Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 29 42
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13 +11
Contract jobs citing MVC 177 280 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.74% 5.31% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 6.42% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 191 149
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £273
90th Percentile £525 £525 £532
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -51.11% +23.29%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +9.59%

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 3,942 4,364 4,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.32% 82.79% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,488 2,694 2,361
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £250
90th Percentile £550 £541 £550
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 142 130
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +8.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.51 £10.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.48 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.30 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -2.82% +6.38% +16.05%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +1 73 £460 +17.12% 18
Staffordshire 0 32 £325 +4.00% 35
Birmingham -41 32 £375 +6.01% 40
Warwickshire -1 11 £350 - 14
Solihull -5 6 - - 4
Herefordshire +6 4 £325 +14.04% 3
Worcestershire +2 3 £288 -23.33% 8
Shropshire -6 3 £375 - 3
Walsall +1 1 £310 -17.33%
West Bromwich - 1 £225 -
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 148 (83.62%) .NET
2 132 (74.58%) C#
3 110 (62.15%) HTML
4 108 (61.02%) CSS
5 104 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (53.11%) JavaScript
7 89 (50.28%) SQL Server
7 89 (50.28%) ASP.NET
8 86 (48.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 75 (42.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 72 (40.68%) TDD
11 69 (38.98%) Git (software)
12 68 (38.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 67 (37.85%) BDD
14 59 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
14 59 (33.33%) Scrum
15 57 (32.20%) .NET Framework
16 56 (31.64%) Kanban
16 56 (31.64%) Web Services
17 55 (31.07%) SQL
18 51 (28.81%) SOLID
19 40 (22.60%) Enterprise Software
20 36 (20.34%) Dapper ORM
21 35 (19.77%) Microsoft
22 34 (19.21%) AngularJS
23 30 (16.95%) jQuery
24 27 (15.25%) Web Development
25 23 (12.99%) SOAP
25 23 (12.99%) Digital Transformation Programme
26 21 (11.86%) Greenfield Project

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 (4.52%) NServiceBus
2 6 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.26%) JBoss
3 4 (2.26%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.13%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) Mule
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 86 (48.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.69%) SaaS
4 2 (1.13%) GitHub
5 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.56%) IaaS
5 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.21%) Internet
2 2 (1.13%) SMS
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (50.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.65%) MySQL
3 8 (4.52%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.26%) DB2
4 4 (2.26%) MariaDB
4 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.69%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.56%) MS Access
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 69 (38.98%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (7.34%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.08%) SpecFlow
4 8 (4.52%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.39%) Axure RP
5 6 (3.39%) JIRA
6 5 (2.82%) JUnit
7 4 (2.26%) AccuRev
7 4 (2.26%) Maven
7 4 (2.26%) Mockito
8 3 (1.69%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.69%) DbUnit
8 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.69%) jMock
8 3 (1.69%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.69%) Xcode
9 2 (1.13%) Grunt
9 2 (1.13%) gulp
9 2 (1.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (3.39%) Finance
2 5 (2.82%) Advertising
3 4 (2.26%) Retail
4 3 (1.69%) Law
5 2 (1.13%) Automotive
5 2 (1.13%) Games
5 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 168 (94.92%) Developer
2 79 (44.63%) .NET Developer
3 48 (27.12%) C# Developer
4 34 (19.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (11.86%) Azure Developer
5 21 (11.86%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 14 (7.91%) Software Developer
7 12 (6.78%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (6.78%) Java Developer
8 11 (6.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.21%) Lead Developer
9 10 (5.65%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Lead .NET Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Lead C# Developer
11 6 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.39%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.39%) Xamarin Developer
12 5 (2.82%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (2.82%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (83.62%) .NET
2 110 (62.15%) HTML
3 108 (61.02%) CSS
4 89 (50.28%) ASP.NET
5 75 (42.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 68 (38.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 57 (32.20%) .NET Framework
8 56 (31.64%) Web Services
9 36 (20.34%) Dapper ORM
10 34 (19.21%) AngularJS
11 30 (16.95%) jQuery
12 23 (12.99%) SOAP
13 20 (11.30%) WCF
14 19 (10.73%) HTML5
15 16 (9.04%) REST
15 16 (9.04%) XML
16 15 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (8.47%) Entity Framework
16 15 (8.47%) KnockoutJS
16 15 (8.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.60%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (11.86%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (6.78%) User Experience
4 5 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.69%) Wiki
6 2 (1.13%) Animation
6 2 (1.13%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.13%) SCORM
7 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.21%) Android
2 10 (5.65%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.39%) Windows
4 4 (2.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (40.68%) TDD
3 67 (37.85%) BDD
4 59 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (33.33%) Scrum
5 56 (31.64%) Kanban
6 51 (28.81%) SOLID
7 27 (15.25%) Web Development
8 23 (12.99%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 13 (7.34%) OO
9 13 (7.34%) Unit Testing
10 12 (6.78%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (6.78%) Test Automation
11 8 (4.52%) Front End Development
12 6 (3.39%) Web Application Development
13 5 (2.82%) API Development
13 5 (2.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (2.82%) SDLC
13 5 (2.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 132 (74.58%) C#
2 94 (53.11%) JavaScript
3 55 (31.07%) SQL
4 20 (11.30%) Java
5 18 (10.17%) TypeScript
6 11 (6.21%) PHP
7 8 (4.52%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.52%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.95%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.39%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.39%) XAML
10 4 (2.26%) Ruby
11 3 (1.69%) Elixir
11 3 (1.69%) Erlang
11 3 (1.69%) Go
11 3 (1.69%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.13%) Scala
13 1 (0.56%) Groovy
13 1 (0.56%) VB
13 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.08%) Degree
2 6 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.26%) OCP
3 4 (2.26%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 6 (3.39%) Docker
2 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Ansible
1 4 (2.26%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.26%) Puppet
1 4 (2.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.65%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.39%) Oracle
4 5 (2.82%) Google
5 4 (2.26%) IBM
6 3 (1.69%) VMware
7 2 (1.13%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.56%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.56%) Tableau
8 1 (0.56%) Telerik
8 1 (0.56%) Zend