Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 39 43
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing MVC 347 260 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.01% 4.79% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 5.73% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 194 204
North West median daily rate £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £267
90th Percentile £450 £436 £450
England median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.47% - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% +23.08%

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 4,914 4,534 6,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.16% 83.45% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,108 2,835 3,945
North West median daily rate £402 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.46% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £259 £235 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £563
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 186 242
North West median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.57% +2.19% +52.22%
10th Percentile £11.52 £12.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £54.64 £51.50 £50.72
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +10.71%

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 April 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
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 April 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 +15 235 £365 +4.29% 149
Cheshire +11 66 £350 +3.32% 66
Lancashire -19 20 £375 +25.00% 27
Merseyside -10 9 £425 +30.77% 21
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 252 (72.62%) .NET
2 234 (67.44%) C#
3 178 (51.30%) SQL Server
4 177 (51.01%) JavaScript
5 142 (40.92%) ASP.NET
6 140 (40.35%) CSS
7 137 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
8 133 (38.33%) HTML
9 108 (31.12%) SQL
10 100 (28.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 90 (25.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 86 (24.78%) AngularJS
12 86 (24.78%) TDD
13 73 (21.04%) .NET Framework
14 70 (20.17%) Web Services
15 68 (19.60%) jQuery
16 60 (17.29%) Git (software)
17 58 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
18 56 (16.14%) WCF
19 54 (15.56%) E-Commerce
20 53 (15.27%) PHP
20 53 (15.27%) Microsoft
21 50 (14.41%) Scrum
22 48 (13.83%) HTML5
23 47 (13.54%) JIRA
24 46 (13.26%) REST
25 42 (12.10%) BDD
25 42 (12.10%) NoSQL
26 40 (11.53%) Entity Framework
26 40 (11.53%) Visual Studio

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 (8.93%) CMS
2 11 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.88%) Orchard CMS
4 7 (2.02%) EPiServer
4 7 (2.02%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.73%) Confluence
5 6 (1.73%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.86%) Drupal
7 3 (0.86%) IIS
7 3 (0.86%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.58%) Apache
8 2 (0.58%) JBoss
8 2 (0.58%) SAS
8 2 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.29%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.59%) SaaS
4 7 (2.02%) iPaaS
5 5 (1.44%) Boomi
5 5 (1.44%) PaaS
6 4 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.15%) GitHub
6 4 (1.15%) Office 365
6 4 (1.15%) Serverless
7 2 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.58%) IaaS
8 1 (0.29%) AdWords
8 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.29%) NuGet
8 1 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.73%) HTTP
2 2 (0.58%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) SMS
2 2 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (51.30%) SQL Server
2 42 (12.10%) NoSQL
3 39 (11.24%) MySQL
4 22 (6.34%) SQL Server 2000
5 19 (5.48%) MongoDB
6 16 (4.61%) CouchDB
6 16 (4.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (4.03%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (2.31%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.73%) Endeca
11 5 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.15%) EDRMS
12 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (17.29%) Git (software)
2 47 (13.54%) JIRA
3 40 (11.53%) Visual Studio
4 29 (8.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (7.20%) AccuRev
6 13 (3.75%) Bitbucket
7 12 (3.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (3.17%) SonarQube
9 9 (2.59%) Subversion
10 8 (2.31%) SpecFlow
10 8 (2.31%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.02%) Jasmine
11 7 (2.02%) NUnit
11 7 (2.02%) Selenium
12 5 (1.44%) eggPlant
12 5 (1.44%) ReSharper
13 4 (1.15%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.15%) Jenkins
13 4 (1.15%) Maven
13 4 (1.15%) MSTest
General
1 24 (6.92%) Finance
2 15 (4.32%) Marketing
3 10 (2.88%) Games
4 9 (2.59%) Law
5 8 (2.31%) Retail
6 7 (2.02%) Legal
6 7 (2.02%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.15%) Back Office
8 4 (1.15%) Banking
8 4 (1.15%) Publishing
9 3 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 280 (80.69%) Developer
2 127 (36.60%) .NET Developer
3 75 (21.61%) C# Developer
4 54 (15.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (10.66%) PHP Developer
6 33 (9.51%) ASP.NET Developer
6 33 (9.51%) Full Stack Developer
7 32 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 26 (7.49%) Software Developer
9 24 (6.92%) Senior Developer
10 22 (6.34%) SQL Developer
11 20 (5.76%) Angular Developer
12 17 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (4.32%) Desktop Support
13 15 (4.32%) Java Developer
14 13 (3.75%) Web Developer
15 12 (3.46%) React Developer
16 11 (3.17%) Architect
16 11 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (72.62%) .NET
2 142 (40.92%) ASP.NET
3 140 (40.35%) CSS
4 133 (38.33%) HTML
5 100 (28.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 90 (25.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 86 (24.78%) AngularJS
8 73 (21.04%) .NET Framework
9 70 (20.17%) Web Services
10 68 (19.60%) jQuery
11 56 (16.14%) WCF
12 48 (13.83%) HTML5
13 46 (13.26%) REST
14 40 (11.53%) Entity Framework
15 39 (11.24%) CSS3
16 38 (10.95%) WPF
17 34 (9.80%) React
18 33 (9.51%) .NET Core
19 31 (8.93%) SOAP
20 28 (8.07%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.49%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (4.90%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.90%) User Experience
3 10 (2.88%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.59%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.02%) e-Learning
6 7 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.29%) NHS
8 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.29%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.29%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.17%) Linux
2 6 (1.73%) Windows
3 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.86%) Android
4 3 (0.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.58%) Unix
5 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (24.78%) TDD
3 58 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (15.56%) E-Commerce
5 50 (14.41%) Scrum
6 42 (12.10%) BDD
7 31 (8.93%) Front End Development
8 29 (8.36%) OO
9 28 (8.07%) Web Development
10 27 (7.78%) DevOps
10 27 (7.78%) Test Automation
11 25 (7.20%) Unit Testing
12 23 (6.63%) Software Engineering
13 20 (5.76%) Kanban
14 17 (4.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (4.90%) Waterfall
14 17 (4.90%) Web Application Development
15 16 (4.61%) OOP
16 15 (4.32%) CRM
16 15 (4.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 234 (67.44%) C#
2 177 (51.01%) JavaScript
3 108 (31.12%) SQL
4 53 (15.27%) PHP
5 28 (8.07%) Java
6 14 (4.03%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.17%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.59%) Ruby
9 8 (2.31%) XPath
10 7 (2.02%) Java 8
10 7 (2.02%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.44%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.44%) Python
12 4 (1.15%) C++
12 4 (1.15%) Go
12 4 (1.15%) VB
13 3 (0.86%) ES6
13 3 (0.86%) PHP 7
13 3 (0.86%) Scala
13 3 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (5.48%) Degree
2 2 (0.58%) MCTS
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (2.31%) Varnish
2 5 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.58%) Docker
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (3.17%) Kibana
2 7 (2.02%) Puppet
3 6 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.29%) Ansible
5 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 53 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.05%) Oracle
3 12 (3.46%) Sitecore
4 10 (2.88%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.73%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.73%) Capita
5 6 (1.73%) FatWire
6 5 (1.44%) hybris
6 5 (1.44%) Informatica
6 5 (1.44%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.44%) Okta
6 5 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.44%) SnapLogic
7 2 (0.58%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.58%) SAP
7 2 (0.58%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.58%) Zend
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe
8 1 (0.29%) Apple
8 1 (0.29%) Google