Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 22 January 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 > Wales
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 71 19
Rank change year-on-year +40 -52 +10
Contract jobs citing MVC 74 33 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.75% 2.35% 10.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.86% 2.78% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 117
Wales median daily rate £374 £310 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.56% -3.88% -0.77%
10th Percentile £217 £180 £267
90th Percentile £438 £460 £518
UK median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Wales median hourly rate - £19.11 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.24% -
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +30.00% - -0.66%

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,079 1,186 1,174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.84% 84.35% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 863 874
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £210 £186 £235
90th Percentile £569 £550 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 52
Wales median hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.22% +15.20% +2.46%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.35 £10.39
90th Percentile £77.50 £60.50 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £23.38 £24.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.59% +2.08% +20.00%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing MVC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for MVC in Wales

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MVC in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in Wales

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in Wales over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in Wales

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MVC in Wales

MVC
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
South Wales +30 60 £373 +24.17% 24
West Wales +9 6 £281 -18.18% 10
North Wales +2 3 £450 +40.63% 9
MVC
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for MVC.

1 69 (93.24%) .NET
2 47 (63.51%) SQL
2 47 (63.51%) C#
3 45 (60.81%) SQL Server
3 45 (60.81%) ASP.NET
4 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
6 31 (41.89%) .NET Framework
6 31 (41.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
8 29 (39.19%) Unit Testing
9 24 (32.43%) NUnit
9 24 (32.43%) Entity Framework
10 22 (29.73%) MSTest
10 22 (29.73%) HTML
10 22 (29.73%) CSS
11 21 (28.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (27.03%) OOP
12 20 (27.03%) jQuery
13 19 (25.68%) LINQ
13 19 (25.68%) AngularJS
14 18 (24.32%) Mentoring
14 18 (24.32%) T-SQL
15 17 (22.97%) Degree
16 16 (21.62%) RDBMS
16 16 (21.62%) Coaching
16 16 (21.62%) Relational Database
17 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 13 (17.57%) Web Services
19 12 (16.22%) HTML5

MVC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.05%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (60.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.62%) RDBMS
2 16 (21.62%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.41%) Couchbase
8 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (32.43%) NUnit
2 22 (29.73%) MSTest
3 9 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.41%) MbUnit
6 4 (5.41%) Mercurial
6 4 (5.41%) Selenium
6 4 (5.41%) SpecFlow
6 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.05%) Ant
7 3 (4.05%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.05%) JIRA
7 3 (4.05%) JUnit
7 3 (4.05%) Maven
7 3 (4.05%) Mockito
7 3 (4.05%) Subversion
8 1 (1.35%) FxCop
8 1 (1.35%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Back Office
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Retail Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 66 (89.19%) Developer
2 53 (71.62%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.22%) SQL Developer
4 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Architect
7 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Data Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Azure Developer
9 4 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Lead .NET Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (93.24%) .NET
2 45 (60.81%) ASP.NET
3 31 (41.89%) .NET Framework
3 31 (41.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (32.43%) Entity Framework
5 22 (29.73%) CSS
5 22 (29.73%) HTML
6 21 (28.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (27.03%) jQuery
8 19 (25.68%) AngularJS
8 19 (25.68%) LINQ
9 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (17.57%) Web Services
11 12 (16.22%) HTML5
12 11 (14.86%) CSS3
12 11 (14.86%) RESTful
12 11 (14.86%) XML
13 8 (10.81%) SOAP
14 6 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (8.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (10.81%) NHS
1 8 (10.81%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.19%) Unit Testing
3 20 (27.03%) OOP
4 18 (24.32%) Mentoring
5 16 (21.62%) Coaching
6 11 (14.86%) TDD
7 9 (12.16%) SDLC
8 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (10.81%) Scrum
8 8 (10.81%) TOGAF
9 7 (9.46%) High Availability
9 7 (9.46%) Web Development
10 6 (8.11%) BDD
11 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.76%) OO
12 4 (5.41%) Data Security
12 4 (5.41%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.41%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (63.51%) C#
1 47 (63.51%) SQL
2 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.32%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.76%) XPath
5 4 (5.41%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.05%) Java
6 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) HL7
2 2 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) RedGate
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Sitecore