Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 57 50
Rank change year-on-year -27 -7 +3
Contract jobs citing MVC 2,616 4,051 3,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.82% 3.91% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 4.51% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,035 3,116 2,848
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £314 £312 £292
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 53
UK median hourly rate £46.25 £43.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.56% -1.15% +1.75%
10th Percentile £30.03 £19.00 £32.60
90th Percentile £60.00 £75.00 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +1.15% +2.35%

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 80,678 89,827 81,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.91% 86.67% 85.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,142 59,253 53,249
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,292 2,450 2,154
UK median hourly rate £24.68 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.78% -14.00% +2.88%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.98 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.89% -20.00% -

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 -23 2,428 £438 +2.94% 1,941
UK excluding London -22 1,527 £400 +6.67% 1,658
London -33 1,069 £475 - 416
South East +4 508 £438 +9.38% 375
North of England -21 375 £370 +2.07% 558
Midlands -5 244 £400 +13.48% 314
North West -8 232 £365 - 309
South West -59 142 £405 +8.00% 165
West Midlands -1 138 £425 +6.25% 182
Yorkshire -34 122 £365 +0.69% 205
Scotland -18 107 £388 +3.33% 81
East Midlands +14 105 £375 +10.29% 132
East of England -39 99 £420 +5.00% 113
Wales 0 42 £408 +1.88% 40
North East -14 21 £375 +15.38% 44
Northern Ireland -23 13 £430 -4.44% 12

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 1,925 (73.59%) .NET
2 1,790 (68.43%) C#
3 1,467 (56.08%) JavaScript
4 1,350 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
5 1,242 (47.48%) ASP.NET
6 1,096 (41.90%) CSS
7 1,077 (41.17%) HTML
8 951 (36.35%) SQL Server
9 851 (32.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 799 (30.54%) SQL
11 778 (29.74%) AngularJS
12 722 (27.60%) Microsoft Azure
13 715 (27.33%) TDD
14 671 (25.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 626 (23.93%) .NET Framework
16 553 (21.14%) Git (software)
17 550 (21.02%) jQuery
18 456 (17.43%) Scrum
19 452 (17.28%) Web Services
20 436 (16.67%) Microsoft
21 423 (16.17%) REST
22 400 (15.29%) HTML5
23 398 (15.21%) Entity Framework
23 398 (15.21%) React
23 398 (15.21%) .NET Core
24 389 (14.87%) BDD
25 384 (14.68%) Finance
26 380 (14.53%) Java
27 327 (12.50%) Microservices
28 314 (12.00%) Spring

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
1 121 (4.63%) CMS
2 94 (3.59%) Umbraco
3 85 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 73 (2.79%) IIS
5 68 (2.60%) Confluence
6 49 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
7 41 (1.57%) Apache
8 31 (1.19%) Tomcat
9 30 (1.15%) EPiServer
10 29 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 29 (1.11%) WebSphere
11 21 (0.80%) WordPress
12 18 (0.69%) Drupal
13 15 (0.57%) JBoss
14 12 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.46%) NServiceBus
15 11 (0.42%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
17 8 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 23 (0.88%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.11%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.11%) InVision
3 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.038%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 53 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.65%) Magento
3 8 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.076%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.076%) Zen Cart
7 1 (0.038%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.038%) Endur
7 1 (0.038%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 722 (27.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 279 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (2.06%) PaaS
4 52 (1.99%) Serverless
5 44 (1.68%) npm
6 43 (1.64%) GitHub
7 35 (1.34%) SaaS
8 28 (1.07%) IaaS
8 28 (1.07%) Office 365
9 26 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
10 25 (0.96%) Azure Functions
10 25 (0.96%) Power Platform
