Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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 > North West
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 44 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8 -13
Contract jobs citing MVC 288 304 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.08% 3.96% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 4.81% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 217 170
North West median daily rate £363 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -3.70% -0.74%
10th Percentile £283 £263 £263
90th Percentile £449 £425 £450
England median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £45.00 £23.82 £32.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £38.20 £37.50
England median hourly rate £44.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.12% +21.43% -4.11%

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4639 6317 6092
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.82% 82.23% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2849 3907 3445
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 206 274
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £29.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +6.36% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.90 £53.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year - +14.94% +6.10%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 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
Manchester 0 161 £355 +5.97% 101
Cheshire +2 50 £370 +5.71% 33
Merseyside +22 49 £363 +11.54% 14
Lancashire +18 8 £313 +4.17% 17
Cumbria - 4 £420 -
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 North West region with a requirement for MVC.

1 210 (72.92%) .NET
2 198 (68.75%) C#
3 161 (55.90%) JavaScript
4 140 (48.61%) ASP.NET
5 138 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
6 129 (44.79%) CSS
7 126 (43.75%) HTML
8 112 (38.89%) jQuery
9 108 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 96 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 87 (30.21%) SQL
12 85 (29.51%) TDD
13 67 (23.26%) Scrum
14 62 (21.53%) Git (software)
14 62 (21.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 61 (21.18%) AngularJS
16 56 (19.44%) .NET Framework
17 54 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (17.71%) HTML5
19 44 (15.28%) Unit Testing
20 39 (13.54%) Entity Framework
21 38 (13.19%) Greenfield Project
22 36 (12.50%) PHP
22 36 (12.50%) MySQL
22 36 (12.50%) Web Services
23 35 (12.15%) Web Development
24 32 (11.11%) Microsoft
24 32 (11.11%) Sass
25 31 (10.76%) REST
25 31 (10.76%) Finance

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 24 (8.33%) Umbraco
2 23 (7.99%) CMS
3 14 (4.86%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (2.78%) EPiServer
6 7 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.08%) ExpressionEngine
7 6 (2.08%) WordPress
8 5 (1.74%) Drupal
9 4 (1.39%) Apache
9 4 (1.39%) Confluence
10 3 (1.04%) NServiceBus
10 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.35%) IIS
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.35%) PegaRULES
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.78%) Magento
2 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (2.08%) GitHub
4 3 (1.04%) Office 365
5 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) AMQP
2 1 (0.35%) Intranet
2 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.50%) MySQL
3 27 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 24 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 15 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.04%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.69%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.69%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.69%) Riak
13 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 62 (21.53%) Git (software)
2 28 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (8.68%) gulp
4 19 (6.60%) NUnit
5 15 (5.21%) JIRA
6 12 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.78%) AccuRev
8 7 (2.43%) Selenium
8 7 (2.43%) SpecFlow
8 7 (2.43%) Subversion
8 7 (2.43%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.08%) Moq
9 6 (2.08%) webpack
10 5 (1.74%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.74%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.39%) ERwin
11 4 (1.39%) Mocha
11 4 (1.39%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.04%) Grunt
12 3 (1.04%) Jasmine
General
1 31 (10.76%) Finance
2 7 (2.43%) Banking
3 6 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.39%) Retail
5 3 (1.04%) Law
6 2 (0.69%) Advertising
6 2 (0.69%) Legal
6 2 (0.69%) Marketing
6 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.35%) Local Government
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 259 (89.93%) Developer
2 126 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 59 (20.49%) C# Developer
4 50 (17.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (11.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 27 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 27 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (9.03%) Software Developer
8 24 (8.33%) PHP Developer
9 23 (7.99%) Full Stack Developer
9 23 (7.99%) Sitecore Developer
10 20 (6.94%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.51%) Java Developer
12 12 (4.17%) Technical Leader
12 12 (4.17%) Web Developer
13 11 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (3.47%) Lead Developer
15 8 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
16 7 (2.43%) .NET Web Developer
16 7 (2.43%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (72.92%) .NET
2 140 (48.61%) ASP.NET
3 129 (44.79%) CSS
4 126 (43.75%) HTML
5 112 (38.89%) jQuery
6 96 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 62 (21.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 61 (21.18%) AngularJS
9 56 (19.44%) .NET Framework
10 51 (17.71%) HTML5
11 39 (13.54%) Entity Framework
12 36 (12.50%) Web Services
13 32 (11.11%) Sass
14 31 (10.76%) REST
15 28 (9.72%) RESTful
16 27 (9.38%) CSS3
17 25 (8.68%) WCF
18 24 (8.33%) Spring
19 18 (6.25%) .NET Core
19 18 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.19%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.86%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.08%) iPad
6 4 (1.39%) Fintech
6 4 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.69%) RIA
7 2 (0.69%) User Experience
7 2 (0.69%) Wiki
8 1 (0.35%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.35%) DataPower
8 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.35%) NHS
8 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.47%) Linux
1 10 (3.47%) Unix
2 7 (2.43%) Android
2 7 (2.43%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.39%) Windows
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (29.51%) TDD
3 67 (23.26%) Scrum
4 54 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (15.28%) Unit Testing
6 35 (12.15%) Web Development
7 26 (9.03%) OO
8 23 (7.99%) Test Automation
9 22 (7.64%) OOP
10 20 (6.94%) Refactoring
11 18 (6.25%) Front End Development
12 17 (5.90%) Microservices
12 17 (5.90%) Progressive Enhancement
12 17 (5.90%) SMACSS
13 16 (5.56%) BDD
13 16 (5.56%) E-Commerce
13 16 (5.56%) SOA
14 15 (5.21%) Software Engineering
15 14 (4.86%) Data Modelling
16 12 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 198 (68.75%) C#
2 161 (55.90%) JavaScript
3 87 (30.21%) SQL
4 36 (12.50%) PHP
5 26 (9.03%) Java
6 15 (5.21%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.43%) TypeScript
8 6 (2.08%) Apple Swift
8 6 (2.08%) PHP 5
8 6 (2.08%) Python
9 4 (1.39%) ECMAScript
9 4 (1.39%) ES6
9 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.39%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.04%) Groovy
10 3 (1.04%) Scala
11 2 (0.69%) R
11 2 (0.69%) Ruby
11 2 (0.69%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 14 (4.86%) Degree
2 4 (1.39%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.69%) HNC
3 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.35%) MCPD
4 1 (0.35%) MCSD
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.29%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 32 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.03%) Sitecore
3 20 (6.94%) Oracle
4 6 (2.08%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.39%) DevExpress
5 4 (1.39%) Zend
6 1 (0.35%) CA
6 1 (0.35%) Google
6 1 (0.35%) hybris
6 1 (0.35%) Pega
6 1 (0.35%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.35%) SAP
6 1 (0.35%) Telerik
6 1 (0.35%) Twitter
6 1 (0.35%) VMware
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