The table below looks at the statistics for Managed Extensibility Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 557 541 490
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -51
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 15 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.047% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £303 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £279 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £388 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £550
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -47.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13049 12908 11359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.30% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 8340 7310
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 204 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Managed Extensibility Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Managed Extensibility Framework Jobs Demand Trend in England

Managed Extensibility Framework
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Managed Extensibility Framework Daily Rate Trend in England

Managed Extensibility Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Managed Extensibility Framework Daily Rate Histogram in England

Managed Extensibility Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework across the England region.

Managed Extensibility Framework Hourly Rate Trend in England

Managed Extensibility Framework
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 8 £453 +45.96%
South West -5 1 £320 - 2
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
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Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 19 (95.00%) C#
2 17 (85.00%) .NET
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (55.00%) WCF
4 11 (55.00%) MVVM
5 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
6 9 (45.00%) MVC
6 9 (45.00%) WPF
6 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (45.00%) TDD
7 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) XML
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
8 7 (35.00%) HTML
8 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (30.00%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (30.00%) Web Services
9 6 (30.00%) Reactive Extensions
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (25.00%) Degree
10 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (20.00%) SOAP
11 4 (20.00%) Oracle

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (10.00%) MySQL
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) FxCop
5 1 (5.00%) StyleCop
5 1 (5.00%) Moq
5 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) NSubstitute
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 4 (20.00%) CRM Developer
4 3 (15.00%) WPF Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) WCF
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (45.00%) WPF
4 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (40.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) HTML
7 6 (30.00%) Reactive Extensions
7 6 (30.00%) Unity DI Container
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (20.00%) SOAP
10 3 (15.00%) LINQ
10 3 (15.00%) CSS
10 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (10.00%) XSLT
11 2 (10.00%) WinForms
11 2 (10.00%) Ajax
11 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (10.00%) Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.00%) Equities
4 1 (5.00%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) MVVM
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Workflow
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (15.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.00%) ETRM
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Document Management
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) VBScript
5 2 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VBA
6 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) Calypso
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik
3 1 (5.00%) Syncfusion
3 1 (5.00%) DevExpress