Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 17 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 32 41
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9 +7
Contract jobs citing MVC 373 483 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.57% 4.90% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 5.94% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 330 228
Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +4.69%
10th Percentile £269 £262 £254
90th Percentile £484 £475 £488
England median daily rate £420 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 5
Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.57% +31.43% -23.91%
10th Percentile £23.50 £20.60 £16.25
90th Percentile £37.70 £40.74 £33.03
England median hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.24% +13.33% +7.14%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6799 8136 6744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.22% 82.61% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4331 4961 3987
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 204 257
Midlands median hourly rate £21.24 £16.30 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.35% -12.01% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.57 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.00 £39.85 £42.35
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for MVC in the Midlands

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in the Midlands

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in the Midlands

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MVC in the Midlands

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MVC in the Midlands

MVC
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
West Midlands -1 219 £350 - 51
East Midlands -9 153 £336 -3.93% 79
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Midlands region with a requirement for MVC.

1 340 (91.15%) .NET
2 288 (77.21%) C#
3 209 (56.03%) ASP.NET
4 197 (52.82%) CSS
5 196 (52.55%) JavaScript
6 191 (51.21%) HTML
7 186 (49.87%) SQL Server
8 156 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
9 128 (34.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 124 (33.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 111 (29.76%) SQL
12 106 (28.42%) TDD
13 105 (28.15%) jQuery
14 97 (26.01%) .NET Framework
15 92 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
16 90 (24.13%) Git (software)
17 77 (20.64%) HTML5
18 74 (19.84%) BDD
18 74 (19.84%) Microsoft
19 73 (19.57%) Web Development
20 70 (18.77%) Web Services
21 65 (17.43%) CSS3
22 63 (16.89%) Entity Framework
23 62 (16.62%) Scrum
24 60 (16.09%) AngularJS
25 57 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
26 53 (14.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
27 48 (12.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 44 (11.80%) Unit Testing
29 43 (11.53%) SOLID

MVC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 34 (9.12%) CMS
2 17 (4.56%) Umbraco
3 14 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.22%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.95%) IIS
6 6 (1.61%) DNN
7 4 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.07%) Confluence
8 3 (0.80%) Drupal
8 3 (0.80%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.80%) WordPress
9 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.54%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.27%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.27%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 92 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.88%) GitHub
4 5 (1.34%) SaaS
5 4 (1.07%) PaaS
6 3 (0.80%) IaaS
6 3 (0.80%) Serverless
7 2 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) Google Play
8 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.02%) Internet
2 10 (2.68%) Intranet
3 8 (2.14%) LDAP
4 6 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.34%) HTTP
6 3 (0.80%) ATM
6 3 (0.80%) SMS
7 1 (0.27%) DNS
7 1 (0.27%) FTP
7 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (49.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.29%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.22%) MySQL
4 11 (2.95%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.14%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.80%) GIS
10 3 (0.80%) Power BI
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.54%) MS Access
12 1 (0.27%) DB2
12 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 90 (24.13%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.97%) Visual Studio
3 18 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.49%) JIRA
5 12 (3.22%) SpecFlow
6 10 (2.68%) NUnit
6 10 (2.68%) Subversion
7 8 (2.14%) ReSharper
8 7 (1.88%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.88%) MSTest
9 6 (1.61%) JUnit
10 5 (1.34%) Axure RP
10 5 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.07%) AccuRev
11 4 (1.07%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.07%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.07%) TortoiseSVN
12 3 (0.80%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.80%) gulp
12 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (7.51%) Finance
2 25 (6.70%) Retail
3 15 (4.02%) Automotive
4 8 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.88%) Advertising
6 5 (1.34%) Marketing
7 4 (1.07%) Banking
8 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 336 (90.08%) Developer
2 194 (52.01%) .NET Developer
3 100 (26.81%) C# Developer
4 79 (21.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 69 (18.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 67 (17.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 50 (13.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 43 (11.53%) Web Developer
9 39 (10.46%) Senior Developer
10 31 (8.31%) Software Developer
11 28 (7.51%) Azure Developer
12 24 (6.43%) SQL Developer
13 22 (5.90%) JavaScript Developer
14 19 (5.09%) Agile Developer
15 18 (4.83%) C# Software Developer
16 17 (4.56%) Agile .NET Developer
16 17 (4.56%) Senior C# Developer
17 16 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
18 15 (4.02%) HTML Developer
19 14 (3.75%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (91.15%) .NET
2 209 (56.03%) ASP.NET
3 197 (52.82%) CSS
4 191 (51.21%) HTML
5 128 (34.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 124 (33.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 105 (28.15%) jQuery
8 97 (26.01%) .NET Framework
9 77 (20.64%) HTML5
10 70 (18.77%) Web Services
11 65 (17.43%) CSS3
12 63 (16.89%) Entity Framework
13 60 (16.09%) AngularJS
14 53 (14.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 48 (12.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 39 (10.46%) REST
17 36 (9.65%) RESTful
18 34 (9.12%) WCF
19 33 (8.85%) Node.js
20 31 (8.31%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.77%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (5.36%) User Experience
4 12 (3.22%) Wiki
5 11 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.80%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.54%) DataPower
10 2 (0.54%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.54%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.54%) SCORM
10 2 (0.54%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.27%) Animation
11 1 (0.27%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.83%) Windows
2 12 (3.22%) Android
3 9 (2.41%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.61%) Linux
6 5 (1.34%) Unix
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (28.42%) TDD
3 74 (19.84%) BDD
4 73 (19.57%) Web Development
5 62 (16.62%) Scrum
6 57 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (11.80%) Unit Testing
8 43 (11.53%) SOLID
9 38 (10.19%) Kanban
10 33 (8.85%) Test Automation
11 32 (8.58%) Front End Development
12 27 (7.24%) Responsive Web Design
13 25 (6.70%) Web Application Development
14 22 (5.90%) Dependency Injection
15 21 (5.63%) OO
16 16 (4.29%) Microservices
16 16 (4.29%) SDLC
17 15 (4.02%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 14 (3.75%) OOP
19 12 (3.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 288 (77.21%) C#
2 196 (52.55%) JavaScript
3 111 (29.76%) SQL
4 29 (7.77%) VB.NET
5 20 (5.36%) PHP
5 20 (5.36%) T-SQL
6 18 (4.83%) TypeScript
7 13 (3.49%) Java
8 10 (2.68%) Ruby
9 9 (2.41%) XAML
10 7 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.61%) Scala
12 3 (0.80%) C
12 3 (0.80%) Elixir
12 3 (0.80%) Erlang
12 3 (0.80%) Go
12 3 (0.80%) PHP 4
12 3 (0.80%) PHP 5
12 3 (0.80%) Python
13 2 (0.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (4.56%) Degree
2 14 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.54%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.27%) MCPD
6 1 (0.27%) MCSD
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.27%) QA
1 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.88%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.09%) Sitecore
3 14 (3.75%) Google
4 13 (3.49%) Xamarin
5 10 (2.68%) Oracle
6 3 (0.80%) SAP
7 2 (0.54%) Adobe
7 2 (0.54%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.54%) Tableau
7 2 (0.54%) Telerik
7 2 (0.54%) Twitter
7 2 (0.54%) Zend
8 1 (0.27%) Apple
8 1 (0.27%) Remedy
8 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com