Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 48 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 -2
Contract jobs citing MVC 4031 4218 4441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.91% 4.01% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 4.78% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3059 3130 3304
UK median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £278
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 38 26
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £38.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +10.32% +10.07%
10th Percentile £27.95 £22.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £46.38 £56.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £38.53
% change year-on-year +8.24% +10.32% +24.27%

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 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -3 3768 £425 +9.68% 1229
UK excluding London -7 2282 £375 +7.14% 927
London -5 1720 £475 +8.26% 359
South East -8 670 £375 - 238
North of England -5 491 £363 +3.57% 283
Midlands -5 369 £350 - 155
South West -1 324 £363 +3.57% 105
North West +5 273 £375 +7.14% 151
West Midlands -3 217 £350 - 64
Yorkshire -9 205 £350 - 114
East of England -2 201 £388 +10.71% 89
East Midlands -5 151 £338 -3.57% 87
Scotland -5 104 £363 +11.54% 38
Northern Ireland +4 68 £415 +2.47% 2
Wales +37 64 £337 -15.80% 17
North East -15 15 £380 -12.39% 18

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 2621 (65.02%) .NET
2 2446 (60.68%) C#
3 2092 (51.90%) JavaScript
4 2031 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1843 (45.72%) ASP.NET
6 1696 (42.07%) HTML
7 1634 (40.54%) CSS
8 1515 (37.58%) SQL Server
9 1434 (35.57%) TDD
10 1380 (34.23%) AngularJS
11 1361 (33.76%) SQL
12 1337 (33.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1004 (24.91%) ASP.NET Web API
14 935 (23.20%) jQuery
15 918 (22.77%) Java
16 892 (22.13%) Web Services
17 825 (20.47%) Scrum
18 786 (19.50%) Microsoft
19 752 (18.66%) .NET Framework
20 750 (18.61%) Git (software)
21 725 (17.99%) Spring
22 706 (17.51%) HTML5
23 676 (16.77%) Web Development
24 664 (16.47%) REST
25 645 (16.00%) BDD
26 616 (15.28%) Finance
27 603 (14.96%) Microsoft Azure
28 599 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
29 516 (12.80%) RESTful
30 512 (12.70%) 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
1 240 (5.95%) CMS
2 159 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
3 126 (3.13%) IIS
4 112 (2.78%) Confluence
5 96 (2.38%) Umbraco
5 96 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 93 (2.31%) Tomcat
7 81 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
8 78 (1.94%) JBoss
9 77 (1.91%) SharePoint
10 63 (1.56%) WebLogic
11 59 (1.46%) Apache
12 53 (1.31%) EPiServer
13 51 (1.27%) Apache Solr
14 42 (1.04%) NServiceBus
15 32 (0.79%) WordPress
16 31 (0.77%) Drupal
16 31 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 27 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
17 27 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (0.69%) Photoshop
2 21 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 18 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.099%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.099%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.074%) GIMP
8 3 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.050%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.025%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 85 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.57%) Magento
3 21 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
4 9 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
5 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.099%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.074%) Endur
7 3 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.050%) Odoo
8 2 (0.050%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.050%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.025%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.025%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.025%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.025%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.025%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.025%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 603 (14.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 399 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
3 121 (3.00%) GitHub
4 55 (1.36%) PaaS
5 46 (1.14%) SaaS
6 45 (1.12%) npm
7 42 (1.04%) IaaS
8 34 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (0.65%) Serverless
10 25 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
11 22 (0.55%) Office 365
