The first table below looks at the demand for Managed Extensibility Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Managed Extensibility Framework over the 3 months to 16 April 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 City of London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 213 202 215
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.048% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate £475 £600 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-43.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1954 1770 1951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.49% 28.05% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1405 1406
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Managed Extensibility Framework
London

Managed Extensibility Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Managed Extensibility Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Managed Extensibility Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework across the City of London region.

Managed Extensibility Framework Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Managed Extensibility Framework 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 Managed Extensibility Framework.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) XAML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (25.00%) Moq
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Managed Extensibility Framework 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 Managed Extensibility Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Moq
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8 Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XAML
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft