Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 16 December 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 28 27
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -
Contract jobs citing MVC 35 59 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.00% 10.44% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.57% 11.59% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 7
Northern Ireland median daily rate £424 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.83% +2.44% -
10th Percentile £406 £391 £387
90th Percentile £460 £438 £419
UK median daily rate £433 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +4.85% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% +3.23%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 331 509 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 85.09% 90.09% 80.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 389 162
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.02% +8.46%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £163
90th Percentile £515 £520 £438
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 24
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.67% +15.38% -14.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.78 £35.88 £35.15
UK median hourly rate £22.43 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.54% +6.67% +2.27%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing MVC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for MVC in Northern Ireland

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MVC in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in Northern Ireland

MVC
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
County Antrim +14 33 £424 +0.83% 8
MVC
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for MVC.

1 26 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 25 (71.43%) CSS
3 24 (68.57%) Finance
3 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (65.71%) JSP
4 23 (65.71%) SQL
4 23 (65.71%) Java
5 22 (62.86%) AngularJS
6 21 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (57.14%) Struts
8 19 (54.29%) Hibernate
8 19 (54.29%) Spring
8 19 (54.29%) Web Services
8 19 (54.29%) Spring Batch
8 19 (54.29%) Spring Integration
9 18 (51.43%) Backbone.js
9 18 (51.43%) Relational Database
9 18 (51.43%) RESTful
9 18 (51.43%) XML
9 18 (51.43%) RDBMS
9 18 (51.43%) TDD
9 18 (51.43%) Banking
10 17 (48.57%) Ajax
10 17 (48.57%) WebSphere
10 17 (48.57%) Project Management
10 17 (48.57%) Eclipse
10 17 (48.57%) Oracle
10 17 (48.57%) DB2
10 17 (48.57%) JUnit
10 17 (48.57%) Test Automation

MVC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 17 (48.57%) WebSphere
2 16 (45.71%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) RDBMS
1 18 (51.43%) Relational Database
2 17 (48.57%) DB2
3 16 (45.71%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.86%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
1 17 (48.57%) Eclipse
1 17 (48.57%) JUnit
2 16 (45.71%) Bower
2 16 (45.71%) Grunt
2 16 (45.71%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (68.57%) Finance
2 18 (51.43%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 20 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 16 (45.71%) Senior Developer
4 13 (37.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (28.57%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) CRM Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Report Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) CSS
2 23 (65.71%) JSP
3 22 (62.86%) AngularJS
4 21 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 20 (57.14%) Struts
6 19 (54.29%) Hibernate
6 19 (54.29%) Spring
6 19 (54.29%) Spring Batch
6 19 (54.29%) Spring Integration
6 19 (54.29%) Web Services
7 18 (51.43%) Backbone.js
7 18 (51.43%) RESTful
7 18 (51.43%) XML
8 17 (48.57%) Ajax
8 17 (48.57%) Gherkin
9 12 (34.29%) .NET
9 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
9 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (25.71%) WPF
11 4 (11.43%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.86%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (11.43%) SWIFT
4 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Life Science
5 1 (2.86%) LIMS
5 1 (2.86%) SCADA
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) TDD
3 17 (48.57%) Project Management
3 17 (48.57%) Test Automation
4 16 (45.71%) Time Management
4 16 (45.71%) Waterfall
5 7 (20.00%) ETL
6 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
7 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (11.43%) Web Development
8 3 (8.57%) Decision-Making
9 2 (5.71%) Automated Trading
9 2 (5.71%) SDLC
9 2 (5.71%) SOA
10 1 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.86%) CRM
10 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.86%) RAD
10 1 (2.86%) Scrum
10 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 23 (65.71%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) Java 8
5 1 (2.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GMP
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) IBM