Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 October 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 41 60
Rank change year-on-year -13 +19 -13
Contract jobs citing MVC 42 50 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.20% 3.92% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 4.69% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 37
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £300 £258
90th Percentile £474 £500 £388
North West median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £20.78
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £32.76
% change year-on-year -14.00% +52.61% -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,132 1,066 1,396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.35% 83.54% 87.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 773 996
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £410 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% - -1.20%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £256
90th Percentile £538 £575 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 46 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +34.38% -8.57%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.88 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.23% +42.86% -29.33%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing MVC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for MVC in Cheshire

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in Cheshire

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in Cheshire

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MVC in Cheshire

MVC
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +3 19 £388 +13.97% 14
Crewe -15 6 £440 -12.00% 3
Knutsford -7 5 £350 -9.68% 3
Warrington -10 3 £438 +20.69% 9
Alderley Edge 0 2 £225 -43.75% 3
Macclesfield -3 1 £350 -6.04% 6
MVC
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MVC.

1 31 (73.81%) C#
1 31 (73.81%) .NET
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) .NET Framework
3 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (30.95%) Entity Framework
5 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
6 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
7 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (23.81%) SQL
8 9 (21.43%) HTML
8 9 (21.43%) CSS
8 9 (21.43%) Web Services
8 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 9 (21.43%) TDD
8 9 (21.43%) Scrum
9 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
10 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 7 (16.67%) REST
10 7 (16.67%) Java
11 6 (14.29%) JUnit
11 6 (14.29%) OOP
11 6 (14.29%) OO
11 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 6 (14.29%) Subversion
11 6 (14.29%) BDD

MVC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (4.76%) Apache
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.14%) npm
2 2 (4.76%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Yarn
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.76%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (14.29%) JUnit
3 6 (14.29%) Subversion
4 4 (9.52%) Android Studio
4 4 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.76%) gulp
6 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 2 (4.76%) Maven
6 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (4.76%) webpack
7 1 (2.38%) Grunt
7 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Front Office
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (69.05%) .NET Developer
3 18 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 17 (40.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (14.29%) Angular Developer
7 6 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Android Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
11 1 (2.38%) Agile .NET Developer
11 1 (2.38%) Agile C# Developer
11 1 (2.38%) Lead .NET Developer
11 1 (2.38%) PHP Web Developer
11 1 (2.38%) Technical Developer
11 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (73.81%) .NET
2 20 (47.62%) .NET Framework
3 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (30.95%) Entity Framework
5 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (21.43%) CSS
6 9 (21.43%) HTML
6 9 (21.43%) Web Services
7 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
8 7 (16.67%) REST
9 5 (11.90%) .NET Core
9 5 (11.90%) jQuery
10 4 (9.52%) Android SDK
10 4 (9.52%) JSON
10 4 (9.52%) React
10 4 (9.52%) SOAP
10 4 (9.52%) XML
11 3 (7.14%) Node.js
11 3 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.76%) Equities
2 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Android
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
3 9 (21.43%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.29%) BDD
5 6 (14.29%) OO
5 6 (14.29%) OOP
5 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) Pair Programming
7 4 (9.52%) Android Development
7 4 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (9.52%) Microservices
7 4 (9.52%) Mobile Development
7 4 (9.52%) OOD
7 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.14%) SOLID
9 2 (4.76%) Modular Programming
9 2 (4.76%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (11.90%) TypeScript
6 4 (9.52%) Kotlin
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
7 3 (7.14%) ES6
8 2 (4.76%) Java 8
8 2 (4.76%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.38%) VB
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
2 2 (4.76%) Zend
3 1 (2.38%) Cypress Semiconductor