Period
to 17 July 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 50 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing MVC 4,051 3,885 4,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.91% 4.09% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 4.82% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,116 2,848 3,096
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £312 £292 £281
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 53 34
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.15% +1.75% +22.14%
10th Percentile £19.00 £32.60 £22.60
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £70.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.15% +2.35% +11.77%

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 88,891 80,637 92,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.77% 84.89% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,622 52,775 61,088
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,428 2,131 2,298
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +1.01% +15.12%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% - +16.01%

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 2018.

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 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MVC in the UK

MVC
Top 17 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 2018. 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 -9 3,728 £425 +6.25% 1,913
UK excluding London -7 2,268 £375 +7.14% 1,518
London +4 1,747 £475 +5.56% 505
North of England -3 658 £363 +3.57% 478
South East -12 602 £400 +6.67% 360
North West -3 333 £365 +1.32% 267
Midlands -14 281 £353 +10.16% 260
Yorkshire -8 266 £363 +3.57% 173
South West -10 266 £375 +4.17% 179
Scotland -31 183 £375 +1.35% 60
East of England -4 175 £400 +8.11% 131
West Midlands -15 169 £400 +23.08% 147
East Midlands -12 112 £340 +7.94% 113
North East -15 59 £325 -7.14% 38
Northern Ireland +21 55 £450 +9.09% 7
Wales -12 48 £400 +14.29% 39
Channel Islands - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 2,781 (68.65%) .NET
2 2,594 (64.03%) C#
3 2,113 (52.16%) JavaScript
4 2,103 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
5 1,991 (49.15%) ASP.NET
6 1,621 (40.01%) HTML
7 1,506 (37.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,503 (37.10%) CSS
9 1,494 (36.88%) SQL Server
10 1,316 (32.49%) AngularJS
11 1,315 (32.46%) TDD
12 1,277 (31.52%) SQL
13 1,003 (24.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 935 (23.08%) jQuery
15 863 (21.30%) Microsoft Azure
16 825 (20.37%) Git (software)
17 791 (19.53%) .NET Framework
18 769 (18.98%) Microsoft
19 766 (18.91%) Scrum
20 748 (18.46%) Java
21 690 (17.03%) Web Services
22 678 (16.74%) HTML5
23 647 (15.97%) BDD
24 630 (15.55%) REST
25 597 (14.74%) Finance
26 569 (14.05%) Web Development
27 546 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
28 531 (13.11%) Microservices
29 528 (13.03%) Entity Framework
30 515 (12.71%) 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
1 210 (5.18%) CMS
2 125 (3.09%) IIS
3 105 (2.59%) Umbraco
4 101 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
5 95 (2.35%) Confluence
6 77 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 75 (1.85%) SharePoint
8 68 (1.68%) Apache
9 61 (1.51%) NServiceBus
10 58 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 58 (1.43%) WebSphere
11 35 (0.86%) EPiServer
11 35 (0.86%) WebLogic
12 29 (0.72%) WordPress
13 27 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 26 (0.64%) JBoss
15 24 (0.59%) Apache Solr
16 23 (0.57%) MQSeries
17 20 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 19 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 35 (0.86%) Photoshop
2 20 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 19 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
4 15 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.12%) InVision
7 2 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.025%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 72 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.99%) Magento
3 7 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
5 4 (0.099%) Endur
5 4 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.099%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.049%) Odoo
6 2 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.049%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.049%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.049%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.049%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.025%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.025%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.025%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.025%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 863 (21.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 435 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (1.93%) GitHub
4 77 (1.90%) npm
5 76 (1.88%) Serverless
6 40 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (0.99%) SaaS
7 34 (0.84%) PaaS
8 31 (0.77%) Office 365
9 29 (0.72%) IaaS
10 26 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 25 (0.62%) NuGet
12 18 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (0.37%) Amazon S3
14 13 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
14 13 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (0.27%) Heroku
16 10 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 144 (3.55%) HTTP
2 40 (0.99%) Internet
3 21 (0.52%) SSL
4 19 (0.47%) AMQP
5 16 (0.39%) DNS
6 15 (0.37%) SMTP
7 14 (0.35%) SMS
8 11 (0.27%) FTP
9 10 (0.25%) MQTT
10 8 (0.20%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.20%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.15%) Firewall
11 6 (0.15%) IMAP
11 6 (0.15%) Skype
11 6 (0.15%) WEP
12 4 (0.099%) Bluetooth
12 4 (0.099%) Intranet
13 3 (0.074%) Broadband
13 3 (0.074%) LAN
13 3 (0.074%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,494 (36.88%) SQL Server
2 279 (6.89%) Relational Database
3 249 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 226 (5.58%) MySQL
5 176 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 167 (4.12%) MongoDB
7 158 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 118 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 90 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 88 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
11 85 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
12 70 (1.73%) RDBMS
13 59 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
14 57 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
15 53 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
16 44 (1.09%) Oracle Database
17 36 (0.89%) Neo4j
18 33 (0.81%) Redis
19 32 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
20 26 (0.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 825 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 375 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 310 (7.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 282 (6.96%) Jenkins
5 273 (6.74%) JIRA
6 221 (5.46%) Maven
7 213 (5.26%) NUnit
8 207 (5.11%) Octopus Deploy
9 206 (5.09%) TeamCity
10 185 (4.57%) Selenium
11 167 (4.12%) JUnit
12 159 (3.92%) Subversion
13 137 (3.38%) Visual Studio Team System
14 96 (2.37%) Jasmine
15 95 (2.35%) Grunt
16 90 (2.22%) SpecFlow
17 88 (2.17%) Gradle
17 88 (2.17%) gulp
18 75 (1.85%) MSTest
19 69 (1.70%) Bitbucket
General
1 597 (14.74%) Finance
2 293 (7.23%) Banking
3 169 (4.17%) Retail
4 75 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 65 (1.60%) Marketing
6 60 (1.48%) Games
7 55 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 43 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 41 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 39 (0.96%) Back Office
11 38 (0.94%) Front Office
12 33 (0.81%) Advertising
13 31 (0.77%) Automotive
14 27 (0.67%) Legal
15 26 (0.64%) Law
16 21 (0.52%) Electronics
17 11 (0.27%) Publishing
18 6 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.15%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3,598 (88.82%) Developer
2 1,723 (42.53%) .NET Developer
3 1,119 (27.62%) C# Developer
4 765 (18.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 479 (11.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 435 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 423 (10.44%) Java Developer
8 383 (9.45%) Senior Developer
9 382 (9.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 344 (8.49%) Full Stack Developer
11 268 (6.62%) Angular Developer
12 202 (4.99%) JavaScript Developer
13 199 (4.91%) Web Developer
14 183 (4.52%) PHP Developer
15 178 (4.39%) SQL Developer
16 175 (4.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 162 (4.00%) Software Developer
18 161 (3.97%) Senior .NET Developer
19 141 (3.48%) Azure Developer
20 99 (2.44%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,781 (68.65%) .NET
2 1,991 (49.15%) ASP.NET
3 1,621 (40.01%) HTML
4 1,506 (37.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1,503 (37.10%) CSS
6 1,316 (32.49%) AngularJS
7 1,003 (24.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 935 (23.08%) jQuery
9 791 (19.53%) .NET Framework
10 690 (17.03%) Web Services
11 678 (16.74%) HTML5
12 630 (15.55%) REST
13 528 (13.03%) Entity Framework
14 515 (12.71%) Spring
15 499 (12.32%) RESTful
16 481 (11.87%) WCF
17 456 (11.26%) CSS3
18 439 (10.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 394 (9.73%) React
20 357 (8.81%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 356 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
2 250 (6.17%) User Experience
