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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
Rank 115 92 109
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs citing MVVM 8 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.47% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.69% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
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£348 £265 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.13% -0.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £36.75
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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
1802 1442 1521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.92% 67.26% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 764 780
Average daily rate £375 £357 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 59 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 MVVM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 1 - - 2
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 2
MVVM
England

MVVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (60.00%) XAML
5 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (30.00%) WCF
8 3 (30.00%) XML
9 2 (20.00%) Web Services
9 2 (20.00%) OO
9 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (20.00%) Finance
9 2 (20.00%) TDD
9 2 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
10 1 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
10 1 (10.00%) Reactive Extensions
10 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
10 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (10.00%) Degree
10 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server

MVVM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 6 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (10.00%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (10.00%) WinForms
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) XAML
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle