The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for MVC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MVC over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 17 5
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12  
Contract jobs citing MVC 5 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 9.43% 1.64% 28.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.89% 1.96% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £250 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year +1.44% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +14.28%  

MVC is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36 51 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 67.92% 83.61% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 20
Median daily rate £338 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.65 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent citing MVC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for MVC in Stoke-on-Trent

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MVC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for MVC.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (86.67%) C#
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (73.33%) jQuery
4 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (73.33%) SQL
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
5 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
5 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
6 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (40.00%) StructureMap
7 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (40.00%) AutoMapper
7 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (40.00%) TypeScript
7 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (40.00%) System Testing
7 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (40.00%) LINQ
7 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (33.33%) CSS
8 5 (33.33%) HTML
8 5 (33.33%) OO
8 5 (33.33%) Workflow
8 5 (33.33%) Scrum

MVC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (26.67%) Subversion
4 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Programmer
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) WCF Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (73.33%) jQuery
5 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (40.00%) AutoMapper
7 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (40.00%) LINQ
7 6 (40.00%) StructureMap
7 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (33.33%) CSS
8 5 (33.33%) HTML
8 5 (33.33%) HTML5
8 5 (33.33%) WCF
9 4 (26.67%) XML
10 3 (20.00%) React
11 1 (6.67%) Ajax
11 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) System Testing
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) SOLID
3 5 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) Kanban
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (40.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft