Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 54 51
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing MVC 3,558 3,886 3,895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.58% 3.87% 4.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 4.51% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,722 2,986 2,922
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 35
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.21% +21.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.70 £36.50 £16.62
90th Percentile £67.63 £63.75 £51.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +33.33% -

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 86,466 86,109 82,761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.92% 85.85% 85.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,091 57,587 54,662
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,191 2,026 2,393
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.17% - -
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -10.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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 -15 3,237 £450 +5.88% 2,294
UK excluding London -5 2,105 £400 +6.67% 1,925
London -11 1,396 £488 +2.63% 508
South East +8 685 £425 +13.33% 464
North of England -11 500 £363 +3.57% 621
Midlands -13 285 £400 +8.11% 343
South West -29 242 £388 +7.64% 237
North West -17 229 £360 -0.69% 313
Yorkshire -4 220 £365 +4.29% 254
West Midlands -10 203 £425 +13.33% 195
Scotland +24 174 £400 +6.67% 69
East of England -23 127 £400 +3.23% 124
East Midlands -15 83 £375 +10.29% 148
Wales -18 69 £365 -2.01% 54
North East +27 51 £400 -5.88% 54
Northern Ireland +7 28 £412 -1.90% 16
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 2,421 (68.04%) .NET
2 2,249 (63.21%) C#
3 1,970 (55.37%) JavaScript
4 1,822 (51.21%) Agile Software Development
5 1,721 (48.37%) ASP.NET
6 1,378 (38.73%) HTML
7 1,324 (37.21%) SQL Server
8 1,300 (36.54%) CSS
9 1,180 (33.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1,160 (32.60%) AngularJS
11 1,119 (31.45%) SQL
12 999 (28.08%) TDD
13 865 (24.31%) jQuery
14 864 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
15 817 (22.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 776 (21.81%) .NET Framework
17 767 (21.56%) Git (software)
18 692 (19.45%) Java
19 666 (18.72%) Microsoft
20 647 (18.18%) Web Services
21 639 (17.96%) HTML5
22 603 (16.95%) REST
23 602 (16.92%) Scrum
24 572 (16.08%) Spring
25 551 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
26 526 (14.78%) React
27 519 (14.59%) Entity Framework
28 511 (14.36%) BDD
29 508 (14.28%) Finance
30 492 (13.83%) 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
1 196 (5.51%) CMS
2 133 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 128 (3.60%) Confluence
4 120 (3.37%) Umbraco
5 77 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
6 74 (2.08%) IIS
7 62 (1.74%) MQSeries
8 58 (1.63%) WebSphere
9 44 (1.24%) Drupal
10 43 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
11 40 (1.12%) Apache
12 38 (1.07%) Tomcat
13 32 (0.90%) Apache Solr
14 27 (0.76%) WebLogic
15 26 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
16 22 (0.62%) WordPress
17 20 (0.56%) nginx
18 18 (0.51%) Commerce Server
18 18 (0.51%) EPiServer
18 18 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 26 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.51%) InfoPath
4 17 (0.48%) Fireworks
4 17 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.084%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.056%) GIMP
8 1 (0.028%) CATIA
8 1 (0.028%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.028%) InVision
8 1 (0.028%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 48 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.90%) Magento
3 9 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.056%) Endur
4 2 (0.056%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.056%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.028%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.028%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.028%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.028%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 864 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 361 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (2.59%) Serverless
4 60 (1.69%) GitHub
5 57 (1.60%) Office 365
6 53 (1.49%) npm
7 50 (1.41%) SaaS
8 46 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
9 41 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 37 (1.04%) Azure Functions
11 32 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
