Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 40 38
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +8
Contract jobs citing MVC 221 321 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.17% 5.27% 4.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 6.22% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 249 196
North West median daily rate £365 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.69% +11.54%
10th Percentile £275 £258 £300
90th Percentile £455 £438 £444
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
North West median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.00% +52.61%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +5.88%

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 4,527 5,163 4,761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.35% 84.83% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,969 3,258 2,896
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £599 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 254 201
North West median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.11% -29.69% +18.52%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.19 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.92 £21.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year +17.25% -9.57% +1.08%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -18 137 £375 +1.35% 187
Cheshire +20 46 £350 -3.45% 73
Merseyside -2 21 £350 +0.36% 18
Lancashire +1 14 £375 +8.70% 33
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 182 (82.35%) .NET
2 161 (72.85%) C#
3 101 (45.70%) ASP.NET
4 92 (41.63%) JavaScript
5 90 (40.72%) CSS
6 89 (40.27%) SQL
7 88 (39.82%) HTML
8 81 (36.65%) SQL Server
9 69 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (30.77%) AngularJS
11 67 (30.32%) .NET Framework
12 52 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (21.27%) Entity Framework
14 45 (20.36%) HTML5
14 45 (20.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 44 (19.91%) Azure
16 40 (18.10%) jQuery
17 38 (17.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 37 (16.74%) TDD
19 35 (15.84%) CSS3
20 34 (15.38%) .NET Core
21 33 (14.93%) Microsoft
22 32 (14.48%) React
23 28 (12.67%) Visual Studio
23 28 (12.67%) Web Development
23 28 (12.67%) WCF
24 26 (11.76%) Web Services
25 23 (10.41%) Git (software)
25 23 (10.41%) SOLID
26 19 (8.60%) DevOps

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 8 (3.62%) Umbraco
2 6 (2.71%) Confluence
2 6 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.26%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.90%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.90%) WordPress
5 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.45%) CMS
5 1 (0.45%) FormScape
5 1 (0.45%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.45%) Adobe XD
1 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Magento
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (19.91%) Azure
2 18 (8.14%) AWS
3 7 (3.17%) Serverless
4 5 (2.26%) GitHub
4 5 (2.26%) SaaS
5 4 (1.81%) GCP
6 3 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.90%) Office 365
7 2 (0.90%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.45%) npm
8 1 (0.45%) PaaS
8 1 (0.45%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (36.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.69%) MySQL
3 10 (4.52%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.62%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.62%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.81%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.36%) Redis
10 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (12.67%) Visual Studio
2 23 (10.41%) Git (software)
3 19 (8.60%) JIRA
4 9 (4.07%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.81%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.81%) Grunt
7 4 (1.81%) gulp
7 4 (1.81%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.81%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.81%) webpack
8 3 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.36%) eggPlant
8 3 (1.36%) JUnit
8 3 (1.36%) Selenium
8 3 (1.36%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (1.36%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (8.60%) Law
2 17 (7.69%) Finance
3 12 (5.43%) Banking
4 4 (1.81%) Automotive
5 2 (0.90%) Games
5 2 (0.90%) Marketing
5 2 (0.90%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 192 (86.88%) Developer
2 121 (54.75%) .NET Developer
3 53 (23.98%) C# Developer
4 42 (19.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (8.60%) Software Developer
6 17 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 17 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 16 (7.24%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.79%) .NET Software Developer
9 13 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (5.43%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (4.52%) PHP Developer
12 9 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (4.07%) Web Developer
13 8 (3.62%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (3.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (3.62%) VB.NET Developer
14 7 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (82.35%) .NET
2 101 (45.70%) ASP.NET
3 90 (40.72%) CSS
4 88 (39.82%) HTML
5 68 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 67 (30.32%) .NET Framework
7 52 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (21.27%) Entity Framework
9 45 (20.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 45 (20.36%) HTML5
10 40 (18.10%) jQuery
11 38 (17.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 35 (15.84%) CSS3
13 34 (15.38%) .NET Core
14 32 (14.48%) React
15 28 (12.67%) WCF
16 26 (11.76%) Web Services
17 19 (8.60%) Spring
18 18 (8.14%) XML
19 16 (7.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (5.88%) User Experience
3 11 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.26%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.36%) NHS
7 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.45%) Animation
7 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.52%) Android
2 6 (2.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.36%) Linux
4 2 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.74%) TDD
3 28 (12.67%) Web Development
4 23 (10.41%) SOLID
5 19 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (8.60%) DevOps
6 18 (8.14%) Scrum
7 17 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 17 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 16 (7.24%) Test Automation
9 14 (6.33%) SDLC
10 13 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 12 (5.43%) SOA
12 11 (4.98%) OO
13 10 (4.52%) OOP
14 9 (4.07%) Microservices
15 8 (3.62%) BDD
15 8 (3.62%) Workflow
16 7 (3.17%) MVVM
16 7 (3.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 161 (72.85%) C#
2 92 (41.63%) JavaScript
3 89 (40.27%) SQL
4 17 (7.69%) Java
4 17 (7.69%) PHP
4 17 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 7 (3.17%) TypeScript
6 6 (2.71%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.26%) XPath
8 4 (1.81%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.36%) Java 8
9 3 (1.36%) PHP 5
9 3 (1.36%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.45%) C
10 1 (0.45%) Ruby
10 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (1.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.90%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) GDPR
2 1 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (3.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.52%) Xamarin
3 7 (3.17%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.71%) Zend
5 4 (1.81%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle
6 2 (0.90%) Telerik
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe
7 1 (0.45%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) iManage
7 1 (0.45%) Syncfusion