The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank - 72 63
Contract jobs citing MFC 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.12% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.60% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
286 167 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.69% 20.34% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 101 75
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.27% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MFC across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MFC
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MFC across the Cheshire region.

MFC Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MFC
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MFC across the Cheshire region.

MFC Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire