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 29 June 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.

Model-View-Controller (MVC)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 29 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13  
Contract jobs citing MVC 31 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.89% 5.38% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.93% 6.43% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 47
Median daily rate £343 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £417 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.53% -2.50%  

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 523 669 580
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 82.49% 83.63% 78.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1897 1494
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 33
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £43.75 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 38 (70.37%) .NET
2 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (51.85%) C#
4 27 (50.00%) HTML
4 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (42.59%) CSS
6 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
7 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET
8 18 (33.33%) jQuery
9 16 (29.63%) TDD
10 15 (27.78%) SQL
10 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (27.78%) Entity Framework
11 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
12 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
13 11 (20.37%) HTML5
13 11 (20.37%) CSS3
14 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
14 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
14 10 (18.52%) PHP
15 9 (16.67%) Web Development
15 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (14.81%) OOP
16 8 (14.81%) Scrum
16 8 (14.81%) RESTful
16 8 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (12.96%) REST
17 7 (12.96%) Web Application Development

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 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.56%) Drupal
2 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) WordPress
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) DNN
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Magento
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) LDAP
2 3 (5.56%) Skype
3 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.11%) Subversion
4 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.56%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.70%) jMock
6 2 (3.70%) JUnit
6 2 (3.70%) Maven
6 2 (3.70%) Mockito
6 2 (3.70%) Moq
6 2 (3.70%) NUnit
6 2 (3.70%) Selenium
6 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.85%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.85%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.85%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Automotive
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (96.30%) Developer
2 28 (51.85%) .NET Developer
3 15 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 13 (24.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Senior Developer
6 10 (18.52%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (12.96%) PHP Developer
8 7 (12.96%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 7 (12.96%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (12.96%) Web Developer
9 5 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (9.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (9.26%) SQL Developer
10 4 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
11 3 (5.56%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 3 (5.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (70.37%) .NET
2 27 (50.00%) HTML
3 23 (42.59%) CSS
4 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 18 (33.33%) jQuery
6 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (27.78%) Entity Framework
7 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
8 11 (20.37%) CSS3
8 11 (20.37%) HTML5
9 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
10 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (14.81%) RESTful
10 8 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (12.96%) REST
11 7 (12.96%) Web Services
12 6 (11.11%) WCF
13 5 (9.26%) XML
14 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) TDD
3 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (16.67%) Web Development
4 8 (14.81%) OOP
4 8 (14.81%) Scrum
5 7 (12.96%) Web Application Development
6 6 (11.11%) BDD
6 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 6 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 6 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (7.41%) OO PHP
7 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.56%) Content Management
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Development
8 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) C#
2 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.78%) SQL
4 10 (18.52%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) Java
6 4 (7.41%) PHP 4
6 4 (7.41%) PHP 5
6 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) DBS Check
1 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) MCPD
2 1 (1.85%) MCSD
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Demandware
2 3 (5.56%) hybris
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Zend
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