Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for MVC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MVC over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Model-View-Controller (MVC)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 31 39
Rank change year-on-year -41 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing MVC 33 77 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.05% 5.54% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 6.74% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 50 52
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -16.42% +39.58%
10th Percentile £306 £270 £276
90th Percentile £494 £421 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% -51.11% +23.29%

MVC is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,322 1,143 1,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.16% 82.29% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 724 643
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.39%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £215
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £407 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.11 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.84% +15.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.84 £9.53
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.88 £47.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.05% +10.00% -11.11%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing MVC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for MVC in Birmingham

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MVC in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in Birmingham

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MVC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for MVC.

1 27 (81.82%) .NET
2 19 (57.58%) C#
2 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
4 16 (48.48%) HTML
5 15 (45.45%) CSS
5 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
6 13 (39.39%) AngularJS
7 11 (33.33%) TDD
8 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (27.27%) XML
10 8 (24.24%) Web Services
10 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
11 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.21%) Java
11 7 (21.21%) SQL
11 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (18.18%) React
12 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
12 6 (18.18%) SOAP
12 6 (18.18%) Spring
12 6 (18.18%) jQuery
12 6 (18.18%) HTML5
12 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
13 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
13 5 (15.15%) BDD

MVC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) NServiceBus
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Mule
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) JasperReports
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) JUnit
2 4 (12.12%) Maven
2 4 (12.12%) Mockito
3 3 (9.09%) DbUnit
3 3 (9.09%) jMock
3 3 (9.09%) SonarQube
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.03%) WebStorm
General
1 2 (6.06%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 10 (30.30%) C# Developer
4 7 (21.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (6.06%) Angular Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Portal Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
3 16 (48.48%) HTML
4 15 (45.45%) CSS
5 13 (39.39%) AngularJS
6 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (27.27%) XML
7 8 (24.24%) Web Services
8 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
8 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (18.18%) HTML5
9 6 (18.18%) jQuery
9 6 (18.18%) React
9 6 (18.18%) SOAP
9 6 (18.18%) Spring
10 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
10 5 (15.15%) Spring MVC
11 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
11 4 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (12.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) TDD
3 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.15%) BDD
4 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.12%) CRM
5 4 (12.12%) Kanban
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.09%) SOLID
6 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) User Stories
6 3 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (9.09%) Web Development
7 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 1 (3.03%) CRUD
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) C#
1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.21%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) TypeScript
3 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) Scala
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Groovy
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCPD
2 1 (3.03%) MCSD
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 2 (6.06%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle