Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 21 12
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9 0
Contract jobs citing MVC 22 54 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.59% 9.93% 11.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 11.37% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 46 64
Kent median daily rate £385 £343 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.41% +1.48% -
10th Percentile £321 £300 £309
90th Percentile £513 £400 £417
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -2.17% -3.16% +39.71%

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 372 475 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 77.66% 87.32% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 345 434
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £204 £180
90th Percentile £599 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 11
Kent median hourly rate £39.90 £22.52 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.19% -24.93% +107.83%
10th Percentile £15.29 £10.50 £11.46
90th Percentile £50.10 £29.92 £175.00
South East median hourly rate £22.40 £20.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year +7.95% -12.63% +5.56%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 0 6 £405 +13.68% 6
Dartford +1 4 £375 +50.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells +2 1 - - 6
West Malling -4 1 - - 4
MVC
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (95.45%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
4 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
5 13 (59.09%) CSS
5 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
6 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (36.36%) SQL
8 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (27.27%) HTML5
9 6 (27.27%) CSS3
9 6 (27.27%) TDD
9 6 (27.27%) NUnit
9 6 (27.27%) Scrum
10 5 (22.73%) SOA
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle
10 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET
10 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
11 4 (18.18%) Web Development
11 4 (18.18%) WCF
11 4 (18.18%) REST
11 4 (18.18%) WinForms
11 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development

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 3 (13.64%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) NUnit
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) Moq
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (9.09%) Calabash
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.09%) MSBuild
4 2 (9.09%) ReSharper
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.55%) Sahi
5 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 18 (81.82%) .NET Developer
3 12 (54.55%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (54.55%) C# Developer
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (13.64%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (13.64%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (9.09%) WCF Developer
7 2 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
3 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 13 (59.09%) CSS
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (27.27%) CSS3
6 6 (27.27%) HTML5
7 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (18.18%) REST
8 4 (18.18%) WCF
8 4 (18.18%) WinForms
9 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.64%) jQuery
9 3 (13.64%) WPF
10 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 2 (9.09%) Caliburn.Micro
10 2 (9.09%) LINQ
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Scrum
2 6 (27.27%) TDD
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (22.73%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
5 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) API Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) MVVM
6 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
6 2 (9.09%) SOLID
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GDPR
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Capita
4 1 (4.55%) DevExpress
4 1 (4.55%) Infragistics
4 1 (4.55%) Virgin Media
4 1 (4.55%) Xamarin