Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 35 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 +4
Contract jobs citing MVC 329 290 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.31% 5.08% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 6.15% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 214 214
North West median daily rate £365 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +11.54% -3.70%
10th Percentile £263 £283 £263
90th Percentile £450 £446 £425
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +38.89% +2.86%
10th Percentile £26.00 £45.00 £23.82
90th Percentile £111.50 £55.00 £38.20
England median hourly rate £44.00 £44.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -0.56% +4.12% +21.43%

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 5,240 4,712 6,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.63% 82.49% 82.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,291 2,882 3,938
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £260
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 220 216
North West median hourly rate £24.13 £36.74 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.33% +36.06% -0.61%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £53.56 £53.00 £52.13
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.11% +4.19% +9.30%

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 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 July 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 +7 222 £365 +2.82% 176
Cheshire -5 59 £364 -0.68% 60
Lancashire +8 27 £413 +32.00% 34
Merseyside -13 11 £413 +13.79% 31
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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.

1 235 (71.43%) .NET
2 223 (67.78%) C#
3 159 (48.33%) JavaScript
4 143 (43.47%) SQL Server
5 126 (38.30%) CSS
6 121 (36.78%) HTML
7 120 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
8 119 (36.17%) ASP.NET
9 113 (34.35%) SQL
10 84 (25.53%) TDD
11 78 (23.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 71 (21.58%) AngularJS
13 70 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 69 (20.97%) .NET Framework
15 60 (18.24%) Git (software)
15 60 (18.24%) Web Services
16 56 (17.02%) jQuery
17 50 (15.20%) WCF
18 49 (14.89%) E-Commerce
19 46 (13.98%) Microsoft
20 45 (13.68%) JIRA
20 45 (13.68%) Entity Framework
21 44 (13.37%) Scrum
22 43 (13.07%) PHP
22 43 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
23 40 (12.16%) .NET Core
24 38 (11.55%) Java
25 37 (11.25%) BDD
25 37 (11.25%) HTML5
26 36 (10.94%) REST

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 30 (9.12%) CMS
2 11 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (3.04%) Orchard CMS
4 9 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.43%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.82%) Confluence
7 5 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.22%) Apache
9 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.91%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.61%) Drupal
10 2 (0.61%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.61%) IIS
10 2 (0.61%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.61%) WordPress
11 1 (0.30%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.30%) JBoss
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.82%) SaaS
4 5 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.91%) GitHub
6 2 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.61%) Boomi
6 2 (0.61%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.61%) npm
6 2 (0.61%) Office 365
6 2 (0.61%) Serverless
7 1 (0.30%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) NuGet
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.61%) AMQP
1 2 (0.61%) Internet
1 2 (0.61%) SMS
1 2 (0.61%) SSL
2 1 (0.30%) Firewall
2 1 (0.30%) HTTP
2 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (43.47%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.12%) NoSQL
3 25 (7.60%) MySQL
4 18 (5.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (2.43%) Endeca
7 8 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.13%) CouchDB
8 7 (2.13%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.82%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.61%) EDRMS
13 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 60 (18.24%) Git (software)
2 45 (13.68%) JIRA
3 33 (10.03%) Visual Studio
4 26 (7.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (6.69%) AccuRev
6 14 (4.26%) Subversion
7 13 (3.95%) Bitbucket
8 10 (3.04%) NUnit
9 9 (2.74%) Jenkins
10 8 (2.43%) Grunt
10 8 (2.43%) gulp
10 8 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (2.43%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.13%) Selenium
11 7 (2.13%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.52%) eggPlant
12 5 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (1.22%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (6.69%) Finance
2 10 (3.04%) Legal
3 9 (2.74%) Games
3 9 (2.74%) Marketing
4 8 (2.43%) Law
5 7 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.13%) Retail
6 5 (1.52%) Back Office
7 4 (1.22%) Publishing
8 3 (0.91%) Banking
9 2 (0.61%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 275 (83.59%) Developer
2 135 (41.03%) .NET Developer
3 93 (28.27%) C# Developer
4 67 (20.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 33 (10.03%) PHP Developer
7 30 (9.12%) ASP.NET Developer
8 29 (8.81%) Full Stack Developer
9 25 (7.60%) SQL Developer
10 23 (6.99%) Java Developer
11 22 (6.69%) Software Developer
12 21 (6.38%) Senior Developer
13 20 (6.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (4.26%) Angular Developer
15 13 (3.95%) Web Developer
16 12 (3.65%) Desktop Support
17 11 (3.34%) JavaScript Developer
18 10 (3.04%) C# Software Developer
18 10 (3.04%) WebOps Engineer
19 9 (2.74%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (71.43%) .NET
2 126 (38.30%) CSS
3 121 (36.78%) HTML
4 119 (36.17%) ASP.NET
5 78 (23.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 71 (21.58%) AngularJS
7 70 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 69 (20.97%) .NET Framework
9 60 (18.24%) Web Services
10 56 (17.02%) jQuery
11 50 (15.20%) WCF
12 45 (13.68%) Entity Framework
13 40 (12.16%) .NET Core
14 37 (11.25%) HTML5
15 36 (10.94%) REST
16 31 (9.42%) XML
17 30 (9.12%) WPF
18 28 (8.51%) Spring
19 27 (8.21%) SOAP
20 26 (7.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (4.26%) User Experience
3 12 (3.65%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.61%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.30%) Animation
8 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.30%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.30%) Fintech
8 1 (0.30%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.30%) NHS
8 1 (0.30%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.34%) Linux
2 6 (1.82%) Windows
3 3 (0.91%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (25.53%) TDD
3 49 (14.89%) E-Commerce
4 44 (13.37%) Scrum
5 43 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (11.25%) BDD
7 30 (9.12%) Front End Development
8 28 (8.51%) Web Development
9 26 (7.90%) OO
10 20 (6.08%) OOP
10 20 (6.08%) Unit Testing
11 18 (5.47%) Test Automation
12 17 (5.17%) DevOps
13 16 (4.86%) Microservices
13 16 (4.86%) Software Engineering
14 15 (4.56%) CRM
15 13 (3.95%) SDLC
16 12 (3.65%) Kanban
16 12 (3.65%) SOLID
16 12 (3.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 223 (67.78%) C#
2 159 (48.33%) JavaScript
3 113 (34.35%) SQL
4 43 (13.07%) PHP
5 38 (11.55%) Java
6 15 (4.56%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.04%) Java 8
7 10 (3.04%) TypeScript
7 10 (3.04%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.43%) Python
9 7 (2.13%) VB
10 6 (1.82%) Ruby
11 4 (1.22%) ES6
11 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.22%) XPath
12 3 (0.91%) Go
12 3 (0.91%) PHP 7
12 3 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.61%) C++
13 2 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (4.26%) Degree
2 3 (0.91%) MCTS
2 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (3.04%) Docker
2 8 (2.43%) Varnish
3 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.34%) Kibana
2 6 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.56%) Oracle
3 9 (2.74%) hybris
4 8 (2.43%) FatWire
5 6 (1.82%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.52%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.22%) Capita
8 3 (0.91%) Zend
9 2 (0.61%) Informatica
9 2 (0.61%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.61%) Okta
9 2 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.61%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.61%) SnapLogic
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe
10 1 (0.30%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 1 (0.30%) Google
10 1 (0.30%) Tableau
10 1 (0.30%) TIBCO