Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 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)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 52 48
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -7
Contract jobs citing MVC 3984 4157 4223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.17% 3.83% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 4.59% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2922 3120 3074
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 25
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +14.74% +5.83%
10th Percentile £35.00 £23.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £51.25 £56.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.55
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.14% +13.00%

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80681 90563 91135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.37% 83.49% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 52946 59820 58163
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £260
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2208 2612
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.32%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.38 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%

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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 +2 3667 £400 +3.63% 1101
UK excluding London +7 2360 £360 +2.86% 845
London -6 1584 £460 +4.55% 292
South East -10 609 £375 +2.74% 193
North of England +3 586 £350 - 289
Midlands -1 346 £325 -7.14% 135
South West +4 335 £360 +2.86% 116
North West +12 286 £363 +11.54% 166
Yorkshire -1 252 £350 - 111
East of England +10 202 £363 -3.33% 75
West Midlands -2 185 £350 - 61
Scotland +51 173 £370 +13.85% 23
East Midlands 0 161 £315 -3.08% 74
Northern Ireland -9 60 £413 +8.55% 4
Wales -1 52 £356 -8.06% 9
North East +39 48 £350 -6.67% 12

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 with a requirement for MVC.

1 2592 (65.06%) .NET
2 2398 (60.19%) C#
3 2108 (52.91%) JavaScript
4 1985 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
5 1837 (46.11%) ASP.NET
6 1745 (43.80%) HTML
7 1685 (42.29%) CSS
8 1428 (35.84%) AngularJS
9 1426 (35.79%) SQL Server
10 1367 (34.31%) SQL
11 1271 (31.90%) TDD
12 1244 (31.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1012 (25.40%) jQuery
14 877 (22.01%) Java
15 874 (21.94%) ASP.NET Web API
16 819 (20.56%) Scrum
17 786 (19.73%) Git (software)
18 776 (19.48%) HTML5
19 740 (18.57%) Spring
20 738 (18.52%) Web Services
21 702 (17.62%) .NET Framework
22 678 (17.02%) Microsoft
23 640 (16.06%) REST
24 639 (16.04%) Web Development
25 592 (14.86%) Finance
26 563 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
27 540 (13.55%) Spring MVC
28 537 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
29 526 (13.20%) CSS3
30 507 (12.73%) Entity Framework

