The table below looks at the statistics for MVC skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVC over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 52 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing MVC 68 60 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.73% 2.92% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 4.25% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 40 43
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£320 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £371 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+39.28% +16.66%
MVC
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1690 1413 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.87% 68.73% 68.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 794 782
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 58 117
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -14.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.20 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

MVC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MVC across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MVC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MVC
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MVC across the West Midlands region.

MVC Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MVC
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MVC across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

MVC Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

MVC
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MVC across the West Midlands region.

MVC Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MVC
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Birmingham +2 30 £300 -7.69% 21
Staffordshire -1 9 £363 +13.72% 3
Warwickshire -18 9 £325 -9.09% 17
Coventry -2 6 £320 +16.36% 14
Worcestershire -7 2 £145 - 6
Wolverhampton - 2 £260 - 1
Walsall +2 1 £310 +3.33%
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 4
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
MVC
England

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing MVC 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 MVC.

1 124 (71.68%) C#
2 122 (70.52%) .NET
3 114 (65.90%) JavaScript
4 110 (63.58%) ASP.NET
5 83 (47.98%) CSS
6 81 (46.82%) HTML
7 78 (45.09%) SQL Server
8 76 (43.93%) jQuery
9 58 (33.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (26.01%) SQL
12 41 (23.70%) Ajax
13 34 (19.65%) TDD
14 33 (19.08%) WCF
15 31 (17.92%) .NET Framework
15 31 (17.92%) HTML5
16 30 (17.34%) MySQL
17 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
17 29 (16.76%) CSS3
18 25 (14.45%) AngularJS
18 25 (14.45%) PHP
18 25 (14.45%) XML
19 24 (13.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 24 (13.87%) User Experience
20 23 (13.29%) OOP
21 20 (11.56%) Visual Studio
22 19 (10.98%) LINQ
23 18 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
23 18 (10.40%) Git (software)
23 18 (10.40%) Scrum

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing MVC 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 MVC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.25%) IIS
1 16 (9.25%) Apache
2 10 (5.78%) CMS
3 8 (4.62%) Drupal
3 8 (4.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (2.31%) Node.js
4 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.73%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.16%) JBoss
6 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.58%) Liferay
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.58%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.58%) Tridion
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.20%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.47%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (45.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.34%) MySQL
3 15 (8.67%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.89%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.31%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.73%) ZAP BI
8 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.16%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.16%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.58%) DB2
10 1 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (11.56%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.40%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.62%) Subversion
5 6 (3.47%) JIRA
6 5 (2.89%) Ant
6 5 (2.89%) NUnit
7 4 (2.31%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.16%) Selenium
9 2 (1.16%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.58%) Moq
10 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.58%) JMeter
General
1 5 (2.89%) Finance
2 4 (2.31%) Back Office
3 3 (1.73%) Games
4 2 (1.16%) Retail
4 2 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 143 (82.66%) Developer
2 62 (35.84%) .NET Developer
3 47 (27.17%) C# Developer
4 33 (19.08%) ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (14.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (13.87%) Architect
7 20 (11.56%) Web Developer
7 20 (11.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (8.09%) Senior Developer
8 14 (8.09%) PHP Developer
9 10 (5.78%) .NET Web Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Mobile Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.89%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.89%) MySQL Developer
12 5 (2.89%) Sitecore Developer
12 5 (2.89%) Mobility Architect
12 5 (2.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 4 (2.31%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (70.52%) .NET
2 110 (63.58%) ASP.NET
3 83 (47.98%) CSS
4 81 (46.82%) HTML
5 76 (43.93%) jQuery
6 58 (33.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (23.70%) Ajax
8 33 (19.08%) WCF
9 31 (17.92%) .NET Framework
9 31 (17.92%) HTML5
10 29 (16.76%) CSS3
11 25 (14.45%) AngularJS
11 25 (14.45%) XML
12 24 (13.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 19 (10.98%) LINQ
14 18 (10.40%) Web Services
15 16 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 16 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (8.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.87%) User Experience
2 13 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.36%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.78%) N-Tier
5 8 (4.62%) Taxonomies
5 8 (4.62%) Blog
5 8 (4.62%) Social Media
6 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.16%) GIS
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) Social Network
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.67%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.78%) Windows
3 8 (4.62%) Android
4 4 (2.31%) UNIX
4 4 (2.31%) Linux
4 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.58%) AIX
5 1 (0.58%) HPUX
5 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.65%) TDD
3 23 (13.29%) OOP
4 18 (10.40%) Scrum
4 18 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (9.83%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (9.83%) OO
6 12 (6.94%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (6.94%) Web Development
7 11 (6.36%) SOA
7 11 (6.36%) Web Application Development
8 10 (5.78%) BDD
8 10 (5.78%) Functional Programming
8 10 (5.78%) Logistics
9 9 (5.20%) iOS Development
10 8 (4.62%) Time Management
10 8 (4.62%) Memory Management
11 7 (4.05%) Android Development
11 7 (4.05%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (4.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (71.68%) C#
2 114 (65.90%) JavaScript
3 45 (26.01%) SQL
4 25 (14.45%) PHP
5 16 (9.25%) Java
6 13 (7.51%) PHP5
7 12 (6.94%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.05%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.47%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.89%) ActionScript
10 5 (2.89%) PHP4
11 2 (1.16%) Ruby
12 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.58%) Python
12 1 (0.58%) VB6
12 1 (0.58%) VB
12 1 (0.58%) C
12 1 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.16%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.58%) MCP
2 1 (0.58%) MCAD
2 1 (0.58%) MCSD
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.78%) Sitecore
3 7 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.47%) Zend
4 6 (3.47%) Sencha
4 6 (3.47%) Oracle
5 5 (2.89%) SAP
6 3 (1.73%) Apple
7 1 (0.58%) Vitria
7 1 (0.58%) HP
7 1 (0.58%) BEA
7 1 (0.58%) IBM
7 1 (0.58%) Sybase
7 1 (0.58%) Facebook
7 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.58%) Nintex
7 1 (0.58%) Pega
7 1 (0.58%) Telerik
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