Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 50 46
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing MVC 3,787 3,745 4,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.79% 3.93% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 4.69% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,919 2,820 3,116
UK median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £310 £275 £278
90th Percentile £565 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £345
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.17% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 31
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35.23 £17.43 £20.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £47.60 £63.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +28.38% -7.50% +13.48%

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 84,602 79,785 89,423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.70% 83.80% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,512 52,848 58,152
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,036 2,217 2,649
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +3.18% +21.15%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.49
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £25.66
% change year-on-year -1.76% -2.57% +22.19%

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 February 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 18 February 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 18 February 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 3,506 £425 +6.25% 2,067
UK excluding London -9 2,115 £375 +6.38% 1,573
London +1 1,643 £475 +5.56% 600
South East -4 628 £388 +3.33% 369
North of England -6 504 £350 - 509
Midlands -12 296 £375 +7.14% 259
North West +1 277 £350 - 279
South West 0 268 £363 +3.57% 172
Yorkshire -6 212 £350 - 192
West Midlands -15 188 £400 +14.29% 136
East of England -9 174 £388 +10.71% 158
Scotland -18 142 £375 +3.09% 56
East Midlands -19 102 £353 +2.92% 123
Wales +40 81 £375 +17.19% 38
Northern Ireland -4 28 £420 +2.44% 12
North East -33 20 £419 -6.94% 38
Isle of Man - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 2,545 (67.20%) .NET
2 2,396 (63.27%) C#
3 1,982 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
4 1,958 (51.70%) JavaScript
5 1,798 (47.48%) ASP.NET
6 1,483 (39.16%) HTML
7 1,461 (38.58%) SQL Server
8 1,436 (37.92%) CSS
9 1,427 (37.68%) TDD
10 1,298 (34.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1,215 (32.08%) SQL
12 1,195 (31.56%) AngularJS
13 950 (25.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 834 (22.02%) jQuery
15 829 (21.89%) Web Services
16 817 (21.57%) Java
17 752 (19.86%) .NET Framework
18 751 (19.83%) Scrum
19 747 (19.73%) Git (software)
20 722 (19.07%) BDD
21 715 (18.88%) Microsoft
22 671 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
23 626 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
24 625 (16.50%) REST
25 608 (16.05%) Spring
26 597 (15.76%) Finance
27 562 (14.84%) HTML5
28 561 (14.81%) Web Development
29 483 (12.75%) Entity Framework
30 442 (11.67%) Unit Testing

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
1 207 (5.47%) CMS
2 159 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
3 108 (2.85%) IIS
4 78 (2.06%) Tomcat
5 77 (2.03%) Umbraco
6 73 (1.93%) SharePoint
7 72 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
8 70 (1.85%) Confluence
9 63 (1.66%) JBoss
9 63 (1.66%) WebSphere
10 62 (1.64%) Apache
11 58 (1.53%) EPiServer
12 51 (1.35%) NServiceBus
13 49 (1.29%) WebLogic
14 44 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 42 (1.11%) Mule
16 38 (1.00%) Apache Solr
17 25 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
18 24 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
19 23 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 12 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
3 10 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.079%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.079%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.053%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.026%) InDesign
10 1 (0.026%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 48 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
3 19 (0.50%) Magento
4 6 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
6 4 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.079%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.053%) Odoo
8 2 (0.053%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.026%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.026%) Endur
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.026%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.026%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.026%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.026%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.026%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 671 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 433 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 114 (3.01%) GitHub
4 63 (1.66%) npm
5 49 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (1.00%) PaaS
6 38 (1.00%) SaaS
7 34 (0.90%) IaaS
8 31 (0.82%) Office 365
8 31 (0.82%) Serverless
9 22 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (0.45%) Google Analytics
11 14 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.29%) Algolia
13 11 (0.29%) Slack
14 9 (0.24%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.40%) HTTP
2 34 (0.90%) Internet
3 19 (0.50%) SMTP
4 18 (0.48%) Firewall
4 18 (0.48%) Intranet
5 17 (0.45%) FTP
6 15 (0.40%) DNS
7 13 (0.34%) SSL
8 12 (0.32%) SMS
9 10 (0.26%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.16%) Skype
11 4 (0.11%) IMAP
12 3 (0.079%) AMQP
12 3 (0.079%) WEP
13 2 (0.053%) CTI
13 2 (0.053%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.053%) Network Security
13 2 (0.053%) SSH
14 1 (0.026%) Broadband
14 1 (0.026%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,461 (38.58%) SQL Server
2 268 (7.08%) NoSQL
3 262 (6.92%) Relational Database
4 201 (5.31%) MongoDB
4 201 (5.31%) MySQL
5 139 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 135 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 129 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 109 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 106 (2.80%) RDBMS
10 80 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
11 56 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
12 43 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
13 40 (1.06%) Oracle Database
14 37 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
15 33 (0.87%) Redis
16 32 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (0.74%) DB2
18 27 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
19 26 (0.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 747 (19.73%) Git (software)
2 371 (9.80%) Visual Studio
3 312 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 265 (7.00%) Jenkins
5 237 (6.26%) JIRA
6 230 (6.07%) Maven
7 225 (5.94%) TeamCity
8 221 (5.84%) JUnit
9 205 (5.41%) NUnit
10 169 (4.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 163 (4.30%) Selenium
12 134 (3.54%) Subversion
13 96 (2.53%) Gradle
14 88 (2.32%) Jasmine
15 81 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
16 80 (2.11%) Mockito
17 79 (2.09%) Eclipse
17 79 (2.09%) gulp
18 75 (1.98%) MSTest
19 73 (1.93%) Moq
General
1 597 (15.76%) Finance
2 249 (6.58%) Banking
3 138 (3.64%) Retail
4 92 (2.43%) Marketing
5 71 (1.87%) Investment Banking
6 56 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 48 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 45 (1.19%) Games
9 43 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 40 (1.06%) Back Office
11 36 (0.95%) Advertising
11 36 (0.95%) Front Office
12 33 (0.87%) Law
13 26 (0.69%) Legal
14 25 (0.66%) Electronics
15 19 (0.50%) Multimedia
16 10 (0.26%) Automotive
17 8 (0.21%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.18%) Publishing
19 3 (0.079%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,371 (89.02%) Developer
2 1,553 (41.01%) .NET Developer
3 1,003 (26.49%) C# Developer
4 691 (18.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 527 (13.92%) Java Developer
6 441 (11.65%) Senior Developer
7 422 (11.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 420 (11.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 359 (9.48%) Full Stack Developer
10 325 (8.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 278 (7.34%) SQL Developer
12 207 (5.47%) Angular Developer
13 192 (5.07%) Web Developer
14 169 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
15 168 (4.44%) Software Developer
16 163 (4.30%) Senior .NET Developer
17 137 (3.62%) PHP Developer
18 131 (3.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 122 (3.22%) Agile Developer
20 113 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,545 (67.20%) .NET
2 1,798 (47.48%) ASP.NET
3 1,483 (39.16%) HTML
4 1,436 (37.92%) CSS
5 1,298 (34.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1,195 (31.56%) AngularJS
7 950 (25.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 834 (22.02%) jQuery
9 829 (21.89%) Web Services
10 752 (19.86%) .NET Framework
11 625 (16.50%) REST
12 608 (16.05%) Spring
13 562 (14.84%) HTML5
14 483 (12.75%) Entity Framework
15 440 (11.62%) Spring MVC
16 439 (11.59%) RESTful
17 437 (11.54%) WCF
18 377 (9.96%) XML
19 363 (9.59%) CSS3
20 337 (8.90%) React
Miscellaneous
1 294 (7.76%) Greenfield Project
2 172 (4.54%) User Experience
3 142 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 113 (2.98%) N-Tier
5 110 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 100 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (1.90%) Fintech
8 57 (1.51%) Computer Science
9 49 (1.29%) Algorithms
10 42 (1.11%) Public Cloud
10 42 (1.11%) Virtual Team
11 40 (1.06%) Blog
12 38 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 38 (1.00%) Data Structures
13 29 (0.77%) Hedge funds
14 28 (0.74%) Fixed Income
15 26 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
16 24 (0.63%) W3C
17 22 (0.58%) Wiki
18 20 (0.53%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 204 (5.39%) Windows
2 189 (4.99%) Linux
3 98 (2.59%) Apple iOS
3 98 (2.59%) Unix
4 68 (1.80%) Android
5 39 (1.03%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.24%) Nucleus RTOS
7 8 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.16%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.11%) MVS
10 3 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.079%) VMS
11 2 (0.053%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.026%) CentOS
12 1 (0.026%) Fedora
12 1 (0.026%) Solaris
12 1 (0.026%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,982 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1,427 (37.68%) TDD
3 751 (19.83%) Scrum
4 722 (19.07%) BDD
5 626 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
6 561 (14.81%) Web Development
7 442 (11.67%) Unit Testing
8 424 (11.20%) Microservices
9 408 (10.77%) E-Commerce
10 370 (9.77%) OO
11 349 (9.22%) SOLID
12 341 (9.00%) Test Automation
13 306 (8.08%) Software Engineering
14 274 (7.24%) Front End Development
14 274 (7.24%) SOA
15 266 (7.02%) DevOps
16 263 (6.94%) Pair Programming
17 250 (6.60%) Kanban
18 241 (6.36%) OOP
19 199 (5.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,396 (63.27%) C#
2 1,958 (51.70%) JavaScript
3 1,215 (32.08%) SQL
4 817 (21.57%) Java
5 261 (6.89%) T-SQL
6 219 (5.78%) PHP
7 208 (5.49%) TypeScript
8 136 (3.59%) VB.NET
9 111 (2.93%) Scala
10 99 (2.61%) Python
11 86 (2.27%) Ruby
12 76 (2.01%) PowerShell
13 63 (1.66%) Objective-C
14 62 (1.64%) Apple Swift
15 58 (1.53%) XPath
16 57 (1.51%) PL/SQL
17 53 (1.40%) Groovy
18 45 (1.19%) C++
19 35 (0.92%) C
20 27 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 166 (4.38%) Degree
2 88 (2.32%) Security Cleared
3 46 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 35 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 16 (0.42%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.34%) MCSD
9 9 (0.24%) MCP
10 7 (0.18%) MCTS
11 6 (0.16%) MCAD
12 4 (0.11%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.11%) MCPD
12 4 (0.11%) OCP
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.079%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.079%) HND
14 2 (0.053%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.053%) OCPJP
15 1 (0.026%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (4.04%) QA
2 16 (0.42%) MiFID
3 11 (0.29%) HL7
4 10 (0.26%) WCAG
5 8 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.16%) SLA
8 4 (0.11%) GDPR
8 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.079%) GCP
10 2 (0.053%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.053%) EMIR
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.026%) PMO
11 1 (0.026%) PSD2
11 1 (0.026%) SEPA
System Software
1 165 (4.36%) Docker
2 34 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.079%) vSphere
6 1 (0.026%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 79 (2.09%) Puppet
2 70 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (1.32%) Ansible
4 43 (1.14%) Kubernetes
5 19 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
6 17 (0.45%) Terraform
7 15 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (0.21%) Nagios
9 7 (0.18%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.11%) WMI
12 3 (0.079%) Control-M
13 2 (0.053%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 2 (0.053%) Grafana
13 2 (0.053%) Prometheus
14 1 (0.026%) CA Service Virtualization
14 1 (0.026%) Capistrano
14 1 (0.026%) HP Quality Center
14 1 (0.026%) Rancher
14 1 (0.026%) yum
Vendors
1 715 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 329 (8.69%) Oracle
3 144 (3.80%) Sitecore
4 68 (1.80%) Google
5 63 (1.66%) Xamarin
6 43 (1.14%) SAP
7 40 (1.06%) Splunk
8 35 (0.92%) Adobe
9 33 (0.87%) Zend
10 31 (0.82%) New Relic
11 28 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
12 26 (0.69%) MuleSoft
13 25 (0.66%) IBM
13 25 (0.66%) Telerik
14 23 (0.61%) AppDynamics
15 21 (0.55%) Capita
16 20 (0.53%) Atlassian
16 20 (0.53%) hybris
16 20 (0.53%) Sybase
17 14 (0.37%) Apple