Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 38 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +17
Contract jobs citing MVC 297 276 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.96% 4.73% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.94% 5.77% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 199 233
North West median daily rate £365 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +7.41% -0.74%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £259
90th Percentile £436 £450 £400
England median daily rate £425 £410 £386
% change year-on-year +3.66% +6.22% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £32.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +52.61% -
10th Percentile £26.00 £45.00 £22.38
90th Percentile £111.50 £55.00 £37.93
England median hourly rate £43.00 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.52% +8.24% +14.74%

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 5,001 4,785 6,132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.54% 82.08% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,157 2,932 3,859
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 195 179
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.23% +39.53% -27.65%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.73 £12.15
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.80 £51.60
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.25% +0.61% +4.55%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +10 213 £365 +0.69% 175
Cheshire -11 43 £370 -1.33% 52
Lancashire +8 25 £325 +4.84% 25
Merseyside -15 12 £300 -18.64% 38
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 220 (74.07%) .NET
2 199 (67.00%) C#
3 135 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 133 (44.78%) SQL Server
5 112 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (36.36%) SQL
7 100 (33.67%) CSS
8 96 (32.32%) HTML
9 89 (29.97%) ASP.NET
10 81 (27.27%) TDD
11 72 (24.24%) .NET Framework
12 68 (22.90%) AngularJS
13 64 (21.55%) ASP.NET Web API
13 64 (21.55%) Web Services
14 59 (19.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 54 (18.18%) jQuery
16 51 (17.17%) E-Commerce
17 50 (16.84%) Git (software)
17 50 (16.84%) Entity Framework
18 47 (15.82%) Microsoft
19 42 (14.14%) Scrum
20 40 (13.47%) JIRA
21 37 (12.46%) Java
22 36 (12.12%) WCF
22 36 (12.12%) .NET Core
23 35 (11.78%) BDD
24 34 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
25 32 (10.77%) PHP
25 32 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
26 31 (10.44%) NoSQL

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 (9.09%) CMS
2 12 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.37%) Orchard CMS
5 9 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.36%) Apache
7 5 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.01%) WordPress
9 2 (0.67%) Confluence
9 2 (0.67%) IIS
9 2 (0.67%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.34%) JBoss
10 1 (0.34%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.03%) GitHub
4 4 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.01%) npm
5 3 (1.01%) SaaS
6 2 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.67%) Office 365
7 1 (0.34%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.34%) Boomi
7 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.34%) IaaS
7 1 (0.34%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.34%) NuGet
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.67%) AMQP
1 2 (0.67%) SMS
2 1 (0.34%) Firewall
2 1 (0.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.34%) Internet
2 1 (0.34%) SSL
2 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (44.78%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.44%) NoSQL
3 27 (9.09%) MySQL
4 18 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (2.69%) Endeca
7 8 (2.69%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.36%) CouchDB
9 6 (2.02%) Neo4j
9 6 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (16.84%) Git (software)
2 40 (13.47%) JIRA
3 27 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 21 (7.07%) Octopus Deploy
5 20 (6.73%) AccuRev
6 16 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (5.39%) TeamCity
7 14 (4.71%) Selenium
8 11 (3.70%) Bitbucket
8 11 (3.70%) gulp
8 11 (3.70%) Jenkins
9 8 (2.69%) Grunt
9 8 (2.69%) Subversion
10 6 (2.02%) NUnit
10 6 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.68%) JUnit
12 4 (1.35%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.35%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (5.05%) Finance
2 12 (4.04%) Retail
3 9 (3.03%) Legal
4 7 (2.36%) Marketing
5 6 (2.02%) Law
5 6 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.68%) Back Office
7 4 (1.35%) Games
7 4 (1.35%) Publishing
8 2 (0.67%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 262 (88.22%) Developer
2 141 (47.47%) .NET Developer
3 88 (29.63%) C# Developer
4 64 (21.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 28 (9.43%) Software Developer
7 25 (8.42%) Full Stack Developer
8 23 (7.74%) PHP Developer
8 23 (7.74%) SQL Developer
9 22 (7.41%) Java Developer
10 20 (6.73%) ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (5.39%) Angular Developer
12 15 (5.05%) .NET Software Developer
13 14 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (4.04%) Senior Developer
15 11 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
16 10 (3.37%) Backend Developer
16 10 (3.37%) WebOps Engineer
17 9 (3.03%) Desktop Support
18 8 (2.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (74.07%) .NET
2 100 (33.67%) CSS
3 96 (32.32%) HTML
4 89 (29.97%) ASP.NET
5 72 (24.24%) .NET Framework
6 68 (22.90%) AngularJS
7 64 (21.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 64 (21.55%) Web Services
8 59 (19.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 54 (18.18%) jQuery
10 50 (16.84%) Entity Framework
11 36 (12.12%) .NET Core
11 36 (12.12%) WCF
12 29 (9.76%) RESTful
13 28 (9.43%) Spring
14 27 (9.09%) REST
15 26 (8.75%) WinForms
16 25 (8.42%) WPF
17 24 (8.08%) Spring MVC
18 23 (7.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.39%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (4.38%) User Experience
3 6 (2.02%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.35%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.67%) Animation
7 2 (0.67%) Digital TV
7 2 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.34%) Fintech
8 1 (0.34%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.34%) NHS
8 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.34%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.36%) Linux
2 6 (2.02%) Windows
3 3 (1.01%) Android
3 3 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (27.27%) TDD
3 51 (17.17%) E-Commerce
4 42 (14.14%) Scrum
5 35 (11.78%) BDD
6 34 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 26 (8.75%) OO
9 23 (7.74%) OOP
10 20 (6.73%) Web Development
11 17 (5.72%) Kanban
11 17 (5.72%) Test Automation
12 16 (5.39%) DevOps
13 15 (5.05%) CRM
13 15 (5.05%) Front End Development
13 15 (5.05%) SDLC
13 15 (5.05%) Software Engineering
14 13 (4.38%) SOLID
14 13 (4.38%) Web Application Development
15 11 (3.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 199 (67.00%) C#
2 135 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 108 (36.36%) SQL
4 37 (12.46%) Java
5 32 (10.77%) PHP
6 18 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.38%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.37%) Java 8
9 9 (3.03%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.36%) Python
11 5 (1.68%) Ruby
12 4 (1.35%) PHP 7
12 4 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.35%) VB
13 3 (1.01%) Delphi
13 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.67%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.67%) ES6
15 1 (0.34%) Go
15 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (0.67%) MCTS
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.04%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (3.03%) Docker
2 8 (2.69%) Varnish
3 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.70%) Kibana
2 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.67%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) WMI
Vendors
1 47 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.05%) Oracle
3 9 (3.03%) hybris
4 8 (2.69%) FatWire
5 5 (1.68%) Zend
6 4 (1.35%) Capita
7 2 (0.67%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.67%) SAP
7 2 (0.67%) Telerik
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe
8 1 (0.34%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.34%) Google
8 1 (0.34%) Informatica
8 1 (0.34%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.34%) Okta
8 1 (0.34%) SnapLogic
8 1 (0.34%) Tableau
8 1 (0.34%) Xamarin