Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 February 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 19 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing MVC 87 43 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 16.35% 8.67% 13.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.76% 10.46% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 34 66
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £321 £290 £305
90th Percentile £387 £467 £394
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £46.25 £43.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +7.56% -9.47% +35.71%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 419 411 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 78.76% 82.86% 78.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 298 342
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £201 £200
90th Percentile £625 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 29
Kent median hourly rate £31.97 £16.21 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.18% -16.86% -5.66%
10th Percentile £25.40 £9.61 £12.25
90th Percentile £40.71 £29.29 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.13
% change year-on-year - -17.01% +50.63%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for MVC in Kent

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in Kent

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in Kent

MVC
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Maidstone -2 31 £338 -3.57% 5
West Malling -2 7 £398 +6.00% 3
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £350 - 6
Dartford +1 4 £375 +50.00% 5
Dover - 2 £350 - 1
MVC
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for MVC.

1 86 (98.85%) C#
2 83 (95.40%) .NET
3 72 (82.76%) SQL Server
4 58 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 55 (63.22%) ASP.NET
6 52 (59.77%) CSS
6 52 (59.77%) HTML
7 51 (58.62%) TDD
8 48 (55.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
10 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (47.13%) Web Services
12 37 (42.53%) Oracle
13 34 (39.08%) JavaScript
13 34 (39.08%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (37.93%) .NET Framework
15 30 (34.48%) Web Development
15 30 (34.48%) Scrum
16 29 (33.33%) AngularJS
17 27 (31.03%) WCF
18 26 (29.89%) MVVM
19 24 (27.59%) N-Tier
20 23 (26.44%) Prototyping
21 22 (25.29%) Refactoring
22 21 (24.14%) VB.NET
23 20 (22.99%) SQL
24 17 (19.54%) KnockoutJS
24 17 (19.54%) SQL Server 2012
24 17 (19.54%) E-Commerce
24 17 (19.54%) ADO.NET

MVC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 11 (12.64%) CMS
2 8 (9.20%) IIS
3 7 (8.05%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) npm
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (82.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (16.09%) NUnit
1 14 (16.09%) ReSharper
1 14 (16.09%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.34%) Moq
3 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.05%) MSBuild
5 3 (3.45%) Selenium
5 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.30%) Calabash
6 2 (2.30%) JIRA
6 2 (2.30%) Subversion
6 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.15%) Bower
7 1 (1.15%) Grunt
7 1 (1.15%) gulp
7 1 (1.15%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (3.45%) Advertising
1 3 (3.45%) Legal
2 2 (2.30%) Automotive
3 1 (1.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (97.70%) Developer
2 76 (87.36%) .NET Developer
3 44 (50.57%) C# Developer
4 41 (47.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 16 (18.39%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (17.24%) .NET Web Developer
7 15 (17.24%) Web Developer
8 12 (13.79%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (8.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (5.75%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (5.75%) SQL Developer
12 4 (4.60%) C# WPF Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Oracle Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
12 4 (4.60%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (95.40%) .NET
2 58 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 55 (63.22%) ASP.NET
4 52 (59.77%) CSS
4 52 (59.77%) HTML
5 48 (55.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (47.13%) Web Services
7 33 (37.93%) .NET Framework
8 29 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 27 (31.03%) WCF
10 17 (19.54%) ADO.NET
10 17 (19.54%) KnockoutJS
11 16 (18.39%) Backbone.js
12 15 (17.24%) LINQ
13 14 (16.09%) Entity Framework
14 12 (13.79%) HTML5
14 12 (13.79%) jQuery
15 10 (11.49%) CSS3
16 9 (10.34%) WinForms
17 8 (9.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) N-Tier
2 7 (8.05%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Windows
2 10 (11.49%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.15%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (58.62%) TDD
2 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (39.08%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (34.48%) Scrum
4 30 (34.48%) Web Development
5 26 (29.89%) MVVM
6 23 (26.44%) Prototyping
7 22 (25.29%) Refactoring
8 17 (19.54%) E-Commerce
8 17 (19.54%) Software Architecture
9 16 (18.39%) OWASP
10 13 (14.94%) Change Control
11 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.90%) SOA
13 5 (5.75%) SOLID
14 4 (4.60%) Mobile Development
15 3 (3.45%) Microservices
15 3 (3.45%) OOP
15 3 (3.45%) SDLC
15 3 (3.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (98.85%) C#
2 34 (39.08%) JavaScript
3 21 (24.14%) VB.NET
4 20 (22.99%) SQL
5 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.30%) VB
6 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.15%) ISEB
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) PSD2
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 37 (42.53%) Oracle
3 11 (12.64%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.45%) Capita
4 3 (3.45%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.15%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.15%) Virgin Media