Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 33 41
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8 +9
Contract jobs citing MVC 229 287 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.02% 5.29% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 6.31% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 201 214
North West median daily rate £355 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +3.57% +3.32%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £438 £475 £425
England median daily rate £450 £425 £399
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.65% +6.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
North West median hourly rate £18.63 £43.00 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.69% +45.64% -
10th Percentile £12.47 £43.00 £26.11
90th Percentile £24.81 £43.00 £32.94
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.21% +30.00% -

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 4,783 4,550 5,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.99% 83.79% 85.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,028 2,951 3,385
North West median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 213 154
North West median hourly rate £24.33 £21.78 £21.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.71% +1.20% -29.48%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.04 £52.85 £49.93
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.78
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.67% +3.37%

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 -14 152 £355 -2.07% 176
Cheshire 0 37 £388 +10.71% 63
Lancashire -9 24 £279 -20.36% 43
Merseyside -10 15 £345 -10.97% 39
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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.

1 199 (86.90%) .NET
2 183 (79.91%) C#
3 118 (51.53%) SQL Server
4 98 (42.79%) JavaScript
5 91 (39.74%) SQL
6 79 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (32.75%) ASP.NET
8 62 (27.07%) CSS
9 61 (26.64%) HTML
9 61 (26.64%) Microsoft
10 59 (25.76%) .NET Framework
11 55 (24.02%) AngularJS
12 48 (20.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (18.34%) TDD
13 42 (18.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 39 (17.03%) Microsoft Azure
15 34 (14.85%) Entity Framework
15 34 (14.85%) E-Commerce
16 33 (14.41%) VB.NET
16 33 (14.41%) WCF
17 32 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (13.97%) Web Services
18 30 (13.10%) jQuery
19 29 (12.66%) PHP
20 28 (12.23%) Unit Testing
21 27 (11.79%) Web Development
21 27 (11.79%) Git (software)
21 27 (11.79%) Scrum
22 26 (11.35%) OO
22 26 (11.35%) JIRA

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 14 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.93%) Umbraco
3 5 (2.18%) CMS
4 3 (1.31%) Apache
4 3 (1.31%) IIS
4 3 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.87%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.87%) WordPress
6 1 (0.44%) Drupal
6 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 8 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.93%) GitHub
4 8 (3.49%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.31%) npm
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.87%) Yarn
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.44%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.44%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.44%) PaaS
7 1 (0.44%) SaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.37%) SMS
2 3 (1.31%) Intranet
3 1 (0.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) SSH
3 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (51.53%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.48%) NoSQL
3 23 (10.04%) MySQL
4 19 (8.30%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.93%) MariaDB
6 9 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.06%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.62%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.31%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.44%) Big Data
11 1 (0.44%) Redis
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (11.79%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.35%) JIRA
3 25 (10.92%) Visual Studio
4 18 (7.86%) AccuRev
5 14 (6.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (5.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (5.24%) TeamCity
8 11 (4.80%) JUnit
9 10 (4.37%) Jenkins
10 8 (3.49%) Subversion
11 7 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (3.06%) Selenium
12 5 (2.18%) Android Studio
13 4 (1.75%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.75%) gulp
13 4 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.31%) Mockito
14 3 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (1.31%) Vagrant
15 2 (0.87%) GitLab
General
1 16 (6.99%) Finance
2 13 (5.68%) Billing
3 9 (3.93%) Retail
4 6 (2.62%) Law
5 5 (2.18%) Back Office
6 3 (1.31%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Front Office
7 2 (0.87%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 217 (94.76%) Developer
2 140 (61.14%) .NET Developer
3 73 (31.88%) C# Developer
4 52 (22.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (12.66%) Full Stack Developer
6 28 (12.23%) Software Developer
7 22 (9.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 21 (9.17%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 21 (9.17%) VB.NET Developer
9 17 (7.42%) C# Software Developer
10 15 (6.55%) .NET Software Developer
10 15 (6.55%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (6.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (6.11%) Web Developer
12 12 (5.24%) PHP Developer
12 12 (5.24%) SQL Developer
13 8 (3.49%) Android Developer
13 8 (3.49%) Azure Developer
13 8 (3.49%) Java Developer
14 7 (3.06%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (86.90%) .NET
2 75 (32.75%) ASP.NET
3 62 (27.07%) CSS
4 61 (26.64%) HTML
5 59 (25.76%) .NET Framework
6 55 (24.02%) AngularJS
7 48 (20.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (18.34%) ASP.NET Web API
9 34 (14.85%) Entity Framework
10 33 (14.41%) WCF
11 32 (13.97%) Web Services
12 30 (13.10%) jQuery
13 25 (10.92%) .NET Core
14 24 (10.48%) WinForms
14 24 (10.48%) WPF
15 20 (8.73%) React
16 18 (7.86%) REST
17 17 (7.42%) HTML5
17 17 (7.42%) RESTful
18 16 (6.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (3.93%) User Experience
3 8 (3.49%) NHS
4 7 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.31%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.87%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.87%) Equities
8 2 (0.87%) Tandem
9 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.44%) Animation
9 1 (0.44%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.68%) Windows
2 11 (4.80%) Linux
3 9 (3.93%) Android
4 7 (3.06%) CentOS
5 5 (2.18%) Unix
5 5 (2.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (18.34%) TDD
3 34 (14.85%) E-Commerce
4 32 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (12.23%) Unit Testing
6 27 (11.79%) Scrum
6 27 (11.79%) Web Development
7 26 (11.35%) OO
8 20 (8.73%) DevOps
8 20 (8.73%) Software Engineering
9 18 (7.86%) CRM
10 17 (7.42%) BDD
11 16 (6.99%) Computer Science
11 16 (6.99%) OOP
12 13 (5.68%) SOLID
13 12 (5.24%) Test Automation
13 12 (5.24%) Web Application Development
14 11 (4.80%) Mentoring
15 10 (4.37%) Microservices
15 10 (4.37%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 183 (79.91%) C#
2 98 (42.79%) JavaScript
3 91 (39.74%) SQL
4 33 (14.41%) VB.NET
5 29 (12.66%) PHP
6 20 (8.73%) Java
7 13 (5.68%) Perl
8 12 (5.24%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.93%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.18%) Kotlin
10 5 (2.18%) Python
10 5 (2.18%) VB
11 4 (1.75%) ES6
11 4 (1.75%) VB6
12 3 (1.31%) C
12 3 (1.31%) Delphi
12 3 (1.31%) Java 8
12 3 (1.31%) PHP 7
12 3 (1.31%) VBA
13 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.99%) Degree
2 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.44%) HNC
4 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.68%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 61 (26.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.55%) Oracle
3 7 (3.06%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.62%) Zend
5 5 (2.18%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.75%) Apple
7 3 (1.31%) SAP
7 3 (1.31%) Telerik
8 1 (0.44%) Xamarin