Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 52 50
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 0
Contract jobs citing MVC 3,916 3,604 4,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.87% 3.89% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 4.61% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,025 2,678 3,032
UK median daily rate £425 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.14% +4.80% +3.45%
10th Percentile £309 £275 £281
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 40 27
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £35.43 £18.65 £28.30
90th Percentile £75.00 £57.50 £63.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +14.29%

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 86,597 78,235 89,282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.60% 84.37% 83.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,197 51,483 58,291
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £298 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £620 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,222 2,132 2,454
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £24.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +3.14% +18.24%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.40 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.24 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -15.04% - +14.14%

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 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -5 3,597 £425 +6.25% 2,065
UK excluding London -6 2,162 £375 +7.14% 1,600
London +11 1,723 £475 +5.56% 582
North of England -5 624 £350 - 495
South East -18 529 £400 +6.67% 421
North West +5 347 £363 +8.21% 256
South West -4 282 £370 +2.42% 159
Midlands -19 271 £375 +7.14% 274
Yorkshire -19 237 £350 - 211
Scotland -20 173 £375 +2.74% 61
East of England -15 169 £400 +14.29% 134
West Midlands -10 162 £400 +14.29% 141
East Midlands -15 104 £353 +10.16% 133
Wales +28 76 £398 +32.50% 37
North East -18 44 £325 -12.16% 28
Northern Ireland +12 39 £432 +59.81% 16
Isle of Man - 1 £400 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2,647 (67.59%) .NET
2 2,470 (63.07%) C#
3 2,125 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1,986 (50.72%) JavaScript
5 1,850 (47.24%) ASP.NET
6 1,508 (38.51%) HTML
7 1,459 (37.26%) SQL Server
8 1,443 (36.85%) CSS
9 1,389 (35.47%) TDD
10 1,336 (34.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1,234 (31.51%) SQL
12 1,232 (31.46%) AngularJS
13 968 (24.72%) ASP.NET Web API
14 942 (24.06%) jQuery
15 812 (20.74%) Java
16 799 (20.40%) Git (software)
17 789 (20.15%) Scrum
18 764 (19.51%) .NET Framework
19 753 (19.23%) Web Services
20 740 (18.90%) Microsoft Azure
21 734 (18.74%) BDD
22 675 (17.24%) REST
23 674 (17.21%) Microsoft
24 638 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
25 604 (15.42%) HTML5
26 594 (15.17%) Finance
27 576 (14.71%) Spring
28 564 (14.40%) Web Development
29 514 (13.13%) Entity Framework
30 497 (12.69%) Microservices

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
1 198 (5.06%) CMS
2 157 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
3 105 (2.68%) IIS
4 91 (2.32%) Confluence
5 75 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 73 (1.86%) Apache
7 72 (1.84%) Umbraco
8 71 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 68 (1.74%) SharePoint
10 61 (1.56%) NServiceBus
11 59 (1.51%) JBoss
11 59 (1.51%) WebSphere
12 45 (1.15%) EPiServer
13 44 (1.12%) Mule
14 43 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 41 (1.05%) WebLogic
16 35 (0.89%) Apache Solr
17 27 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
18 24 (0.61%) MQSeries
18 24 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 17 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
2 15 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.10%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.051%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.026%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 68 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.74%) Magento
3 22 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.10%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.051%) Endur
6 2 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.051%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.026%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.026%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.026%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.026%) Odoo
7 1 (0.026%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.026%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.026%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 740 (18.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 444 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
3 99 (2.53%) GitHub
4 65 (1.66%) npm
5 62 (1.58%) Serverless
6 55 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (0.84%) IaaS
8 32 (0.82%) PaaS
9 30 (0.77%) SaaS
10 28 (0.72%) Office 365
11 26 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 14 (0.36%) Algolia
14 14 (0.36%) Slack
15 13 (0.33%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
16 11 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
17 10 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 101 (2.58%) HTTP
2 30 (0.77%) Internet
3 20 (0.51%) SSL
4 18 (0.46%) Firewall
4 18 (0.46%) SMS
5 16 (0.41%) SMTP
6 14 (0.36%) DNS
7 13 (0.33%) FTP
8 8 (0.20%) Skype
9 7 (0.18%) Intranet
10 5 (0.13%) WEP
11 4 (0.10%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.10%) IMAP
12 3 (0.077%) Broadband
12 3 (0.077%) LAN
12 3 (0.077%) Network Security
12 3 (0.077%) WAN
13 2 (0.051%) AMQP
13 2 (0.051%) DSL
13 2 (0.051%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,459 (37.26%) SQL Server
2 295 (7.53%) Relational Database
3 288 (7.35%) NoSQL
4 228 (5.82%) MySQL
5 191 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 128 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 126 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 125 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 104 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 93 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
10 93 (2.37%) RDBMS
11 58 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
12 56 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
13 53 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
14 43 (1.10%) Neo4j
15 35 (0.89%) Oracle Database
16 34 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
17 32 (0.82%) Couchbase
18 30 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
19 28 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 799 (20.40%) Git (software)
2 376 (9.60%) Visual Studio
3 301 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 293 (7.48%) Jenkins
5 280 (7.15%) JIRA
6 265 (6.77%) Maven
7 236 (6.03%) TeamCity
8 223 (5.69%) NUnit
9 215 (5.49%) JUnit
10 200 (5.11%) Selenium
11 172 (4.39%) Octopus Deploy
12 125 (3.19%) Subversion
13 110 (2.81%) Gradle
14 101 (2.58%) MSTest
15 96 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
16 91 (2.32%) Jasmine
17 81 (2.07%) SpecFlow
18 79 (2.02%) gulp
19 68 (1.74%) Cucumber
20 65 (1.66%) Grunt
General
1 594 (15.17%) Finance
2 252 (6.44%) Banking
3 165 (4.21%) Retail
4 86 (2.20%) Marketing
5 79 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 65 (1.66%) Games
7 48 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 45 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 44 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 41 (1.05%) Back Office
11 32 (0.82%) Advertising
12 31 (0.79%) Front Office
13 27 (0.69%) Law
14 26 (0.66%) Electronics
15 21 (0.54%) Legal
16 20 (0.51%) Multimedia
17 14 (0.36%) Automotive
17 14 (0.36%) Publishing
18 11 (0.28%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,460 (88.36%) Developer
2 1,588 (40.55%) .NET Developer
3 1,025 (26.17%) C# Developer
4 680 (17.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 488 (12.46%) Java Developer
6 428 (10.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 402 (10.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 400 (10.21%) Senior Developer
9 349 (8.91%) Full Stack Developer
10 325 (8.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 240 (6.13%) Angular Developer
12 231 (5.90%) Web Developer
13 228 (5.82%) SQL Developer
14 179 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
15 177 (4.52%) Software Developer
16 162 (4.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 151 (3.86%) PHP Developer
18 133 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
19 127 (3.24%) Agile Developer
20 104 (2.66%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,647 (67.59%) .NET
2 1,850 (47.24%) ASP.NET
3 1,508 (38.51%) HTML
4 1,443 (36.85%) CSS
5 1,336 (34.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1,232 (31.46%) AngularJS
7 968 (24.72%) ASP.NET Web API
8 942 (24.06%) jQuery
9 764 (19.51%) .NET Framework
10 753 (19.23%) Web Services
11 675 (17.24%) REST
12 604 (15.42%) HTML5
13 576 (14.71%) Spring
14 514 (13.13%) Entity Framework
15 466 (11.90%) RESTful
16 424 (10.83%) CSS3
17 415 (10.60%) Spring MVC
18 414 (10.57%) WCF
19 388 (9.91%) React
20 367 (9.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 339 (8.66%) Greenfield Project
2 217 (5.54%) User Experience
3 131 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
4 121 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 67 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
7 62 (1.58%) N-Tier
8 58 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 56 (1.43%) Fintech
