Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 January 2019 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 > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 76 57
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19 +16
Contract jobs citing MVC 172 119 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.66% 2.49% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 2.89% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 81 78
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +4.32%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £289
90th Percentile £525 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +25.00% +6.67%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,125 4,120 3,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.75% 86.23% 84.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,271 2,387 1,860
Scotland median daily rate £412 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.88% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £244 £252 £250
90th Percentile £563 £544 £500
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 90 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £12.08 £11.24 £10.25
90th Percentile £44.36 £38.67 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year +2.13% -0.41% +0.41%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for MVC in Scotland

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in Scotland

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in Scotland

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MVC in Scotland

MVC
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Glasgow +17 90 £400 +11.11% 26
Edinburgh +23 73 £413 +10.00% 28
Dundee -3 3 £310 +37.78%
Aberdeen +7 2 - - 3
Midlothian - 2 £425 - 1
Stirling +1 1 - -
MVC
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MVC.

1 106 (61.63%) .NET
2 101 (58.72%) C#
3 76 (44.19%) JavaScript
4 75 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (41.86%) ASP.NET
6 64 (37.21%) HTML
7 62 (36.05%) .NET Framework
8 61 (35.47%) SQL
9 60 (34.88%) SQL Server
10 59 (34.30%) CSS
11 58 (33.72%) Web Services
12 56 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 54 (31.40%) REST
14 52 (30.23%) AngularJS
14 52 (30.23%) TDD
15 47 (27.33%) Java
16 44 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 38 (22.09%) JSON
17 38 (22.09%) XML
18 37 (21.51%) Spring
19 36 (20.93%) React
20 35 (20.35%) HTML5
21 34 (19.77%) Banking
22 33 (19.19%) Entity Framework
22 33 (19.19%) Greenfield Project
23 29 (16.86%) Unit Testing
24 28 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
25 27 (15.70%) TypeScript
26 26 (15.12%) Finance
27 24 (13.95%) Visual Studio

MVC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 12 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.40%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.74%) JBoss
4 2 (1.16%) Apache
4 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.58%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.58%) nginx
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.98%) Office 365
3 8 (4.65%) NuGet
4 5 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.33%) PaaS
6 3 (1.74%) npm
7 2 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.16%) SaaS
7 2 (1.16%) Serverless
7 2 (1.16%) Yarn
8 1 (0.58%) Apple Pay
8 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.58%) Google Pay
8 1 (0.58%) Samsung Pay
8 1 (0.58%) Slack
8 1 (0.58%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) Bluetooth
1 2 (1.16%) NFC
2 1 (0.58%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.98%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.23%) MySQL
5 4 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.58%) Flink
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQLite
8 1 (0.58%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 24 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 21 (12.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (11.63%) Git (software)
4 15 (8.72%) NUnit
5 14 (8.14%) Eclipse
6 12 (6.98%) Android Studio
6 12 (6.98%) Xcode
7 8 (4.65%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.07%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.49%) Maven
10 5 (2.91%) Selenium
10 5 (2.91%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.33%) JUnit
11 4 (2.33%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.74%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.74%) Subversion
13 2 (1.16%) Gradle
13 2 (1.16%) Mockito
13 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 34 (19.77%) Banking
2 26 (15.12%) Finance
3 2 (1.16%) Front Office
3 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Legal
4 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (92.44%) Developer
2 58 (33.72%) .NET Developer
3 29 (16.86%) C# Developer
4 22 (12.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (12.21%) Senior Developer
6 18 (10.47%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 16 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
7 16 (9.30%) Web Developer
8 15 (8.72%) Java Developer
8 15 (8.72%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 12 (6.98%) Android Developer
9 12 (6.98%) iOS Developer
9 12 (6.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 11 (6.40%) Objective-C Developer
11 10 (5.81%) SharePoint Developer
12 9 (5.23%) ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 8 (4.65%) Azure Developer
14 7 (4.07%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (61.63%) .NET
2 72 (41.86%) ASP.NET
3 64 (37.21%) HTML
4 62 (36.05%) .NET Framework
5 59 (34.30%) CSS
6 58 (33.72%) Web Services
7 56 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (31.40%) REST
9 52 (30.23%) AngularJS
10 38 (22.09%) JSON
10 38 (22.09%) XML
11 37 (21.51%) Spring
12 36 (20.93%) React
13 35 (20.35%) HTML5
14 33 (19.19%) Entity Framework
15 28 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (13.95%) jQuery
17 21 (12.21%) SOAP
18 17 (9.88%) CSS3
19 15 (8.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.19%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (11.63%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.33%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.74%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.74%) Fintech
6 2 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.16%) Digital Wallet
6 2 (1.16%) Equities
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.98%) Android
1 12 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.49%) Linux
3 5 (2.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.23%) TDD
3 29 (16.86%) Unit Testing
4 24 (13.95%) MVVM
5 22 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (12.79%) Test Automation
5 22 (12.79%) Web Development
6 21 (12.21%) Coaching
7 20 (11.63%) Mentoring
8 19 (11.05%) Front End Development
9 18 (10.47%) BDD
10 15 (8.72%) SDLC
11 13 (7.56%) Scrum
12 12 (6.98%) Android Development
12 12 (6.98%) Integration Testing
12 12 (6.98%) iOS Development
13 10 (5.81%) OO
14 8 (4.65%) Continuous Deployment
14 8 (4.65%) Kanban
15 7 (4.07%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 101 (58.72%) C#
2 76 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 61 (35.47%) SQL
4 47 (27.33%) Java
5 27 (15.70%) TypeScript
6 12 (6.98%) Apple Swift
6 12 (6.98%) Objective-C
7 11 (6.40%) Java 8
7 11 (6.40%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.81%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.74%) C
10 3 (1.74%) PHP
10 3 (1.74%) Python
10 3 (1.74%) VB
11 2 (1.16%) ES6
12 1 (0.58%) C++
12 1 (0.58%) Perl
12 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (7.56%) Degree
2 3 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.16%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (6.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) Rancher
2 2 (1.16%) Ansible
2 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.56%) Oracle
3 3 (1.74%) Atlassian
3 3 (1.74%) Google
4 2 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (0.58%) Apple
5 1 (0.58%) RedGate
5 1 (0.58%) Samsung
5 1 (0.58%) Sybase
5 1 (0.58%) Xamarin