The table below looks at the statistics for MFC 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 MFC over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 150 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MFC 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.83 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+4.56% -4.19%
MFC
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
987 1561 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.37% 30.36% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1258 1288
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MFC
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 MFC across the City of London region.

MFC Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MFC
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MFC across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

MFC Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MFC
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MFC Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MFC
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) ATL
1 7 (100.00%) VC++
1 7 (100.00%) Front Office
1 7 (100.00%) Derivative
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 3 (42.86%) ETRM
4 3 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (42.86%) OOP
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) STL
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) OpenLink
4 3 (42.86%) Endur
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (100.00%) Front Office
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Front Office C++ Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) ATL
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (42.86%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Derivative
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) ETRM
1 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) OOP
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) VC++
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) OpenLink
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle