The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Model-View-Controller (MVC)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 34 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3  
Contract jobs citing MVC 7 42 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.07% 10.07% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 11.70% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 33 7
Median daily rate £350 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -1.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £507 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year +0.71% +2.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +14.28%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 293 359 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.69% 86.09% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 257 147
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £19.63 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing MVC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for MVC in Cardiff

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MVC in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in Cardiff

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in Cardiff over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in Cardiff

MVC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MVC.

1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) C#
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (45.00%) jQuery
6 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (40.00%) MSTest
7 8 (40.00%) Entity Framework
7 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (40.00%) OOP
7 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (40.00%) NUnit
8 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
8 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
8 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (35.00%) Coaching
8 7 (35.00%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (35.00%) MSBuild
8 7 (35.00%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (20.00%) HTML
10 4 (20.00%) CSS
10 4 (20.00%) Use Case

MVC
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Jetty
2 1 (5.00%) Mongrel
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.00%) Route 53
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) DSL
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) IPsec
1 1 (5.00%) SSH
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (5.00%) GIS
4 1 (5.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MSTest
1 8 (40.00%) NUnit
2 7 (35.00%) MSBuild
2 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) MbUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) CMS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) GIS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (45.00%) jQuery
6 8 (40.00%) Entity Framework
7 7 (35.00%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 2 (10.00%) Ajax
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (10.00%) HTML5
9 2 (10.00%) WPF
10 1 (5.00%) CSS3
10 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
10 1 (5.00%) Java EE
10 1 (5.00%) LINQ
10 1 (5.00%) RESTful
10 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
10 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (40.00%) OOP
5 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
5 7 (35.00%) Coaching
5 7 (35.00%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (20.00%) Data Flow Diagram
6 4 (20.00%) Use Case
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) BDD
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.00%) DevOps
8 2 (10.00%) TDD
9 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Open Source
9 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.00%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Fluentd
1 1 (5.00%) Grafana
1 1 (5.00%) Kibana
1 1 (5.00%) Marathon
1 1 (5.00%) Mesos
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Rundeck
1 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) VMware