12 17 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (0.32%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (0.30%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.20%) Trello
16 6 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (1.69%) Internet
2 56 (1.39%) HTTP
3 32 (0.79%) Intranet
4 19 (0.47%) LDAP
5 16 (0.40%) SMS
6 15 (0.37%) DNS
6 15 (0.37%) SMTP
7 12 (0.30%) Bluetooth
7 12 (0.30%) FTP
8 11 (0.27%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.20%) Firewall
9 8 (0.20%) SSL
10 5 (0.12%) AMQP
11 4 (0.099%) CTI
11 4 (0.099%) IMAP
11 4 (0.099%) Skype
12 3 (0.074%) ATM
12 3 (0.074%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.074%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.074%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1515 (37.58%) SQL Server
2 300 (7.44%) NoSQL
3 235 (5.83%) MongoDB
3 235 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 202 (5.01%) MySQL
5 147 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 138 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 135 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 132 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 91 (2.26%) RDBMS
10 68 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 62 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
12 61 (1.51%) Oracle Database
13 56 (1.39%) DB2
14 51 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
15 40 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
16 38 (0.94%) Redis
16 38 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
17 35 (0.87%) Hadoop
18 33 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 750 (18.61%) Git (software)
2 348 (8.63%) Visual Studio
3 325 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 285 (7.07%) JIRA
5 260 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 242 (6.00%) JUnit
7 205 (5.09%) TeamCity
8 199 (4.94%) Maven
9 174 (4.32%) NUnit
9 174 (4.32%) Subversion
10 164 (4.07%) Octopus Deploy
11 155 (3.85%) Selenium
12 141 (3.50%) Jasmine
13 114 (2.83%) Grunt
14 109 (2.70%) gulp
15 101 (2.51%) Mockito
16 95 (2.36%) Eclipse
17 88 (2.18%) Cucumber
18 73 (1.81%) IntelliJ
18 73 (1.81%) Moq
General
1 616 (15.28%) Finance
2 277 (6.87%) Banking
3 136 (3.37%) Retail
4 123 (3.05%) Marketing
5 85 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 80 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 56 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 54 (1.34%) Electronics
9 46 (1.14%) Games
10 43 (1.07%) Advertising
11 37 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 33 (0.82%) Back Office
13 30 (0.74%) Front Office
14 24 (0.60%) Law
15 23 (0.57%) Legal
16 18 (0.45%) Automotive
17 16 (0.40%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.27%) French Language
18 11 (0.27%) Publishing
19 8 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 3598 (89.26%) Developer
2 1571 (38.97%) .NET Developer
3 1023 (25.38%) C# Developer
4 708 (17.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 614 (15.23%) Java Developer
6 502 (12.45%) Senior Developer
7 465 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 437 (10.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 391 (9.70%) Full Stack Developer
10 350 (8.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 293 (7.27%) SQL Developer
12 246 (6.10%) Angular Developer
13 234 (5.81%) Web Developer
14 230 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
15 191 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
16 161 (3.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 157 (3.89%) PHP Developer
17 157 (3.89%) Software Developer
18 142 (3.52%) Senior Java Developer
19 139 (3.45%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2621 (65.02%) .NET
2 1843 (45.72%) ASP.NET
3 1696 (42.07%) HTML
4 1634 (40.54%) CSS
5 1380 (34.23%) AngularJS
6 1337 (33.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1004 (24.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 935 (23.20%) jQuery
9 892 (22.13%) Web Services
10 752 (18.66%) .NET Framework
11 725 (17.99%) Spring
12 706 (17.51%) HTML5
13 664 (16.47%) REST
14 516 (12.80%) RESTful
15 512 (12.70%) Entity Framework
16 509 (12.63%) Spring MVC
17 461 (11.44%) WCF
18 444 (11.01%) CSS3
19 419 (10.39%) XML
20 414 (10.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 300 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
2 189 (4.69%) User Experience
3 136 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 129 (3.20%) Mobile App
5 107 (2.65%) N-Tier
6 94 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 89 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 68 (1.69%) Fintech
9 52 (1.29%) Virtual Team
10 46 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 35 (0.87%) Blog
