Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 52 50
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing MVC 3,880 4,051 4,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.72% 3.93% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 4.59% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,963 3,062 3,179
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £280
90th Percentile £575 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 40
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +8.24% +10.32%
10th Percentile £15.00 £27.95 £22.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £63.75 £47.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -23.91% +11.52% +7.07%

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 90,109 88,342 90,019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.35% 85.75% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,635 58,699 59,322
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,355 2,130 2,480
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% +2.70% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.53 £48.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +6.67% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 3,573 £438 +6.06% 2,409
UK excluding London -6 2,259 £388 +4.73% 1,987
London -6 1,563 £485 +2.11% 572
South East +6 742 £425 +13.33% 485
North of England -5 538 £363 - 588
Midlands -14 315 £400 +14.29% 392
North West -10 264 £363 -3.33% 299
South West -25 248 £375 +4.17% 211
West Midlands -11 232 £425 +21.43% 231
Yorkshire -6 221 £365 +4.29% 233
East of England -6 165 £400 +3.23% 162
Scotland +23 156 £375 +1.69% 99
East Midlands -23 84 £350 +4.09% 161
Wales -19 61 £370 +5.71% 36
North East +30 53 £377 -0.13% 56
Northern Ireland +14 36 £430 +3.61% 15
Channel Islands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 2,685 (69.20%) .NET
2 2,474 (63.76%) C#
3 2,117 (54.56%) JavaScript
4 1,970 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
5 1,916 (49.38%) ASP.NET
6 1,492 (38.45%) HTML
7 1,450 (37.37%) SQL Server
8 1,382 (35.62%) CSS
9 1,366 (35.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1,284 (33.09%) SQL
11 1,274 (32.84%) AngularJS
12 1,159 (29.87%) TDD
13 954 (24.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 935 (24.10%) ASP.NET Web API
15 920 (23.71%) jQuery
16 855 (22.04%) Git (software)
17 825 (21.26%) .NET Framework
18 775 (19.97%) Microsoft
19 735 (18.94%) Java
20 713 (18.38%) Scrum
21 703 (18.12%) Web Services
22 680 (17.53%) HTML5
23 641 (16.52%) REST
24 599 (15.44%) Spring
25 578 (14.90%) BDD
26 557 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
27 547 (14.10%) Microservices
28 537 (13.84%) Finance
29 527 (13.58%) Entity Framework
30 525 (13.53%) 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
1 228 (5.88%) CMS
2 128 (3.30%) Umbraco
3 126 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 121 (3.12%) Confluence
5 108 (2.78%) IIS
6 92 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
7 65 (1.68%) MQSeries
8 59 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 51 (1.31%) Apache
10 49 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 49 (1.26%) Tomcat
11 40 (1.03%) Drupal
12 35 (0.90%) WebLogic
13 33 (0.85%) Apache Solr
14 28 (0.72%) WordPress
15 27 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
16 26 (0.67%) EPiServer
16 26 (0.67%) NServiceBus
17 24 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
18 22 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 49 (1.26%) Photoshop
2 26 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.41%) InfoPath
3 16 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (0.39%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.077%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.052%) InVision
8 1 (0.026%) CATIA
8 1 (0.026%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 47 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.75%) Magento
3 14 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
5 4 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.052%) Endur
6 2 (0.052%) Odoo
6 2 (0.052%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.052%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.026%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.026%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 954 (24.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 434 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (2.76%) Serverless
4 86 (2.22%) npm
5 79 (2.04%) GitHub
6 58 (1.49%) SaaS
7 57 (1.47%) Office 365
8 40 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
9 39 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 34 (0.88%) Azure Functions
11 33 (0.85%) NuGet
12 32 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
13 28 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
13 28 (0.72%) PaaS
14 23 (0.59%) IaaS
15 20 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
16 19 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
17 17 (0.44%) Amazon S3
17 17 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
18 12 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 165 (4.25%) HTTP
2 33 (0.85%) Internet
3 31 (0.80%) AMQP
4 24 (0.62%) SMTP
5 23 (0.59%) SSL
6 16 (0.41%) SMS
7 15 (0.39%) Kerberos
8 13 (0.34%) DNS
9 10 (0.26%) IMAP
10 9 (0.23%) FTP
11 8 (0.21%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.21%) MQTT
12 6 (0.15%) Intranet
12 6 (0.15%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.10%) Broadband
14 3 (0.077%) Extranet
14 3 (0.077%) SSH
15 2 (0.052%) Bluetooth
15 2 (0.052%) NFC
15 2 (0.052%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,450 (37.37%) SQL Server
2 289 (7.45%) Relational Database
3 253 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 226 (5.82%) MySQL
5 216 (5.57%) MongoDB
6 132 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 113 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 111 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 99 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 87 (2.24%) Azure SQL Database
11 81 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 78 (2.01%) RDBMS
13 77 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
14 69 (1.78%) Couchbase
15 63 (1.62%) Redis
16 59 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
17 48 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
18 36 (0.93%) Oracle Database
19 34 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
20 30 (0.77%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 855 (22.04%) Git (software)
2 364 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 331 (8.53%) Jenkins
4 277 (7.14%) JIRA
5 266 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 248 (6.39%) Maven
7 202 (5.21%) TeamCity
8 196 (5.05%) JUnit
9 188 (4.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 178 (4.59%) Subversion
11 168 (4.33%) Selenium
12 163 (4.20%) Visual Studio Team System
13 136 (3.51%) NUnit
14 110 (2.84%) gulp
15 105 (2.71%) Grunt
16 98 (2.53%) Eclipse
17 80 (2.06%) Jasmine
18 77 (1.98%) Gradle
19 76 (1.96%) Cucumber
20 74 (1.91%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 537 (13.84%) Finance
2 231 (5.95%) Banking
3 131 (3.38%) Retail
4 61 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 58 (1.49%) Games
6 57 (1.47%) Marketing
7 45 (1.16%) Back Office
8 42 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 36 (0.93%) Front Office
10 29 (0.75%) Legal
11 28 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 25 (0.64%) Automotive
13 23 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.52%) Law
15 17 (0.44%) Advertising
15 17 (0.44%) Electronics
16 14 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.34%) Billing
18 5 (0.13%) Publishing
19 4 (0.10%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 3,488 (89.90%) Developer
2 1,710 (44.07%) .NET Developer
3 1,012 (26.08%) C# Developer
4 713 (18.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 458 (11.80%) Java Developer
6 444 (11.44%) ASP.NET Developer
7 378 (9.74%) Full Stack Developer
8 358 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 352 (9.07%) Senior Developer
10 338 (8.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 277 (7.14%) Angular Developer
12 231 (5.95%) JavaScript Developer
13 171 (4.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 170 (4.38%) SQL Developer
15 159 (4.10%) Senior .NET Developer
15 159 (4.10%) Software Developer
16 154 (3.97%) Azure Developer
17 143 (3.69%) Web Developer
18 138 (3.56%) PHP Developer
19 108 (2.78%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,685 (69.20%) .NET
2 1,916 (49.38%) ASP.NET
3 1,492 (38.45%) HTML
4 1,382 (35.62%) CSS
5 1,366 (35.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1,274 (32.84%) AngularJS
7 935 (24.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 920 (23.71%) jQuery
9 825 (21.26%) .NET Framework
10 703 (18.12%) Web Services
11 680 (17.53%) HTML5
12 641 (16.52%) REST
13 599 (15.44%) Spring
14 527 (13.58%) Entity Framework
15 525 (13.53%) RESTful
16 500 (12.89%) React
17 432 (11.13%) WCF
18 419 (10.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 386 (9.95%) .NET Core