3 141 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 101 (2.49%) Mobile App
6 91 (2.25%) Fintech
7 88 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
8 70 (1.73%) Computer Science
9 40 (0.99%) Algorithms
10 31 (0.77%) Hedge funds
11 30 (0.74%) Fixed Income
12 27 (0.67%) Data Structures
12 27 (0.67%) Public Cloud
13 26 (0.64%) N-Tier
14 24 (0.59%) Virtual Team
15 23 (0.57%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.44%) Animation
17 16 (0.39%) Equities
17 16 (0.39%) iPad
18 15 (0.37%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 240 (5.92%) Windows
2 208 (5.13%) Linux
3 108 (2.67%) Android
4 104 (2.57%) Apple iOS
5 60 (1.48%) Unix
6 34 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.17%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.099%) Nucleus RTOS
10 4 (0.099%) Solaris
11 3 (0.074%) CentOS
11 3 (0.074%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.049%) Debian
12 2 (0.049%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.049%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.049%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.049%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,103 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1,315 (32.46%) TDD
3 766 (18.91%) Scrum
4 647 (15.97%) BDD
5 569 (14.05%) Web Development
6 546 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
7 531 (13.11%) Microservices
8 464 (11.45%) OO
9 447 (11.03%) Unit Testing
10 431 (10.64%) E-Commerce
11 367 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
12 347 (8.57%) Test Automation
13 337 (8.32%) SOLID
14 306 (7.55%) Front End Development
15 290 (7.16%) DevOps
16 271 (6.69%) Pair Programming
16 271 (6.69%) Software Engineering
17 265 (6.54%) OOP
18 257 (6.34%) Kanban
19 216 (5.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2,594 (64.03%) C#
2 2,113 (52.16%) JavaScript
3 1,277 (31.52%) SQL
4 748 (18.46%) Java
5 267 (6.59%) PHP
6 258 (6.37%) T-SQL
7 251 (6.20%) Java 8
8 232 (5.73%) TypeScript
9 123 (3.04%) Scala
10 106 (2.62%) VB.NET
11 91 (2.25%) Python
11 91 (2.25%) Ruby
12 81 (2.00%) PowerShell
13 53 (1.31%) Apple Swift
14 47 (1.16%) Objective-C
15 42 (1.04%) PL/SQL
16 37 (0.91%) C++
17 31 (0.77%) C
18 26 (0.64%) Groovy
19 23 (0.57%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 148 (3.65%) Degree
2 121 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 82 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 49 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 28 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.17%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.099%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.099%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.099%) MCSD
10 4 (0.099%) MCTS
11 2 (0.049%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.049%) HND
11 2 (0.049%) MCSE
11 2 (0.049%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.025%) MCAD
12 1 (0.025%) MCP
12 1 (0.025%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (2.20%) QA
2 19 (0.47%) GDPR
3 8 (0.20%) GCP
3 8 (0.20%) SLA
3 8 (0.20%) WCAG
4 6 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.12%) HL7
6 3 (0.074%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.049%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.049%) PMO
7 2 (0.049%) SEPA
8 1 (0.025%) IFRS
8 1 (0.025%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 236 (5.83%) Docker
2 13 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.20%) Varnish
4 7 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.025%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.025%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 60 (1.48%) Puppet
2 55 (1.36%) Kubernetes
3 31 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (0.62%) Terraform
5 24 (0.59%) Ansible
6 18 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
7 17 (0.42%) Kibana
8 12 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.099%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.099%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.074%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 3 (0.074%) CASB
12 2 (0.049%) Grafana
12 2 (0.049%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.049%) WMI
13 1 (0.025%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.025%) Nagios
13 1 (0.025%) PingFederate
13 1 (0.025%) Rancher
Vendors
1 769 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 191 (4.71%) Oracle
3 118 (2.91%) Sitecore
4 91 (2.25%) Google
5 61 (1.51%) Adobe
6 54 (1.33%) Xamarin
7 51 (1.26%) SAP
8 41 (1.01%) Zend
9 40 (0.99%) Capita
10 37 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (0.79%) Telerik
12 26 (0.64%) Atlassian
13 24 (0.59%) hybris
14 21 (0.52%) Sybase
15 20 (0.49%) IBM
16 15 (0.37%) MuleSoft
16 15 (0.37%) New Relic
17 11 (0.27%) FatWire
17 11 (0.27%) Splunk
18 9 (0.22%) Apple