Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 65 85
Rank change year-on-year -54 +20 -10
Contract jobs citing MVC 59 167 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.46% 3.19% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 3.62% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 95 70
Scotland median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% - +7.91%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £313
90th Percentile £531 £525 £425
UK median daily rate £425 £430 £413
% change year-on-year -1.16% +4.24% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £46.93 £35.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +34.07% -23.91% +15.00%

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 3,471 4,613 4,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.72% 88.05% 86.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,936 2,487 2,467
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £224 £244 £250
90th Percentile £582 £556 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 107 104
Scotland median hourly rate £18.50 £24.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.92% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £11.54 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.63 £44.28
UK median hourly rate £23.66 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +7.56% -4.35% +2.22%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Edinburgh -20 26 £425 +6.25% 31
Glasgow -35 25 £388 +3.33% 38
Dundee +1 5 £516 +66.53% 1
Aberdeen -10 2 £363 - 6
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
MVC
UK

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (59.32%) .NET
3 31 (52.54%) C#
4 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
5 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET
6 21 (35.59%) CSS
6 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
7 20 (33.90%) HTML
7 20 (33.90%) Java
8 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (32.20%) .NET Framework
9 18 (30.51%) SQL
10 16 (27.12%) REST
11 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
12 14 (23.73%) Web Services
12 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
13 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (22.03%) React
13 13 (22.03%) Public Sector
13 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.03%) Finance
14 12 (20.34%) XML
14 12 (20.34%) Azure
14 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
14 12 (20.34%) DevOps
15 11 (18.64%) .NET Core
15 11 (18.64%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (18.64%) Entity Framework
15 11 (18.64%) Spring
16 10 (16.95%) Spring MVC

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 2 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Azure
2 7 (11.86%) Google Pay
2 7 (11.86%) Samsung Pay
3 4 (6.78%) Trello
4 3 (5.08%) GCP
5 2 (3.39%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (3.39%) AWS
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.69%) Apple Pay
6 1 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.69%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (1.69%) NuGet
6 1 (1.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Bluetooth
1 8 (13.56%) NFC
2 1 (1.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.69%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) Presto
4 1 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.56%) Android Studio
2 8 (13.56%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.78%) YouTrack
5 3 (5.08%) Flyway
5 3 (5.08%) NUnit
5 3 (5.08%) Subversion
6 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.39%) Moq
6 2 (3.39%) Selenium
7 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.69%) JIRA
7 1 (1.69%) JMeter
7 1 (1.69%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.69%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.69%) Xcode
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
1 13 (22.03%) Public Sector
2 10 (16.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (83.05%) Developer
2 21 (35.59%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.25%) C# Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Android Developer
5 7 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Android Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.08%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Angular Developer
9 2 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (59.32%) .NET
2 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET
3 21 (35.59%) CSS
4 20 (33.90%) HTML
5 19 (32.20%) .NET Framework
5 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (27.12%) REST
7 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
7 14 (23.73%) Web Services
8 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (22.03%) React
9 12 (20.34%) XML
10 11 (18.64%) .NET Core
10 11 (18.64%) Entity Framework
10 11 (18.64%) Spring
11 10 (16.95%) Spring MVC
12 9 (15.25%) JSON
12 9 (15.25%) Spring Boot
13 8 (13.56%) Android SDK
14 5 (8.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (13.56%) Digital Wallet
3 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.17%) Smartphone
4 5 (8.47%) User Experience
5 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.39%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.34%) DevOps
2 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
3 10 (16.95%) Kanban
3 10 (16.95%) Scrum
3 10 (16.95%) TDD
3 10 (16.95%) Web Development
4 9 (15.25%) MVVM
4 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
5 8 (13.56%) Android Development
5 8 (13.56%) Microservices
6 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.86%) OO
7 6 (10.17%) Front End Development
7 6 (10.17%) Open Source
8 5 (8.47%) BDD
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.78%) SDLC
10 3 (5.08%) API Integration
10 3 (5.08%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) C#
2 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
3 20 (33.90%) Java
4 18 (30.51%) SQL
5 6 (10.17%) Java 8
5 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.69%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Google
2 7 (11.86%) Samsung
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) Adobe
5 1 (1.69%) Apple
5 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.69%) Sybase
5 1 (1.69%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Xamarin