10 53 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 42 (1.07%) Public Cloud
12 37 (0.94%) Data Structures
13 36 (0.92%) Hedge funds
14 34 (0.87%) Client/Server
15 32 (0.82%) Blog
16 31 (0.79%) Fixed Income
17 29 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
18 25 (0.64%) Virtual Team
19 22 (0.56%) e-Learning
19 22 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 211 (5.39%) Windows
2 198 (5.06%) Linux
3 106 (2.71%) Apple iOS
4 104 (2.66%) Unix
5 83 (2.12%) Android
6 30 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.28%) Nucleus RTOS
8 10 (0.26%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.13%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.10%) VMS
11 4 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.077%) MVS
12 3 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.077%) Solaris
13 2 (0.051%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.051%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.051%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.051%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,125 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1,389 (35.47%) TDD
3 789 (20.15%) Scrum
4 734 (18.74%) BDD
5 638 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
6 564 (14.40%) Web Development
7 497 (12.69%) Microservices
8 458 (11.70%) E-Commerce
9 452 (11.54%) Unit Testing
10 418 (10.67%) OO
11 358 (9.14%) Test Automation
12 346 (8.84%) SOLID
13 323 (8.25%) DevOps
14 290 (7.41%) Software Engineering
15 289 (7.38%) Pair Programming
16 286 (7.30%) Front End Development
17 280 (7.15%) Kanban
18 257 (6.56%) OOP
19 249 (6.36%) SOA
20 248 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2,470 (63.07%) C#
2 1,986 (50.72%) JavaScript
3 1,234 (31.51%) SQL
4 812 (20.74%) Java
5 275 (7.02%) T-SQL
6 271 (6.92%) Java 8
7 238 (6.08%) PHP
8 219 (5.59%) TypeScript
9 154 (3.93%) Scala
10 126 (3.22%) VB.NET
11 98 (2.50%) Ruby
12 97 (2.48%) Python
13 74 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 60 (1.53%) Objective-C
15 59 (1.51%) Apple Swift
16 50 (1.28%) PL/SQL
17 49 (1.25%) C++
18 48 (1.23%) XPath
19 46 (1.17%) Groovy
20 38 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 157 (4.01%) Degree
2 111 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 64 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 40 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.46%) Master's Degree
7 17 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (0.23%) MCSD
9 6 (0.15%) MCP
10 5 (0.13%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.13%) MCTS
11 4 (0.10%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.10%) HND
11 4 (0.10%) MCPD
11 4 (0.10%) OCP
11 4 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.077%) MCAD
13 2 (0.051%) MCSE
13 2 (0.051%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.051%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (3.37%) QA
2 13 (0.33%) GDPR
3 10 (0.26%) MiFID
3 10 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.23%) SLA
5 8 (0.20%) HL7
6 5 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.10%) WCAG
8 3 (0.077%) GCP
8 3 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.077%) PMO
9 2 (0.051%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.051%) SEPA
10 1 (0.026%) EMIR
10 1 (0.026%) PSD2
System Software
1 219 (5.59%) Docker
2 15 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.20%) Varnish
4 5 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.077%) vSphere
7 1 (0.026%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.026%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 97 (2.48%) Puppet
2 75 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (1.33%) Kubernetes
4 49 (1.25%) Ansible
5 28 (0.72%) Terraform
6 22 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
7 17 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (0.33%) Kibana
9 6 (0.15%) WMI
10 5 (0.13%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.077%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 3 (0.077%) Grafana
12 2 (0.051%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.051%) Nagios
12 2 (0.051%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.051%) Rancher
13 1 (0.026%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.026%) logstash
13 1 (0.026%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 674 (17.21%) Microsoft
2 262 (6.69%) Oracle
3 127 (3.24%) Sitecore
4 87 (2.22%) Google
5 61 (1.56%) Xamarin
6 47 (1.20%) SAP
7 44 (1.12%) Adobe
8 38 (0.97%) Capita
9 37 (0.94%) Splunk
10 30 (0.77%) Zend
11 27 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
12 26 (0.66%) MuleSoft
12 26 (0.66%) Telerik
13 24 (0.61%) Sybase
14 19 (0.49%) Atlassian
15 18 (0.46%) AppDynamics
16 16 (0.41%) New Relic
17 15 (0.38%) hybris
17 15 (0.38%) IBM
18 10 (0.26%) TIBCO