Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 53 38
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15 -1
Contract jobs citing MVC 56 46 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.95% 2.82% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 3.39% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 48
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £269 £263
90th Percentile £550 £420 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +21.26% +0.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £26.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +107.55% +20.45% +25.71%

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 1,186 1,357 1,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.58% 83.15% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 995 751
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £250
90th Percentile £563 £530 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 36
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.27 £10.60
90th Percentile £32.00 £48.95 £32.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.06 £17.50
% change year-on-year -36.75% +43.20% -12.50%

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 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 42 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 42 (75.00%) .NET
2 40 (71.43%) C#
3 30 (53.57%) ASP.NET
4 28 (50.00%) HTML
5 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (44.64%) SQL
6 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
7 23 (41.07%) CSS
7 23 (41.07%) jQuery
8 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (26.79%) Scrum
11 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 14 (25.00%) TDD
12 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
12 13 (23.21%) Finance
13 11 (19.64%) CMS
13 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
13 11 (19.64%) HTML5
14 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
14 10 (17.86%) Front End Development
14 10 (17.86%) Co-Creation
14 10 (17.86%) Java
14 10 (17.86%) Eclipse
14 10 (17.86%) Spring
15 9 (16.07%) Ajax
15 9 (16.07%) Content Management
15 9 (16.07%) Spring MVC
15 9 (16.07%) Git (software)

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 11 (19.64%) CMS
2 5 (8.93%) Drupal
2 5 (8.93%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.71%) Azure Functions
2 6 (10.71%) Serverless
3 2 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.79%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) npm
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Redis
5 1 (1.79%) Power BI
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.86%) Eclipse
3 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.50%) NUnit
5 6 (10.71%) Selenium
5 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (8.93%) Moq
6 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (7.14%) Grunt
7 4 (7.14%) MSTest
8 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.36%) gulp
9 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.57%) JIRA
10 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.79%) Bower
10 1 (1.79%) Maven
10 1 (1.79%) Subversion
10 1 (1.79%) Xcode
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (94.64%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Azure Developer
5 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.71%) CMS Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Agile Developer
7 5 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (8.93%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.36%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.57%) C# Programmer
10 2 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.57%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (75.00%) .NET
2 30 (53.57%) ASP.NET
3 28 (50.00%) HTML
4 23 (41.07%) CSS
4 23 (41.07%) jQuery
5 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
7 11 (19.64%) HTML5
8 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 10 (17.86%) Spring
9 9 (16.07%) Ajax
9 9 (16.07%) Hibernate
9 9 (16.07%) J2EE
9 9 (16.07%) Spring MVC
9 9 (16.07%) Web Services
10 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (12.50%) Entity Framework
12 6 (10.71%) .NET Core
12 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (8.93%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.79%) iPhone
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Android
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) Scrum
3 14 (25.00%) TDD
4 10 (17.86%) Co-Creation
4 10 (17.86%) Front End Development
5 9 (16.07%) Content Management
5 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.50%) Web Development
8 6 (10.71%) Microservices
8 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.93%) DevOps
10 4 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (7.14%) SOLID
11 3 (5.36%) ITIL
11 3 (5.36%) OOP
11 3 (5.36%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 40 (71.43%) C#
3 25 (44.64%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) Java
5 9 (16.07%) Java 8
6 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.57%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.79%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.79%) VB
9 1 (1.79%) VB6
9 1 (1.79%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HockeyApp
1 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Sitecore
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.79%) Apple
5 1 (1.79%) NEC
5 1 (1.79%) Twitter
5 1 (1.79%) Zend