Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 32 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 +3
Contract jobs citing MVC 217 305 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.48% 4.93% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.40% 5.94% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 203 115
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +13.28%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £269
90th Percentile £490 £475 £563
England median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +28.57% -10.26%
10th Percentile £23.50 £19.90 £16.25
90th Percentile £37.70 £28.89 £33.03
England median hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.24% +13.33% +7.14%

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 4015 5138 3901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.92% 83.07% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2563 3080 2233
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MVC in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 2017. 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 +3 73 £425 +14.86% 9
Birmingham -17 45 £325 -7.14% 16
Warwickshire +15 30 £300 -14.29% 8
Staffordshire +5 29 £350 +12.00% 12
Herefordshire +7 6 £325 +16.07% 2
Walsall +1 4 £310 -43.12% 1
Wolverhampton 0 3 £350 +2.94% 1
Shropshire +6 2 - - 2
Worcestershire +2 1 - - 3
West Bromwich - 1 £225 -
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 195 (89.86%) .NET
2 162 (74.65%) C#
3 127 (58.53%) HTML
3 127 (58.53%) CSS
4 117 (53.92%) JavaScript
5 104 (47.93%) ASP.NET
6 102 (47.00%) SQL Server
7 99 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (36.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 75 (34.56%) TDD
10 73 (33.64%) BDD
10 73 (33.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 71 (32.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 60 (27.65%) jQuery
13 59 (27.19%) SQL
14 57 (26.27%) Git (software)
15 51 (23.50%) Web Development
16 50 (23.04%) .NET Framework
17 44 (20.28%) Scrum
18 40 (18.43%) HTML5
19 39 (17.97%) Kanban
19 39 (17.97%) SOLID
20 36 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
20 36 (16.59%) Web Services
20 36 (16.59%) Microsoft
21 35 (16.13%) AngularJS
22 31 (14.29%) CSS3
23 29 (13.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 28 (12.90%) Entity Framework
25 26 (11.98%) 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 14 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.61%) CMS
2 10 (4.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.76%) DNN
4 5 (2.30%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.84%) Confluence
6 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.38%) Drupal
6 3 (1.38%) IIS
6 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.92%) WordPress
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.46%) JBoss
8 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.46%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (36.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.30%) SaaS
4 3 (1.38%) GitHub
4 3 (1.38%) IaaS
4 3 (1.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.46%) Google Play
5 1 (0.46%) Office 365
5 1 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.07%) Internet
2 5 (2.30%) HTTP
2 5 (2.30%) Intranet
3 1 (0.46%) LDAP
3 1 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (47.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.15%) MySQL
2 9 (4.15%) NoSQL
2 9 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.92%) MS Access
8 1 (0.46%) DB2
8 1 (0.46%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.46%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 57 (26.27%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.53%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.07%) SpecFlow
4 10 (4.61%) JIRA
4 10 (4.61%) Subversion
5 6 (2.76%) JUnit
6 5 (2.30%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.84%) AccuRev
7 4 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.84%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (1.38%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.38%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.38%) GoCD
9 2 (0.92%) Mockito
9 2 (0.92%) NuGet
9 2 (0.92%) NUnit
9 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.46%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.46%) Moq
General
1 12 (5.53%) Finance
2 8 (3.69%) Automotive
3 6 (2.76%) Advertising
3 6 (2.76%) Retail
4 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 203 (93.55%) Developer
2 107 (49.31%) .NET Developer
3 51 (23.50%) C# Developer
4 35 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (13.36%) Web Developer
6 27 (12.44%) Azure Developer
7 26 (11.98%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (11.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 18 (8.29%) Senior Developer
8 18 (8.29%) Software Developer
9 17 (7.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (6.91%) Agile Developer
11 13 (5.99%) Agile .NET Developer
12 10 (4.61%) SQL Developer
13 9 (4.15%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (3.69%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
15 7 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 7 (3.23%) PHP Developer
16 6 (2.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (89.86%) .NET
2 127 (58.53%) CSS
2 127 (58.53%) HTML
3 104 (47.93%) ASP.NET
4 73 (33.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 71 (32.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 60 (27.65%) jQuery
7 50 (23.04%) .NET Framework
8 40 (18.43%) HTML5
9 36 (16.59%) Web Services
10 35 (16.13%) AngularJS
11 31 (14.29%) CSS3
12 29 (13.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (12.90%) Entity Framework
14 25 (11.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 23 (10.60%) RESTful
16 21 (9.68%) Dapper ORM
17 17 (7.83%) Ajax
17 17 (7.83%) Backbone.js
18 16 (7.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.98%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (8.76%) User Experience
4 12 (5.53%) Wiki
5 7 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.38%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.92%) DataPower
7 2 (0.92%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.92%) SCORM
8 1 (0.46%) Animation
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.91%) Windows
2 9 (4.15%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.76%) Android
3 6 (2.76%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.76%) Linux
4 2 (0.92%) Unix
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (34.56%) TDD
3 73 (33.64%) BDD
4 51 (23.50%) Web Development
5 44 (20.28%) Scrum
6 39 (17.97%) Kanban
6 39 (17.97%) SOLID
7 36 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (8.29%) Test Automation
10 17 (7.83%) Unit Testing
11 16 (7.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 14 (6.45%) Web Application Development
13 13 (5.99%) Dependency Injection
13 13 (5.99%) Front End Development
14 11 (5.07%) Business Analysis
15 10 (4.61%) Domain-Driven Design
15 10 (4.61%) OO
16 9 (4.15%) Pair Programming
16 9 (4.15%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 162 (74.65%) C#
2 117 (53.92%) JavaScript
3 59 (27.19%) SQL
4 16 (7.37%) TypeScript
5 15 (6.91%) T-SQL
6 14 (6.45%) PHP
7 13 (5.99%) VB.NET
8 11 (5.07%) Java
9 10 (4.61%) Ruby
10 6 (2.76%) Scala
11 3 (1.38%) Elixir
11 3 (1.38%) Erlang
11 3 (1.38%) Go
11 3 (1.38%) XAML
12 2 (0.92%) COBOL
12 2 (0.92%) Korn
12 2 (0.92%) Python
12 2 (0.92%) VBA
13 1 (0.46%) PHP 4
13 1 (0.46%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 14 (6.45%) Degree
2 4 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.92%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.46%) MCPD
5 1 (0.46%) MCSD
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.46%) OCP
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.92%) Puppet
1 2 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.46%) Ansible
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (16.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.15%) Google
3 6 (2.76%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.30%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle
6 2 (0.92%) Adobe
6 2 (0.92%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.92%) Tableau
6 2 (0.92%) Telerik
7 1 (0.46%) Apple
7 1 (0.46%) IBM
7 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.46%) Zend