Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 5 August 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 65 60
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5 -13
Contract jobs citing MVC 27 130 173
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.70% 2.92% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 3.40% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 108 123
Median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £279 £328 £289
90th Percentile £528 £544 £506
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.64% -9.23%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +25.00% -2.22%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,344 3,827 4,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.85% 85.83% 84.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 2,464 2,597
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 119 197
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +33.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.17 £10.92
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £35.30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.65 £21.50
% change year-on-year +41.99% +14.65% -7.53%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MVC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MVC in the West Midlands

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for MVC in the West Midlands

MVC
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MVC in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MVC in the West Midlands

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Hourly rate trend for MVC in the West Midlands

MVC
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVC within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 5 August 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
Birmingham +33 13 £375 -16.67% 21
Coventry -9 7 £350 -22.22% 9
Worcestershire +24 2 £350 -6.67% 4
Warwickshire +14 2 £288 -30.30% 8
Staffordshire +7 2 £280 -13.85% 13
Wolverhampton -1 1 £363 +9.85% 2
Herefordshire - 1 £475 - 1
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MVC.

1 24 (88.89%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) C#
3 18 (66.67%) Azure
4 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
5 14 (51.85%) CSS
5 14 (51.85%) HTML
6 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
7 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 9 (33.33%) jQuery
8 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
10 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
11 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (22.22%) DevOps
12 5 (18.52%) Scrum
12 5 (18.52%) SQL
12 5 (18.52%) Web Services
12 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (18.52%) Sitecore
13 4 (14.81%) AWS
13 4 (14.81%) Sass
13 4 (14.81%) TDD
14 3 (11.11%) JIRA
14 3 (11.11%) Web Development
14 3 (11.11%) SOLID
14 3 (11.11%) AngularJS

MVC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (66.67%) Azure
2 4 (14.81%) AWS
3 2 (7.41%) Trello
4 1 (3.70%) Azure Functions
4 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.70%) GitHub
4 1 (3.70%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) Power Automate
4 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.70%) PowerApps
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.70%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Power BI
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) webpack
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 2 (7.41%) Law
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Azure Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Sitecore Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
7 2 (7.41%) WCF Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Backend Developer
8 1 (3.70%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
3 14 (51.85%) CSS
3 14 (51.85%) HTML
4 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 9 (33.33%) jQuery
6 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
7 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (18.52%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) Sass
10 3 (11.11%) .NET Core
10 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 3 (11.11%) HTML5
10 3 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (11.11%) React
10 3 (11.11%) WCF
11 2 (7.41%) Dapper ORM
11 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) EPoS
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Architectural Design
5 3 (11.11%) SOLID
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.41%) MVVM
6 2 (7.41%) Personalization
6 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) ES6
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy