The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank - 211 221
Contract jobs citing MFC 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.028% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.094% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Average daily rate
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- £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1704 2117 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.13% 29.77% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1632 1701
Average daily rate £440 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
MFC
London

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Interactive Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase