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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 46 44
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2  
Contract jobs citing MVC 130 148 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.65% 3.68% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.67% 4.48% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 102 77
Median daily rate £332 £343 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.99% +3.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +56.52% -17.85%  

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 2291 3300 3087
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.94% 82.05% 79.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 2042 1693
Median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 94 147
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.91 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing MVC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +18 82 £348 +6.92% 84
Merseyside +8 20 £319 -1.92% 12
Cheshire -9 16 £360 -0.68% 40
Lancashire +11 6 £313 +13.63% 14
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 205 (81.35%) .NET
2 194 (76.98%) C#
3 155 (61.51%) ASP.NET
4 151 (59.92%) JavaScript
5 132 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (50.00%) HTML
7 120 (47.62%) SQL Server
8 112 (44.44%) CSS
9 108 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 79 (31.35%) jQuery
11 73 (28.97%) SQL
12 61 (24.21%) ASP.NET Web API
13 54 (21.43%) Scrum
14 52 (20.63%) .NET Framework
15 50 (19.84%) Git (software)
16 49 (19.44%) AngularJS
17 47 (18.65%) TDD
18 43 (17.06%) HTML5
19 35 (13.89%) Entity Framework
19 35 (13.89%) Web Services
19 35 (13.89%) OO
20 34 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
21 33 (13.10%) Greenfield Project
22 31 (12.30%) CMS
23 30 (11.90%) Umbraco
23 30 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
24 27 (10.71%) REST
25 26 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
26 25 (9.92%) Web Development
26 25 (9.92%) Microsoft

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 31 (12.30%) CMS
2 30 (11.90%) Umbraco
3 11 (4.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (3.97%) EPiServer
5 7 (2.78%) Apache
6 6 (2.38%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.19%) Drupal
7 3 (1.19%) Kentico
8 2 (0.79%) Confluence
8 2 (0.79%) IIS
8 2 (0.79%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.37%) Magento
2 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.78%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.19%) GitHub
6 2 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.40%) Office 365
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) AMQP
2 3 (1.19%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (9.13%) NoSQL
4 20 (7.94%) MySQL
5 16 (6.35%) MongoDB
5 16 (6.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.19%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.79%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.79%) GIS
10 2 (0.79%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.79%) Riak
11 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 50 (19.84%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (7.54%) Visual Studio
4 14 (5.56%) NUnit
5 11 (4.37%) gulp
6 10 (3.97%) JIRA
7 8 (3.17%) Selenium
8 7 (2.78%) AccuRev
8 7 (2.78%) Subversion
9 5 (1.98%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.59%) Ant
10 4 (1.59%) JUnit
10 4 (1.59%) Maven
10 4 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (1.19%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (1.19%) Mockito
11 3 (1.19%) Moq
11 3 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (5.56%) Finance
2 6 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.79%) Advertising
4 2 (0.79%) Banking
4 2 (0.79%) Law
4 2 (0.79%) Marketing
4 2 (0.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.40%) Automotive
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
5 1 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 233 (92.46%) Developer
2 120 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 67 (26.59%) C# Developer
4 49 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 25 (9.92%) Senior Developer
7 21 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 20 (7.94%) PHP Developer
9 18 (7.14%) Umbraco Developer
10 15 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (5.56%) Sitecore Developer
12 12 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.57%) Lead Developer
13 9 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (3.17%) Angular Developer
14 8 (3.17%) HTML Developer
15 7 (2.78%) Java Developer
15 7 (2.78%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (81.35%) .NET
2 155 (61.51%) ASP.NET
3 126 (50.00%) HTML
4 112 (44.44%) CSS
5 108 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 79 (31.35%) jQuery
7 61 (24.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 52 (20.63%) .NET Framework
9 49 (19.44%) AngularJS
10 43 (17.06%) HTML5
11 35 (13.89%) Entity Framework
11 35 (13.89%) Web Services
12 27 (10.71%) REST
13 19 (7.54%) WPF
14 18 (7.14%) RESTful
14 18 (7.14%) WinForms
15 17 (6.75%) CSS3
15 17 (6.75%) Spring
15 17 (6.75%) WCF
16 14 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.10%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.38%) Fintech
4 6 (2.38%) iPad
5 4 (1.59%) User Experience
6 3 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.79%) Wiki
8 1 (0.40%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) DataPower
8 1 (0.40%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.76%) Windows
2 4 (1.59%) Android
2 4 (1.59%) Linux
3 3 (1.19%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.43%) Scrum
3 47 (18.65%) TDD
4 35 (13.89%) OO
5 34 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (9.92%) Web Development
7 21 (8.33%) OOD
8 19 (7.54%) Unit Testing
9 18 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 18 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 16 (6.35%) OOP
11 14 (5.56%) Microservices
12 11 (4.37%) BDD
12 11 (4.37%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (4.37%) Front End Development
12 11 (4.37%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.37%) Refactoring
12 11 (4.37%) Web Application Development
13 10 (3.97%) B2B
13 10 (3.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 194 (76.98%) C#
2 151 (59.92%) JavaScript
3 73 (28.97%) SQL
4 23 (9.13%) PHP
5 18 (7.14%) Java
6 14 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.38%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.19%) Groovy
9 3 (1.19%) Python
9 3 (1.19%) Ruby
9 3 (1.19%) Scala
10 2 (0.79%) C++
10 2 (0.79%) COBOL
10 2 (0.79%) Perl
10 2 (0.79%) R
10 2 (0.79%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) Clojure
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.79%) HNC
3 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.40%) PhD
4 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) Capistrano
1 2 (0.79%) Nagios
1 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 10 (3.97%) Oracle
4 8 (3.17%) Zend
5 4 (1.59%) Google
6 2 (0.79%) Twitter
7 1 (0.40%) IBM
7 1 (0.40%) Kony
7 1 (0.40%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.40%) Sybase
7 1 (0.40%) Yahoo!
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