Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 62 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 -28 -3
Contract jobs citing MVC 26 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.98% 2.82% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 3.38% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 28
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -2.10% +19.17%
10th Percentile £333 £298 £271
90th Percentile £575 £469 £441
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £381 £325
% change year-on-year +11.48% +17.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £31.00

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 1,109 1,243 1,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 84.40% 83.48% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 844 687
Birmingham median daily rate £427 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £262 £260 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 17
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.53 £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.20% +5.52% -6.79%
10th Percentile £10.56 £8.39 £10.75
90th Percentile £39.38 £42.50 £40.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.43 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +69.50% -30.23% +17.65%

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 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 23 (88.46%) C#
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
2 17 (65.38%) Git (software)
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
4 15 (57.69%) HTML
4 15 (57.69%) Scrum
4 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (57.69%) .NET Framework
5 14 (53.85%) CSS
5 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (46.15%) Web Services
7 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (42.31%) TDD
7 11 (42.31%) Kanban
7 11 (42.31%) BDD
7 11 (42.31%) Dapper ORM
7 11 (42.31%) SOLID
7 11 (42.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 11 (42.31%) Technical Leadership
8 8 (30.77%) jQuery
9 6 (23.08%) Web Development
9 6 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
10 5 (19.23%) Kendo UI
10 5 (19.23%) JIRA

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 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) CMS
1 2 (7.69%) Mailman
1 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DKIM
1 2 (7.69%) IMAP
1 2 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (7.69%) SMTP
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) S/MIME
2 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) Moq
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Lead Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Lead Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Azure Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
3 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (57.69%) .NET Framework
4 15 (57.69%) HTML
5 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (53.85%) CSS
6 12 (46.15%) Web Services
7 11 (42.31%) Dapper ORM
8 8 (30.77%) jQuery
9 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
9 6 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (19.23%) Kendo UI
11 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
12 2 (7.69%) Ajax
12 2 (7.69%) HTML5
12 2 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
12 2 (7.69%) LDAP
12 2 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
13 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.69%) SUSE
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (57.69%) Scrum
2 11 (42.31%) BDD
2 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (42.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 11 (42.31%) Kanban
2 11 (42.31%) SOLID
2 11 (42.31%) TDD
2 11 (42.31%) Technical Leadership
3 6 (23.08%) Web Development
4 3 (11.54%) Case Management
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Content Management
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security
5 2 (7.69%) Open Source
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Proofpoint
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter
2 1 (3.85%) Xamarin