Period
to 17 December 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 17 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 12 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 +19
Contract jobs citing MVC 26 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.93% 10.78% 7.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.44% 12.78% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 24
Staffordshire median daily rate £450 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +12.00% -19.87%
10th Percentile £313 £271 £266
90th Percentile £500 £421 £357
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £58.75 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £26.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +107.55% +20.45% +25.71%

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 249 227 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 85.57% 84.39% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 158 223
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.78%
10th Percentile £275 £262 £204
90th Percentile £463 £475 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 20
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -42.00% +80.51%
10th Percentile £13.18 £12.22 £19.93
90th Percentile £58.45 £48.00 £61.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.12 £17.00
% change year-on-year -36.90% +47.76% -15.00%

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 17 December 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 17 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
Lichfield -5 5 £500 - 5
Stoke-on-Trent -14 5 £338 - 19
Tamworth -7 4 £450 +56.52% 9
MVC
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MVC.

1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (96.15%) SQL
3 22 (84.62%) C#
3 22 (84.62%) .NET Framework
4 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
5 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
6 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
6 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
7 13 (50.00%) jQuery
7 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (46.15%) CSS
8 12 (46.15%) SOAP
8 12 (46.15%) Web Services
8 12 (46.15%) Visual Studio
8 12 (46.15%) Middleware
8 12 (46.15%) Oracle
8 12 (46.15%) HTML
8 12 (46.15%) TDD
8 12 (46.15%) NHibernate
8 12 (46.15%) REST
9 11 (42.31%) Use Case
9 11 (42.31%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
10 8 (30.77%) WinForms
10 8 (30.77%) Degree
11 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
12 6 (23.08%) AccuRev
12 6 (23.08%) JIRA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (23.08%) AccuRev
2 6 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) .NET Developer
3 9 (34.62%) C# Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Software Developer
4 7 (26.92%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (19.23%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
7 4 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
8 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (11.54%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 3 (11.54%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
9 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (84.62%) .NET Framework
3 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (50.00%) jQuery
4 12 (46.15%) CSS
4 12 (46.15%) HTML
4 12 (46.15%) Middleware
4 12 (46.15%) NHibernate
4 12 (46.15%) REST
4 12 (46.15%) SOAP
4 12 (46.15%) Web Services
5 8 (30.77%) WinForms
6 6 (23.08%) WCF
6 6 (23.08%) WPF
7 5 (19.23%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.85%) LINQ
8 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) TDD
2 11 (42.31%) Use Case
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
5 5 (19.23%) Web Application Development
6 4 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) SQL
2 22 (84.62%) C#
3 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft