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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 33 27 27
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Contract jobs citing MVC 24 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.78% 4.96% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 6.08% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 27
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year +0.71% +2.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +14.28%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 514 526 568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.94% 81.55% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 329 359
Median daily rate £421 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing MVC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in Birmingham

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MVC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for MVC.

1 55 (88.71%) .NET
2 50 (80.65%) C#
3 44 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (54.84%) JavaScript
4 34 (54.84%) .NET Framework
5 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
6 31 (50.00%) Entity Framework
7 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (38.71%) Scrum
9 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
10 22 (35.48%) SQL
10 22 (35.48%) WCF
11 20 (32.26%) HTML
12 18 (29.03%) Web Services
12 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (27.42%) Moq
13 17 (27.42%) NUnit
13 17 (27.42%) Subversion
14 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
14 16 (25.81%) OOD
14 16 (25.81%) jQuery
14 16 (25.81%) AngularJS
14 16 (25.81%) SOLID
15 15 (24.19%) CSS
16 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
17 13 (20.97%) OO
18 11 (17.74%) XML
19 9 (14.52%) TDD
20 8 (12.90%) CruiseControl
20 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server

MVC
Top Related 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 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.84%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.61%) Drupal
4 1 (1.61%) Kentico
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) LDAP
1 2 (3.23%) Skype
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Moq
1 17 (27.42%) NUnit
1 17 (27.42%) Subversion
2 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
3 8 (12.90%) CruiseControl
3 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.45%) JIRA
5 4 (6.45%) Selenium
6 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.23%) Protractor
7 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.61%) JSUnit
8 1 (1.61%) Maven
8 1 (1.61%) NuGet
8 1 (1.61%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
2 1 (1.61%) Automotive
2 1 (1.61%) Electronics
2 1 (1.61%) Legal
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (96.77%) Developer
2 44 (70.97%) .NET Developer
3 23 (37.10%) C# Developer
4 18 (29.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 14 (22.58%) Senior .NET Developer
6 14 (22.58%) Senior Developer
7 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (12.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 8 (12.90%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (11.29%) SQL Developer
10 6 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Angular Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (4.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Senior SQL Developer
11 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (4.84%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (88.71%) .NET
2 34 (54.84%) .NET Framework
3 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
4 31 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (35.48%) WCF
7 20 (32.26%) HTML
8 18 (29.03%) Web Services
9 16 (25.81%) AngularJS
9 16 (25.81%) jQuery
10 15 (24.19%) CSS
11 11 (17.74%) XML
12 8 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (11.29%) HTML5
14 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (8.06%) React
16 3 (4.84%) Spring MVC
16 3 (4.84%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Android
1 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
1 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) Scrum
3 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (25.81%) OOD
4 16 (25.81%) SOLID
5 13 (20.97%) OO
6 9 (14.52%) TDD
7 7 (11.29%) Front End Development
7 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.29%) Web Development
8 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.06%) Service Management
9 4 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (4.84%) BDD
10 3 (4.84%) Content Management
10 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
10 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
11 2 (3.23%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.23%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (80.65%) C#
2 34 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 22 (35.48%) SQL
4 5 (8.06%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) PHP
5 2 (3.23%) PHP 5
5 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) MCPD
2 1 (1.61%) MCSD
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) SAP
2 1 (1.61%) Xamarin