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
1 274 (6.88%) CMS
2 158 (3.97%) Confluence
3 140 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 124 (3.11%) IIS
5 114 (2.86%) Umbraco
6 97 (2.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 91 (2.28%) SharePoint
8 90 (2.26%) JBoss
9 88 (2.21%) WebSphere
10 80 (2.01%) Tomcat
11 73 (1.83%) EPiServer
12 67 (1.68%) Apache Solr
13 61 (1.53%) WebLogic
14 58 (1.46%) Apache
15 39 (0.98%) NServiceBus
16 32 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 28 (0.70%) Drupal
17 28 (0.70%) WordPress
18 25 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 24 (0.60%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 49 (1.23%) Photoshop
2 32 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
5 16 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.075%) GIMP
8 3 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 100 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
3 20 (0.50%) Magento
4 7 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.13%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
6 4 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.10%) Pega PRPC
7 3 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.050%) Endur
8 2 (0.050%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.050%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.050%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.025%) Actimize
9 1 (0.025%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.025%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.025%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 537 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 338 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (2.38%) GitHub
4 42 (1.05%) PaaS
5 38 (0.95%) SaaS
6 34 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (0.68%) IaaS
8 20 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
11 15 (0.38%) Office 365
12 14 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
13 13 (0.33%) OpenShift
14 12 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (0.30%) CloudFront
15 8 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 8 (0.20%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 101 (2.54%) HTTP
2 77 (1.93%) Internet
3 37 (0.93%) LDAP
4 25 (0.63%) Intranet
5 19 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.35%) DNS
7 13 (0.33%) SMS
8 11 (0.28%) SMTP
9 8 (0.20%) SSL
10 6 (0.15%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.15%) FTP
10 6 (0.15%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.13%) IMAP
11 5 (0.13%) Network Security
12 4 (0.10%) ATM
12 4 (0.10%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.10%) Multicast
13 3 (0.075%) AMQP
13 3 (0.075%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.075%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1426 (35.79%) SQL Server
2 278 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 264 (6.63%) MongoDB
4 245 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 232 (5.82%) MySQL
6 166 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 150 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 135 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 103 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 87 (2.18%) Oracle Database
11 62 (1.56%) RDBMS
12 60 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
12 60 (1.51%) SQL Server 2016
13 55 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
14 53 (1.33%) Big Data
15 51 (1.28%) Hadoop
16 49 (1.23%) Redis
17 46 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 41 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
19 38 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 786 (19.73%) Git (software)
2 387 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 330 (8.28%) JIRA
4 301 (7.56%) Jenkins
5 292 (7.33%) Visual Studio
6 266 (6.68%) JUnit
7 222 (5.57%) Subversion
8 183 (4.59%) Maven
9 180 (4.52%) TeamCity
10 167 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
11 153 (3.84%) Selenium
12 151 (3.79%) NUnit
13 143 (3.59%) gulp
14 121 (3.04%) Jasmine
15 111 (2.79%) Grunt
15 111 (2.79%) Mockito
16 100 (2.51%) Cucumber
17 88 (2.21%) Moq
18 76 (1.91%) Eclipse
19 71 (1.78%) IntelliJ
General
1 592 (14.86%) Finance
2 255 (6.40%) Banking
3 155 (3.89%) Retail
4 133 (3.34%) Marketing
5 98 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 85 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 59 (1.48%) Electronics
8 58 (1.46%) Advertising
9 49 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 42 (1.05%) Front Office
10 42 (1.05%) Games
11 34 (0.85%) Back Office
12 27 (0.68%) Automotive
13 24 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.50%) Publishing
15 10 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.25%) Legal
15 10 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 3528 (88.55%) Developer
2 1511 (37.93%) .NET Developer
3 921 (23.12%) C# Developer
4 630 (15.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 556 (13.96%) Java Developer
6 415 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 411 (10.32%) Senior Developer
8 406 (10.19%) ASP.NET Developer
9 346 (8.68%) Full Stack Developer
10 307 (7.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 275 (6.90%) Angular Developer
12 239 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
13 237 (5.95%) SQL Developer
14 215 (5.40%) Web Developer
15 199 (4.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 165 (4.14%) Senior .NET Developer
17 164 (4.12%) Software Developer
18 161 (4.04%) PHP Developer
19 136 (3.41%) Architect
19 136 (3.41%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2592 (65.06%) .NET
2 1837 (46.11%) ASP.NET
