The table below looks at the statistics for MVVM 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 MVVM over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 134 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing MVVM 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.037% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.049% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £250 £301 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.80% -10.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £364
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
MVVM
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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
2342 2023 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.40% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1211 935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 101 97
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

MVVM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

MVVM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MVVM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MVVM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MVVM
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) WPF
2 15 (71.43%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) .NET
4 11 (52.38%) Subversion
4 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) Multithreading
5 8 (38.10%) BDD
6 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 6 (28.57%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
8 3 (14.29%) WCF
8 3 (14.29%) Games
9 2 (9.52%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
9 2 (9.52%) C++
9 2 (9.52%) SQL
9 2 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (4.76%) Content Development
10 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
10 1 (4.76%) VC++
10 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.76%) WinForms
10 1 (4.76%) MVC
10 1 (4.76%) Finance

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
1 11 (52.38%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) C# Developer
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
6 3 (14.29%) WPF Developer
7 2 (9.52%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
8 1 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior WPF Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) WPF
2 12 (57.14%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (14.29%) WCF
6 2 (9.52%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.76%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) TDD
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) BDD
2 8 (38.10%) Multithreading
3 6 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.76%) Content Development
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) VC++
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft