Period
to 18 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 39 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +13
Contract jobs citing MVC 203 218 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.17% 4.62% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 5.52% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 153 196
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +6.38% +0.71%
10th Percentile £295 £305 £269
90th Percentile £550 £525 £524
England median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £58.75 £24.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.80% +11.36% +25.71%
10th Percentile £53.50 £21.70 £15.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £26.90 £31.65
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -28.21% +21.88% +6.67%

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 4,229 3,947 4,611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.84% 83.64% 83.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,635 2,525 2,776
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £239 £250
90th Percentile £575 £547 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 144 147
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £23.99 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.31% +26.66% -5.30%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.37 £10.61
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £40.12
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +5.56%

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 January 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 January 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 -6 72 £475 +5.56% 14
Birmingham +14 50 £400 +14.29% 49
Shropshire -26 30 £400 +6.67% 8
Staffordshire -9 27 £400 +23.08% 31
Warwickshire -2 7 £413 +17.86% 9
Walsall -5 4 £356 +13.10% 11
West Bromwich -3 2 £200 -11.11% 1
Solihull +7 1 - - 10
Herefordshire -22 1 - - 2
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 155 (76.35%) .NET
2 149 (73.40%) C#
3 145 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 114 (56.16%) ASP.NET
5 106 (52.22%) HTML
6 104 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (49.26%) CSS
8 94 (46.31%) SQL Server
9 85 (41.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 84 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 78 (38.42%) SQL
12 73 (35.96%) TDD
13 66 (32.51%) Scrum
13 66 (32.51%) Web Services
13 66 (32.51%) Git (software)
13 66 (32.51%) .NET Framework
14 65 (32.02%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (31.03%) jQuery
16 60 (29.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 44 (21.67%) Microsoft
18 43 (21.18%) SOLID
19 37 (18.23%) AngularJS
20 36 (17.73%) Kanban
21 32 (15.76%) BDD
21 32 (15.76%) Visual Studio
21 32 (15.76%) Dapper ORM
22 28 (13.79%) Java
22 28 (13.79%) HTML5
22 28 (13.79%) JIRA
23 27 (13.30%) Spring

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 (6.90%) CMS
2 9 (4.43%) Confluence
3 6 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.46%) Drupal
4 5 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.46%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.99%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.99%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.99%) WordPress
6 1 (0.49%) Apache
Business Applications
1 13 (6.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.48%) Magento
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.90%) Dynamics 365
3 11 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.93%) SaaS
5 6 (2.96%) Azure Functions
5 6 (2.96%) Office 365
5 6 (2.96%) Serverless
6 4 (1.97%) GitHub
6 4 (1.97%) PaaS
7 3 (1.48%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.48%) IaaS
8 1 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.48%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.99%) Extranet
2 2 (0.99%) Internet
2 2 (0.99%) Intranet
3 1 (0.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (46.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.88%) MySQL
3 15 (7.39%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.93%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.94%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (3.94%) SQLite
6 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.46%) Power BI
7 5 (2.46%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.48%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.99%) Redis
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 66 (32.51%) Git (software)
2 32 (15.76%) Visual Studio
3 28 (13.79%) JIRA
4 26 (12.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (9.36%) Visual Studio Team System
6 16 (7.88%) Selenium
7 15 (7.39%) Eclipse
8 10 (4.93%) Xcode
9 9 (4.43%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.43%) Grunt
9 9 (4.43%) Jenkins
10 8 (3.94%) gulp
11 7 (3.45%) Maven
11 7 (3.45%) NUnit
11 7 (3.45%) TeamCity
12 6 (2.96%) AccuRev
12 6 (2.96%) Subversion
13 5 (2.46%) Moq
14 4 (1.97%) MSTest
14 4 (1.97%) NDepend
General
1 12 (5.91%) Finance
2 6 (2.96%) Marketing
3 3 (1.48%) Retail
4 2 (0.99%) Back Office
4 2 (0.99%) Games
4 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 189 (93.10%) Developer
2 97 (47.78%) .NET Developer
3 52 (25.62%) C# Developer
4 37 (18.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (10.84%) Java Developer
5 22 (10.84%) Lead Developer
6 19 (9.36%) Azure Developer
7 16 (7.88%) Agile Developer
7 16 (7.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (7.39%) Applications Developer
8 15 (7.39%) SQL Developer
9 14 (6.90%) Web Developer
10 12 (5.91%) .NET Web Developer
10 12 (5.91%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.42%) Agile .NET Developer
11 11 (5.42%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (5.42%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.93%) Agile C# Developer
12 10 (4.93%) Architect
12 10 (4.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (76.35%) .NET
2 114 (56.16%) ASP.NET
3 106 (52.22%) HTML
4 100 (49.26%) CSS
5 85 (41.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 66 (32.51%) .NET Framework
6 66 (32.51%) Web Services
7 63 (31.03%) jQuery
8 60 (29.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 37 (18.23%) AngularJS
10 32 (15.76%) Dapper ORM
11 28 (13.79%) HTML5
12 27 (13.30%) Spring
13 26 (12.81%) REST
14 23 (11.33%) WCF
15 21 (10.34%) CSS3
15 21 (10.34%) SOAP
16 19 (9.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (8.87%) JSON
18 15 (7.39%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.82%) User Experience
2 17 (8.37%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (4.43%) iPhone
5 9 (4.43%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.99%) New Media
6 2 (0.99%) Online Games
7 1 (0.49%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.90%) Android
2 13 (6.40%) Apple iOS
3 11 (5.42%) Windows
4 5 (2.46%) Linux
5 4 (1.97%) Unix
5 4 (1.97%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.48%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (35.96%) TDD
3 66 (32.51%) Scrum
4 65 (32.02%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (21.18%) SOLID
6 36 (17.73%) Kanban
7 32 (15.76%) BDD
8 27 (13.30%) Technical Leadership
9 24 (11.82%) Test Automation
10 23 (11.33%) Unit Testing
10 23 (11.33%) Web Development
11 18 (8.87%) Mentoring
12 15 (7.39%) CRM
12 15 (7.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 15 (7.39%) SDLC
13 14 (6.90%) DevOps
13 14 (6.90%) Workflow
14 13 (6.40%) Front End Development
14 13 (6.40%) Microservices
15 12 (5.91%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 149 (73.40%) C#
2 145 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 78 (38.42%) SQL
4 28 (13.79%) Java
5 13 (6.40%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.91%) Ruby
7 11 (5.42%) Apple Swift
7 11 (5.42%) Objective-C
7 11 (5.42%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.93%) Java 8
9 8 (3.94%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.96%) PHP
11 4 (1.97%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (1.48%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.48%) Scala
13 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.99%) Python
13 2 (0.99%) XAML
14 1 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (8.37%) SC Cleared
1 17 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.43%) Degree
3 2 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.99%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.97%) WCAG
2 3 (1.48%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (7.88%) Docker
2 4 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (4.93%) HockeyApp
2 9 (4.43%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.48%) Grafana
3 3 (1.48%) Graphite
3 3 (1.48%) Kibana
4 2 (0.99%) cPanel
4 2 (0.99%) Plesk
Vendors
1 44 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.36%) Oracle
3 13 (6.40%) Xamarin
4 11 (5.42%) Atlassian
5 10 (4.93%) Apple
5 10 (4.93%) Twitter
6 5 (2.46%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.97%) Google
7 4 (1.97%) SAP
8 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.49%) Telerik
9 1 (0.49%) Zend