Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 63 53
Rank change year-on-year -31 -10 -3
Contract jobs citing MVC 2,087 3,831 3,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.49% 3.73% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 4.29% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,587 2,924 3,010
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.73% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 45
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -23.91% +8.24%
10th Percentile £23.81 £15.00 £27.95
90th Percentile £72.00 £62.50 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.03 £35.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +14.38% -23.91% +11.52%

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 72,325 89,346 87,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.16% 86.88% 86.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47,414 59,091 58,000
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,300 2,337 2,104
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £23.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -4.66% +2.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.35 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -10.64% +2.17%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 -31 1,945 £425 -2.86% 1,733
UK excluding London -28 1,204 £400 +3.23% 1,459
London -41 840 £475 -2.56% 404
North of England -11 353 £375 +3.45% 477
South East -47 332 £413 -2.94% 343
North West +15 231 £375 +3.45% 263
Midlands -3 199 £400 +1.91% 231
East of England -4 107 £425 +6.25% 115
West Midlands -27 106 £413 -2.94% 134
South West -72 103 £388 +3.33% 164
Yorkshire -36 100 £400 +9.59% 162
East Midlands +20 91 £380 +8.57% 97
Scotland -42 65 £400 +6.67% 83
Wales +5 33 £406 +9.80% 30
North East -10 22 £425 +12.73% 52
Northern Ireland -14 14 £431 +0.12% 17

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 1,527 (73.17%) .NET
2 1,422 (68.14%) C#
3 1,052 (50.41%) JavaScript
4 991 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
5 981 (47.01%) ASP.NET
6 760 (36.42%) SQL Server
7 753 (36.08%) CSS
8 727 (34.83%) HTML
9 704 (33.73%) SQL
10 652 (31.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 629 (30.14%) AngularJS
12 623 (29.85%) Azure
13 514 (24.63%) ASP.NET Web API
14 512 (24.53%) TDD
15 469 (22.47%) .NET Framework
16 385 (18.45%) jQuery
17 378 (18.11%) Git (software)
18 368 (17.63%) .NET Core
19 360 (17.25%) Microsoft
20 340 (16.29%) Scrum
21 335 (16.05%) Web Services
22 322 (15.43%) React
23 305 (14.61%) Entity Framework
24 290 (13.90%) BDD
25 285 (13.66%) Java
26 278 (13.32%) Microservices
27 266 (12.75%) REST
28 262 (12.55%) Finance
29 261 (12.51%) DevOps
30 252 (12.07%) AWS

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 84 (4.02%) Umbraco
2 73 (3.50%) IIS
3 69 (3.31%) CMS
4 61 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 43 (2.06%) Apache
6 35 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (1.49%) EPiServer
8 30 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 29 (1.39%) Confluence
10 27 (1.29%) Tomcat
11 22 (1.05%) nginx
12 16 (0.77%) WebLogic
13 15 (0.72%) Drupal
13 15 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.67%) WebSphere
15 12 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.57%) Kentico
16 11 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
17 9 (0.43%) NServiceBus
18 8 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (1.34%) MS Visio
2 12 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.38%) Windchill
4 7 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.19%) Adobe XD
5 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.048%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.048%) Sketch
8 1 (0.048%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 32 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.81%) Magento
3 5 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.096%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.048%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.048%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.048%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 623 (29.85%) Azure
2 252 (12.07%) AWS
3 49 (2.35%) PaaS
3 49 (2.35%) Serverless
4 44 (2.11%) GitHub
4 44 (2.11%) npm
5 38 (1.82%) SaaS
6 36 (1.72%) GCP
7 26 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
7 26 (1.25%) Power Platform
8 21 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
9 20 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (0.96%) IaaS
10 19 (0.91%) Office 365
11 11 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (0.48%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.43%) Azure Functions
13 9 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.49%) HTTP
2 22 (1.05%) Internet
3 11 (0.53%) Intranet
4 9 (0.43%) Broadband
4 9 (0.43%) DNS
4 9 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.38%) Bluetooth
5 8 (0.38%) NFC
6 6 (0.29%) Network Security
7 5 (0.24%) Firewall
7 5 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.24%) SSL
8 3 (0.14%) AMQP
8 3 (0.14%) FTP
8 3 (0.14%) Skype
8 3 (0.14%) WAN
9 2 (0.096%) DHCP
9 2 (0.096%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.096%) SMTP
9 2 (0.096%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 760 (36.42%) SQL Server
2 149 (7.14%) MySQL
3 142 (6.80%) Relational Database
4 116 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 86 (4.12%) MongoDB
6 84 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 49 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 49 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
9 37 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
11 33 (1.58%) Cosmos DB
11 33 (1.58%) Redis
12 31 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 27 (1.29%) RDBMS
14 22 (1.05%) Power BI
15 21 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
16 20 (0.96%) Oracle Database
17 18 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 378 (18.11%) Git (software)
2 160 (7.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 146 (7.00%) Visual Studio
4 123 (5.89%) Jenkins
5 113 (5.41%) JIRA
6 108 (5.17%) TeamCity
7 80 (3.83%) NUnit
8 78 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
9 63 (3.02%) gulp
10 60 (2.87%) Subversion
11 58 (2.78%) Moq
12 53 (2.54%) Maven
13 51 (2.44%) Selenium
14 45 (2.16%) JUnit
15 42 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
16 38 (1.82%) MSTest
17 36 (1.72%) Cucumber
17 36 (1.72%) Grunt
17 36 (1.72%) webpack
18 34 (1.63%) Jasmine
General
1 262 (12.55%) Finance
2 89 (4.26%) Banking
3 66 (3.16%) Law
4 58 (2.78%) Retail
5 55 (2.64%) Public Sector
6 38 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.49%) Front Office
8 29 (1.39%) Marketing
9 25 (1.20%) Games
10 21 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.86%) Publishing
12 15 (0.72%) Back Office
13 13 (0.62%) Automotive
14 12 (0.57%) Police
15 9 (0.43%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.29%) Advertising
16 6 (0.29%) Electronics
16 6 (0.29%) Military
17 5 (0.24%) German Language
17 5 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,811 (86.78%) Developer
2 857 (41.06%) .NET Developer
3 451 (21.61%) C# Developer
4 293 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 255 (12.22%) Full Stack Developer
6 191 (9.15%) Senior Developer
7 135 (6.47%) Angular Developer
8 128 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 125 (5.99%) ASP.NET Developer
10 118 (5.65%) Java Developer
11 107 (5.13%) Software Developer
12 97 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
13 96 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
14 94 (4.50%) PHP Developer
15 83 (3.98%) React Developer
16 78 (3.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 78 (3.74%) SQL Developer
17 71 (3.40%) Web Developer
18 61 (2.92%) Azure Developer
19 52 (2.49%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,527 (73.17%) .NET
2 981 (47.01%) ASP.NET
3 753 (36.08%) CSS
4 727 (34.83%) HTML
5 652 (31.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 629 (30.14%) AngularJS
7 514 (24.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 469 (22.47%) .NET Framework
9 385 (18.45%) jQuery
10 368 (17.63%) .NET Core
11 335 (16.05%) Web Services
12 322 (15.43%) React
13 305 (14.61%) Entity Framework
14 266 (12.75%) REST
15 244 (11.69%) RESTful
16 235 (11.26%) Spring
17 234 (11.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 232 (11.12%) HTML5
19 185 (8.86%) WCF
20 163 (7.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 178 (8.53%) Greenfield Project
2 100 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (3.98%) User Experience
4 76 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 68 (3.26%) Mobile App
6 26 (1.25%) Hedge funds
7 23 (1.10%) W3C
8 19 (0.91%) Digital Media
9 13 (0.62%) NHS
10 12 (0.57%) Data Structures
11 11 (0.53%) Virtual Team
12 10 (0.48%) Derivative
12 10 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (0.43%) Credit Derivative
13 9 (0.43%) Credit Risk
14 8 (0.38%) Digital Wallet
14 8 (0.38%) Fixed Income
14 8 (0.38%) Management Information System
15 7 (0.34%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.34%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 90 (4.31%) Linux
2 83 (3.98%) Windows
3 69 (3.31%) Android
4 50 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 35 (1.68%) Unix
6 9 (0.43%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.14%) VMS
9 2 (0.096%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.048%) CentOS
10 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.048%) MVS
10 1 (0.048%) OS/2
10 1 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.048%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 991 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (24.53%) TDD
3 340 (16.29%) Scrum
4 290 (13.90%) BDD
5 278 (13.32%) Microservices
6 261 (12.51%) DevOps
7 242 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
8 238 (11.40%) Unit Testing
9 212 (10.16%) SOLID
10 211 (10.11%) Test Automation
11 210 (10.06%) Web Development
12 208 (9.97%) OO
13 175 (8.39%) Software Engineering
14 143 (6.85%) E-Commerce
15 130 (6.23%) Kanban
16 119 (5.70%) Problem-Solving
17 116 (5.56%) Front End Development
18 96 (4.60%) OOP
19 79 (3.79%) Mentoring
19 79 (3.79%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,422 (68.14%) C#
2 1,052 (50.41%) JavaScript
3 704 (33.73%) SQL
4 285 (13.66%) Java
5 165 (7.91%) PHP
6 148 (7.09%) TypeScript
7 113 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 67 (3.21%) Java 8
9 63 (3.02%) Python
10 47 (2.25%) VB.NET
11 46 (2.20%) Ruby
12 45 (2.16%) PL/SQL
13 44 (2.11%) PowerShell
14 36 (1.72%) VBA
15 34 (1.63%) Scala
16 32 (1.53%) C
17 30 (1.44%) ES6
18 22 (1.05%) VB
19 21 (1.01%) Kotlin
19 21 (1.01%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 72 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 67 (3.21%) Degree
3 51 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.24%) ISEB
8 4 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.19%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.14%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.096%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.096%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.096%) PhD
11 1 (0.048%) CCNA
11 1 (0.048%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.048%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.46%) QA
2 29 (1.39%) WCAG
3 13 (0.62%) MiFID
4 8 (0.38%) PMO
5 3 (0.14%) PSD2
6 2 (0.096%) HL7
6 2 (0.096%) IFRS
6 2 (0.096%) SLA
7 1 (0.048%) GDPR
System Software
1 153 (7.33%) Docker
2 11 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.29%) Varnish
5 1 (0.048%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 97 (4.65%) Kubernetes
2 26 (1.25%) Terraform
3 21 (1.01%) Ansible
4 17 (0.81%) MIIS
5 12 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.38%) Puppet
8 6 (0.29%) Kibana
9 5 (0.24%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.096%) Grafana
11 2 (0.096%) WSUS
12 1 (0.048%) Control-M
12 1 (0.048%) Graphite
12 1 (0.048%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 360 (17.25%) Microsoft
2 134 (6.42%) Oracle
3 66 (3.16%) Sitecore
4 51 (2.44%) Xamarin
5 47 (2.25%) Google
6 38 (1.82%) Zend
7 24 (1.15%) Telerik
8 15 (0.72%) Atlassian
8 15 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (0.67%) SAP
10 12 (0.57%) Roku
11 10 (0.48%) Apple
11 10 (0.48%) IBM
11 10 (0.48%) New Relic
12 8 (0.38%) CA Agile Central
12 8 (0.38%) Demandware
13 7 (0.34%) Samsung
13 7 (0.34%) webMethods
14 5 (0.24%) Micro Focus
14 5 (0.24%) OpenText