12 27 (0.76%) PaaS
13 22 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
14 17 (0.48%) NuGet
15 16 (0.45%) Amazon S3
16 15 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
16 15 (0.42%) Google App Engine
16 15 (0.42%) IaaS
17 12 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 153 (4.30%) HTTP
2 24 (0.67%) Internet
3 20 (0.56%) SMTP
4 19 (0.53%) AMQP
5 16 (0.45%) SSL
6 15 (0.42%) SMS
7 10 (0.28%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.25%) Intranet
9 8 (0.22%) Kerberos
10 7 (0.20%) FTP
11 6 (0.17%) DNS
12 4 (0.11%) Broadband
12 4 (0.11%) Extranet
12 4 (0.11%) IMAP
12 4 (0.11%) SSH
13 2 (0.056%) Bluetooth
13 2 (0.056%) DHCP
13 2 (0.056%) NFC
13 2 (0.056%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.056%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,324 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 284 (7.98%) Relational Database
3 224 (6.30%) NoSQL
4 191 (5.37%) MySQL
5 188 (5.28%) MongoDB
6 98 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 90 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 89 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 80 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 70 (1.97%) RDBMS
11 69 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 64 (1.80%) Couchbase
13 62 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
14 57 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
15 54 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
16 48 (1.35%) Redis
17 45 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
18 38 (1.07%) Power BI
19 33 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
20 28 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 767 (21.56%) Git (software)
2 328 (9.22%) Jenkins
3 327 (9.19%) Visual Studio
4 260 (7.31%) JIRA
5 220 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 210 (5.90%) Maven
7 192 (5.40%) JUnit
8 184 (5.17%) TeamCity
9 148 (4.16%) Visual Studio Team System
10 145 (4.08%) Subversion
11 135 (3.79%) Selenium
12 133 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
13 105 (2.95%) gulp
14 93 (2.61%) Grunt
15 86 (2.42%) NUnit
16 82 (2.30%) Eclipse
17 79 (2.22%) Cucumber
18 76 (2.14%) Jasmine
19 71 (2.00%) Hudson
19 71 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 508 (14.28%) Finance
2 185 (5.20%) Banking
3 106 (2.98%) Retail
4 59 (1.66%) Marketing
5 44 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.15%) Games
7 39 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 36 (1.01%) Front Office
9 32 (0.90%) Back Office
10 30 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.59%) Automotive
11 21 (0.59%) Legal
12 18 (0.51%) Electronics
13 15 (0.42%) Billing
14 14 (0.39%) Law
15 13 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.31%) Advertising
17 6 (0.17%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.14%) Publishing
19 4 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 3,180 (89.38%) Developer
2 1,455 (40.89%) .NET Developer
3 862 (24.23%) C# Developer
4 570 (16.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 403 (11.33%) Java Developer
6 347 (9.75%) ASP.NET Developer
7 343 (9.64%) Full Stack Developer
8 295 (8.29%) Senior Developer
9 282 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 263 (7.39%) Angular Developer
11 256 (7.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 232 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
13 162 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 162 (4.55%) SQL Developer
14 157 (4.41%) Software Developer
15 141 (3.96%) Web Developer
16 133 (3.74%) Azure Developer
17 132 (3.71%) Lead Developer
18 115 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
19 104 (2.92%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,421 (68.04%) .NET
2 1,721 (48.37%) ASP.NET
3 1,378 (38.73%) HTML
4 1,300 (36.54%) CSS
5 1,180 (33.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1,160 (32.60%) AngularJS
7 865 (24.31%) jQuery
8 817 (22.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 776 (21.81%) .NET Framework
10 647 (18.18%) Web Services
11 639 (17.96%) HTML5
12 603 (16.95%) REST
13 572 (16.08%) Spring
14 526 (14.78%) React
15 519 (14.59%) Entity Framework
16 492 (13.83%) RESTful
17 388 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 359 (10.09%) .NET Core
19 357 (10.03%) Spring MVC
20 339 (9.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 365 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
2 231 (6.49%) User Experience
3 178 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 116 (3.26%) Fintech
