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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
Rank 57 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing MVC 63 89 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.53% 3.52% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 4.84% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 60
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.53 £9.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.26% -94.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £33.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+20.53% -26.66%
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
1854 1839 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.55% 72.63% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 964 739
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 60
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MVC across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MVC Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
Birmingham +6 32 £375 +7.14% 26
Coventry -7 14 £344 +5.76% 17
Warwickshire -7 8 £325 +6.12% 27
Staffordshire - 4 £395 - 14
Wolverhampton +5 2 £278 +8.82% 3
Solihull -3 1 £338 +22.72% 7
MVC
England

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 126 (71.19%) .NET
2 110 (62.15%) C#
3 100 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (55.37%) JavaScript
5 92 (51.98%) SQL Server
6 91 (51.41%) ASP.NET
7 82 (46.33%) HTML
8 79 (44.63%) TDD
9 70 (39.55%) CSS
10 65 (36.72%) jQuery
11 61 (34.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 57 (32.20%) Scrum
13 43 (24.29%) BDD
14 40 (22.60%) Web Services
15 39 (22.03%) Git (software)
16 37 (20.90%) .NET Framework
17 35 (19.77%) SQL
18 34 (19.21%) RESTful
19 33 (18.64%) Ajax
19 33 (18.64%) XML
20 30 (16.95%) Linux
20 30 (16.95%) HTML5
21 28 (15.82%) AngularJS
21 28 (15.82%) Subversion
22 27 (15.25%) Microsoft
23 25 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
23 25 (14.12%) Mentoring
24 23 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
24 23 (12.99%) SOA
24 23 (12.99%) PostgreSQL

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (7.34%) CMS
2 9 (5.08%) Node.js
3 7 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.39%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.82%) Apache
6 4 (2.26%) IIS
6 4 (2.26%) nginx
7 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.56%) JBoss
8 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.56%) Kentico
8 1 (0.56%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Magento
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.95%) HTTP
2 4 (2.26%) SSL
3 2 (1.13%) DNS
3 2 (1.13%) SMTP
4 1 (0.56%) Intranet
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) Telnet
4 1 (0.56%) SSH
4 1 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (51.98%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.99%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (9.04%) MySQL
4 13 (7.34%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.21%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.26%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.13%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.56%) DB2
12 1 (0.56%) MS Access
12 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (22.03%) Git (software)
2 28 (15.82%) Subversion
3 23 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (8.47%) Visual Studio
4 15 (8.47%) Selenium
5 4 (2.26%) PhpStorm
5 4 (2.26%) NUnit
6 3 (1.69%) Grunt
7 2 (1.13%) gulp
7 2 (1.13%) JUnit
7 2 (1.13%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.13%) Moq
7 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (8.47%) Finance
2 6 (3.39%) Back Office
3 3 (1.69%) Retail
3 3 (1.69%) Automotive
4 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 168 (94.92%) Developer
2 82 (46.33%) .NET Developer
3 42 (23.73%) C# Developer
4 26 (14.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (11.86%) ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (11.86%) Python Developer
6 19 (10.73%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (6.78%) Web Developer
9 10 (5.65%) PHP Developer
9 10 (5.65%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Senior Python Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (2.82%) C++ Developer
13 4 (2.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 4 (2.26%) Front-End Developer
13 4 (2.26%) MySQL Developer
14 3 (1.69%) C# Web Developer
14 3 (1.69%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (71.19%) .NET
2 91 (51.41%) ASP.NET
3 82 (46.33%) HTML
4 70 (39.55%) CSS
5 65 (36.72%) jQuery
6 61 (34.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (22.60%) Web Services
8 37 (20.90%) .NET Framework
9 34 (19.21%) RESTful
10 33 (18.64%) Ajax
10 33 (18.64%) XML
11 30 (16.95%) HTML5
12 28 (15.82%) AngularJS
13 22 (12.43%) Flask
13 22 (12.43%) Django
13 22 (12.43%) WCF
14 18 (10.17%) Entity Framework
15 17 (9.60%) CSS3
16 16 (9.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 16 (9.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.65%) N-Tier
2 6 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.82%) User Experience
4 4 (2.26%) W3C
5 3 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.95%) Linux
2 20 (11.30%) Ubuntu
3 19 (10.73%) Debian
4 6 (3.39%) UNIX
4 6 (3.39%) Windows
5 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (44.63%) TDD
3 57 (32.20%) Scrum
4 43 (24.29%) BDD
5 25 (14.12%) Mentoring
5 25 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (12.99%) SOA
7 20 (11.30%) Web Development
8 16 (9.04%) Test Automation
9 15 (8.47%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.34%) Microservices
10 13 (7.34%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 13 (7.34%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (6.78%) SDLC
11 12 (6.78%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.65%) TOGAF
13 9 (5.08%) OO
14 7 (3.95%) OOP
15 6 (3.39%) CRM
15 6 (3.39%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (62.15%) C#
2 98 (55.37%) JavaScript
3 35 (19.77%) SQL
4 22 (12.43%) Python
5 15 (8.47%) VB.NET
5 15 (8.47%) Java
6 14 (7.91%) T-SQL
7 13 (7.34%) PHP
8 6 (3.39%) Ruby
9 5 (2.82%) C++
10 4 (2.26%) PHP4
11 3 (1.69%) PHP5
11 3 (1.69%) VB
12 2 (1.13%) VBScript
13 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.56%) Scala
13 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.56%) XPath
13 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.69%) Degree
4 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) WCAG
1 2 (1.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (6.21%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.34%) Oracle
3 4 (2.26%) IBM
3 4 (2.26%) Adobe
4 3 (1.69%) Zend
4 3 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.13%) Google
6 1 (0.56%) Sybase
6 1 (0.56%) HP
6 1 (0.56%) BEA
6 1 (0.56%) Apple
6 1 (0.56%) Vitria
6 1 (0.56%) Ektron
6 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.56%) Pega
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