Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 73 58
Rank change year-on-year -30 -15 -6
Contract jobs citing MVC 1,379 3,195 3,912
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.26% 3.30% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 3.78% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 2,537 3,066
Median daily rate £425 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.03% +5.29% +9.68%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £575 £563 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 10
Median hourly rate £41.93 £35.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.79% -18.60% +6.81%
10th Percentile £30.35 £22.86 £20.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.00 £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% +20.00%

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 51,778 84,575 88,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.90% 87.25% 86.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,910 56,038 58,320
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £289
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +2.33% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,863 2,143 2,213
Median hourly rate £25.68 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.85 £11.38
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.21 £50.20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.49 £22.00
% change year-on-year -4.21% +6.77% -12.00%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MVC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MVC in the UK

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MVC.

Daily rate trend for MVC in the UK

MVC
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MVC over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MVC in the UK

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MVC.

Hourly rate trend for MVC in the UK

MVC
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing MVC over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 -32 1,242 £425 -5.56% 1,044
UK excluding London -28 836 £400 - 898
London -49 502 £500 +4.17% 217
South East -25 237 £400 -5.88% 210
North of England -33 189 £400 +9.59% 279
South West -28 107 £375 -6.25% 101
Midlands -25 99 £350 -14.11% 162
East of England +51 97 £425 +3.03% 75
Scotland -9 89 £425 +6.25% 38
North West -36 85 £390 +7.59% 152
Yorkshire -14 83 £375 +2.74% 94
West Midlands -23 54 £378 -11.80% 85
East Midlands -6 44 £350 -6.67% 77
Work from Home -6 40 £400 +5.26% 107
North East +12 21 £425 -5.56% 33
Wales -9 11 £350 -9.68% 27
Northern Ireland +2 9 £425 +3.16% 5

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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.

1 956 (69.33%) .NET
2 862 (62.51%) C#
3 711 (51.56%) JavaScript
4 649 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 574 (41.62%) ASP.NET
6 485 (35.17%) HTML
7 480 (34.81%) SQL Server
8 470 (34.08%) CSS
9 443 (32.12%) SQL
10 422 (30.60%) Azure
11 385 (27.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 381 (27.63%) AngularJS
13 304 (22.04%) .NET Framework
14 295 (21.39%) TDD
15 261 (18.93%) Scrum
16 257 (18.64%) jQuery
17 250 (18.13%) Microsoft
18 247 (17.91%) Git (software)
19 240 (17.40%) ASP.NET Web API
20 226 (16.39%) .NET Core
21 214 (15.52%) Java
22 211 (15.30%) Web Services
23 210 (15.23%) React
24 207 (15.01%) DevOps
25 203 (14.72%) Entity Framework
26 189 (13.71%) RESTful
27 172 (12.47%) BDD
28 167 (12.11%) Microservices
29 159 (11.53%) Test Automation
30 158 (11.46%) Continuous Integration

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 59 (4.28%) CMS
2 55 (3.99%) IIS
3 45 (3.26%) Umbraco
4 44 (3.19%) Apache
5 43 (3.12%) SharePoint
6 40 (2.90%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (1.60%) nginx
8 16 (1.16%) Confluence
9 15 (1.09%) SAS
9 15 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
10 14 (1.02%) Drupal
11 13 (0.94%) EPiServer
12 10 (0.73%) JBoss
13 9 (0.65%) TYPO3
14 8 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.58%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.51%) Kentico
16 6 (0.44%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.58%) Windchill
5 4 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.29%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) Sketch
7 1 (0.073%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.073%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 27 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.09%) Magento
3 8 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.15%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.073%) Line 500
6 1 (0.073%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.073%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 422 (30.60%) Azure
2 143 (10.37%) AWS
3 41 (2.97%) Serverless
4 29 (2.10%) GCP
5 28 (2.03%) GitHub
6 27 (1.96%) npm
7 21 (1.52%) SaaS
8 19 (1.38%) PaaS
9 18 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (1.23%) OpenShift
11 13 (0.94%) Power Platform
12 12 (0.87%) Azure Functions
12 12 (0.87%) Office 365
13 11 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.58%) IaaS
16 7 (0.51%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.51%) NuGet
16 7 (0.51%) PowerApps
16 7 (0.51%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.05%) HTTP
2 13 (0.94%) Internet
3 10 (0.73%) HTTPS
4 7 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.44%) DHCP
6 5 (0.36%) Broadband
6 5 (0.36%) DNS
6 5 (0.36%) Firewall
6 5 (0.36%) FTP
6 5 (0.36%) Network Security
6 5 (0.36%) X.509
7 4 (0.29%) Intranet
8 3 (0.22%) Skype
9 2 (0.15%) SAN
9 2 (0.15%) SMTP
9 2 (0.15%) SSL
10 1 (0.073%) AMQP
10 1 (0.073%) MPLS
10 1 (0.073%) VoIP
10 1 (0.073%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 480 (34.81%) SQL Server
2 98 (7.11%) MySQL
3 87 (6.31%) Relational Database
4 56 (4.06%) NoSQL
5 50 (3.63%) MongoDB
6 43 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 34 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (1.52%) Redis
12 20 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
13 17 (1.23%) Big Data
14 14 (1.02%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (0.94%) Cosmos DB
16 12 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (0.80%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 247 (17.91%) Git (software)
2 129 (9.35%) Visual Studio
3 113 (8.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 77 (5.58%) JIRA
5 56 (4.06%) Jenkins
6 54 (3.92%) TeamCity
7 49 (3.55%) NUnit
8 47 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 37 (2.68%) JUnit
9 37 (2.68%) Maven
10 35 (2.54%) gulp
11 30 (2.18%) Subversion
11 30 (2.18%) webpack
12 28 (2.03%) Gradle
12 28 (2.03%) Moq
13 27 (1.96%) Selenium
13 27 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
14 24 (1.74%) Cucumber
15 23 (1.67%) Grunt
16 18 (1.31%) SpecFlow
General
1 154 (11.17%) Finance
2 78 (5.66%) Public Sector
3 46 (3.34%) Retail
4 38 (2.76%) Banking
5 29 (2.10%) Marketing
6 25 (1.81%) Law
7 17 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.02%) Automotive
8 14 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.80%) Publishing
10 10 (0.73%) German Language
11 8 (0.58%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.58%) Back Office
11 8 (0.58%) Games
12 7 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.44%) Electronics
14 4 (0.29%) Front Office
14 4 (0.29%) Police
15 3 (0.22%) Legal
15 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,195 (86.66%) Developer
2 539 (39.09%) .NET Developer
3 246 (17.84%) C# Developer
4 152 (11.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 129 (9.35%) Full Stack Developer
6 125 (9.06%) Senior Developer
7 98 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 93 (6.74%) Java Developer
9 87 (6.31%) React Developer
10 77 (5.58%) ASP.NET Developer
11 75 (5.44%) Angular Developer
12 74 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
12 74 (5.37%) Software Developer
13 56 (4.06%) Azure Developer
14 54 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
15 50 (3.63%) SQL Developer
16 42 (3.05%) PHP Developer
17 41 (2.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 41 (2.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 41 (2.97%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 956 (69.33%) .NET
2 574 (41.62%) ASP.NET
3 485 (35.17%) HTML
4 470 (34.08%) CSS
5 385 (27.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 381 (27.63%) AngularJS
7 304 (22.04%) .NET Framework
8 257 (18.64%) jQuery
9 240 (17.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 226 (16.39%) .NET Core
11 211 (15.30%) Web Services
12 210 (15.23%) React
13 203 (14.72%) Entity Framework
14 189 (13.71%) RESTful
15 156 (11.31%) HTML5
16 150 (10.88%) Spring
17 148 (10.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 144 (10.44%) REST
19 119 (8.63%) WCF
20 112 (8.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 117 (8.48%) User Experience
2 103 (7.47%) Greenfield Project
3 68 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (4.71%) Mobile App
5 49 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (1.74%) W3C
7 17 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.02%) NHS
9 14 (1.02%) N-Tier
10 12 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 12 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (0.58%) iPad
12 4 (0.29%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.29%) iPhone
13 3 (0.22%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.22%) Animation
13 3 (0.22%) Blog
13 3 (0.22%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.22%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 78 (5.66%) Linux
2 66 (4.79%) Windows
3 62 (4.50%) Android
4 52 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.09%) Unix
6 13 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
7 6 (0.44%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.36%) VMS
9 2 (0.15%) MVS
9 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.073%) OS/2
10 1 (0.073%) Solaris
10 1 (0.073%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (21.39%) TDD
3 261 (18.93%) Scrum
4 207 (15.01%) DevOps
5 172 (12.47%) BDD
6 167 (12.11%) Microservices
7 159 (11.53%) Test Automation
8 158 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
9 148 (10.73%) Unit Testing
10 142 (10.30%) OO
11 122 (8.85%) Software Engineering
12 114 (8.27%) E-Commerce
12 114 (8.27%) Web Development
13 111 (8.05%) Front End Development
14 102 (7.40%) MVVM
15 90 (6.53%) SOLID
16 82 (5.95%) Kanban
17 78 (5.66%) OOP
18 64 (4.64%) Problem-Solving
19 63 (4.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 862 (62.51%) C#
2 711 (51.56%) JavaScript
3 443 (32.12%) SQL
4 214 (15.52%) Java
5 121 (8.77%) T-SQL
6 99 (7.18%) PHP
7 93 (6.74%) TypeScript
8 47 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 45 (3.26%) Python
10 37 (2.68%) Java 8
11 33 (2.39%) VB.NET
12 30 (2.18%) C
13 28 (2.03%) Apple Swift
14 26 (1.89%) Scala
15 24 (1.74%) Ruby
16 23 (1.67%) Objective-C
17 20 (1.45%) ES6
18 18 (1.31%) C++
18 18 (1.31%) Kotlin
18 18 (1.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (4.79%) Security Cleared
2 54 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 47 (3.41%) Degree
4 11 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.51%) DBS Check
6 7 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.44%) ISEB
8 5 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.36%) MCSE
9 4 (0.29%) HND
9 4 (0.29%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.29%) MCAD
9 4 (0.29%) MCITP
9 4 (0.29%) MCPD
10 3 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.22%) MCP
10 3 (0.22%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.22%) PhD
11 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.71%) QA
2 23 (1.67%) WCAG
3 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.15%) GxP
3 2 (0.15%) MiFID
4 1 (0.073%) GDPR
System Software
1 104 (7.54%) Docker
2 13 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.44%) OpenAM
3 6 (0.44%) OpenDJ
4 5 (0.36%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.15%) Varnish
6 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 83 (6.02%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.87%) Terraform
3 11 (0.80%) Ansible
4 10 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.51%) Puppet
6 5 (0.36%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.36%) Kibana
6 5 (0.36%) MIIS
7 4 (0.29%) WSUS
8 3 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.15%) Nessus
10 1 (0.073%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 250 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 59 (4.28%) Oracle
3 50 (3.63%) Xamarin
4 44 (3.19%) Google
4 44 (3.19%) Sitecore
5 30 (2.18%) Zend
6 23 (1.67%) SAP
7 21 (1.52%) Telerik
8 10 (0.73%) hybris
9 9 (0.65%) Twitter
10 8 (0.58%) Apple
10 8 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.51%) IBM
11 7 (0.51%) Roku
12 6 (0.44%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (0.44%) ForgeRock
12 6 (0.44%) VMware
13 5 (0.36%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.36%) Perforce
14 4 (0.29%) Adobe