Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 February 2020 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
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 69 54
Rank change year-on-year -29 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing MVC 1,640 3,465 3,856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.41% 3.52% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 4.03% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,180 2,665 2,964
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +9.32%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £310
90th Percentile £550 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 18
UK median hourly rate £48.85 £35.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.57% -26.32% +26.67%
10th Percentile £29.45 £21.42 £35.23
90th Percentile £73.75 £66.64 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.75 £35.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +53.57% -26.32% +28.38%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 57,840 86,012 87,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.02% 87.40% 86.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,483 56,793 58,292
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.12% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,910 2,243 2,135
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% - -1.68%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.58 £24.02
% change year-on-year -6.98% -6.02% +4.43%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MVC in the UK

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in the UK

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in the UK

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MVC in the UK

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MVC in the UK

MVC
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the UK over the 6 months to 16 February 2020. 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
England -28 1,517 £425 -5.56% 1,859
UK excluding London -24 962 £400 - 1,591
London -39 635 £500 +4.17% 398
South East -33 276 £413 -2.94% 398
North of England -19 258 £388 +6.90% 470
Midlands -17 139 £360 -10.00% 268
North West -12 137 £389 +7.24% 265
South West -36 102 £375 -6.25% 194
Yorkshire -8 96 £375 +2.74% 153
East of England +18 92 £431 +4.55% 130
West Midlands -32 75 £376 -11.47% 135
Scotland -35 66 £425 +6.25% 71
East Midlands +25 63 £350 -6.67% 133
North East +4 25 £413 -8.33% 52
Northern Ireland -3 15 £428 +3.82% 19
Wales -18 15 £363 -3.33% 40

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 with a requirement for MVC.

1 1,173 (71.52%) .NET
2 1,066 (65.00%) C#
3 828 (50.49%) JavaScript
4 773 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
5 728 (44.39%) ASP.NET
6 588 (35.85%) SQL Server
7 586 (35.73%) HTML
8 583 (35.55%) CSS
9 533 (32.50%) SQL
10 506 (30.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 488 (29.76%) Azure
12 472 (28.78%) AngularJS
13 357 (21.77%) TDD
14 340 (20.73%) .NET Framework
15 330 (20.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 309 (18.84%) Microsoft
17 307 (18.72%) jQuery
18 294 (17.93%) Scrum
19 278 (16.95%) Git (software)
20 275 (16.77%) .NET Core
21 245 (14.94%) Web Services
22 226 (13.78%) Entity Framework
23 220 (13.41%) DevOps
24 216 (13.17%) React
25 214 (13.05%) Java
26 213 (12.99%) RESTful
27 207 (12.62%) BDD
28 201 (12.26%) Microservices
29 192 (11.71%) Test Automation
30 191 (11.65%) Continuous Integration

