Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 October 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 11 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +10
Contract jobs citing MVC 28 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.29% 10.97% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.44% 13.07% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 20
Staffordshire median daily rate £338 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £303 £304 £274
90th Percentile £464 £412 £338
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +17.86% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.25 £29.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year +44.44% +24.47% +34.29%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 225 199 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 82.72% 83.97% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 138 235
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -10.96%
10th Percentile £288 £205 £183
90th Percentile £463 £475 £492
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.20 £14.35 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.01% -42.60% +79.21%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.42 £11.00
90th Percentile £56.30 £38.75 £46.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.99 £17.50
% change year-on-year -39.98% +42.80% -18.60%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MVC in Staffordshire

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in Staffordshire

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in Staffordshire

MVC
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Stoke-on-Trent -3 10 £331 -17.19% 21
Tamworth -1 5 £450 +56.52% 9
Lichfield -4 1 £480 - 6
MVC
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MVC.

1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
3 22 (78.57%) C#
4 20 (71.43%) .NET Framework
5 18 (64.29%) SQL
6 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (46.43%) HTML
7 13 (46.43%) CSS
8 11 (39.29%) jQuery
9 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
9 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) Degree
10 8 (28.57%) WinForms
10 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (28.57%) TDD
10 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
11 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
11 7 (25.00%) JIRA
11 7 (25.00%) AccuRev
11 7 (25.00%) WCF
11 7 (25.00%) WPF
11 7 (25.00%) Web Development
11 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 7 (25.00%) Entity Framework
11 7 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
12 6 (21.43%) Web Services
12 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
12 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (17.86%) Middleware

MVC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) AccuRev
1 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Software Developer
4 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
5 7 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (10.71%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (10.71%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
9 2 (7.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 2 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
10 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
10 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 13 (46.43%) CSS
3 13 (46.43%) HTML
4 11 (39.29%) jQuery
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 8 (28.57%) WinForms
6 7 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 7 (25.00%) WCF
6 7 (25.00%) WPF
7 6 (21.43%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) Middleware
8 5 (17.86%) NHibernate
8 5 (17.86%) REST
8 5 (17.86%) SOAP
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (10.71%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (7.14%) LINQ
11 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (28.57%) TDD
2 7 (25.00%) Web Development
3 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.86%) Use Case
4 5 (17.86%) Web Application Development
5 3 (10.71%) BDD
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (17.86%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft