Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 40 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20 -24
Contract jobs citing MVC 285 287 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.02% 4.40% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 5.22% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 219 172
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £300 £257 £263
90th Percentile £475 £413 £449
England median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
North West median hourly rate £46.50 £33.51 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.75% - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +6.38%

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 4633 5498 6982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.55% 84.23% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2984 3550 4272
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 161 280
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.85 £30.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -24.23% +72.29%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.50 £52.47
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.36 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% +10.70% +15.79%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +13 187 £375 +7.14% 85
Cheshire +7 45 £375 +15.38% 36
Merseyside -14 18 £388 +10.71% 10
Lancashire +4 16 £326 +12.50% 10
Cumbria - 4 £420 -
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 197 (69.12%) .NET
2 181 (63.51%) C#
3 149 (52.28%) JavaScript
4 127 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (42.46%) ASP.NET
6 117 (41.05%) SQL Server
7 108 (37.89%) CSS
8 102 (35.79%) HTML
9 99 (34.74%) SQL
10 88 (30.88%) AngularJS
11 87 (30.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 85 (29.82%) jQuery
13 83 (29.12%) TDD
14 78 (27.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 67 (23.51%) .NET Framework
16 44 (15.44%) Scrum
17 41 (14.39%) Web Development
17 41 (14.39%) Entity Framework
18 40 (14.04%) Greenfield Project
19 38 (13.33%) Git (software)
19 38 (13.33%) WCF
20 37 (12.98%) Microsoft
21 36 (12.63%) MySQL
21 36 (12.63%) E-Commerce
22 35 (12.28%) PHP
22 35 (12.28%) HTML5
23 34 (11.93%) Web Services
24 33 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
24 33 (11.58%) React
25 32 (11.23%) Spring

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 27 (9.47%) CMS
2 10 (3.51%) Umbraco
3 7 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.46%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.11%) ExpressionEngine
4 6 (2.11%) NServiceBus
4 6 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (2.11%) WordPress
5 4 (1.40%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.05%) Drupal
7 2 (0.70%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.70%) IIS
7 2 (0.70%) JBoss
7 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Apache
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.40%) Magento
3 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.11%) GitHub
3 4 (1.40%) SaaS
4 3 (1.05%) Office 365
4 3 (1.05%) PaaS
5 2 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.35%) Boomi
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Serverless
6 1 (0.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) HTTP
2 2 (0.70%) FTP
2 2 (0.70%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
3 1 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (41.05%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.63%) MySQL
3 26 (9.12%) NoSQL
4 21 (7.37%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.21%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (3.51%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.11%) Endeca
9 5 (1.75%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.70%) SSDT
13 1 (0.35%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (7.37%) JIRA
4 18 (6.32%) Visual Studio
5 14 (4.91%) gulp
6 13 (4.56%) AccuRev
6 13 (4.56%) TeamCity
7 10 (3.51%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.16%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.46%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.11%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.75%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.75%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.75%) NUnit
11 5 (1.75%) webpack
12 4 (1.40%) Gradle
12 4 (1.40%) Selenium
12 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (1.05%) Mocha
General
1 26 (9.12%) Finance
2 9 (3.16%) Manufacturing
2 9 (3.16%) Retail
3 8 (2.81%) Law
3 8 (2.81%) Marketing
4 7 (2.46%) Banking
5 6 (2.11%) Legal
6 4 (1.40%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.70%) Advertising
7 2 (0.70%) Back Office
7 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 257 (90.18%) Developer
2 121 (42.46%) .NET Developer
3 72 (25.26%) C# Developer
4 66 (23.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 31 (10.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (9.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (8.77%) Full Stack Developer
8 25 (8.77%) PHP Developer
9 24 (8.42%) Angular Developer
10 22 (7.72%) Web Developer
11 21 (7.37%) Software Developer
12 19 (6.67%) Java Developer
13 17 (5.96%) SQL Developer
14 16 (5.61%) Senior Developer
14 16 (5.61%) Sitecore Developer
15 13 (4.56%) .NET Web Developer
16 12 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
17 11 (3.86%) Architect
18 10 (3.51%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (69.12%) .NET
2 121 (42.46%) ASP.NET
3 108 (37.89%) CSS
4 102 (35.79%) HTML
5 88 (30.88%) AngularJS
6 87 (30.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 85 (29.82%) jQuery
8 78 (27.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 67 (23.51%) .NET Framework
10 41 (14.39%) Entity Framework
11 38 (13.33%) WCF
12 35 (12.28%) HTML5
13 34 (11.93%) Web Services
14 33 (11.58%) React
15 32 (11.23%) Spring
16 29 (10.18%) WinForms
17 27 (9.47%) WPF
18 25 (8.77%) RESTful
19 24 (8.42%) J2EE
20 23 (8.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.04%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (4.56%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.46%) User Experience
5 6 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.40%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.40%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.05%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.05%) iPad
8 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.05%) RIA
9 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.70%) Replication
10 1 (0.35%) DataPower
10 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.35%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.86%) Linux
2 10 (3.51%) Unix
3 9 (3.16%) Windows
4 5 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.05%) Android
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (29.12%) TDD
3 44 (15.44%) Scrum
4 41 (14.39%) Web Development
5 36 (12.63%) E-Commerce
6 33 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (10.88%) Unit Testing
8 28 (9.82%) BDD
9 24 (8.42%) Test Automation
10 19 (6.67%) Front End Development
10 19 (6.67%) OO
11 17 (5.96%) OOP
11 17 (5.96%) Web Application Development
12 15 (5.26%) Refactoring
12 15 (5.26%) Software Engineering
13 14 (4.91%) DevOps
14 13 (4.56%) Kanban
14 13 (4.56%) Project Management
15 12 (4.21%) SOLID
16 10 (3.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 181 (63.51%) C#
2 149 (52.28%) JavaScript
3 99 (34.74%) SQL
4 35 (12.28%) PHP
5 31 (10.88%) Java
6 19 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.86%) TypeScript
8 6 (2.11%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.11%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.75%) PHP 5
9 5 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.40%) Ruby
11 3 (1.05%) Python
11 3 (1.05%) XAML
12 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.70%) C++
12 2 (0.70%) ECMAScript
12 2 (0.70%) ES6
12 2 (0.70%) GraphQL
12 2 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (5.61%) Degree
2 2 (0.70%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.51%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) Ansible
1 5 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 37 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.72%) Sitecore
3 14 (4.91%) Oracle
4 7 (2.46%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.11%) FatWire
6 5 (1.75%) hybris
6 5 (1.75%) SendGrid
7 4 (1.40%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.05%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.70%) Apple
9 2 (0.70%) Capita
9 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.70%) SAP
9 2 (0.70%) Zend
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe
10 1 (0.35%) CA
10 1 (0.35%) Informatica
10 1 (0.35%) Pega
10 1 (0.35%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.35%) SnapLogic