Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 42 38
Rank change year-on-year -20 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing MVC 149 172 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.04% 3.98% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 4.83% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 112 152
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% +0.77% -3.35%
10th Percentile £306 £228 £250
90th Percentile £525 £436 £493
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - £31.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.07% -4.01%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +17.86%

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 4,070 3,564 4,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.03% 82.56% 83.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,469 2,202 2,732
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £231
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 136 106
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £20.75 £17.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.71% +20.17% -24.92%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £38.75 £47.50 £38.88
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MVC as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MVC in the West Midlands

MVC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MVC in the West Midlands

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor 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 23 June 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
Coventry -7 51 £479 +36.20% 27
Birmingham -26 40 £350 -1.06% 45
Staffordshire +2 26 £325 +1.96% 31
Solihull +4 9 £385 +92.50% 9
Herefordshire -4 9 £375 +31.58%
Warwickshire -12 3 £350 +33.33% 14
Worcestershire -8 1 £338 - 13
Shropshire -22 1 £550 +76.00% 6
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MVC.

1 133 (89.26%) .NET
2 116 (77.85%) C#
3 111 (74.50%) HTML
4 106 (71.14%) CSS
5 96 (64.43%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (63.09%) JavaScript
7 92 (61.74%) SQL Server
7 92 (61.74%) ASP.NET
8 76 (51.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 69 (46.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 69 (46.31%) TDD
10 68 (45.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 61 (40.94%) Git (software)
11 61 (40.94%) .NET Framework
12 59 (39.60%) BDD
13 58 (38.93%) Scrum
14 57 (38.26%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (32.89%) jQuery
16 48 (32.21%) Kanban
17 41 (27.52%) Web Services
17 41 (27.52%) SQL
18 37 (24.83%) Microsoft
19 36 (24.16%) Enterprise Software
20 34 (22.82%) SOLID
21 33 (22.15%) Dapper ORM
22 28 (18.79%) AngularJS
23 26 (17.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 24 (16.11%) KnockoutJS
25 21 (14.09%) Entity Framework
26 20 (13.42%) Web Development

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 8 (5.37%) NServiceBus
2 4 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.01%) CMS
4 2 (1.34%) Confluence
4 2 (1.34%) Drupal
4 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.34%) WordPress
5 1 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 69 (46.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.01%) Serverless
4 2 (1.34%) IaaS
4 2 (1.34%) npm
4 2 (1.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.67%) GitHub
5 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.67%) Office 365
5 1 (0.67%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.38%) Internet
2 2 (1.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (61.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.71%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.03%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.68%) MySQL
6 3 (2.01%) Cloud Spanner
6 3 (2.01%) Redis
7 2 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.67%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (40.94%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.40%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (7.38%) SpecFlow
5 8 (5.37%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (4.03%) gulp
7 5 (3.36%) Grunt
8 4 (2.68%) JIRA
8 4 (2.68%) NUnit
8 4 (2.68%) Selenium
9 3 (2.01%) Axure RP
9 3 (2.01%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.01%) Subversion
10 2 (1.34%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.34%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.34%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.34%) Moq
10 2 (1.34%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.34%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (2.01%) Finance
2 2 (1.34%) Advertising
2 2 (1.34%) Retail
3 1 (0.67%) Back Office
3 1 (0.67%) Electronics
3 1 (0.67%) Games
3 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.67%) Marketing
3 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 137 (91.95%) Developer
2 89 (59.73%) .NET Developer
3 44 (29.53%) C# Developer
4 38 (25.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (17.45%) Azure Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Agile Developer
8 11 (7.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (6.71%) Agile .NET Developer
9 10 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (6.71%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (6.71%) Lead Developer
10 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Developer
11 8 (5.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.37%) Lead .NET Developer
12 7 (4.70%) Backend Developer
12 7 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (4.70%) Lead C# Developer
12 7 (4.70%) Senior Developer
13 6 (4.03%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (89.26%) .NET
2 111 (74.50%) HTML
3 106 (71.14%) CSS
4 92 (61.74%) ASP.NET
5 76 (51.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 68 (45.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 61 (40.94%) .NET Framework
8 49 (32.89%) jQuery
9 41 (27.52%) Web Services
10 33 (22.15%) Dapper ORM
11 28 (18.79%) AngularJS
12 26 (17.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 24 (16.11%) KnockoutJS
14 21 (14.09%) Entity Framework
15 17 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 16 (10.74%) HTML5
16 16 (10.74%) WCF
17 13 (8.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 11 (7.38%) React
18 11 (7.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.16%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (10.74%) User Experience
3 13 (8.72%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.34%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
6 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.72%) Windows
2 3 (2.01%) Android
2 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.67%) Linux
4 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (64.43%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (46.31%) TDD
3 59 (39.60%) BDD
4 58 (38.93%) Scrum
5 57 (38.26%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (32.21%) Kanban
7 34 (22.82%) SOLID
8 20 (13.42%) Web Development
9 16 (10.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 16 (10.74%) Unit Testing
10 13 (8.72%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.38%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.38%) Front End Development
12 10 (6.71%) Mentoring
13 9 (6.04%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (6.04%) SDLC
14 8 (5.37%) OO
15 6 (4.03%) Mobile Development
16 5 (3.36%) DevOps
16 5 (3.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 116 (77.85%) C#
2 94 (63.09%) JavaScript
3 41 (27.52%) SQL
4 17 (11.41%) TypeScript
5 13 (8.72%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.03%) XAML
7 5 (3.36%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.68%) PHP
8 4 (2.68%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.01%) Java
10 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.67%) C++
11 1 (0.67%) ES6
11 1 (0.67%) ES7
11 1 (0.67%) ES8
11 1 (0.67%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.67%) Degree
3 1 (0.67%) MCSD
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) GDPR
1 2 (1.34%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Docker
1 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.71%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.01%) Google
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle
5 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.67%) NEC
5 1 (0.67%) SAP
5 1 (0.67%) Telerik
5 1 (0.67%) VMware