Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 50 50
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 -2
Contract jobs citing MVC 3,985 4,041 4,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.88% 4.08% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 4.76% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,028 3,009 3,170
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +3.40%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £281
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 60 43
UK median hourly rate £42.75 £45.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.04% +7.06% +14.03%
10th Percentile £17.13 £31.85 £22.00
90th Percentile £72.50 £63.75 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £46.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.52% +15.00% +1.14%

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 88,542 84,827 90,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.16% 85.61% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,493 55,954 60,052
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,428 2,095 2,386
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.58% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.39
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.62% +6.31%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -11 3,659 £425 +3.66% 2,211
UK excluding London -7 2,297 £375 +3.45% 1,793
London -9 1,639 £483 +3.21% 544
South East -5 658 £425 +13.33% 437
North of England -4 614 £363 +3.57% 537
Midlands -19 306 £375 +11.94% 342
North West -9 293 £365 +0.69% 270
Yorkshire -3 262 £363 +3.57% 218
South West -17 254 £375 +7.14% 207
West Midlands -12 212 £413 +17.86% 177
East of England -6 187 £400 +6.67% 145
Scotland -8 168 £375 - 70
East Midlands -20 94 £340 +4.62% 165
Wales -15 61 £375 +7.14% 44
North East +20 59 £350 +1.82% 49
Northern Ireland +17 48 £455 +10.30% 12
Channel Islands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 2,717 (68.18%) .NET
2 2,512 (63.04%) C#
3 2,144 (53.80%) JavaScript
4 2,032 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
5 1,962 (49.23%) ASP.NET
6 1,588 (39.85%) HTML
7 1,461 (36.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,441 (36.16%) CSS
9 1,439 (36.11%) SQL Server
10 1,325 (33.25%) SQL
11 1,302 (32.67%) AngularJS
12 1,243 (31.19%) TDD
13 964 (24.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 949 (23.81%) jQuery
15 899 (22.56%) Microsoft Azure
16 861 (21.61%) Git (software)
17 820 (20.58%) .NET Framework
18 792 (19.87%) Microsoft
19 775 (19.45%) Scrum
20 735 (18.44%) Java
21 701 (17.59%) Web Services
22 694 (17.42%) HTML5
23 639 (16.04%) REST
24 613 (15.38%) BDD
25 561 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
26 558 (14.00%) Spring
27 547 (13.73%) Microservices
28 544 (13.65%) Entity Framework
29 540 (13.55%) Finance
30 511 (12.82%) RESTful

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
1 233 (5.85%) CMS
2 121 (3.04%) IIS
3 105 (2.63%) Umbraco
4 102 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 99 (2.48%) Confluence
6 88 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
7 64 (1.61%) Tomcat
8 61 (1.53%) Apache
8 61 (1.53%) WebSphere
9 54 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 46 (1.15%) MQSeries
11 42 (1.05%) NServiceBus
12 34 (0.85%) WebLogic
13 31 (0.78%) EPiServer
14 30 (0.75%) WordPress
15 29 (0.73%) Apache Solr
16 28 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 26 (0.65%) Drupal
18 24 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 24 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 18 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.30%) Fireworks
3 12 (0.30%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.13%) InVision
7 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.025%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 45 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.98%) Magento
3 10 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
5 4 (0.10%) Endur
5 4 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.050%) Odoo
6 2 (0.050%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.050%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.050%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.050%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.025%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.025%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.025%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.025%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 899 (22.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 410 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
3 119 (2.99%) Serverless
4 87 (2.18%) npm
5 81 (2.03%) GitHub
6 56 (1.41%) Office 365
7 47 (1.18%) SaaS
8 39 (0.98%) PaaS
9 36 (0.90%) NuGet
10 35 (0.88%) Azure Functions
11 31 (0.78%) IaaS
12 25 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
13 24 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
13 24 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
14 23 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
15 22 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
16 21 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
17 20 (0.50%) Amazon S3
18 19 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
19 17 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 168 (4.22%) HTTP
2 37 (0.93%) Internet
3 27 (0.68%) AMQP
4 25 (0.63%) SSL
5 22 (0.55%) SMTP
6 14 (0.35%) DNS
7 13 (0.33%) Kerberos
8 11 (0.28%) MQTT
8 11 (0.28%) SMS
9 10 (0.25%) IMAP
10 9 (0.23%) FTP
10 9 (0.23%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.13%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.10%) WEP
13 3 (0.075%) Broadband
13 3 (0.075%) Intranet
13 3 (0.075%) Skype
13 3 (0.075%) SSH
14 2 (0.050%) Extranet
14 2 (0.050%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,439 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 295 (7.40%) Relational Database
3 263 (6.60%) NoSQL
4 254 (6.37%) MySQL
5 210 (5.27%) MongoDB
6 177 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 150 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 103 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 96 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 92 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 86 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
12 79 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 73 (1.83%) RDBMS
14 58 (1.46%) Redis
15 51 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
16 49 (1.23%) Couchbase
17 44 (1.10%) Oracle Database
18 43 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
19 37 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
20 29 (0.73%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 861 (21.61%) Git (software)
2 376 (9.44%) Visual Studio
3 295 (7.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 289 (7.25%) Jenkins
5 258 (6.47%) JIRA
6 234 (5.87%) Maven
7 204 (5.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 197 (4.94%) TeamCity
9 179 (4.49%) NUnit
10 168 (4.22%) Selenium
11 167 (4.19%) JUnit
12 158 (3.96%) Subversion
13 156 (3.91%) Visual Studio Team System
14 107 (2.69%) gulp
15 104 (2.61%) Grunt
16 95 (2.38%) Jasmine
17 81 (2.03%) SpecFlow
18 80 (2.01%) Eclipse
19 78 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
20 74 (1.86%) MSTest
General
1 540 (13.55%) Finance
2 262 (6.57%) Banking
3 156 (3.91%) Retail
4 70 (1.76%) Games
5 63 (1.58%) Investment Banking
6 60 (1.51%) Marketing
7 46 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 39 (0.98%) Back Office
9 34 (0.85%) Front Office
10 30 (0.75%) Automotive
11 29 (0.73%) Telecoms
12 27 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 25 (0.63%) Legal
14 23 (0.58%) Advertising
15 20 (0.50%) Law
16 15 (0.38%) Electronics
17 14 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.23%) Publishing
19 4 (0.10%) Aerospace
19 4 (0.10%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 3,550 (89.08%) Developer
2 1,712 (42.96%) .NET Developer
3 1,058 (26.55%) C# Developer
4 748 (18.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 479 (12.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 450 (11.29%) Java Developer
7 412 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 379 (9.51%) Full Stack Developer
9 377 (9.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 372 (9.34%) Senior Developer
11 279 (7.00%) Angular Developer
12 233 (5.85%) JavaScript Developer
13 190 (4.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 180 (4.52%) SQL Developer
15 173 (4.34%) Senior .NET Developer
16 162 (4.07%) PHP Developer
17 154 (3.86%) Software Developer
18 152 (3.81%) Web Developer
19 150 (3.76%) Azure Developer
20 107 (2.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,717 (68.18%) .NET
2 1,962 (49.23%) ASP.NET
3 1,588 (39.85%) HTML
4 1,461 (36.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1,441 (36.16%) CSS
6 1,302 (32.67%) AngularJS
7 964 (24.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 949 (23.81%) jQuery
9 820 (20.58%) .NET Framework
10 701 (17.59%) Web Services
11 694 (17.42%) HTML5
12 639 (16.04%) REST
13 558 (14.00%) Spring
14 544 (13.65%) Entity Framework
15 511 (12.82%) RESTful
16 480 (12.05%) WCF
17 447 (11.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 435 (10.92%) React
19 415 (10.41%) CSS3
20 399 (10.01%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 371 (9.31%) Greenfield Project
2 271 (6.80%) User Experience
