Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 48 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing MVC 3948 4307 4403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.97% 4.06% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 4.84% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2960 3222 3242
UK median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £310 £281 £275
90th Percentile £550 £537 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 25
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £30.50 £22.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.00 £56.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% +6.67% +12.78%

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 83949 89067 93073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.87% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 55749 58891 60306
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2340 2707
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £23.89 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +8.58% +12.82%
10th Percentile £11.59 £11.50 £11.45
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +12.50%

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 -3 3661 £410 +5.81% 936
UK excluding London -2 2291 £363 +3.57% 723
London -12 1624 £468 +6.86% 258
South East -5 661 £375 - 181
North of England +1 497 £363 +3.57% 216
Midlands -1 370 £338 -3.57% 136
South West -1 309 £350 - 81
North West +3 270 £375 +7.14% 118
West Midlands -3 210 £350 - 61
Yorkshire -7 208 £350 - 79
East of England +6 206 £375 - 64
East Midlands -8 159 £325 -7.14% 75
Scotland +11 124 £375 +15.38% 24
Northern Ireland -10 70 £413 +3.13% 3
Wales +34 62 £350 -12.50% 18
North East +10 20 £375 -10.71% 19

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MVC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MVC.

1 2540 (64.34%) .NET
2 2367 (59.95%) C#
3 2079 (52.66%) JavaScript
4 1963 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
5 1783 (45.16%) ASP.NET
6 1710 (43.31%) HTML
7 1662 (42.10%) CSS
8 1438 (36.42%) SQL Server
9 1380 (34.95%) AngularJS
10 1362 (34.50%) TDD
11 1326 (33.59%) SQL
12 1261 (31.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 964 (24.42%) jQuery
14 927 (23.48%) ASP.NET Web API
15 897 (22.72%) Java
16 859 (21.76%) Web Services
17 803 (20.34%) Scrum
18 760 (19.25%) Git (software)
19 745 (18.87%) Microsoft
20 737 (18.67%) HTML5
21 725 (18.36%) .NET Framework
22 724 (18.34%) Spring
23 666 (16.87%) Web Development
24 627 (15.88%) REST
25 613 (15.53%) Finance
26 575 (14.56%) BDD
27 562 (14.24%) Microsoft Azure
28 556 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
29 525 (13.30%) RESTful
30 509 (12.89%) Spring MVC

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
1 254 (6.43%) CMS
2 154 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
3 131 (3.32%) Confluence
4 127 (3.22%) IIS
5 107 (2.71%) WebSphere
6 98 (2.48%) Umbraco
7 94 (2.38%) Tomcat
8 86 (2.18%) SharePoint
9 83 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
10 71 (1.80%) JBoss
11 63 (1.60%) WebLogic
12 56 (1.42%) EPiServer
13 53 (1.34%) Apache
14 51 (1.29%) Apache Solr
15 44 (1.11%) NServiceBus
16 32 (0.81%) Drupal
17 30 (0.76%) WordPress
18 28 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 27 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
20 26 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (0.86%) Photoshop
2 23 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 17 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
4 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.076%) GIMP
7 3 (0.076%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.051%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.025%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 94 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.41%) Magento
3 15 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 15 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
4 9 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
5 5 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.10%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.10%) Pega PRPC
7 3 (0.076%) Endur
8 2 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.051%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.051%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.025%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.025%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.025%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.025%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.025%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 562 (14.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 371 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (2.46%) GitHub
4 47 (1.19%) PaaS
4 47 (1.19%) SaaS
5 38 (0.96%) IaaS
6 35 (0.89%) npm
7 29 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.48%) Office 365
10 16 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
10 16 (0.41%) Serverless
11 14 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.30%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 7 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 73 (1.85%) HTTP
2 71 (1.80%) Internet
3 30 (0.76%) Intranet
4 21 (0.53%) LDAP
5 16 (0.41%) DNS
6 15 (0.38%) SMS
7 14 (0.35%) SMTP
8 13 (0.33%) TCP/IP
9 12 (0.30%) Bluetooth
10 11 (0.28%) FTP
11 8 (0.20%) SSL
12 5 (0.13%) AMQP
13 4 (0.10%) CTI
13 4 (0.10%) Ethernet
14 3 (0.076%) ATM
14 3 (0.076%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.076%) IMAP
14 3 (0.076%) Network Security
14 3 (0.076%) Skype
15 2 (0.051%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1438 (36.42%) SQL Server
2 267 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 242 (6.13%) MongoDB
4 231 (5.85%) Relational Database
5 201 (5.09%) MySQL
6 147 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 136 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 135 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 114 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 75 (1.90%) RDBMS
11 72 (1.82%) Oracle Database
12 62 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
13 52 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
14 51 (1.29%) DB2
15 48 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
16 43 (1.09%) Big Data
17 42 (1.06%) Hadoop
18 38 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
19 36 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
19 36 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 760 (19.25%) Git (software)
2 348 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 336 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 311 (7.88%) JIRA
5 271 (6.86%) Jenkins
6 247 (6.26%) JUnit
7 205 (5.19%) Subversion
8 184 (4.66%) TeamCity
9 180 (4.56%) Maven
10 166 (4.20%) Octopus Deploy
11 156 (3.95%) NUnit
12 153 (3.88%) Selenium
13 149 (3.77%) gulp
14 141 (3.57%) Jasmine
15 130 (3.29%) Grunt
16 103 (2.61%) Mockito
17 94 (2.38%) Eclipse
18 91 (2.30%) Cucumber
19 87 (2.20%) IntelliJ
20 85 (2.15%) Moq
General
1 613 (15.53%) Finance
2 269 (6.81%) Banking
3 143 (3.62%) Retail
4 126 (3.19%) Marketing
5 86 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 84 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 54 (1.37%) Electronics
8 52 (1.32%) Advertising
8 52 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 37 (0.94%) Games
10 33 (0.84%) Front Office
11 29 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 28 (0.71%) Back Office
13 23 (0.58%) Automotive
14 21 (0.53%) Law
15 20 (0.51%) Legal
16 15 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.30%) French Language
18 10 (0.25%) Publishing
19 8 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3509 (88.88%) Developer
2 1486 (37.64%) .NET Developer
3 952 (24.11%) C# Developer
4 651 (16.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 604 (15.30%) Java Developer
6 468 (11.85%) Senior Developer
7 436 (11.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 409 (10.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 353 (8.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 321 (8.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 265 (6.71%) SQL Developer
12 260 (6.59%) Angular Developer
13 225 (5.70%) JavaScript Developer
14 210 (5.32%) Web Developer
15 192 (4.86%) Senior .NET Developer
16 164 (4.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 159 (4.03%) PHP Developer
18 157 (3.98%) Software Developer
19 129 (3.27%) Senior C# Developer
20 128 (3.24%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2540 (64.34%) .NET
2 1783 (45.16%) ASP.NET
3 1710 (43.31%) HTML
4 1662 (42.10%) CSS
5 1380 (34.95%) AngularJS
6 1261 (31.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 964 (24.42%) jQuery
8 927 (23.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 859 (21.76%) Web Services
10 737 (18.67%) HTML5
11 725 (18.36%) .NET Framework
12 724 (18.34%) Spring
13 627 (15.88%) REST
14 525 (13.30%) RESTful
15 509 (12.89%) Spring MVC
16 499 (12.64%) Entity Framework
17 482 (12.21%) CSS3
18 450 (11.40%) WCF
19 410 (10.39%) XML
20 401 (10.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 283 (7.17%) Greenfield Project
2 182 (4.61%) User Experience
3 133 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 127 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
5 92 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 91 (2.30%) N-Tier
7 84 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 62 (1.57%) Fintech
9 47 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 44 (1.11%) Client/Server
11 28 (0.71%) Equities
12 26 (0.66%) Fixed Income
12 26 (0.66%) NHS
13 25 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 24 (0.61%) Public Cloud
15 23 (0.58%) Data Structures
15 23 (0.58%) Management Information System
16 22 (0.56%) Derivative
17 21 (0.53%) Blog
18 20 (0.51%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 274 (6.94%) Windows
2 210 (5.32%) Linux
3 98 (2.48%) Unix
4 92 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 67 (1.70%) Android
6 54 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.051%) CentOS
9 2 (0.051%) Debian
9 2 (0.051%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.051%) VMS
9 2 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.025%) HPUX
10 1 (0.025%) MVS
10 1 (0.025%) Solaris
10 1 (0.025%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1963 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
2 1362 (34.50%) TDD
3 803 (20.34%) Scrum
4 666 (16.87%) Web Development
5 575 (14.56%) BDD
6 556 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
7 486 (12.31%) Unit Testing
8 398 (10.08%) OO
9 365 (9.25%) Test Automation
10 354 (8.97%) Front End Development
11 352 (8.92%) Microservices
12 340 (8.61%) Software Engineering
13 306 (7.75%) SOLID
14 291 (7.37%) E-Commerce
15 267 (6.76%) SOA
16 237 (6.00%) OOP
17 231 (5.85%) Pair Programming
18 227 (5.75%) Kanban
19 202 (5.12%) SDLC
20 196 (4.96%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2367 (59.95%) C#
2 2079 (52.66%) JavaScript
3 1326 (33.59%) SQL
4 897 (22.72%) Java
5 328 (8.31%) T-SQL
6 217 (5.50%) PHP
7 205 (5.19%) TypeScript
8 141 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 125 (3.17%) Python
10 123 (3.12%) Ruby
11 101 (2.56%) Scala
12 86 (2.18%) PL/SQL
13 62 (1.57%) PowerShell
14 59 (1.49%) ES6
15 57 (1.44%) Groovy
16 53 (1.34%) Apple Swift
17 50 (1.27%) Objective-C
18 49 (1.24%) C++
19 37 (0.94%) VB
20 30 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 165 (4.18%) Degree
2 100 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 47 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 45 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.25%) MCSD
9 8 (0.20%) MCP
10 7 (0.18%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.18%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.15%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.15%) MCTS
12 4 (0.10%) MCPD
13 3 (0.076%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.076%) HND
13 3 (0.076%) MCAD
13 3 (0.076%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.076%) PMP
14 2 (0.051%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (4.15%) QA
2 13 (0.33%) MiFID
3 7 (0.18%) WCAG
4 6 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.15%) HL7
4 6 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.15%) SLA
5 4 (0.10%) EMIR
6 3 (0.076%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.051%) FATCA
7 2 (0.051%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.051%) GDPR
7 2 (0.051%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.025%) GCP
8 1 (0.025%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.025%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.025%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.025%) PMO
System Software
1 97 (2.46%) Docker
2 46 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.28%) HDFS
5 7 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.051%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.051%) Varnish
7 1 (0.025%) RACF
7 1 (0.025%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.025%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.025%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (0.89%) Kubernetes
1 35 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (0.84%) Puppet
3 28 (0.71%) Ansible
4 19 (0.48%) Terraform
5 9 (0.23%) SCOrch
6 8 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (0.20%) Nagios
6 8 (0.20%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.15%) Kibana
8 4 (0.10%) Control-M
8 4 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.051%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.051%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.051%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.051%) logstash
9 2 (0.051%) Plesk
10 1 (0.025%) Consul
10 1 (0.025%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.025%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 745 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 349 (8.84%) Oracle
3 227 (5.75%) Sitecore
4 91 (2.30%) Google
5 86 (2.18%) SAP
6 67 (1.70%) Adobe
7 55 (1.39%) Xamarin
8 53 (1.34%) New Relic
9 45 (1.14%) IBM
10 40 (1.01%) Telerik
11 39 (0.99%) hybris
12 30 (0.76%) Zend
13 28 (0.71%) Atlassian
14 23 (0.58%) Apple
15 22 (0.56%) DevExpress
15 22 (0.56%) MuleSoft
16 18 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (0.46%) Sybase
17 13 (0.33%) Twitter
18 12 (0.30%) Apigee