The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 67 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing MFC 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.40% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 1.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£260 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +6.16%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
172 206 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.63% 27.73% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 100 163
Average daily rate £340 £360 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
MFC
North West

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

MFC
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MFC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MFC.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) VB6

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MFC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MFC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VB6