Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 20 November 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)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 38 40
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +22
Contract jobs citing MVC 260 274 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.35% 4.81% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.25% 5.85% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 189 217
North West median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £254
90th Percentile £438 £470 £413
England median daily rate £438 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +4.17% +8.39% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
North West median hourly rate £13.75 £46.50 £33.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.43% +38.75% -
10th Percentile £11.63 £43.00 £27.13
90th Percentile £14.88 £55.00 £38.17
England median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -23.91% +8.24% +13.33%

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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,950 4,686 5,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.87% 82.27% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,142 2,988 3,709
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £586 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 209 175
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.69 £11.35
90th Percentile £51.05 £52.40 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for MVC in the North West

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in the North West

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in the North West

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MVC in the North West

MVC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Manchester -5 174 £350 -6.67% 179
Cheshire -7 40 £388 +3.33% 53
Lancashire +2 30 £313 +0.81% 20
Merseyside -13 15 £315 -16.00% 20
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region with a requirement for MVC.

1 213 (81.92%) .NET
2 191 (73.46%) C#
3 119 (45.77%) SQL Server
4 109 (41.92%) JavaScript
5 107 (41.15%) SQL
6 97 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (29.62%) AngularJS
8 76 (29.23%) CSS
9 74 (28.46%) HTML
10 73 (28.08%) ASP.NET
11 69 (26.54%) .NET Framework
12 61 (23.46%) TDD
13 48 (18.46%) jQuery
14 47 (18.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 45 (17.31%) Microsoft
16 43 (16.54%) E-Commerce
17 42 (16.15%) Entity Framework
18 39 (15.00%) Git (software)
19 38 (14.62%) JIRA
20 37 (14.23%) ASP.NET Web API
21 36 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
21 36 (13.85%) Web Services
22 32 (12.31%) WCF
23 31 (11.92%) PHP
24 29 (11.15%) WinForms
24 29 (11.15%) WPF
25 28 (10.77%) Unit Testing
25 28 (10.77%) Scrum
25 28 (10.77%) VB.NET
26 27 (10.38%) Continuous Integration

MVC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.46%) CMS
3 5 (1.92%) Apache
4 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.77%) WordPress
5 1 (0.38%) Liferay
5 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.38%) CATIA
1 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.08%) GitHub
4 5 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (1.92%) npm
5 2 (0.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.77%) Yarn
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.38%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.85%) SMS
2 1 (0.38%) AMQP
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.38%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) SSH
2 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (45.77%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.38%) NoSQL
3 23 (8.85%) MySQL
4 21 (8.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (3.46%) MariaDB
6 5 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.77%) Endeca
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.38%) Firebird
10 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 39 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 38 (14.62%) JIRA
3 24 (9.23%) AccuRev
4 22 (8.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 22 (8.46%) Visual Studio
5 19 (7.31%) TeamCity
6 15 (5.77%) Jenkins
7 12 (4.62%) JUnit
7 12 (4.62%) Selenium
7 12 (4.62%) Subversion
7 12 (4.62%) Visual Studio Team System
8 11 (4.23%) gulp
9 10 (3.85%) Bitbucket
10 8 (3.08%) Grunt
11 7 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.92%) Android Studio
13 4 (1.54%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.15%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.15%) Mockito
General
1 12 (4.62%) Finance
2 11 (4.23%) Billing
2 11 (4.23%) Retail
3 9 (3.46%) Legal
4 6 (2.31%) Law
5 3 (1.15%) Back Office
5 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.15%) Marketing
6 2 (0.77%) Banking
6 2 (0.77%) Front Office
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 248 (95.38%) Developer
2 157 (60.38%) .NET Developer
3 91 (35.00%) C# Developer
4 68 (26.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (11.15%) Software Developer
6 27 (10.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 26 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 19 (7.31%) SQL Developer
9 16 (6.15%) .NET Software Developer
9 16 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (5.77%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 15 (5.77%) VB.NET Developer
11 14 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (5.38%) C# Software Developer
12 13 (5.00%) Angular Developer
12 13 (5.00%) PHP Developer
13 10 (3.85%) Java Developer
14 8 (3.08%) Android Developer
14 8 (3.08%) Backend Developer
14 8 (3.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (81.92%) .NET
2 77 (29.62%) AngularJS
3 76 (29.23%) CSS
4 74 (28.46%) HTML
5 73 (28.08%) ASP.NET
6 69 (26.54%) .NET Framework
7 48 (18.46%) jQuery
8 47 (18.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (16.15%) Entity Framework
10 37 (14.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 36 (13.85%) Web Services
12 32 (12.31%) WCF
13 29 (11.15%) WinForms
13 29 (11.15%) WPF
14 25 (9.62%) React
15 24 (9.23%) RESTful
16 22 (8.46%) .NET Core
16 22 (8.46%) HTML5
17 20 (7.69%) REST
18 18 (6.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.00%) User Experience
4 5 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.54%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.77%) Animation
7 2 (0.77%) Digital TV
7 2 (0.77%) Equities
7 2 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.38%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.38%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.77%) Linux
2 8 (3.08%) Android
2 8 (3.08%) Windows
3 7 (2.69%) CentOS
4 4 (1.54%) Unix
4 4 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (23.46%) TDD
3 43 (16.54%) E-Commerce
4 28 (10.77%) Scrum
4 28 (10.77%) Unit Testing
5 27 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (9.23%) BDD
6 24 (9.23%) OO
7 20 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 20 (7.69%) Web Development
8 19 (7.31%) OOP
9 18 (6.92%) SOLID
10 16 (6.15%) DevOps
11 14 (5.38%) Test Automation
11 14 (5.38%) Web Application Development
12 13 (5.00%) SDLC
13 11 (4.23%) CRM
13 11 (4.23%) Front End Development
14 10 (3.85%) Kanban
14 10 (3.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 191 (73.46%) C#
2 109 (41.92%) JavaScript
3 107 (41.15%) SQL
4 31 (11.92%) PHP
5 28 (10.77%) VB.NET
6 24 (9.23%) Java
7 13 (5.00%) Perl
7 13 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 13 (5.00%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.46%) Python
9 7 (2.69%) VB
10 5 (1.92%) Java 8
10 5 (1.92%) Kotlin
10 5 (1.92%) VB6
11 4 (1.54%) ES6
12 3 (1.15%) C
12 3 (1.15%) Delphi
12 3 (1.15%) PHP 7
13 2 (0.77%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.08%) Degree
2 3 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.38%) HNC
3 1 (0.38%) MCTS
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 45 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.00%) Oracle
3 7 (2.69%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.92%) Zend
5 4 (1.54%) Apple
6 3 (1.15%) Telerik
7 2 (0.77%) FatWire
7 2 (0.77%) SAP
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe
8 1 (0.38%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.38%) Google