Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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-Controller (MVC)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 15 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing MVC 93 44 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 17.48% 8.78% 15.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.88% 10.65% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 28 58
Kent median daily rate £350 £344 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +2.61% +7.20%
10th Percentile £324 £263 £305
90th Percentile £376 £420 £377
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £368
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -11.76%

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 425 413 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.89% 82.44% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 286 282
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £231 £193 £203
90th Percentile £625 £559 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 21
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £21.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £20.61 £15.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £114.40 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +1 32 £348 -9.74% 3
West Malling 0 10 £340 -2.86% 2
Tunbridge Wells +11 5 £350 - 4
Dover -2 2 £350 +37.25%
Faversham 0 1 £525 -
MVC
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MVC 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 Kent region with a requirement for MVC.

1 89 (95.70%) C#
2 86 (92.47%) .NET
3 81 (87.10%) SQL Server
4 63 (67.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 61 (65.59%) HTML
6 60 (64.52%) CSS
7 58 (62.37%) TDD
8 54 (58.06%) Web Services
9 46 (49.46%) ASP.NET
10 40 (43.01%) .NET Framework
10 40 (43.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (41.94%) Microsoft
12 38 (40.86%) AngularJS
13 37 (39.78%) Oracle
13 37 (39.78%) JavaScript
14 32 (34.41%) MVVM
15 31 (33.33%) WCF
15 31 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (31.18%) Web Development
16 29 (31.18%) Scrum
16 29 (31.18%) Prototyping
17 26 (27.96%) Sitecore
17 26 (27.96%) KnockoutJS
18 24 (25.81%) E-Commerce
18 24 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
19 23 (24.73%) N-Tier
19 23 (24.73%) CMS
19 23 (24.73%) Backbone.js
19 23 (24.73%) Software Architecture

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 23 (24.73%) CMS
2 19 (20.43%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (15.05%) IIS
4 3 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Fireworks
1 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (87.10%) SQL Server
2 24 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 20 (21.51%) ReSharper
3 13 (13.98%) Visual Studio
4 12 (12.90%) NUnit
5 7 (7.53%) Moq
5 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.45%) MSBuild
6 6 (6.45%) Subversion
7 4 (4.30%) JIRA
8 3 (3.23%) Fiddler
8 3 (3.23%) Firebug
9 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.08%) Bower
10 1 (1.08%) Grunt
10 1 (1.08%) gulp
10 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.08%) JUnit
10 1 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.08%) Maven
10 1 (1.08%) Mockito
General
1 3 (3.23%) Legal
2 2 (2.15%) Automotive
3 1 (1.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 92 (98.92%) Developer
2 79 (84.95%) .NET Developer
3 44 (47.31%) C# Developer
4 41 (44.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (15.05%) Web Developer
6 13 (13.98%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (12.90%) .NET Web Developer
7 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (10.75%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 10 (10.75%) Sitecore Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (5.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (5.38%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.30%) CMS Developer
12 3 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
12 3 (3.23%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (92.47%) .NET
2 63 (67.74%) ASP.NET Web API
3 61 (65.59%) HTML
4 60 (64.52%) CSS
5 54 (58.06%) Web Services
6 46 (49.46%) ASP.NET
7 40 (43.01%) .NET Framework
7 40 (43.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (40.86%) AngularJS
9 31 (33.33%) WCF
10 26 (27.96%) KnockoutJS
11 23 (24.73%) Backbone.js
12 21 (22.58%) LINQ
13 19 (20.43%) HTML5
14 17 (18.28%) CSS3
15 15 (16.13%) Entity Framework
16 14 (15.05%) ADO.NET
17 13 (13.98%) jQuery
18 8 (8.60%) WinForms
18 8 (8.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.73%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.43%) Windows
2 17 (18.28%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (62.37%) TDD
2 39 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (34.41%) MVVM
4 31 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (31.18%) Prototyping
5 29 (31.18%) Scrum
5 29 (31.18%) Web Development
6 24 (25.81%) E-Commerce
7 23 (24.73%) OWASP
7 23 (24.73%) Software Architecture
8 22 (23.66%) Refactoring
9 13 (13.98%) Change Control
10 10 (10.75%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.38%) OOP
11 5 (5.38%) SDLC
11 5 (5.38%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.30%) OO
12 4 (4.30%) SOLID
13 3 (3.23%) Front End Development
13 3 (3.23%) Modular Programming
Programming Languages
1 89 (95.70%) C#
2 37 (39.78%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.43%) VB.NET
4 18 (19.35%) SQL
5 2 (2.15%) VB
6 1 (1.08%) Java
6 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) PSD2
Vendors
1 39 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 37 (39.78%) Oracle
3 26 (27.96%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.23%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.08%) Capita