MVC
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 62 (3.78%) Umbraco
2 61 (3.72%) IIS
3 59 (3.60%) CMS
4 42 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 34 (2.07%) Apache
6 30 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
9 22 (1.34%) nginx
10 21 (1.28%) Confluence
11 14 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.79%) Drupal
13 11 (0.67%) SAS
14 10 (0.61%) EPiServer
14 10 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.55%) TYPO3
16 7 (0.43%) Apache Spark
16 7 (0.43%) JBoss
16 7 (0.43%) Kentico
16 7 (0.43%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 25 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 10 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.49%) Windchill
5 4 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.24%) Adobe XD
5 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.18%) Sketch
6 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.061%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.061%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 26 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.28%) Magento
3 6 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.061%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.061%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.061%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.061%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 488 (29.76%) Azure
2 185 (11.28%) AWS
3 44 (2.68%) Serverless
4 40 (2.44%) GitHub
5 37 (2.26%) npm
6 31 (1.89%) PaaS
7 28 (1.71%) GCP
8 23 (1.40%) SaaS
9 21 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
10 20 (1.22%) OpenShift
11 18 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
12 14 (0.85%) Power Platform
13 13 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (0.73%) Azure Functions
15 11 (0.67%) IaaS
16 9 (0.55%) Amazon EKS
17 7 (0.43%) NuGet
17 7 (0.43%) Office 365
17 7 (0.43%) TestFlight
17 7 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.41%) HTTP
2 13 (0.79%) Internet
3 12 (0.73%) DNS
4 9 (0.55%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.43%) Firewall
6 6 (0.37%) DHCP
7 5 (0.30%) Broadband
7 5 (0.30%) Network Security
7 5 (0.30%) Skype
7 5 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.24%) FTP
8 4 (0.24%) Intranet
9 3 (0.18%) AMQP
9 3 (0.18%) SSL
10 2 (0.12%) SAN
10 2 (0.12%) SMTP
11 1 (0.061%) Extranet
11 1 (0.061%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 588 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 120 (7.32%) MySQL
3 113 (6.89%) Relational Database
4 77 (4.70%) NoSQL
5 72 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 65 (3.96%) MongoDB
7 49 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
9 33 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (1.95%) Redis
11 30 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (1.34%) RDBMS
12 22 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
13 17 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 16 (0.98%) Big Data
14 16 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
14 16 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (0.79%) Power BI
16 11 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 278 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 158 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 150 (9.15%) Visual Studio
4 97 (5.91%) JIRA
5 83 (5.06%) TeamCity
6 75 (4.57%) NUnit
7 70 (4.27%) Jenkins
8 68 (4.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 60 (3.66%) Moq
10 59 (3.60%) gulp
11 45 (2.74%) Selenium
12 41 (2.50%) Maven
13 37 (2.26%) MSTest
13 37 (2.26%) webpack
14 35 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
15 33 (2.01%) Grunt
15 33 (2.01%) JUnit
15 33 (2.01%) Subversion
16 29 (1.77%) Cucumber
17 25 (1.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 181 (11.04%) Finance
2 80 (4.88%) Public Sector
3 57 (3.48%) Banking
4 49 (2.99%) Law
5 43 (2.62%) Retail
6 35 (2.13%) Marketing
7 27 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.10%) Back Office
10 16 (0.98%) Publishing
11 15 (0.91%) Games
12 13 (0.79%) Automotive
12 13 (0.79%) Police
13 11 (0.67%) German Language
14 9 (0.55%) Electronics
15 8 (0.49%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.37%) Front Office
17 5 (0.30%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.18%) Investment Banking
19 2 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,421 (86.65%) Developer
2 665 (40.55%) .NET Developer
3 325 (19.82%) C# Developer
4 209 (12.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 155 (9.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 151 (9.21%) Senior Developer
7 118 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 103 (6.28%) ASP.NET Developer
9 90 (5.49%) Angular Developer
10 89 (5.43%) Java Developer
10 89 (5.43%) Software Developer
11 84 (5.12%) JavaScript Developer
12 80 (4.88%) React Developer
13 72 (4.39%) Senior .NET Developer
14 63 (3.84%) PHP Developer
15 62 (3.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 62 (3.78%) SQL Developer
16 53 (3.23%) Azure Developer
17 51 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 49 (2.99%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,173 (71.52%) .NET
2 728 (44.39%) ASP.NET
3 586 (35.73%) HTML
4 583 (35.55%) CSS
5 506 (30.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 472 (28.78%) AngularJS
7 340 (20.73%) .NET Framework
8 330 (20.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 307 (18.72%) jQuery
10 275 (16.77%) .NET Core
11 245 (14.94%) Web Services
12 226 (13.78%) Entity Framework
13 216 (13.17%) React
14 213 (12.99%) RESTful
15 183 (11.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 182 (11.10%) HTML5
17 180 (10.98%) REST
18 161 (9.82%) Spring
19 155 (9.45%) WCF
20 144 (8.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 128 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
2 113 (6.89%) User Experience
3 77 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (4.39%) Mobile App
5 59 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 41 (2.50%) W3C
7 14 (0.85%) Virtual Team
8 13 (0.79%) NHS
8 13 (0.79%) N-Tier
8 13 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.55%) Hedge funds
10 9 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (0.49%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.49%) iPad
12 6 (0.37%) Derivative
12 6 (0.37%) RIA
13 5 (0.30%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (0.30%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 74 (4.51%) Linux
2 73 (4.45%) Windows
3 59 (3.60%) Android
4 49 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 23 (1.40%) Unix
6 14 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.30%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.30%) VMS
8 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.061%) MVS
9 1 (0.061%) OS/2
9 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (21.77%) TDD
3 294 (17.93%) Scrum
4 220 (13.41%) DevOps
5 207 (12.62%) BDD
6 201 (12.26%) Microservices
7 192 (11.71%) Test Automation
8 191 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
9 175 (10.67%) Unit Testing
10 173 (10.55%) Web Development
11 154 (9.39%) OO
12 141 (8.60%) Software Engineering
13 137 (8.35%) Front End Development
14 127 (7.74%) E-Commerce
15 118 (7.20%) SOLID
16 102 (6.22%) Problem-Solving
17 90 (5.49%) Kanban
18 86 (5.24%) MVVM
19 82 (5.00%) OOP
20 68 (4.15%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1,066 (65.00%) C#
2 828 (50.49%) JavaScript
3 533 (32.50%) SQL
4 214 (13.05%) Java
5 131 (7.99%) PHP
6 119 (7.26%) T-SQL
7 105 (6.40%) TypeScript
8 52 (3.17%) Python
9 49 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 43 (2.62%) Ruby
11 40 (2.44%) Java 8
12 36 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 35 (2.13%) Scala
14 29 (1.77%) C
15 28 (1.71%) PL/SQL
15 28 (1.71%) VBA
16 24 (1.46%) Apple Swift
17 22 (1.34%) Kotlin
18 20 (1.22%) ES6
18 20 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 82 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 64 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 45 (2.74%) Degree
4 7 (0.43%) ISEB
4 7 (0.43%) ISTQB
4 7 (0.43%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.24%) HND
7 4 (0.24%) MCSE
7 4 (0.24%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.18%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.18%) PhD
9 2 (0.12%) CCNA
9 2 (0.12%) CISSP
9 2 (0.12%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.51%) QA
2 43 (2.62%) WCAG
3 13 (0.79%) MiFID
4 3 (0.18%) PSD2
5 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.12%) GxP
5 2 (0.12%) PMO
6 1 (0.061%) GDPR
6 1 (0.061%) HL7
6 1 (0.061%) IFRS
System Software
1 120 (7.32%) Docker
2 12 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.30%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.18%) Varnish
6 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.061%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 83 (5.06%) Kubernetes
2 16 (0.98%) Terraform
3 14 (0.85%) MIIS
4 11 (0.67%) Ansible
4 11 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.55%) Puppet
6 6 (0.37%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.24%) WSUS
8 3 (0.18%) Kibana
9 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.12%) Nessus
9 2 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 309 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 98 (5.98%) Oracle
3 56 (3.41%) Sitecore
4 51 (3.11%) Xamarin
5 49 (2.99%) Google
6 35 (2.13%) Zend
7 22 (1.34%) SAP
8 14 (0.85%) Telerik
9 9 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.49%) Apple
10 8 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
10 8 (0.49%) Perforce
10 8 (0.49%) Roku
10 8 (0.49%) Twitter
11 7 (0.43%) hybris
12 6 (0.37%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.37%) webMethods
13 5 (0.30%) Adobe
13 5 (0.30%) Elastic Path
13 5 (0.30%) VMware