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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 38 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10  
Contract jobs citing MVC 92 127 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.45% 4.19% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 5.07% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 84 71
Median daily rate £325 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £39.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.16% -39.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.46% -2.50%  

MVC is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1728 2505 1797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.60% 82.62% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1502 1114
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing MVC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 29 £343 +37.00% 25
Coventry 0 16 £350 -4.10% 11
Staffordshire +8 9 £341 +13.75% 19
Warwickshire +1 9 £250 -24.24% 26
Herefordshire - 6 £306 - 2
Wolverhampton 0 4 £350 +37.25%
Shropshire +11 3 £275 +15.78% 2
Walsall -3 1 £275 -49.54% 1
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MVC.

1 137 (78.29%) .NET
2 119 (68.00%) C#
3 112 (64.00%) HTML
4 109 (62.29%) CSS
5 108 (61.71%) JavaScript
6 95 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (52.00%) ASP.NET
8 81 (46.29%) SQL Server
9 62 (35.43%) TDD
10 60 (34.29%) jQuery
11 50 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 50 (28.57%) SQL
12 49 (28.00%) AngularJS
13 48 (27.43%) HTML5
14 39 (22.29%) BDD
15 36 (20.57%) ASP.NET Web API
16 35 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 34 (19.43%) Web Development
18 32 (18.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 31 (17.71%) .NET Framework
20 29 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
20 29 (16.57%) Entity Framework
20 29 (16.57%) CSS3
21 27 (15.43%) Git (software)
22 26 (14.86%) Java
22 26 (14.86%) Web Services
23 25 (14.29%) Scrum
23 25 (14.29%) RESTful
24 24 (13.71%) Google
25 23 (13.14%) MySQL

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 12 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (3.43%) CMS
2 6 (3.43%) Confluence
2 6 (3.43%) DNN
3 4 (2.29%) WordPress
4 3 (1.71%) ColdFusion
4 3 (1.71%) Drupal
4 3 (1.71%) IIS
4 3 (1.71%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.14%) Apache
5 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.57%) JBoss
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.86%) GitHub
5 3 (1.71%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.14%) IaaS
6 2 (1.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.57%) Office 365
7 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.00%) HTTP
1 7 (4.00%) Internet
2 6 (3.43%) Intranet
3 5 (2.86%) LDAP
4 3 (1.71%) Skype
5 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (46.29%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.14%) MySQL
3 21 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.43%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (15.43%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 17 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (8.57%) Subversion
5 9 (5.14%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.14%) JUnit
6 6 (3.43%) JIRA
6 6 (3.43%) NUnit
6 6 (3.43%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (2.29%) jMock
8 4 (2.29%) Mockito
8 4 (2.29%) Selenium
8 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.71%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.71%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.71%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.14%) Maven
10 2 (1.14%) Moq
10 2 (1.14%) MSTest
General
1 15 (8.57%) Finance
2 10 (5.71%) Marketing
3 7 (4.00%) Automotive
3 7 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (1.14%) Advertising
4 2 (1.14%) Games
4 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Legal
5 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 164 (93.71%) Developer
2 84 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 41 (23.43%) C# Developer
4 31 (17.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 19 (10.86%) Senior Developer
8 18 (10.29%) Web Developer
9 17 (9.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (8.57%) Software Developer
11 14 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
12 13 (7.43%) PHP Developer
13 12 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
14 10 (5.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 10 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
15 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Developer
16 7 (4.00%) Agile Developer
16 7 (4.00%) SQL Developer
17 6 (3.43%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (78.29%) .NET
2 112 (64.00%) HTML
3 109 (62.29%) CSS
4 91 (52.00%) ASP.NET
5 60 (34.29%) jQuery
6 50 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 49 (28.00%) AngularJS
8 48 (27.43%) HTML5
9 36 (20.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (18.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 31 (17.71%) .NET Framework
12 29 (16.57%) CSS3
12 29 (16.57%) Entity Framework
13 26 (14.86%) Web Services
14 25 (14.29%) RESTful
15 22 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 21 (12.00%) REST
17 19 (10.86%) Ajax
18 16 (9.14%) Angular 2
19 14 (8.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.00%) User Experience
3 4 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.71%) NHS
5 1 (0.57%) AS400
5 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.57%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.57%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.43%) Windows
2 9 (5.14%) Linux
3 8 (4.57%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (0.57%) HPUX
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
5 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.43%) TDD
3 39 (22.29%) BDD
4 34 (19.43%) Web Development
5 25 (14.29%) Scrum
6 23 (13.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 22 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 17 (9.71%) Migration
9 17 (9.71%) Unit Testing
10 16 (9.14%) SOLID
11 12 (6.86%) SDLC
11 12 (6.86%) Web Application Development
12 11 (6.29%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.71%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.71%) OO
13 10 (5.71%) OOP
14 9 (5.14%) Kanban
14 9 (5.14%) Open Source
15 8 (4.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 119 (68.00%) C#
2 108 (61.71%) JavaScript
3 50 (28.57%) SQL
4 26 (14.86%) Java
5 19 (10.86%) T-SQL
6 17 (9.71%) PHP
7 14 (8.00%) TypeScript
8 7 (4.00%) Ruby
8 7 (4.00%) Scala
8 7 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.29%) PHP 4
10 4 (2.29%) PHP 5
11 3 (1.71%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.71%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.71%) Python
11 3 (1.71%) XAML
12 2 (1.14%) Perl
12 2 (1.14%) VB
13 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (2.29%) Degree
2 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.57%) MCPD
3 1 (0.57%) MCSD
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (6.29%) Docker
2 4 (2.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.57%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.71%) Google
3 5 (2.86%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.71%) Demandware
4 3 (1.71%) hybris
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle
4 3 (1.71%) Zend
5 2 (1.14%) Apple
6 1 (0.57%) IBM
6 1 (0.57%) McAfee
6 1 (0.57%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ESA Group
Rate: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago