Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 42 39
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing MVC 174 177 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.43% 4.10% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 4.92% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 125 176
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £298 £259 £250
90th Percentile £506 £458 £508
England median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.23% +7.44% +72.86%
10th Percentile £29.25 £25.63 £23.00
90th Percentile £29.75 £39.88 £42.65
England median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +14.74%

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 4,233 3,596 5,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.47% 83.36% 83.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,538 2,276 2,975
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £264 £250 £239
90th Percentile £575 £550 £542
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 122 122
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +25.00% -28.89%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.88 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.40 £39.45
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.48 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.43% -0.09% +8.60%

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 15 August 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
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 15 August 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 59 £475 +26.67% 16
Birmingham -20 51 £363 +0.69% 43
Staffordshire +6 21 £325 -4.76% 31
Herefordshire -9 10 £375 +25.00% 2
Shropshire -22 10 £450 +53.19% 5
Warwickshire -5 9 £500 +73.91% 15
Solihull -5 4 £385 +92.50% 5
Worcestershire - 1 £338 - 13
MVC
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 145 (83.33%) .NET
2 119 (68.39%) JavaScript
3 114 (65.52%) HTML
4 112 (64.37%) C#
4 112 (64.37%) CSS
5 103 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (56.32%) ASP.NET
7 85 (48.85%) SQL Server
8 82 (47.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 78 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 75 (43.10%) Git (software)
11 71 (40.80%) TDD
12 69 (39.66%) Scrum
13 60 (34.48%) .NET Framework
14 58 (33.33%) jQuery
14 58 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 56 (32.18%) BDD
16 49 (28.16%) Microsoft
17 46 (26.44%) Web Services
18 42 (24.14%) Kanban
19 39 (22.41%) SQL
20 33 (18.97%) Enterprise Software
21 31 (17.82%) AngularJS
22 29 (16.67%) Dapper ORM
23 27 (15.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 26 (14.94%) User Experience
25 25 (14.37%) SOLID
26 23 (13.22%) Front End Development
26 23 (13.22%) Web Development

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 7 (4.02%) CMS
2 6 (3.45%) Confluence
3 5 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.72%) Apache
4 3 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.15%) Drupal
5 2 (1.15%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.15%) WordPress
6 1 (0.57%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.72%) Magento
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 78 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.45%) Serverless
4 4 (2.30%) GitHub
4 4 (2.30%) IaaS
4 4 (2.30%) Office 365
4 4 (2.30%) PaaS
5 3 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.72%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.72%) Heroku
5 3 (1.72%) npm
6 2 (1.15%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.57%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) Internet
2 2 (1.15%) Network Security
2 2 (1.15%) SMS
2 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (48.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.47%) NoSQL
3 12 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.17%) MySQL
5 5 (2.87%) Redis
6 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.72%) Cloud Spanner
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.57%) MS Access
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 75 (43.10%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.49%) Grunt
2 20 (11.49%) gulp
3 11 (6.32%) Subversion
3 11 (6.32%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (5.75%) Maven
4 10 (5.75%) Visual Studio
5 9 (5.17%) JIRA
6 8 (4.60%) Bitbucket
6 8 (4.60%) Selenium
6 8 (4.60%) SpecFlow
7 7 (4.02%) Eclipse
7 7 (4.02%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.87%) Ant
9 4 (2.30%) Axure RP
9 4 (2.30%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.30%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.30%) NUnit
9 4 (2.30%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (4.60%) Finance
2 3 (1.72%) Retail
3 2 (1.15%) Advertising
3 2 (1.15%) Automotive
4 1 (0.57%) Back Office
4 1 (0.57%) Electronics
4 1 (0.57%) Games
4 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.57%) Marketing
4 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 152 (87.36%) Developer
2 82 (47.13%) .NET Developer
3 33 (18.97%) C# Developer
4 28 (16.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (15.52%) Azure Developer
6 15 (8.62%) Agile Developer
6 15 (8.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (7.47%) Agile .NET Developer
8 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
8 12 (6.90%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.75%) Architect
9 10 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (5.75%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.17%) HTML Developer
10 9 (5.17%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.60%) HTML CSS Developer
12 7 (4.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (83.33%) .NET
2 114 (65.52%) HTML
3 112 (64.37%) CSS
4 98 (56.32%) ASP.NET
5 82 (47.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 60 (34.48%) .NET Framework
7 58 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 58 (33.33%) jQuery
8 46 (26.44%) Web Services
9 31 (17.82%) AngularJS
10 29 (16.67%) Dapper ORM
11 27 (15.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (12.07%) Entity Framework
12 21 (12.07%) HTML5
13 18 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
14 16 (9.20%) Node.js
15 15 (8.62%) React
15 15 (8.62%) Sass
15 15 (8.62%) Spring
16 13 (7.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.97%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (14.94%) User Experience
3 9 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.87%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) NHS
6 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.34%) Windows
2 5 (2.87%) Linux
3 4 (2.30%) Android
3 4 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.72%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.72%) Unix
5 2 (1.15%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) CentOS
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (40.80%) TDD
3 69 (39.66%) Scrum
4 58 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (32.18%) BDD
6 42 (24.14%) Kanban
7 25 (14.37%) SOLID
8 23 (13.22%) Front End Development
8 23 (13.22%) Web Development
9 20 (11.49%) Test Automation
10 19 (10.92%) E-Commerce
11 18 (10.34%) Unit Testing
12 17 (9.77%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.90%) OOP
14 11 (6.32%) DevOps
14 11 (6.32%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (6.32%) SDLC
15 10 (5.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 10 (5.75%) OO
16 8 (4.60%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 119 (68.39%) JavaScript
2 112 (64.37%) C#
3 39 (22.41%) SQL
4 17 (9.77%) Java
5 14 (8.05%) TypeScript
6 12 (6.90%) PHP
7 9 (5.17%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.02%) Java 8
8 7 (4.02%) XAML
9 5 (2.87%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.30%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.30%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.72%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (1.72%) Ruby
12 2 (1.15%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.15%) Python
12 2 (1.15%) Scala
13 1 (0.57%) C
13 1 (0.57%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (1.15%) Degree
1 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.57%) MCSD
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.60%) WCAG
2 2 (1.15%) GDPR
2 2 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) Grafana
1 2 (1.15%) Graphite
1 2 (1.15%) Kibana
2 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.32%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.45%) Google
4 4 (2.30%) Oracle
5 3 (1.72%) SAP
5 3 (1.72%) Zend
6 2 (1.15%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.57%) NEC