Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 36 39
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 -15
Contract jobs citing MVC 51 52 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.47% 3.94% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 4.76% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 42
Birmingham median daily rate £363 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +30.91% -21.43%
10th Percentile £301 £269 £250
90th Percentile £510 £438 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year -9.23% +7.44% +72.86%

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 1,197 1,093 1,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.54% 82.87% 83.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 764 857
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.11%
10th Percentile £257 £263 £240
90th Percentile £564 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 18 28
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -6.79% -35.79%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.88 £10.73
90th Percentile £34.20 £36.80 £38.83
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +25.00% -28.89%

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 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 37 (72.55%) .NET
2 33 (64.71%) C#
3 32 (62.75%) ASP.NET
4 31 (60.78%) JavaScript
5 25 (49.02%) HTML
5 25 (49.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (47.06%) jQuery
7 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (45.10%) CSS
8 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
9 17 (33.33%) TDD
10 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
10 16 (31.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (25.49%) Scrum
12 12 (23.53%) SQL
12 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
12 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
13 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
13 11 (21.57%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (19.61%) React
14 10 (19.61%) Entity Framework
15 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
15 9 (17.65%) Front End Development
15 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (15.69%) HTML5
17 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
17 7 (13.73%) Finance
17 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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 (9.80%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) Drupal
3 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.92%) WordPress
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.88%) npm
4 2 (3.92%) Azure Functions
4 2 (3.92%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.92%) GitHub
4 2 (3.92%) Serverless
5 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.96%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.92%) Redis
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.84%) Grunt
3 4 (7.84%) gulp
3 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (5.88%) NUnit
5 2 (3.92%) Bower
5 2 (3.92%) Moq
5 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.96%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.96%) Maven
6 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.96%) webpack
6 1 (1.96%) Xcode
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) Games
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (94.12%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) C# Developer
4 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Azure Developer
7 5 (9.80%) HTML Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Developer
8 4 (7.84%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Scrum Master
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (72.55%) .NET
2 32 (62.75%) ASP.NET
3 25 (49.02%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (49.02%) HTML
4 24 (47.06%) jQuery
5 23 (45.10%) CSS
6 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
6 16 (31.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
8 11 (21.57%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (19.61%) Entity Framework
9 10 (19.61%) React
10 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (15.69%) HTML5
12 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 6 (11.76%) Code First Entity Framework
14 5 (9.80%) RESTful
14 5 (9.80%) Spring
15 4 (7.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) User Experience
2 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) TDD
3 13 (25.49%) Scrum
4 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 9 (17.65%) Front End Development
5 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Web Development
7 5 (9.80%) Co-Creation
7 5 (9.80%) Microservices
7 5 (9.80%) Mobile Development
7 5 (9.80%) OO
7 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.84%) Content Management
8 4 (7.84%) DevOps
8 4 (7.84%) Kanban
8 4 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (64.71%) C#
2 31 (60.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) SQL
4 5 (9.80%) Java
5 4 (7.84%) Java 8
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
5 4 (7.84%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.88%) XAML
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.92%) Python
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.96%) ES6
8 1 (1.96%) ES7
8 1 (1.96%) ES8
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) NEC
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Zend