87%) CSS
9 78 (25.57%) .NET Framework
9 78 (25.57%) HTML5
10 68 (22.30%) ASP.NET
11 65 (21.31%) OO
12 64 (20.98%) XML
13 56 (18.36%) Microsoft
14 52 (17.05%) Windows
15 51 (16.72%) CSS3
16 50 (16.39%) Web Services
17 48 (15.74%) Visual Studio
18 47 (15.41%) jQuery
19 46 (15.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 46 (15.08%) AngularJS
20 40 (13.11%) Reactive Extensions
20 40 (13.11%) XAML
21 38 (12.46%) Front Office
21 38 (12.46%) ASP.NET MVC
22 37 (12.13%) BDD

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 29 (9.51%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.26%) Node.js
3 7 (2.30%) CMS
3 7 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (1.97%) EPiServer CMS
5 5 (1.64%) IIS
6 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.33%) Documentum
8 1 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.62%) Photoshop
3 7 (2.30%) MS Office
4 6 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) SaaS
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.98%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.33%) FTP
2 1 (0.33%) LDAP
2 1 (0.33%) Intranet
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (31.80%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (6.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (6.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (3.61%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.31%) Big Data
10 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.98%) MS Access
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.66%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.33%) SQLite
13 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 48 (15.74%) Visual Studio
2 37 (12.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (7.21%) Git (software)
4 18 (5.90%) MSTest
5 16 (5.25%) Subversion
6 8 (2.62%) JIRA
7 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Blend
7 7 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (2.30%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (1.97%) Axure RP
9 5 (1.64%) NUnit
9 5 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.64%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.64%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.64%) NSubstitute
10 4 (1.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 3 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.98%) Moq
General
1 38 (12.46%) Front Office
2 36 (11.80%) Banking
3 32 (10.49%) Finance
4 25 (8.20%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.62%) Retail
6 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.98%) Publishing
6 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.66%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.33%) Greek Language
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 267 (87.54%) Developer
2 94 (30.82%) C# Developer
3 67 (21.97%) .NET Developer
4 66 (21.64%) WPF Developer
5 26 (8.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (8.20%) UI Developer
7 24 (7.87%) Senior Developer
8 21 (6.89%) UI Programmer
9 18 (5.90%) Front-End Developer
10 16 (5.25%) Senior C# Developer
11 13 (4.26%) CRM Developer
12 12 (3.93%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.95%) Software Developer
14 8 (2.62%) Designer
14 8 (2.62%) Software Engineer
14 8 (2.62%) GUI Developer
14 8 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 7 (2.30%) Architect
15 7 (2.30%) Analyst
16 6 (1.97%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (70.82%) .NET
2 191 (62.62%) WPF
3 104 (34.10%) WCF
4 100 (32.79%) HTML
5 85 (27.87%) CSS
6 78 (25.57%) .NET Framework
6 78 (25.57%) HTML5
7 68 (22.30%) ASP.NET
8 64 (20.98%) XML
9 51 (16.72%) CSS3
10 50 (16.39%) Web Services
11 47 (15.41%) jQuery
12 46 (15.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 46 (15.08%) AngularJS
13 40 (13.11%) Reactive Extensions
14 38 (12.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (10.49%) Silverlight
16 31 (10.16%) LINQ
16 31 (10.16%) SOAP
17 29 (9.51%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.18%) User Experience
2 25 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 10 (3.28%) Algorithms
4 10 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.62%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.62%) Fixed Income
5 8 (2.62%) Derivative
6 7 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.30%) W3C
7 6 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.64%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.64%) Open Source
9 4 (1.31%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.31%) Equities
10 3 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.98%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.66%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.05%) Windows
2 6 (1.97%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.97%) UNIX
3 5 (1.64%) Android
4 4 (1.31%) Windows Phone
4 4 (1.31%) Linux
5 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (38.03%) MVC
2 100 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (32.79%) TDD
3 65 (21.31%) OO
4 37 (12.13%) BDD
5 34 (11.15%) OOP
6 31 (10.16%) Scrum
7 28 (9.18%) Dependency Injection
8 26 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (7.87%) Unit Testing
10 22 (7.21%) Multithreading
11 20 (6.56%) Software Engineering
12 19 (6.23%) Workflow
13 15 (4.92%) Web Development
13 15 (4.92%) CRM
14 13 (4.26%) OOD
14 13 (4.26%) SOA
15 12 (3.93%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (3.61%) Data Modelling
17 8 (2.62%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 256 (83.93%) C#
2 100 (32.79%) JavaScript
3 85 (27.87%) SQL
4 40 (13.11%) XAML
5 26 (8.52%) T-SQL
6 16 (5.25%) Java
7 15 (4.92%) PL/SQL
8 11 (3.61%) C++
9 9 (2.95%) VB
10 6 (1.97%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.97%) VB6
11 4 (1.31%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.98%) C
12 3 (0.98%) VBA
13 2 (0.66%) Ruby
14 1 (0.33%) Python
14 1 (0.33%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.33%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (9.18%) Degree
2 11 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.28%) MCITP
4 3 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.98%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) Docker
1 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (18.36%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.23%) Oracle
3 10 (3.28%) Telerik
4 7 (2.30%) EPiServer
5 6 (1.97%) Google
6 5 (1.64%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.31%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.98%) Twitter
9 2 (0.66%) Nintex
9 2 (0.66%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.66%) Remedy
9 2 (0.66%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.33%) Sybase
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe
10 1 (0.33%) Apple
10 1 (0.33%) Lotus
10 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.33%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.33%) VMware
10 1 (0.33%) Sencha
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