3 1745 (43.80%) HTML
4 1685 (42.29%) CSS
5 1428 (35.84%) AngularJS
6 1244 (31.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1012 (25.40%) jQuery
8 874 (21.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 776 (19.48%) HTML5
10 740 (18.57%) Spring
11 738 (18.52%) Web Services
12 702 (17.62%) .NET Framework
13 640 (16.06%) REST
14 540 (13.55%) Spring MVC
15 526 (13.20%) CSS3
16 507 (12.73%) Entity Framework
17 494 (12.40%) RESTful
18 441 (11.07%) XML
19 427 (10.72%) WCF
20 425 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 306 (7.68%) Greenfield Project
2 208 (5.22%) User Experience
3 117 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 111 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 95 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 48 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 46 (1.15%) N-Tier
9 41 (1.03%) Fintech
10 37 (0.93%) iPad
11 32 (0.80%) Public Cloud
12 24 (0.60%) Equities
13 23 (0.58%) Blog
13 23 (0.58%) Hedge funds
14 22 (0.55%) Animation
14 22 (0.55%) Fixed Income
14 22 (0.55%) NHS
15 21 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 21 (0.53%) Virtual Team
16 20 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 260 (6.53%) Windows
2 233 (5.85%) Linux
3 132 (3.31%) Unix
4 107 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 97 (2.43%) Android
6 50 (1.26%) Windows Server
7 20 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.10%) Solaris
10 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.075%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.075%) VMS
12 2 (0.050%) CentOS
12 2 (0.050%) Debian
12 2 (0.050%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.050%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.025%) webOS
13 1 (0.025%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.025%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1985 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1271 (31.90%) TDD
3 819 (20.56%) Scrum
4 639 (16.04%) Web Development
5 563 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
6 486 (12.20%) BDD
7 456 (11.45%) Unit Testing
8 388 (9.74%) OO
9 370 (9.29%) Test Automation
10 351 (8.81%) Microservices
11 339 (8.51%) Front End Development
12 318 (7.98%) Software Engineering
13 284 (7.13%) E-Commerce
14 265 (6.65%) SOLID
15 264 (6.63%) SOA
16 228 (5.72%) Kanban
17 221 (5.55%) OOP
18 213 (5.35%) DevOps
19 204 (5.12%) Pair Programming
19 204 (5.12%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2398 (60.19%) C#
2 2108 (52.91%) JavaScript
3 1367 (34.31%) SQL
4 877 (22.01%) Java
5 324 (8.13%) T-SQL
6 220 (5.52%) PHP
7 193 (4.84%) TypeScript
8 159 (3.99%) Python
9 151 (3.79%) Ruby
10 146 (3.66%) Scala
11 133 (3.34%) VB.NET
12 108 (2.71%) PL/SQL
13 62 (1.56%) C++
14 56 (1.41%) VB
15 48 (1.20%) Groovy
16 45 (1.13%) PowerShell
17 43 (1.08%) ES6
17 43 (1.08%) Objective-C
18 42 (1.05%) Apple Swift
19 35 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 174 (4.37%) Degree
2 110 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 52 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 36 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.28%) OCPJP
8 8 (0.20%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.20%) MCP
9 6 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.15%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.15%) PMP
10 5 (0.13%) CISA
10 5 (0.13%) CISM
10 5 (0.13%) CISSP
10 5 (0.13%) HNC
10 5 (0.13%) MCTS
11 4 (0.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (3.74%) QA
2 12 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.20%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.20%) MiFID
3 8 (0.20%) WCAG
4 6 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.13%) FedRAMP
5 5 (0.13%) SLA
6 3 (0.075%) EMIR
6 3 (0.075%) FATCA
7 2 (0.050%) Basel III
7 2 (0.050%) GDPR
7 2 (0.050%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.025%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.025%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.025%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.025%) PMO
System Software
1 95 (2.38%) Docker
2 32 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.35%) HDFS
4 6 (0.15%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.050%) Varnish
5 2 (0.050%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.050%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.025%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.025%) RACF
6 1 (0.025%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.025%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (0.95%) Kubernetes
3 31 (0.78%) Puppet
4 27 (0.68%) Ansible
5 16 (0.40%) Terraform
6 13 (0.33%) Kibana
7 11 (0.28%) SCOrch
8 8 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (0.13%) logstash
10 3 (0.075%) Control-M
10 3 (0.075%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.050%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.050%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.050%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.050%) Plesk
11 2 (0.050%) Salt
12 1 (0.025%) Consul
12 1 (0.025%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.025%) SCCM
12 1 (0.025%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 678 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 348 (8.73%) Oracle
3 222 (5.57%) Sitecore
4 123 (3.09%) Google
5 98 (2.46%) SAP
6 77 (1.93%) Adobe
7 66 (1.66%) Xamarin
8 45 (1.13%) IBM
9 43 (1.08%) hybris
10 37 (0.93%) New Relic
11 36 (0.90%) Telerik
12 35 (0.88%) Zend
13 22 (0.55%) DevExpress
14 20 (0.50%) Apple
14 20 (0.50%) Atlassian
15 18 (0.45%) Siebel
15 18 (0.45%) Sybase
16 15 (0.38%) Sencha
17 14 (0.35%) MuleSoft
18 13 (0.33%) ATG