3 177 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 124 (3.11%) Fintech
5 119 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 118 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 99 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
8 97 (2.43%) Computer Science
9 40 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 36 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 25 (0.63%) Fixed Income
12 24 (0.60%) Hedge funds
12 24 (0.60%) Virtual Team
13 20 (0.50%) Animation
13 20 (0.50%) Blog
14 17 (0.43%) N-Tier
15 16 (0.40%) iPhone
16 14 (0.35%) Equities
16 14 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (0.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 238 (5.97%) Windows
2 198 (4.97%) Linux
3 114 (2.86%) Android
4 111 (2.79%) Apple iOS
5 83 (2.08%) Unix
6 37 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.20%) Solaris
7 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.075%) CentOS
10 3 (0.075%) Debian
11 2 (0.050%) VMS
12 1 (0.025%) MVS
12 1 (0.025%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.025%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.025%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.025%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,032 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1,243 (31.19%) TDD
3 775 (19.45%) Scrum
4 613 (15.38%) BDD
5 561 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
6 547 (13.73%) Microservices
7 498 (12.50%) OO
8 486 (12.20%) Web Development
9 416 (10.44%) E-Commerce
10 399 (10.01%) Unit Testing
11 376 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
12 364 (9.13%) Test Automation
13 336 (8.43%) Software Engineering
14 334 (8.38%) SOLID
15 272 (6.83%) Front End Development
15 272 (6.83%) OOP
16 269 (6.75%) DevOps
17 245 (6.15%) Kanban
18 219 (5.50%) Pair Programming
19 213 (5.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,512 (63.04%) C#
2 2,144 (53.80%) JavaScript
3 1,325 (33.25%) SQL
4 735 (18.44%) Java
5 274 (6.88%) Java 8
6 257 (6.45%) PHP
7 243 (6.10%) T-SQL
8 217 (5.45%) TypeScript
9 129 (3.24%) Scala
10 102 (2.56%) VB.NET
11 93 (2.33%) PowerShell
12 83 (2.08%) Ruby
13 81 (2.03%) Python
14 48 (1.20%) Apple Swift
14 48 (1.20%) Java 9
15 43 (1.08%) PL/SQL
16 41 (1.03%) Objective-C
17 33 (0.83%) C
18 27 (0.68%) XAML
19 24 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 175 (4.39%) Degree
2 112 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 84 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 42 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 41 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (0.13%) PhD
10 4 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.075%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.050%) HND
12 2 (0.050%) MCTS
13 1 (0.025%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.025%) HNC
13 1 (0.025%) MBCS
13 1 (0.025%) MCSD
13 1 (0.025%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (1.86%) QA
2 14 (0.35%) GDPR
3 12 (0.30%) SLA
3 12 (0.30%) WCAG
4 5 (0.13%) HL7
5 3 (0.075%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.050%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.050%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.050%) TickIT
7 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.025%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.025%) GMP
7 1 (0.025%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.025%) IFRS
7 1 (0.025%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 254 (6.37%) Docker
2 16 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.20%) Varnish
5 4 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.025%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.025%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 69 (1.73%) Kubernetes
2 37 (0.93%) Puppet
3 26 (0.65%) Ansible
4 25 (0.63%) Kibana
5 23 (0.58%) Terraform
6 21 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.23%) HockeyApp
11 7 (0.18%) Grafana
12 3 (0.075%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.075%) CASB
12 3 (0.075%) Graphite
12 3 (0.075%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.050%) WMI
14 1 (0.025%) BladeLogic
14 1 (0.025%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.025%) Rancher
14 1 (0.025%) SELinux
Vendors
1 792 (19.87%) Microsoft
2 191 (4.79%) Oracle
3 99 (2.48%) Sitecore
4 77 (1.93%) Google
5 74 (1.86%) Xamarin
6 57 (1.43%) SAP
7 55 (1.38%) Adobe
8 44 (1.10%) Zend
9 33 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
10 30 (0.75%) Apple
11 25 (0.63%) Atlassian
12 24 (0.60%) hybris
13 23 (0.58%) Sybase
14 21 (0.53%) IBM
15 19 (0.48%) Twitter
16 14 (0.35%) New Relic
17 13 (0.33%) Nintex
17 13 (0.33%) Rackspace
17 13 (0.33%) Telerik
18 12 (0.30%) Demandware