20 369 (9.51%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 400 (10.31%) Greenfield Project
2 243 (6.26%) User Experience
3 178 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 127 (3.27%) Fintech
5 112 (2.89%) Mobile App
6 100 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 100 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 95 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 42 (1.08%) Data Structures
9 38 (0.98%) Algorithms
10 33 (0.85%) Hedge funds
11 23 (0.59%) N-Tier
12 21 (0.54%) Blog
13 18 (0.46%) Derivative
13 18 (0.46%) Fixed Income
13 18 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (0.41%) iPhone
15 15 (0.39%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.36%) Equities
16 14 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 196 (5.05%) Windows
2 192 (4.95%) Linux
3 102 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 100 (2.58%) Android
5 87 (2.24%) Unix
6 32 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.26%) CentOS
8 9 (0.23%) Solaris
9 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.10%) Debian
13 2 (0.052%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.052%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.052%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.026%) VMS
14 1 (0.026%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,970 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1,159 (29.87%) TDD
3 713 (18.38%) Scrum
4 578 (14.90%) BDD
5 557 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
6 547 (14.10%) Microservices
7 470 (12.11%) OO
8 464 (11.96%) Web Development
9 407 (10.49%) Unit Testing
10 371 (9.56%) Test Automation
11 361 (9.30%) E-Commerce
12 336 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
13 324 (8.35%) Software Engineering
14 291 (7.50%) SOLID
15 258 (6.65%) DevOps
16 251 (6.47%) Front End Development
17 249 (6.42%) OOP
18 243 (6.26%) Kanban
19 217 (5.59%) SDLC
20 193 (4.97%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2,474 (63.76%) C#
2 2,117 (54.56%) JavaScript
3 1,284 (33.09%) SQL
4 735 (18.94%) Java
5 271 (6.98%) Java 8
6 243 (6.26%) PHP
7 223 (5.75%) T-SQL
8 203 (5.23%) TypeScript
9 156 (4.02%) Scala
10 108 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 88 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 88 (2.27%) Ruby
12 82 (2.11%) Python
13 67 (1.73%) Java 9
14 55 (1.42%) PL/SQL
15 48 (1.24%) Apple Swift
16 41 (1.06%) Objective-C
17 33 (0.85%) C
18 29 (0.75%) ES6
19 23 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 198 (5.10%) Degree
2 111 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 84 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 61 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 47 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.34%) PhD
9 8 (0.21%) DBS Check
9 8 (0.21%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.052%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.026%) HNC
12 1 (0.026%) MBCS
12 1 (0.026%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (2.01%) QA
2 19 (0.49%) WCAG
3 8 (0.21%) SLA
4 5 (0.13%) GDPR
4 5 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.10%) TickIT
6 3 (0.077%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.052%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.026%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.026%) GMP
8 1 (0.026%) HL7
8 1 (0.026%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.026%) IFRS
8 1 (0.026%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.026%) PMO
System Software
1 295 (7.60%) Docker
2 24 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 98 (2.53%) Kubernetes
2 29 (0.75%) Ansible
3 22 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
3 22 (0.57%) Terraform
4 18 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
5 16 (0.41%) Puppet
6 15 (0.39%) Kibana
6 15 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
8 10 (0.26%) HockeyApp
9 7 (0.18%) Grafana
10 3 (0.077%) CASB
10 3 (0.077%) Graphite
10 3 (0.077%) Rancher
11 2 (0.052%) logstash
12 1 (0.026%) cPanel
12 1 (0.026%) PingFederate
12 1 (0.026%) Plesk
12 1 (0.026%) SELinux
12 1 (0.026%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 775 (19.97%) Microsoft
2 221 (5.70%) Oracle
3 113 (2.91%) Google
4 92 (2.37%) Sitecore
5 72 (1.86%) Xamarin
6 55 (1.42%) SAP
7 46 (1.19%) Adobe
8 39 (1.01%) Zend
9 37 (0.95%) Apple
10 32 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (0.72%) Telerik
12 25 (0.64%) Sybase
13 21 (0.54%) Atlassian
14 20 (0.52%) Twitter
15 18 (0.46%) IBM
15 18 (0.46%) Nintex
16 15 (0.39%) hybris
17 14 (0.36%) Rackspace
18 11 (0.28%) Tableau
19 10 (0.26%) Demandware