5 100 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 77 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 72 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
8 45 (1.26%) Hedge funds
9 33 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 33 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 27 (0.76%) N-Tier
11 23 (0.65%) NHS
12 20 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
13 18 (0.51%) Derivative
13 18 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 17 (0.48%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.45%) Digital Media
16 15 (0.42%) Blog
16 15 (0.42%) Clustering
16 15 (0.42%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 195 (5.48%) Linux
2 160 (4.50%) Windows
3 94 (2.64%) Android
4 93 (2.61%) Unix
5 91 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 24 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.22%) CentOS
8 8 (0.22%) Solaris
9 6 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.084%) Debian
12 3 (0.084%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.056%) VMS
13 2 (0.056%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.028%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,822 (51.21%) Agile Software Development
2 999 (28.08%) TDD
3 602 (16.92%) Scrum
4 551 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
5 511 (14.36%) BDD
6 468 (13.15%) OO
7 463 (13.01%) Microservices
8 413 (11.61%) Web Development
9 369 (10.37%) Test Automation
10 362 (10.17%) Unit Testing
11 318 (8.94%) E-Commerce
12 285 (8.01%) Software Engineering
13 249 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
14 248 (6.97%) DevOps
15 241 (6.77%) OOP
16 232 (6.52%) Front End Development
17 228 (6.41%) SOLID
18 212 (5.96%) Kanban
19 200 (5.62%) SDLC
20 172 (4.83%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2,249 (63.21%) C#
2 1,970 (55.37%) JavaScript
3 1,119 (31.45%) SQL
4 692 (19.45%) Java
5 245 (6.89%) Java 8
6 236 (6.63%) T-SQL
7 213 (5.99%) PHP
8 208 (5.85%) TypeScript
9 163 (4.58%) Scala
10 97 (2.73%) VB.NET
11 91 (2.56%) Ruby
12 75 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 71 (2.00%) Python
14 63 (1.77%) Java 9
15 60 (1.69%) PL/SQL
16 46 (1.29%) Apple Swift
17 42 (1.18%) Objective-C
18 34 (0.96%) ES6
19 31 (0.87%) VBA
20 30 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 176 (4.95%) Degree
2 103 (2.89%) Security Cleared
3 76 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 71 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 31 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
7 19 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.39%) PhD
9 8 (0.22%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.084%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.084%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.056%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.056%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.056%) PMP
12 2 (0.056%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.028%) HNC
13 1 (0.028%) MCP
13 1 (0.028%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (2.28%) QA
2 13 (0.37%) WCAG
3 7 (0.20%) SLA
4 6 (0.17%) GDPR
4 6 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.11%) TickIT
7 3 (0.084%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.056%) PMO
9 1 (0.028%) FATCA
9 1 (0.028%) GMP
9 1 (0.028%) HL7
9 1 (0.028%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 266 (7.48%) Docker
2 32 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.056%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.056%) Squid
4 2 (0.056%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.028%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 87 (2.45%) Kubernetes
2 37 (1.04%) Ansible
3 24 (0.67%) Kibana
4 18 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.51%) Terraform
5 15 (0.42%) Puppet
6 14 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
6 14 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (0.28%) HockeyApp
7 10 (0.28%) Rancher
8 9 (0.25%) Grafana
9 5 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.11%) logstash
11 3 (0.084%) Graphite
12 2 (0.056%) cPanel
12 2 (0.056%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.056%) Plesk
13 1 (0.028%) Capistrano
13 1 (0.028%) Mesos
Vendors
1 666 (18.72%) Microsoft
2 225 (6.32%) Oracle
3 138 (3.88%) Google
4 88 (2.47%) Sitecore
5 64 (1.80%) Xamarin
6 55 (1.55%) SAP
7 43 (1.21%) Adobe
8 36 (1.01%) Telerik
9 35 (0.98%) Zend
10 31 (0.87%) Apple
10 31 (0.87%) Sybase
11 25 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (0.67%) Atlassian
12 24 (0.67%) Nintex
13 17 (0.48%) Twitter
14 16 (0.45%) IBM
15 13 (0.37%) Demandware
16 12 (0.34%) Tableau
17 10 (0.28%) Red Hat
17 10 (0.28%) Splunk