Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 39 56
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 -21
Contract jobs citing MVC 281 274 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.26% 4.51% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 5.34% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 214 176
North West median daily rate £363 £350 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +4.87% +2.69%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £256
90th Percentile £475 £425 £455
England median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £29.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.64% - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £39.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year +23.11% +5.60% -0.66%

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 4,396 5,130 6,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.25% 84.47% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,859 3,326 4,220
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £573
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 144 274
North West median hourly rate £21.60 £23.30 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.29% -29.40% +73.68%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.33 £12.53
90th Percentile £49.10 £49.93 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +19 199 £370 +5.71% 163
Cheshire +8 40 £350 +5.66% 91
Lancashire -4 17 £338 +12.50% 18
Merseyside -16 13 £388 +10.71% 24
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 202 (71.89%) .NET
2 182 (64.77%) C#
3 156 (55.52%) JavaScript
4 133 (47.33%) SQL Server
5 127 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
6 124 (44.13%) ASP.NET
7 114 (40.57%) CSS
8 107 (38.08%) HTML
9 96 (34.16%) SQL
10 90 (32.03%) AngularJS
11 87 (30.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 77 (27.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 75 (26.69%) jQuery
14 71 (25.27%) TDD
15 66 (23.49%) .NET Framework
16 44 (15.66%) E-Commerce
17 43 (15.30%) WCF
18 42 (14.95%) Web Services
19 41 (14.59%) Scrum
20 40 (14.23%) Greenfield Project
21 38 (13.52%) Microsoft
22 36 (12.81%) Entity Framework
23 34 (12.10%) WinForms
23 34 (12.10%) WPF
23 34 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
23 34 (12.10%) Git (software)
24 32 (11.39%) Web Development
24 32 (11.39%) NoSQL
24 32 (11.39%) HTML5
25 31 (11.03%) React

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 23 (8.19%) CMS
2 10 (3.56%) Umbraco
3 6 (2.14%) EPiServer
3 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.14%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (1.78%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.07%) Drupal
6 3 (1.07%) IIS
7 2 (0.71%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.71%) JBoss
7 2 (0.71%) SAS
7 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.42%) Magento
3 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.36%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.78%) iPaaS
3 5 (1.78%) PaaS
3 5 (1.78%) SaaS
4 4 (1.42%) GitHub
5 3 (1.07%) Boomi
6 2 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.71%) IaaS
6 2 (0.71%) Office 365
6 2 (0.71%) Serverless
7 1 (0.36%) AdWords
7 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.85%) HTTP
2 2 (0.71%) FTP
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) Intranet
3 1 (0.36%) Skype
3 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (47.33%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.39%) NoSQL
3 30 (10.68%) MySQL
4 17 (6.05%) MongoDB
4 17 (6.05%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.56%) CouchDB
7 10 (3.56%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.14%) Endeca
9 5 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.71%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.71%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.71%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 34 (12.10%) Git (software)
2 30 (10.68%) JIRA
3 21 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (6.76%) AccuRev
4 19 (6.76%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.91%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.56%) gulp
6 10 (3.56%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.20%) SpecFlow
8 8 (2.85%) SonarQube
9 7 (2.49%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.14%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.14%) Jasmine
10 6 (2.14%) Selenium
11 5 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.78%) Gradle
12 4 (1.42%) ReSharper
12 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (1.42%) Subversion
12 4 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (6.05%) Finance
2 14 (4.98%) Marketing
3 10 (3.56%) Retail
4 9 (3.20%) Law
4 9 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.49%) Legal
5 7 (2.49%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.07%) Back Office
6 3 (1.07%) Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 244 (86.83%) Developer
2 112 (39.86%) .NET Developer
3 65 (23.13%) C# Developer
4 56 (19.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 30 (10.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (9.25%) Angular Developer
8 23 (8.19%) Full Stack Developer
8 23 (8.19%) Software Developer
9 20 (7.12%) SQL Developer
10 19 (6.76%) PHP Developer
11 18 (6.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (6.05%) Java Developer
12 17 (6.05%) Web Developer
13 16 (5.69%) Senior Developer
14 15 (5.34%) Sitecore Developer
15 14 (4.98%) JavaScript Developer
16 13 (4.63%) Desktop Support
16 13 (4.63%) React Developer
17 12 (4.27%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (71.89%) .NET
2 124 (44.13%) ASP.NET
3 114 (40.57%) CSS
4 107 (38.08%) HTML
5 90 (32.03%) AngularJS
6 87 (30.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 77 (27.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 75 (26.69%) jQuery
9 66 (23.49%) .NET Framework
10 43 (15.30%) WCF
11 42 (14.95%) Web Services
12 36 (12.81%) Entity Framework
13 34 (12.10%) WinForms
13 34 (12.10%) WPF
14 32 (11.39%) HTML5
15 31 (11.03%) React
16 26 (9.25%) REST
16 26 (9.25%) Spring
17 24 (8.54%) J2EE
17 24 (8.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.23%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.27%) User Experience
4 9 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.49%) e-Learning
6 6 (2.14%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.36%) Replication
10 1 (0.36%) RIA
10 1 (0.36%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.91%) Linux
2 9 (3.20%) Windows
3 6 (2.14%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.14%) Unix
4 3 (1.07%) Android
4 3 (1.07%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (25.27%) TDD
3 44 (15.66%) E-Commerce
4 41 (14.59%) Scrum
5 34 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (11.39%) Web Development
7 30 (10.68%) BDD
8 27 (9.61%) Test Automation
9 24 (8.54%) Unit Testing
10 22 (7.83%) Web Application Development
11 21 (7.47%) OO
12 18 (6.41%) Kanban
13 16 (5.69%) DevOps
13 16 (5.69%) Refactoring
14 15 (5.34%) Software Engineering
15 14 (4.98%) Front End Development
16 12 (4.27%) OOP
17 11 (3.91%) Content Management
17 11 (3.91%) Data Modelling
18 10 (3.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 182 (64.77%) C#
2 156 (55.52%) JavaScript
3 96 (34.16%) SQL
4 29 (10.32%) PHP
5 27 (9.61%) Java
6 15 (5.34%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.56%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.85%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.49%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.14%) Ruby
11 5 (1.78%) Python
12 4 (1.42%) XPath
13 3 (1.07%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.07%) GraphQL
13 3 (1.07%) XAML
14 2 (0.71%) C++
14 2 (0.71%) ES6
14 2 (0.71%) Go
14 2 (0.71%) Groovy
14 2 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (7.12%) Degree
2 2 (0.71%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.20%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.78%) Ansible
1 5 (1.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (13.52%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.47%) Sitecore
3 14 (4.98%) Oracle
4 9 (3.20%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.14%) FatWire
6 5 (1.78%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.78%) SendGrid
7 4 (1.42%) hybris
7 4 (1.42%) SAP
8 3 (1.07%) Apple
8 3 (1.07%) Capita
8 3 (1.07%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.07%) Informatica
8 3 (1.07%) SnapLogic
9 2 (0.71%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.71%) Zend
10 1 (0.36%) Adobe
10 1 (0.36%) Google
10 1 (0.36%) TIBCO