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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 439 353 384
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +31
Contract jobs citing MVVM 154 228 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.45% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.60% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 142 125
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £645 £738
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 -84 153 £413 -8.33% 83
London -28 74 £475 - 26
South East -41 31 £350 -11.94% 19
City of London -10 20 £606 +18.29% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 18 £425 +30.76% 1
Milton Keynes -3 15 £425 +30.76% 1
North West -8 13 £350 +7.69% 7
East of England -21 12 £338 -10.00% 7
Hertfordshire - 10 £336 -
Yorkshire -3 9 - - 1
Cheshire +10 7 £356 +42.50% 1
East Midlands +5 7 £325 -15.58% 5
Manchester -12 6 £338 -1.81% 4
Warrington - 6 £356 - 1
Nottinghamshire +5 5 £325 -4.41% 3
Nottingham +3 5 £325 -4.41% 3
Oxfordshire -16 4 £350 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 - -
York - 4 - -
Kent +1 3 £300 - 6
West Midlands -10 3 £360 +17.55% 4
West Yorkshire -12 3 - - 1
Hampshire -19 3 £350 -8.85% 5
South West -32 3 - - 13
Derbyshire +12 2 £370 -13.95%
Surrey -13 2 £338 -17.93% 2
Leeds -13 2 - - 1
Bristol -18 2 - - 4
Cambridge - 2 £400 - 2
Derby - 2 £370 -

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 290 (86.31%) C#
2 242 (72.02%) .NET
3 209 (62.20%) WPF
4 127 (37.80%) MVC
5 124 (36.90%) WCF
5 124 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (35.42%) TDD
7 117 (34.82%) SQL Server
8 109 (32.44%) SQL
9 106 (31.55%) JavaScript
10 102 (30.36%) HTML
11 97 (28.87%) .NET Framework
12 93 (27.68%) CSS
13 82 (24.40%) HTML5
14 78 (23.21%) ASP.NET
15 76 (22.62%) Microsoft
16 73 (21.73%) XML
16 73 (21.73%) OO
17 68 (20.24%) Windows
18 66 (19.64%) Web Services
19 60 (17.86%) jQuery
20 55 (16.37%) Visual Studio
21 54 (16.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 52 (15.48%) CSS3
23 50 (14.88%) XAML
24 48 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
25 46 (13.69%) Reactive Extensions
25 46 (13.69%) Silverlight
26 45 (13.39%) Scrum
26 45 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.87%) Node.js
3 9 (2.68%) IIS
4 7 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.79%) CMS
6 5 (1.49%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.60%) JBoss
9 1 (0.30%) Apache
9 1 (0.30%) Documentum
9 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.68%) Photoshop
3 7 (2.08%) MS Office
3 7 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.89%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (6.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.49%) SaaS
2 3 (0.89%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.49%) HTTP
2 2 (0.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) Extranet
3 1 (0.30%) LDAP
3 1 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (34.82%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (8.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (3.27%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.98%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.79%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.19%) Big Data
10 4 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.89%) MS Access
12 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.60%) PerformancePoint
12 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.30%) MySQL
13 1 (0.30%) SQLite
13 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 55 (16.37%) Visual Studio
2 48 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (6.55%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.55%) MSTest
4 19 (5.65%) Subversion
5 11 (3.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Blend
7 9 (2.68%) JIRA
7 9 (2.68%) SpecFlow
8 8 (2.38%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.08%) Jasmine
9 7 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 6 (1.79%) Axure RP
10 6 (1.79%) NSubstitute
11 5 (1.49%) NUnit
11 5 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (1.19%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.19%) Ant
General
1 41 (12.20%) Banking
2 38 (11.31%) Finance
3 34 (10.12%) Front Office
4 25 (7.44%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.19%) Retail
6 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.30%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 298 (88.69%) Developer
2 114 (33.93%) C# Developer
3 76 (22.62%) WPF Developer
4 74 (22.02%) .NET Developer
5 34 (10.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (6.85%) Senior Developer
6 23 (6.85%) UI Developer
7 21 (6.25%) CRM Developer
8 19 (5.65%) UI Programmer
9 17 (5.06%) Front-End Developer
9 17 (5.06%) Software Developer
10 16 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
11 15 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 11 (3.27%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.68%) Software Engineer
14 8 (2.38%) Applications Developer
14 8 (2.38%) Microsoft Developer
14 8 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
15 7 (2.08%) GUI Developer
15 7 (2.08%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (72.02%) .NET
2 209 (62.20%) WPF
3 124 (36.90%) WCF
4 102 (30.36%) HTML
5 97 (28.87%) .NET Framework
6 93 (27.68%) CSS
7 82 (24.40%) HTML5
8 78 (23.21%) ASP.NET
9 73 (21.73%) XML
10 66 (19.64%) Web Services
11 60 (17.86%) jQuery
12 54 (16.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 52 (15.48%) CSS3
14 46 (13.69%) Reactive Extensions
14 46 (13.69%) Silverlight
15 45 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 45 (13.39%) AngularJS
16 44 (13.10%) SOAP
17 33 (9.82%) LINQ
18 31 (9.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.12%) User Experience
2 31 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.46%) Inversion of Control
4 13 (3.87%) Data Structures
5 12 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.98%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.38%) Open Source
8 8 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.38%) Fixed Income
9 7 (2.08%) W3C
9 7 (2.08%) Client/Server
9 7 (2.08%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.79%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.89%) Xbox
12 3 (0.89%) VUI
12 3 (0.89%) Kinect
12 3 (0.89%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (20.24%) Windows
2 11 (3.27%) UNIX
3 6 (1.79%) Android
3 6 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.49%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.19%) Linux
6 3 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (37.80%) MVC
2 124 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (35.42%) TDD
4 73 (21.73%) OO
5 45 (13.39%) Scrum
6 42 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 38 (11.31%) OOP
7 38 (11.31%) BDD
8 36 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (8.93%) Dependency Injection
10 27 (8.04%) Multithreading
10 27 (8.04%) Workflow
11 23 (6.85%) Software Engineering
12 22 (6.55%) CRM
13 20 (5.95%) Web Development
14 18 (5.36%) OOD
15 15 (4.46%) SOA
16 14 (4.17%) Data Modelling
17 10 (2.98%) Software Architecture
17 10 (2.98%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 290 (86.31%) C#
2 109 (32.44%) SQL
3 106 (31.55%) JavaScript
4 50 (14.88%) XAML
5 34 (10.12%) T-SQL
6 23 (6.85%) Java
7 16 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.17%) C++
9 9 (2.68%) VB
10 7 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.79%) VB6
12 5 (1.49%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.89%) VBA
14 2 (0.60%) Perl
14 2 (0.60%) PHP
14 2 (0.60%) Ruby
14 2 (0.60%) Korn
14 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.30%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (8.63%) Degree
2 16 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.46%) MCITP
4 4 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.60%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Puppet
1 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 76 (22.62%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.85%) Oracle
3 14 (4.17%) Telerik
4 6 (1.79%) Google
4 6 (1.79%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.49%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.89%) Twitter
6 3 (0.89%) Sybase
6 3 (0.89%) Adobe
7 2 (0.60%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.60%) Remedy
7 2 (0.60%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.60%) Sencha
7 2 (0.60%) Nintex
8 1 (0.30%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.30%) Facebook
8 1 (0.30%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.30%) Apple
8 1 (0.30%) CheckPoint
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