Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 August 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)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 64 56
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 -11
Contract jobs citing MVC 466 596 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.19% 3.58% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 4.15% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 438 425
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £309
90th Percentile £525 £531 £488
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 24
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -1.10% +5.81%
10th Percentile £30.15 £38.75 £41.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +5.88%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 12,771 14,372 13,626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.39% 86.23% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,589 8,574 7,896
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £610 £588 £569
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 499 495
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £61.31 £51.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.37 £24.00
% change year-on-year +17.00% -10.97% +4.35%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MVC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MVC in the South East

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in the South East

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in the South East over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in the South East

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MVC in the South East

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in the South East over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MVC in the South East

MVC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Hampshire +11 171 £438 +6.06% 75
Thames Valley -21 145 £440 +10.00% 127
Surrey +20 82 £419 -1.47% 59
Berkshire -29 82 £450 +12.50% 51
Buckinghamshire -10 39 £380 -5.00% 37
East Sussex -18 26 £400 +14.29% 12
Oxfordshire +12 24 £400 +14.29% 40
Kent -8 21 £425 +1.80% 51
West Sussex -27 20 £425 +6.25% 27
Middlesex +9 1 - -
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 South East region with a requirement for MVC.

1 386 (82.83%) .NET
2 365 (78.33%) C#
3 283 (60.73%) ASP.NET
4 265 (56.87%) JavaScript
5 263 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
6 226 (48.50%) CSS
7 223 (47.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 211 (45.28%) HTML
9 187 (40.13%) SQL Server
10 141 (30.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 134 (28.76%) TDD
12 123 (26.39%) AngularJS
12 123 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
12 123 (26.39%) jQuery
13 119 (25.54%) SQL
14 94 (20.17%) Microsoft
14 94 (20.17%) Git (software)
15 93 (19.96%) .NET Framework
16 85 (18.24%) .NET Core
17 79 (16.95%) OO
17 79 (16.95%) BDD
18 75 (16.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 72 (15.45%) REST
20 71 (15.24%) Web Services
21 70 (15.02%) Scrum
22 66 (14.16%) Entity Framework
23 64 (13.73%) OOP
24 62 (13.30%) Web Development
24 62 (13.30%) DevOps
25 59 (12.66%) Java

