The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MVVM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MVVM over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 150 179
Rank change year-on-year +32 +29  
Contract jobs citing MVVM 45 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.37% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.56% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 14 23
Median daily rate £550 £563 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £408 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -9.06% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +27.77% -  

MVVM 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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2887 2854 4724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.89% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2218 2339 3709
Median daily rate £500 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 57
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

MVVM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for MVVM in the City of London

MVVM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MVVM in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for MVVM in the City of London

MVVM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVVM in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVVM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MVVM 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 City of London region with a requirement for MVVM.

1 62 (89.86%) C#
2 53 (76.81%) WPF
3 40 (57.97%) TDD
4 37 (53.62%) Multithreading
5 33 (47.83%) SQL Server
6 32 (46.38%) Finance
7 31 (44.93%) MVC
8 29 (42.03%) Entity Framework
9 28 (40.58%) Banking
10 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
11 24 (34.78%) HTML
12 23 (33.33%) .NET
13 22 (31.88%) CSS
14 20 (28.99%) SQL
15 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (27.54%) Mathematics
15 19 (27.54%) Physics
15 19 (27.54%) SQL Server 2016
15 19 (27.54%) Analytics
16 18 (26.09%) Java
17 17 (24.64%) Unit Testing
17 17 (24.64%) Capital Modelling
18 15 (21.74%) AngularJS
18 15 (21.74%) WCF
19 14 (20.29%) Greenfield Project
20 13 (18.84%) Front Office
21 11 (15.94%) OO
21 11 (15.94%) React
22 10 (14.49%) Task Parallel Library
23 9 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

MVVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Endur
1 1 (1.45%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
1 1 (1.45%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.45%) Big Data
5 1 (1.45%) OLAP
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) SpecFlow
2 4 (5.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (5.80%) NUnit
3 3 (4.35%) Axure RP
3 3 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 3 (4.35%) Moq
3 3 (4.35%) MSTest
3 3 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (4.35%) Selenium
4 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.45%) NCrunch
5 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (46.38%) Finance
2 28 (40.58%) Banking
3 13 (18.84%) Front Office
4 5 (7.25%) Marketing
5 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Retail
6 2 (2.90%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Advertising
7 1 (1.45%) Back Office
7 1 (1.45%) Digital Economy
7 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (98.55%) Developer
2 37 (53.62%) C# Developer
3 36 (52.17%) WPF Developer
4 28 (40.58%) Senior Developer
5 27 (39.13%) C# WPF Developer
6 18 (26.09%) UI Developer
7 12 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (17.39%) SQL Developer
8 10 (14.49%) .NET Developer
8 10 (14.49%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 9 (13.04%) HTML Developer
9 9 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (11.59%) Angular Developer
10 8 (11.59%) C# Pricing Developer
11 7 (10.14%) Java Developer
12 6 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (8.70%) HTML CSS Developer
12 6 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (8.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 6 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (76.81%) WPF
2 29 (42.03%) Entity Framework
3 24 (34.78%) HTML
4 23 (33.33%) .NET
5 22 (31.88%) CSS
6 15 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 15 (21.74%) WCF
7 11 (15.94%) React
8 10 (14.49%) Task Parallel Library
9 9 (13.04%) LINQ
10 8 (11.59%) .NET Framework
10 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (11.59%) HTML5
10 8 (11.59%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (7.25%) Caliburn.Micro
12 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
12 4 (5.80%) Hibernate
12 4 (5.80%) Spring
13 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (8.70%) Derivative
3 6 (8.70%) Hedge funds
4 5 (7.25%) User Experience
5 4 (5.80%) NHS
6 3 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (4.35%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.90%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) TDD
2 37 (53.62%) Multithreading
3 31 (44.93%) MVC
4 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (27.54%) Analytics
4 19 (27.54%) Mathematics
4 19 (27.54%) Physics
5 17 (24.64%) Capital Modelling
5 17 (24.64%) Unit Testing
6 11 (15.94%) OO
7 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.14%) Multithreaded Programming
9 6 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (8.70%) Front End Development
9 6 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (8.70%) Web Development
10 5 (7.25%) Performance Optimisation
11 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.80%) Electronic Trading
12 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 62 (89.86%) C#
2 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
3 20 (28.99%) SQL
4 18 (26.09%) Java
5 2 (2.90%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) CFA
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Adobe
3 3 (4.35%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.90%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.90%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.90%) Telerik
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.45%) TIBCO