Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 46 41
Rank change year-on-year -26 -5 -4
Contract jobs citing MVC 104 230 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.68% 4.54% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 5.27% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 145 148
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £333 £300 £267
90th Percentile £544 £550 £488
England median daily rate £425 £438 £420
% change year-on-year -2.86% +4.17% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.00% +22.22%
England median hourly rate £46.93 £35.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +34.07% -23.91% +8.24%

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 3,242 4,364 4,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.69% 86.14% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,094 2,665 2,578
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £255 £269 £238
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 164 141
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.85 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.83% -36.60% +46.54%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.04 £11.75
90th Percentile £46.70 £42.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.32
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.66% +2.08%

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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 -11 43 £450 -5.26% 10
Birmingham -26 23 £383 -4.38% 21
Shropshire +31 14 £345 -13.75% 4
Warwickshire -8 6 £413 -2.94% 10
Staffordshire -7 4 £336 -3.93% 32
Wolverhampton - 1 £330 - 3
Worcestershire - 1 £375 - 19
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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 89 (85.58%) .NET
2 88 (84.62%) C#
3 74 (71.15%) ASP.NET
4 65 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 65 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 60 (57.69%) SQL Server
7 54 (51.92%) Azure
8 53 (50.96%) HTML
9 52 (50.00%) CSS
10 47 (45.19%) Git (software)
11 44 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 43 (41.35%) TDD
13 39 (37.50%) Scrum
14 37 (35.58%) Web Services
15 36 (34.62%) SQL
15 36 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (33.65%) .NET Framework
17 34 (32.69%) Kanban
18 33 (31.73%) SOLID
19 31 (29.81%) BDD
20 26 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
21 24 (23.08%) Architectural Design
22 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
23 22 (21.15%) Enterprise Software
24 17 (16.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
25 16 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
26 14 (13.46%) Problem Management
26 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
26 14 (13.46%) VB

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 6 (5.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.92%) Confluence
2 2 (1.92%) IIS
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.96%) Apache
3 1 (0.96%) CMS
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.96%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 54 (51.92%) Azure
2 5 (4.81%) PaaS
3 3 (2.88%) AWS
3 3 (2.88%) Azure Functions
3 3 (2.88%) Power Platform
3 3 (2.88%) Serverless
4 2 (1.92%) IaaS
4 2 (1.92%) Office 365
5 1 (0.96%) Azure Stack
5 1 (0.96%) GitHub
5 1 (0.96%) npm
5 1 (0.96%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.96%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Internet
1 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.81%) MySQL
5 4 (3.85%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (2.88%) Power BI
7 2 (1.92%) Redis
8 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (45.19%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.88%) Grunt
4 3 (2.88%) gulp
4 3 (2.88%) JIRA
4 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.96%) Ant
5 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.96%) JUnit
5 1 (0.96%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.96%) Maven
5 1 (0.96%) NUnit
5 1 (0.96%) Selenium
5 1 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.96%) Subversion
5 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 8 (7.69%) Public Sector
2 6 (5.77%) Law
3 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Finance
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 96 (92.31%) Developer
2 50 (48.08%) .NET Developer
3 23 (22.12%) C# Developer
4 20 (19.23%) Lead Developer
5 13 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Azure Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Backend Developer
7 9 (8.65%) Lead .NET Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Agile Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Architect
10 6 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Lead Architect
11 5 (4.81%) PHP Developer
12 4 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (85.58%) .NET
2 74 (71.15%) ASP.NET
3 64 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (50.96%) HTML
5 52 (50.00%) CSS
6 44 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web API
7 37 (35.58%) Web Services
8 35 (33.65%) .NET Framework
9 26 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
10 11 (10.58%) .NET Core
10 11 (10.58%) AngularJS
10 11 (10.58%) jQuery
11 8 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (7.69%) XML
12 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (6.73%) React
13 6 (5.77%) Entity Framework
14 5 (4.81%) Ajax
15 4 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
15 4 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.15%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.58%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.85%) User Experience
4 2 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.77%) Unix
2 3 (2.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (41.35%) TDD
3 39 (37.50%) Scrum
4 36 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (32.69%) Kanban
6 33 (31.73%) SOLID
7 31 (29.81%) BDD
8 24 (23.08%) Architectural Design
9 17 (16.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 16 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
11 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
11 14 (13.46%) Problem Management
11 14 (13.46%) Web Development
12 10 (9.62%) Process Improvement
13 9 (8.65%) OO
14 6 (5.77%) Data Modelling
14 6 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (5.77%) DevOps
14 6 (5.77%) Statistics
15 5 (4.81%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 88 (84.62%) C#
2 65 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 36 (34.62%) SQL
4 14 (13.46%) VB
4 14 (13.46%) VB6
5 6 (5.77%) PHP
6 5 (4.81%) C
6 5 (4.81%) Java
7 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.92%) C++
9 2 (1.92%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.96%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.96%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) WCAG
2 2 (1.92%) PSD2
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Ansible
2 2 (1.92%) Kibana
2 2 (1.92%) MIIS
Vendors
1 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.73%) Oracle
3 6 (5.77%) webMethods
4 2 (1.92%) Sage
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe
5 1 (0.96%) PayPal
5 1 (0.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.96%) Sencha
5 1 (0.96%) Twitter
5 1 (0.96%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.96%) Zend