Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 36 33
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing MVC 46 74 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.94% 4.83% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 5.91% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 53 45
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £278
90th Percentile £413 £424 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £17.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +28.57% -10.26%

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 1264 1252 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.87% 81.72% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 805 640
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.02%
10th Percentile £231 £243 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.90% -1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.84 £10.17
90th Percentile £46.40 £30.33 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (82.61%) .NET
2 29 (63.04%) CSS
3 28 (60.87%) HTML
4 27 (58.70%) C#
5 26 (56.52%) ASP.NET
6 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
7 18 (39.13%) Web Development
8 16 (34.78%) SQL
8 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
9 15 (32.61%) jQuery
10 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (23.91%) CSS3
12 11 (23.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
13 10 (21.74%) HTML5
14 9 (19.57%) Entity Framework
15 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
16 7 (15.22%) TDD
16 7 (15.22%) REST
16 7 (15.22%) PHP
16 7 (15.22%) XML
16 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
17 6 (13.04%) Web Services
17 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
17 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
18 5 (10.87%) Kendo UI
18 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 5 (10.87%) Umbraco
18 5 (10.87%) Windows

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 5 (10.87%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.52%) Drupal
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) DNN
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Subversion
1 4 (8.70%) TortoiseSVN
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.17%) Mockito
3 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) WebStorm
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (91.30%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Web Developer
3 12 (26.09%) .NET Developer
4 11 (23.91%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.87%) PHP Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Digital Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (6.52%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 3 (6.52%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) CRM Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.35%) Portal Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) .NET
2 29 (63.04%) CSS
3 28 (60.87%) HTML
4 26 (56.52%) ASP.NET
5 15 (32.61%) jQuery
6 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (23.91%) CSS3
7 11 (23.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
8 10 (21.74%) HTML5
9 9 (19.57%) Entity Framework
10 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
11 7 (15.22%) REST
11 7 (15.22%) XML
12 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (13.04%) Web Services
13 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (10.87%) Kendo UI
14 3 (6.52%) Backbone.js
14 3 (6.52%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Web Development
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) TDD
4 5 (10.87%) CRM
5 4 (8.70%) BDD
5 4 (8.70%) SOLID
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Microservices
6 3 (6.52%) OO
6 3 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (4.35%) B2B
7 2 (4.35%) B2C
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Progressive Web App
7 2 (4.35%) SDLC
7 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.35%) User Stories
7 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
7 2 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) C#
2 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
4 7 (15.22%) PHP
5 4 (8.70%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) Groovy
7 1 (2.17%) PHP 4
7 1 (2.17%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) DBS Check
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCPD
2 1 (2.17%) MCSD
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Telerik
2 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.17%) Zend