12 31 (0.77%) Data Structures
12 31 (0.77%) Fixed Income
12 31 (0.77%) Public Cloud
13 26 (0.65%) Equities
14 23 (0.57%) Derivative
15 22 (0.55%) Algorithms
15 22 (0.55%) Management Information System
16 20 (0.50%) NHS
16 20 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 253 (6.28%) Windows
2 203 (5.04%) Linux
3 98 (2.43%) Apple iOS
4 92 (2.28%) Unix
5 66 (1.64%) Android
6 53 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.099%) MVS
9 4 (0.099%) Nucleus RTOS
10 3 (0.074%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.074%) VMS
10 3 (0.074%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.050%) CentOS
11 2 (0.050%) Debian
11 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.025%) Fedora
12 1 (0.025%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2031 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1434 (35.57%) TDD
3 825 (20.47%) Scrum
4 676 (16.77%) Web Development
5 645 (16.00%) BDD
6 599 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
7 460 (11.41%) Unit Testing
8 399 (9.90%) OO
9 386 (9.58%) Microservices
10 358 (8.88%) Test Automation
11 351 (8.71%) Software Engineering
12 343 (8.51%) Front End Development
13 341 (8.46%) SOLID
14 329 (8.16%) E-Commerce
15 251 (6.23%) Kanban
15 251 (6.23%) SOA
16 245 (6.08%) OOP
17 237 (5.88%) Pair Programming
18 218 (5.41%) SDLC
19 201 (4.99%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2446 (60.68%) C#
2 2092 (51.90%) JavaScript
3 1361 (33.76%) SQL
4 918 (22.77%) Java
5 310 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 231 (5.73%) PHP
7 196 (4.86%) TypeScript
8 153 (3.80%) VB.NET
9 115 (2.85%) Ruby
10 100 (2.48%) Scala
11 98 (2.43%) Python
12 71 (1.76%) PL/SQL
13 61 (1.51%) PowerShell
14 59 (1.46%) Objective-C
15 56 (1.39%) Apple Swift
16 55 (1.36%) C++
16 55 (1.36%) ES6
16 55 (1.36%) Groovy
17 36 (0.89%) C
18 35 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 176 (4.37%) Degree
2 106 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 54 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 45 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 35 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.27%) MCSD
8 10 (0.25%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.22%) MCP
10 7 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.099%) HND
12 3 (0.074%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.074%) MCAD
12 3 (0.074%) MCPD
12 3 (0.074%) MCTS
13 2 (0.050%) OCPJP
13 2 (0.050%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.050%) PMP
14 1 (0.025%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (3.89%) QA
2 14 (0.35%) MiFID
3 10 (0.25%) HL7
4 9 (0.22%) WCAG
5 8 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.15%) SLA
7 5 (0.12%) EMIR
8 4 (0.099%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.074%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.074%) GCP
10 2 (0.050%) GDPR
10 2 (0.050%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.025%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.025%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.025%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.025%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.025%) PMO
11 1 (0.025%) PSD2
System Software
1 119 (2.95%) Docker
2 48 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.17%) HDFS
5 6 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.050%) Varnish
7 1 (0.025%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.025%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.025%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (1.14%) Puppet
2 45 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (0.84%) Ansible
4 32 (0.79%) Kubernetes
5 19 (0.47%) Terraform
6 8 (0.20%) Nagios
6 8 (0.20%) SCOrch
6 8 (0.20%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.099%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.074%) Kibana
10 2 (0.050%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.050%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.050%) Control-M
10 2 (0.050%) Grafana
10 2 (0.050%) Plesk
10 2 (0.050%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.025%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 1 (0.025%) yum
Vendors
1 786 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 361 (8.96%) Oracle
3 207 (5.14%) Sitecore
4 76 (1.89%) SAP
5 72 (1.79%) Google
6 62 (1.54%) Xamarin
7 58 (1.44%) Adobe
8 49 (1.22%) New Relic
9 40 (0.99%) IBM
10 34 (0.84%) hybris
10 34 (0.84%) Telerik
11 32 (0.79%) Zend
12 28 (0.69%) Atlassian
13 24 (0.60%) Apple
14 21 (0.52%) MuleSoft
15 20 (0.50%) DevExpress
15 20 (0.50%) Splunk
15 20 (0.50%) Sybase
16 18 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
17 14 (0.35%) TIBCO