MVC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 25 (5.36%) Umbraco
2 19 (4.08%) CMS
2 19 (4.08%) EPiServer
3 14 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.58%) Confluence
5 12 (2.58%) IIS
6 8 (1.72%) Apache
7 7 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.50%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.07%) Captiva
8 5 (1.07%) Documentum
8 5 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.21%) DNN
11 1 (0.21%) JBoss
11 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 123 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.43%) PaaS
4 12 (2.58%) IaaS
5 11 (2.36%) Loggly
6 8 (1.72%) Serverless
7 7 (1.50%) GitHub
8 5 (1.07%) Azure Functions
8 5 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.07%) SaaS
9 4 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.64%) Office 365
11 2 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.43%) npm
11 2 (0.43%) WhatsApp
12 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.21%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.50%) Network Security
2 6 (1.29%) HTTP
2 6 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.86%) SSL
4 2 (0.43%) Internet
4 2 (0.43%) Junos
4 2 (0.43%) SNMP
4 2 (0.43%) SSH
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (40.13%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.37%) Relational Database
3 27 (5.79%) MySQL
3 27 (5.79%) Redis
4 16 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (3.22%) SQL Server 2016
5 15 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.00%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.93%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.07%) MS Access
10 5 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.64%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (0.64%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (0.64%) GIS
12 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 94 (20.17%) Git (software)
2 55 (11.80%) Visual Studio
3 54 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (8.58%) Visual Studio Team System
5 25 (5.36%) JIRA
6 20 (4.29%) TeamCity
7 18 (3.86%) SpecFlow
8 17 (3.65%) Bitbucket
8 17 (3.65%) Jenkins
8 17 (3.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (3.65%) webpack
9 16 (3.43%) gulp
10 15 (3.22%) Subversion
11 14 (3.00%) Babel
12 13 (2.79%) Jasmine
12 13 (2.79%) Maven
13 11 (2.36%) JMeter
14 10 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (1.72%) Eclipse
15 8 (1.72%) NUnit
General
1 37 (7.94%) Finance
2 12 (2.58%) Retail
3 11 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.07%) Legal
4 5 (1.07%) Military
4 5 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.64%) Billing
7 2 (0.43%) Automotive
7 2 (0.43%) Banking
7 2 (0.43%) Games
7 2 (0.43%) Law
7 2 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.21%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 423 (90.77%) Developer
2 217 (46.57%) .NET Developer
3 104 (22.32%) C# Developer
4 84 (18.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 77 (16.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 51 (10.94%) Senior Developer
7 35 (7.51%) ASP.NET Developer
7 35 (7.51%) Java Developer
8 33 (7.08%) Angular Developer
8 33 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 32 (6.87%) Web Developer
10 27 (5.79%) Senior .NET Developer
11 24 (5.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (4.72%) Software Developer
14 16 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
15 15 (3.22%) PHP Developer
16 14 (3.00%) .NET Web Developer
17 12 (2.58%) EPiServer Developer
17 12 (2.58%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (82.83%) .NET
2 283 (60.73%) ASP.NET
3 226 (48.50%) CSS
4 223 (47.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 211 (45.28%) HTML
6 141 (30.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 123 (26.39%) AngularJS
7 123 (26.39%) jQuery
8 93 (19.96%) .NET Framework
9 85 (18.24%) .NET Core
10 75 (16.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 72 (15.45%) REST
12 71 (15.24%) Web Services
13 66 (14.16%) Entity Framework
14 54 (11.59%) RESTful
15 53 (11.37%) Spring
16 52 (11.16%) HTML5
17 41 (8.80%) SOAP
18 40 (8.58%) XML
19 39 (8.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.58%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (1.93%) User Experience
5 5 (1.07%) N-Tier
6 4 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (0.86%) Social Media
7 3 (0.64%) iPad
7 3 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.21%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.21%) NHS
9 1 (0.21%) Replication
9 1 (0.21%) Tandem
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.73%) Windows
2 21 (4.51%) Linux
3 11 (2.36%) VMS
4 7 (1.50%) Android
5 6 (1.29%) Mac OS
5 6 (1.29%) Unix
6 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.43%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (28.76%) TDD
3 79 (16.95%) BDD
3 79 (16.95%) OO
4 70 (15.02%) Scrum
5 64 (13.73%) OOP
6 62 (13.30%) DevOps
6 62 (13.30%) Web Development
7 57 (12.23%) SOLID
8 47 (10.09%) Microservices
9 45 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (9.01%) Software Engineering
11 40 (8.58%) Responsive Web Design
12 36 (7.73%) Test Automation
13 35 (7.51%) Web Design
14 34 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
15 32 (6.87%) Dependency Injection
16 28 (6.01%) Problem-Solving
17 25 (5.36%) Kanban
18 23 (4.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 365 (78.33%) C#
2 265 (56.87%) JavaScript
3 119 (25.54%) SQL
4 59 (12.66%) Java
5 49 (10.52%) TypeScript
6 32 (6.87%) T-SQL
7 20 (4.29%) PHP
8 19 (4.08%) Java 8
9 14 (3.00%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.58%) Ruby
11 11 (2.36%) VB.NET
12 10 (2.15%) ES6
13 8 (1.72%) C
13 8 (1.72%) VBA
14 6 (1.29%) VB
15 5 (1.07%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.07%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.07%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.07%) Python
15 5 (1.07%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (4.29%) Degree
2 15 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.64%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.21%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.58%) QA
2 6 (1.29%) PMO
3 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (3.86%) Docker
2 8 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (3.22%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.64%) Ansible
2 3 (0.64%) Puppet
3 2 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.43%) Grafana
3 2 (0.43%) Kibana
3 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) Graphite
Vendors
1 94 (20.17%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.73%) Oracle
3 26 (5.58%) Telerik
4 15 (3.22%) Xamarin
5 11 (2.36%) New Relic
6 10 (2.15%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.15%) Google
7 6 (1.29%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.07%) IBM
8 5 (1.07%) Micro Focus
8 5 (1.07%) OpenText
9 4 (0.86%) Zend
10 2 (0.43%) Apple
10 2 (0.43%) OutSystems
10 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.21%) Adobe
11 1 (0.21%) Alterian
11 1 (0.21%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.21%) webMethods
11 1 (0.21%) YouTube