The first table below looks at the demand for MFC 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 MFC 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 England 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
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 558 517 470
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -47
Contract jobs citing MFC 8 12 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.027% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.057% 0.10% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 23
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £318 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £265 £315
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -15.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 25
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13998 11791 14339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.73% 26.85% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9150 7528 8639
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 340 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
MFC
UK

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in England

MFC
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MFC Daily Rate Trend in England

MFC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MFC across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MFC Daily Rate Histogram in England

MFC
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MFC Hourly Rate Trend in England

MFC
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 MFC within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
North West -19 3 £375 +20.00%
London -36 3 £475 - 4
South West -19 2 - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 3
East of England - - - - 8
South East - - - - 9
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
MFC
UK

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 27 (96.43%) C++
2 17 (60.71%) VC++
3 15 (53.57%) Windows
4 14 (50.00%) OO
4 14 (50.00%) C#
4 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (32.14%) C
5 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 9 (32.14%) UML
6 8 (28.57%) .NET
7 7 (25.00%) STL
7 7 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
8 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (21.43%) WPF
8 6 (21.43%) UNIX
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (21.43%) Windows CE
9 5 (17.86%) Embedded C
9 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
9 5 (17.86%) Derivative
10 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 4 (14.29%) Solaris
10 4 (14.29%) MVC
10 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
10 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.71%) Intranet
11 3 (10.71%) Scrum

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) Intranet
3 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.57%) CTI
4 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Military
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) STL
3 6 (21.43%) WPF
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.71%) COM
5 3 (10.71%) DCOM
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (10.71%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (7.14%) XML
6 2 (7.14%) WinForms
7 1 (3.57%) Web Services
7 1 (3.57%) Flash
7 1 (3.57%) ATL
7 1 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) SOAP
7 1 (3.57%) WCF
7 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (17.86%) Derivative
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Firmware
5 1 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (3.57%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 6 (21.43%) Windows CE
4 4 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) OO
1 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) UML
3 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) RUP
5 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) OOD
7 1 (3.57%) Image Processing
7 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) MVVM
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C++
2 17 (60.71%) VC++
3 14 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (32.14%) C
5 5 (17.86%) Embedded C
6 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
7 2 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (3.57%) Java
8 1 (3.57%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Intel
2 1 (3.57%) Sybase
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