Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 49 54
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing MVC 38 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.05% 3.37% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 3.98% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 32
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £324 £300 £250
90th Percentile £493 £490 £399
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 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £13.75 £46.50 £33.51
% change year-on-year -70.43% +38.75% -

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 1,069 1,130 1,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.86% 84.58% 86.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 818 860
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% -5.88%
10th Percentile £264 £261 £235
90th Percentile £538 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 34 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.42 £20.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.49% -23.45% +13.35%
10th Percentile £13.45 £9.68 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.40 £35.00 £42.48
North West median hourly rate £22.22 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.66% +27.27% -25.98%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +5 16 £381 +1.67% 10
Knutsford -4 4 £355 -8.39% 4
Crewe -6 4 £475 -5.00% 4
Warrington -6 3 £438 +20.69% 13
Alderley Edge +3 2 £225 -43.75% 2
Northwich 0 1 £385 - 2
Macclesfield -7 1 £350 -6.04% 4
MVC
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 27 (71.05%) .NET
2 26 (68.42%) C#
3 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
5 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
7 15 (39.47%) .NET Framework
8 13 (34.21%) Unit Testing
9 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (31.58%) Entity Framework
9 12 (31.58%) SQL
10 11 (28.95%) HTML
10 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
10 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
11 10 (26.32%) Web Services
11 10 (26.32%) CSS
11 10 (26.32%) TDD
12 8 (21.05%) Scrum
12 8 (21.05%) OO
12 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (21.05%) REST
12 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (18.42%) React
13 7 (18.42%) Java
13 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
14 6 (15.79%) Subversion
14 6 (15.79%) JUnit
14 6 (15.79%) Node.js
14 6 (15.79%) BDD
14 6 (15.79%) AngularJS

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) npm
3 2 (5.26%) GitHub
3 2 (5.26%) Yarn
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.26%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) JUnit
2 6 (15.79%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) Android Studio
3 4 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.26%) gulp
5 2 (5.26%) Maven
5 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (5.26%) webpack
6 1 (2.63%) Grunt
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 23 (60.53%) .NET Developer
3 14 (36.84%) C# Developer
4 12 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Android Developer
7 4 (10.53%) PHP Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Agile C# Developer
10 1 (2.63%) PHP Web Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Technical Leader
10 1 (2.63%) Umbraco Developer
10 1 (2.63%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
3 15 (39.47%) .NET Framework
4 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (31.58%) Entity Framework
5 11 (28.95%) HTML
6 10 (26.32%) CSS
6 10 (26.32%) Web Services
7 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (21.05%) REST
8 7 (18.42%) React
9 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 6 (15.79%) jQuery
9 6 (15.79%) Node.js
10 5 (13.16%) .NET Core
10 5 (13.16%) HTML5
11 4 (10.53%) Android SDK
11 4 (10.53%) JSON
11 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.26%) Equities
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Android
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Unit Testing
3 10 (26.32%) TDD
4 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.05%) OO
4 8 (21.05%) Scrum
5 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.79%) BDD
7 5 (13.16%) Microservices
7 5 (13.16%) OOP
7 5 (13.16%) Pair Programming
7 5 (13.16%) SOA
8 4 (10.53%) Android Development
8 4 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (10.53%) Mobile Development
8 4 (10.53%) OOD
9 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.89%) Web Development
10 2 (5.26%) Garbage Collection
10 2 (5.26%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) Java
5 6 (15.79%) TypeScript
6 4 (10.53%) Kotlin
6 4 (10.53%) PHP
7 3 (7.89%) ES6
7 3 (7.89%) Python
8 2 (5.26%) Java 8
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) Zend
3 1 (2.63%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore