Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 38 33
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +11
Contract jobs citing MVC 223 210 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.39% 4.54% 4.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 5.39% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 140 212
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% - -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £480 £475
England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.25 £29.25 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +24.47% +34.29%
10th Percentile £31.58 £23.88 £22.00
90th Percentile £54.73 £39.73 £38.87
England median hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -13.04% +8.24% +14.03%

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 4,323 3,893 5,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.05% 84.08% 84.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,591 2,482 3,112
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 140 140
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £23.62 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.48% +34.94% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.74
90th Percentile £32.50 £53.75 £39.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

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 19 October 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
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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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 -5 72 £450 +12.50% 22
Birmingham +7 60 £400 +23.08% 52
Shropshire -12 32 £414 +50.55% 13
Staffordshire -8 26 £338 -2.88% 41
Warwickshire -4 13 £425 +41.67% 21
Herefordshire -19 3 - - 2
Solihull - 3 £385 - 9
Walsall -1 2 £400 +29.03% 5
Worcestershire - 1 £338 - 16
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 171 (76.68%) .NET
2 156 (69.96%) JavaScript
3 142 (63.68%) C#
4 127 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (53.36%) ASP.NET
6 118 (52.91%) HTML
7 114 (51.12%) CSS
8 99 (44.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 96 (43.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 89 (39.91%) SQL Server
11 83 (37.22%) Scrum
11 83 (37.22%) TDD
12 82 (36.77%) jQuery
13 78 (34.98%) Git (software)
14 72 (32.29%) .NET Framework
15 70 (31.39%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (28.70%) SQL
17 62 (27.80%) ASP.NET Web API
18 61 (27.35%) Microsoft
19 56 (25.11%) Web Services
20 47 (21.08%) BDD
21 43 (19.28%) Kanban
22 36 (16.14%) AngularJS
23 35 (15.70%) User Experience
23 35 (15.70%) SOLID
24 34 (15.25%) HTML5
25 33 (14.80%) Test Automation
25 33 (14.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 31 (13.90%) Java
27 30 (13.45%) Enterprise Software

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 11 (4.93%) Confluence
2 10 (4.48%) CMS
3 9 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.24%) Drupal
4 5 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.35%) Apache
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.90%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.24%) Magento
3 3 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 96 (43.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.38%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (4.48%) Serverless
5 9 (4.04%) Office 365
5 9 (4.04%) SaaS
6 6 (2.69%) Azure Functions
7 5 (2.24%) GitHub
8 4 (1.79%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.79%) IaaS
8 4 (1.79%) PaaS
9 3 (1.35%) Heroku
9 3 (1.35%) npm
10 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.45%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.24%) Internet
2 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.90%) SMS
4 1 (0.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (39.91%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.17%) MySQL
3 15 (6.73%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.28%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.59%) SQLite
6 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.90%) Redis
11 1 (0.45%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 78 (34.98%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.00%) JIRA
3 22 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (9.87%) Visual Studio
3 22 (9.87%) Visual Studio Team System
4 20 (8.97%) Eclipse
4 20 (8.97%) Grunt
4 20 (8.97%) gulp
5 14 (6.28%) Selenium
6 13 (5.83%) Jenkins
7 12 (5.38%) Subversion
8 11 (4.93%) Maven
8 11 (4.93%) Xcode
9 9 (4.04%) Bitbucket
9 9 (4.04%) TeamCity
10 7 (3.14%) NUnit
11 6 (2.69%) AccuRev
11 6 (2.69%) Ant
11 6 (2.69%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.24%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (6.28%) Finance
2 5 (2.24%) Marketing
3 4 (1.79%) Retail
4 3 (1.35%) Games
4 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Automotive
5 2 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 201 (90.13%) Developer
2 98 (43.95%) .NET Developer
3 39 (17.49%) C# Developer
4 29 (13.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (12.11%) Azure Developer
6 22 (9.87%) Java Developer
7 19 (8.52%) Agile Developer
8 18 (8.07%) Software Developer
9 14 (6.28%) Agile .NET Developer
9 14 (6.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (5.83%) Applications Developer
10 13 (5.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (5.38%) Microsoft Developer
12 11 (4.93%) Mobile Developer
12 11 (4.93%) Senior Developer
13 10 (4.48%) Architect
13 10 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
14 9 (4.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 8 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (76.68%) .NET
2 119 (53.36%) ASP.NET
3 118 (52.91%) HTML
4 114 (51.12%) CSS
5 99 (44.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 82 (36.77%) jQuery
7 72 (32.29%) .NET Framework
8 62 (27.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 56 (25.11%) Web Services
10 36 (16.14%) AngularJS
11 34 (15.25%) HTML5
12 33 (14.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (12.56%) Spring
14 27 (12.11%) Dapper ORM
15 26 (11.66%) KnockoutJS
16 22 (9.87%) REST
17 20 (8.97%) Entity Framework
17 20 (8.97%) WCF
18 19 (8.52%) Ajax
19 18 (8.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.70%) User Experience
2 30 (13.45%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (7.62%) Mobile App
4 14 (6.28%) Public Cloud
5 13 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (4.04%) iPhone
7 8 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.90%) Online Games
10 1 (0.45%) Animation
10 1 (0.45%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.62%) Android
2 16 (7.17%) Apple iOS
3 15 (6.73%) Windows
4 8 (3.59%) Linux
5 5 (2.24%) Unix
5 5 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (37.22%) Scrum
2 83 (37.22%) TDD
3 70 (31.39%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (21.08%) BDD
5 43 (19.28%) Kanban
6 35 (15.70%) SOLID
7 33 (14.80%) Test Automation
8 27 (12.11%) Front End Development
9 26 (11.66%) Unit Testing
10 25 (11.21%) Mentoring
11 24 (10.76%) Web Development
12 20 (8.97%) E-Commerce
12 20 (8.97%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (8.52%) OO
14 18 (8.07%) DevOps
15 17 (7.62%) SDLC
16 16 (7.17%) Microservices
16 16 (7.17%) Mobile Development
16 16 (7.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 156 (69.96%) JavaScript
2 142 (63.68%) C#
3 64 (28.70%) SQL
4 31 (13.90%) Java
5 14 (6.28%) TypeScript
6 12 (5.38%) Java 8
7 11 (4.93%) Apple Swift
7 11 (4.93%) Objective-C
7 11 (4.93%) PHP
8 9 (4.04%) Ruby
8 9 (4.04%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.59%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.59%) XAML
10 7 (3.14%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.35%) Scala
13 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.90%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (4.04%) SC Cleared
1 9 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.14%) Degree
3 3 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.90%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.14%) WCAG
2 3 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (7.17%) Docker
2 5 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (4.48%) HockeyApp
2 6 (2.69%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.35%) Grafana
3 3 (1.35%) Graphite
3 3 (1.35%) Kibana
4 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (27.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.87%) Xamarin
3 12 (5.38%) Atlassian
4 10 (4.48%) Apple
4 10 (4.48%) Oracle
4 10 (4.48%) Twitter
5 6 (2.69%) Google
6 5 (2.24%) SAP
7 3 (1.35%) Zend
8 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.90%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.45%) NEC
9 1 (0.45%) Telerik