11 19 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (0.50%) MailChimp
14 12 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (0.46%) Loggly
15 11 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (0.42%) Google Pay
15 11 (0.42%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.72%) HTTP
2 21 (0.80%) Internet
3 16 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.57%) Bluetooth
4 15 (0.57%) NFC
5 8 (0.31%) Network Security
6 7 (0.27%) Intranet
7 4 (0.15%) SSL
8 3 (0.11%) DKIM
8 3 (0.11%) IMAP
8 3 (0.11%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.11%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (0.11%) Skype
8 3 (0.11%) SMTP
8 3 (0.11%) SNMP
8 3 (0.11%) Wireless
9 2 (0.076%) 4G
9 2 (0.076%) Junos
9 2 (0.076%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.076%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 951 (36.35%) SQL Server
2 169 (6.46%) Relational Database
3 157 (6.00%) MySQL
4 129 (4.93%) NoSQL
5 73 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 67 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 55 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 51 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
8 51 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 49 (1.87%) Redis
10 47 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
11 46 (1.76%) Cosmos DB
11 46 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
12 31 (1.19%) RDBMS
13 28 (1.07%) Big Data
14 24 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 23 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
16 21 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (0.80%) Oracle Database
17 20 (0.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 553 (21.14%) Git (software)
2 240 (9.17%) Visual Studio
3 157 (6.00%) JIRA
4 148 (5.66%) TeamCity
5 146 (5.58%) Jenkins
6 145 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 86 (3.29%) Visual Studio Team System
8 85 (3.25%) Maven
8 85 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 84 (3.21%) Subversion
10 77 (2.94%) JUnit
11 63 (2.41%) Eclipse
12 57 (2.18%) Bitbucket
13 56 (2.14%) gulp
14 54 (2.06%) NUnit
14 54 (2.06%) Selenium
15 47 (1.80%) webpack
16 45 (1.72%) Grunt
17 41 (1.57%) Cucumber
18 39 (1.49%) Jasmine
General
1 384 (14.68%) Finance
2 114 (4.36%) Banking
3 75 (2.87%) Retail
4 49 (1.87%) Law
5 38 (1.45%) Front Office
6 37 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 36 (1.38%) Marketing
8 25 (0.96%) Legal
9 19 (0.73%) Games
10 16 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.54%) Advertising
11 14 (0.54%) Automotive
12 13 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.34%) Electronics
14 7 (0.27%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.27%) Publishing
15 6 (0.23%) Back Office
16 5 (0.19%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.19%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,296 (87.77%) Developer
2 1,107 (42.32%) .NET Developer
3 582 (22.25%) C# Developer
4 411 (15.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 343 (13.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 238 (9.10%) Senior Developer
7 182 (6.96%) Java Developer
8 178 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
9 155 (5.93%) JavaScript Developer
10 152 (5.81%) Angular Developer
11 145 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 131 (5.01%) React Developer
13 120 (4.59%) Software Developer
14 116 (4.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 113 (4.32%) Senior .NET Developer
16 109 (4.17%) PHP Developer
17 95 (3.63%) SQL Developer
18 91 (3.48%) Web Developer
19 87 (3.33%) Azure Developer
19 87 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,925 (73.59%) .NET
2 1,242 (47.48%) ASP.NET
3 1,096 (41.90%) CSS
4 1,077 (41.17%) HTML
5 851 (32.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 778 (29.74%) AngularJS
7 671 (25.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 626 (23.93%) .NET Framework
9 550 (21.02%) jQuery
10 452 (17.28%) Web Services
11 423 (16.17%) REST
12 400 (15.29%) HTML5
13 398 (15.21%) .NET Core
13 398 (15.21%) Entity Framework
13 398 (15.21%) React
14 314 (12.00%) Spring
15 309 (11.81%) RESTful
16 305 (11.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 246 (9.40%) JSON
18 231 (8.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 252 (9.63%) Greenfield Project
2 123 (4.70%) User Experience
3 104 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 71 (2.71%) Mobile App
6 32 (1.22%) Digital Media
7 29 (1.11%) Hedge funds
8 24 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (0.57%) Data Structures
9 15 (0.57%) Social Media
10 14 (0.54%) Algorithms
11 13 (0.50%) Digital Wallet
11 13 (0.50%) NHS
11 13 (0.50%) Smartphone
12 12 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (0.46%) Management Information System
12 12 (0.46%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.34%) Video\Live Streaming
14 8 (0.31%) New Media
15 7 (0.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 112 (4.28%) Windows
2 104 (3.98%) Linux
3 56 (2.14%) Android
4 32 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 26 (0.99%) Unix
6 15 (0.57%) VMS
7 10 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.11%) SUSE
11 2 (0.076%) CentOS
11 2 (0.076%) Solaris
12 1 (0.038%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.038%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,350 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 715 (27.33%) TDD
3 456 (17.43%) Scrum
4 389 (14.87%) BDD
5 327 (12.50%) Microservices
6 311 (11.89%) OO
7 309 (11.81%) DevOps
8 304 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
9 292 (11.16%) Web Development
10 284 (10.86%) SOLID
11 267 (10.21%) Unit Testing
12 224 (8.56%) Test Automation
13 199 (7.61%) OOP
14 192 (7.34%) Software Engineering
15 178 (6.80%) Front End Development
16 174 (6.65%) E-Commerce
17 169 (6.46%) Kanban
18 127 (4.85%) Problem-Solving
19 123 (4.70%) Responsive Web Design
20 111 (4.24%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1,790 (68.43%) C#
2 1,467 (56.08%) JavaScript
3 799 (30.54%) SQL
4 380 (14.53%) Java
5 193 (7.38%) TypeScript
6 181 (6.92%) PHP
7 149 (5.70%) T-SQL
8 111 (4.24%) Java 8
9 65 (2.48%) VB.NET
10 45 (1.72%) Ruby
11 39 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 39 (1.49%) Scala
12 37 (1.41%) PowerShell
13 34 (1.30%) ES6
14 28 (1.07%) Python
15 22 (0.84%) C
15 22 (0.84%) VB
16 16 (0.61%) Kotlin
17 14 (0.54%) VBA
18 13 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 88 (3.36%) Degree
2 82 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 60 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 24 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.15%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.11%) MCP
9 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.076%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.076%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.076%) MCSD
10 2 (0.076%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.038%) ISEB
11 1 (0.038%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.038%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.038%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (2.98%) QA
2 9 (0.34%) GxP
3 5 (0.19%) SLA
4 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.15%) WCAG
5 3 (0.11%) PMO
6 2 (0.076%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.076%) GDPR
6 2 (0.076%) HL7
6 2 (0.076%) NCSC
System Software
1 157 (6.00%) Docker
2 23 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.15%) Varnish
3 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.11%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.038%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 97 (3.71%) Kubernetes
2 34 (1.30%) Ansible
3 24 (0.92%) Terraform
4 18 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.54%) Puppet
6 9 (0.34%) Kibana
7 7 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.19%) cPanel
9 4 (0.15%) logstash
9 4 (0.15%) Rancher
10 3 (0.11%) MIIS
11 2 (0.076%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.038%) Control-M
12 1 (0.038%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.038%) Grafana
12 1 (0.038%) Graphite
12 1 (0.038%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.038%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 436 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 128 (4.89%) Oracle
3 61 (2.33%) Sitecore
4 49 (1.87%) Google
5 48 (1.83%) Xamarin
6 40 (1.53%) Telerik
7 30 (1.15%) Zend
8 29 (1.11%) Atlassian
9 28 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (0.80%) IBM
11 20 (0.76%) Adobe
12 18 (0.69%) New Relic
13 15 (0.57%) SAP
14 12 (0.46%) Roku
15 11 (0.42%) Samsung
16 10 (0.38%) Demandware
17 9 (0.34%) Apple
17 9 (0.34%) Splunk
18 7 (0.27%) Elastic Path
18 7 (0.27%) OpenText