Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 41 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing MVC 41 62 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.21% 4.77% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 5.53% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 57 33
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £285 £258 £289
90th Percentile £488 £423 £500
North West median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £47.50
North West median hourly rate - £43.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -9.47% +31.94%

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 815 1,122 991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.76% 86.37% 84.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 705 687
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 54 47
Cheshire median hourly rate £22.19 £19.27 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.20% -35.78% +50.00%
10th Percentile £15.40 £10.91 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.13 £52.00
North West median hourly rate £26.04 £21.78 £34.00
% change year-on-year +19.57% -35.94% -2.86%

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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 2019. 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 +1 10 £388 -3.13% 10
Warrington +8 6 £360 +2.86% 11
Crewe -2 5 £290 -20.00% 8
Knutsford -6 2 - - 3
Congleton - 1 £325 -
Wilmslow - 1 £425 - 5
MVC
North West

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 29 (70.73%) C#
2 28 (68.29%) .NET
3 23 (56.10%) HTML
4 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
4 21 (51.22%) SQL
4 21 (51.22%) AngularJS
5 20 (48.78%) CSS
6 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET
7 17 (41.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (34.15%) HTML5
9 14 (34.15%) Entity Framework
9 14 (34.15%) jQuery
10 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
11 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
12 11 (26.83%) CSS3
13 10 (24.39%) SOAP
13 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
13 10 (24.39%) Vue.js
14 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (21.95%) NHS
14 9 (21.95%) Scrum
14 9 (21.95%) React
15 8 (19.51%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (19.51%) WCF
15 8 (19.51%) JSON
16 7 (17.07%) TDD
16 7 (17.07%) Ajax
16 7 (17.07%) XML

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 3 (7.32%) WordPress
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Drupal
2 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.44%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
2 2 (4.88%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.44%) npm
3 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Selenium
1 4 (9.76%) Selenium IDE
1 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.88%) JMeter
3 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.44%) Grunt
4 1 (2.44%) gulp
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) webpack
General
1 5 (12.20%) Automotive
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 17 (41.46%) .NET Developer
3 12 (29.27%) C# Developer
4 6 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Tester
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (7.32%) CakePHP Developer
6 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.32%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Angular Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.44%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) .NET
2 23 (56.10%) HTML
3 21 (51.22%) AngularJS
4 20 (48.78%) CSS
5 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET
6 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (41.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (34.15%) Entity Framework
7 14 (34.15%) HTML5
7 14 (34.15%) jQuery
8 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
9 11 (26.83%) CSS3
10 10 (24.39%) SOAP
10 10 (24.39%) Vue.js
11 9 (21.95%) React
12 8 (19.51%) JSON
12 8 (19.51%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (19.51%) WCF
13 7 (17.07%) REST
13 7 (17.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) NHS
2 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.44%) Animation
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (21.95%) Scrum
3 7 (17.07%) TDD
4 6 (14.63%) MVVM
4 6 (14.63%) SOA
4 6 (14.63%) SOLID
4 6 (14.63%) Sprint Planning
4 6 (14.63%) Workflow
5 5 (12.20%) Information Security
5 5 (12.20%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (9.76%) SDLC
6 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.32%) API Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) CRM
7 3 (7.32%) OO
7 3 (7.32%) Open Source
7 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) C#
2 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
4 5 (12.20%) PHP
5 3 (7.32%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.44%) Java 8
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Zend
3 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore