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 3 months to 24 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-Controller (MVC)
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 21 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16  
Contract jobs citing MVC 19 18 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.57% 5.45% 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 6.90% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 32
Median daily rate £350 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +1.42% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.46% -2.50%  

MVC 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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 212 261 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.46% 79.09% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 180 119
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +81.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling 0 8 £345 -1.42% 1
Tunbridge Wells +7 4 £350 -15.15% 2
Maidstone - 1 - - 3
MVC
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 43 (87.76%) .NET
2 42 (85.71%) C#
3 37 (75.51%) SQL Server
4 27 (55.10%) WCF
5 26 (53.06%) Oracle
5 26 (53.06%) HTML
6 25 (51.02%) ASP.NET
6 25 (51.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (46.94%) MVVM
8 23 (46.94%) LINQ
9 22 (44.90%) CSS
9 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
10 20 (40.82%) SQL
10 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (40.82%) ReSharper
10 20 (40.82%) Prototyping
11 18 (36.73%) WPF
12 17 (34.69%) Unit Testing
13 16 (32.65%) TDD
13 16 (32.65%) VB.NET
14 15 (30.61%) ADO.NET
14 15 (30.61%) Web Services
14 15 (30.61%) Client/Server
14 15 (30.61%) NUnit
14 15 (30.61%) WinForms
14 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 15 (30.61%) Moq
14 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (30.61%) MSBuild

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 10 (20.41%) CMS
1 10 (20.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (10.20%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.04%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (75.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) ReSharper
2 15 (30.61%) Moq
2 15 (30.61%) MSBuild
2 15 (30.61%) NUnit
2 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.16%) Subversion
5 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) jMock
5 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 2 (4.08%) Maven
5 2 (4.08%) Mockito
6 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.16%) Advertising
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (100.00%) Developer
2 40 (81.63%) .NET Developer
3 18 (36.73%) WPF Developer
4 17 (34.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (34.69%) C# Developer
5 16 (32.65%) SQL Developer
6 15 (30.61%) WinForms Developer
7 13 (26.53%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (20.41%) WCF Developer
9 7 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (10.20%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (8.16%) C# WCF Developer
11 4 (8.16%) CMS Developer
11 4 (8.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 3 (6.12%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 3 (6.12%) HTML CSS Developer
12 3 (6.12%) HTML Developer
12 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
13 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (87.76%) .NET
2 27 (55.10%) WCF
3 26 (53.06%) HTML
4 25 (51.02%) ASP.NET
4 25 (51.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (46.94%) LINQ
7 22 (44.90%) CSS
8 18 (36.73%) WPF
9 15 (30.61%) ADO.NET
9 15 (30.61%) Caliburn.Micro
9 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 15 (30.61%) Web Services
9 15 (30.61%) WinForms
10 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
11 10 (20.41%) HTML5
12 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
13 8 (16.33%) CSS3
14 6 (12.24%) jQuery
15 5 (10.20%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.16%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
1 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) MVVM
2 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (40.82%) Prototyping
3 17 (34.69%) Unit Testing
4 16 (32.65%) TDD
5 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (24.49%) Web Development
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
8 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.20%) OWASP
8 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
9 4 (8.16%) Change Control
9 4 (8.16%) Refactoring
10 3 (6.12%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 3 (6.12%) Migration
10 3 (6.12%) Wireframes
11 2 (4.08%) Front End Development
12 1 (2.04%) BDD
12 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (2.04%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (85.71%) C#
2 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.82%) SQL
4 16 (32.65%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.12%) Python
6 2 (4.08%) Java
6 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) Sitecore
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft