Period
to 2 March 2021

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 2 March 2021 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
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 91 56
Rank change year-on-year +6 -35 -6
Contract jobs citing MVC 31 61 193
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.66% 2.01% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.39% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 50 133
Median daily rate £375 £376 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.33% -11.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £269 £324 £305
90th Percentile £503 £513 £568
England median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £58.75
England median hourly rate £38.00 £63.33 £50.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +26.66% +11.11%

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 1,544 2,553 4,388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.61% 83.93% 87.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,124 1,605 2,797
Median daily rate £413 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +3.45% +8.61%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £281
90th Percentile £563 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 100 115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.41% -9.43% -30.00%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.24 £10.93
90th Percentile £42.63 £43.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +23.81% -5.62% -1.11%

MVC
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MVC as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MVC in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for MVC in the West Midlands

MVC
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MVC in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for MVC in the West Midlands

MVC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MVC in the West Midlands.

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 2 March 2021. 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
Staffordshire +7 9 £370 +10.04% 17
Coventry +26 5 £550 +29.41% 9
Birmingham +13 5 £376 +0.33% 30
Shropshire -4 4 £403 +16.67% 5
Warwickshire +1 1 £313 -12.59% 9
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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 24 (77.42%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) C#
3 18 (58.06%) HTML
3 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
4 15 (48.39%) CSS
4 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
5 14 (45.16%) Azure
6 13 (41.94%) SQL
7 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
7 11 (35.48%) RESTful
7 11 (35.48%) .NET Core
8 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
9 8 (25.81%) DevOps
10 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
10 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (16.13%) React
11 5 (16.13%) Web Development
11 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
11 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
12 4 (12.90%) XML
12 4 (12.90%) Java
12 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
12 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
12 4 (12.90%) OO
12 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
12 4 (12.90%) Vue.js
12 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
12 4 (12.90%) Microservices
12 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) DNN
1 1 (3.23%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) Azure
2 4 (12.90%) GitHub
3 3 (9.68%) PaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Azure Functions
4 1 (3.23%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.23%) Serverless
4 1 (3.23%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (3.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.23%) Cypress.io
3 1 (3.23%) Grunt
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (3.23%) Mockito
3 1 (3.23%) Protractor
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.90%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Backend Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.45%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) HTML
3 15 (48.39%) CSS
4 11 (35.48%) .NET Core
4 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
4 11 (35.48%) RESTful
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
6 5 (16.13%) React
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
7 4 (12.90%) Vue.js
7 4 (12.90%) XML
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (9.68%) HTML5
8 3 (9.68%) REST
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
9 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (6.45%) SignalR
9 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) NHS
1 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) EPoS
2 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) DevOps
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) Web Development
5 4 (12.90%) Actionable Insight
5 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.90%) Microservices
5 4 (12.90%) OO
5 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.68%) Coaching
6 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
6 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) API Integration
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) C#
2 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) Go
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft