Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 40 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing MVC 59 51 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.30% 4.11% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.02% 4.88% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 66
Cheshire median daily rate £364 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +4.64% +2.94%
10th Percentile £258 £299 £280
90th Percentile £449 £500 £425
North West median daily rate £365 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +0.69% +11.54% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - £47.50 £20.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +128.59% -
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.00% +38.89% +2.86%

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 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 1,176 1,046 1,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.78% 84.22% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 733 1,101
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 48 40
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +69.01% +1.43%
10th Percentile £11.06 £12.13 £13.00
90th Percentile £61.38 £51.50 £44.35
North West median hourly rate £24.13 £36.74 £27.00
% change year-on-year -34.33% +36.06% -0.61%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +10 27 £388 +17.60% 17
Crewe -18 6 £381 -23.75% 4
Warrington -7 4 £350 -3.45% 15
Runcorn +5 3 £330 - 2
Macclesfield +1 1 £350 -17.65% 2
Knutsford -8 1 £350 +7.69% 2
MVC
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 45 (76.27%) C#
1 45 (76.27%) .NET
2 32 (54.24%) JavaScript
3 29 (49.15%) ASP.NET
3 29 (49.15%) CSS
4 28 (47.46%) HTML
5 24 (40.68%) SQL Server
6 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (25.42%) Scrum
10 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
11 12 (20.34%) .NET Framework
11 12 (20.34%) PHP
12 11 (18.64%) Web Services
12 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.25%) Front End Development
14 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
14 8 (13.56%) TDD
14 8 (13.56%) Finance
14 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (11.86%) Web Development
15 7 (11.86%) SQL
16 6 (10.17%) CRM
16 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
16 6 (10.17%) Migration
16 6 (10.17%) Marketing
16 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
16 6 (10.17%) HTML5
16 6 (10.17%) CSS3

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 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Drupal
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Office 365
3 1 (1.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.39%) EDRMS
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.69%) Endeca
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.78%) JIRA
3 4 (6.78%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.39%) MSTest
5 2 (3.39%) NUnit
5 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.69%) Grunt
6 1 (1.69%) gulp
6 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.69%) Maven
6 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (96.61%) Developer
2 33 (55.93%) .NET Developer
3 18 (30.51%) C# Developer
4 16 (27.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (20.34%) PHP Developer
7 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Angular Developer
8 6 (10.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Integration Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Consultant
11 3 (5.08%) Integration Consultant
11 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
12 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
12 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (76.27%) .NET
2 29 (49.15%) ASP.NET
2 29 (49.15%) CSS
3 28 (47.46%) HTML
4 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (20.34%) .NET Framework
7 11 (18.64%) Web Services
8 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
9 6 (10.17%) CSS3
9 6 (10.17%) Entity Framework
9 6 (10.17%) HTML5
9 6 (10.17%) Sass
10 5 (8.47%) jQuery
10 5 (8.47%) React
10 5 (8.47%) SOAP
10 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (6.78%) RESTful
12 3 (5.08%) CodeIgniter
12 3 (5.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
1 5 (8.47%) User Experience
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) Scrum
3 9 (15.25%) Front End Development
4 8 (13.56%) TDD
5 7 (11.86%) Web Development
6 6 (10.17%) CRM
6 6 (10.17%) Migration
7 5 (8.47%) Content Management
7 5 (8.47%) OO
7 5 (8.47%) Secure Coding
8 4 (6.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.78%) User Stories
8 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.08%) BDD
9 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (5.08%) SDLC
9 3 (5.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (76.27%) C#
2 32 (54.24%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.34%) PHP
4 7 (11.86%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.08%) VB
7 2 (3.39%) Java
7 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.39%) VBA
8 1 (1.69%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Zend
4 1 (1.69%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (1.69%) FatWire