The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
UK / England
Rank 556 584 577
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Contract jobs citing MFC 9 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.047% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.070% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 9
Median daily rate £350 £343 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -27.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.13 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.97% +5.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.35 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +3.37%

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
12817 13637 12804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.94% 29.30% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8871 9472 8793
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 248 167
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.32 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MFC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +15 5 £350 +5.26%
South East +24 3 - - 3
London +10 1 - - 1
MFC
UK

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for MFC.

1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 12 (63.16%) Validation
4 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
5 9 (47.37%) C#
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) .NET
5 9 (47.37%) XML
6 8 (42.11%) Client/Server
6 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
7 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) C
8 6 (31.58%) MySQL
8 6 (31.58%) Java
8 6 (31.58%) Code Coverage
8 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) WCF
8 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) MVC
8 6 (31.58%) Device Driver
8 6 (31.58%) XML Messaging
8 6 (31.58%) Scrum
8 6 (31.58%) Replication
8 6 (31.58%) Qt

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
2 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
2 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) InstallShield
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Software Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Software Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) C++ Developer
4 6 (31.58%) C++ Software Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 1 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (5.26%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
1 9 (47.37%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) Qt
2 6 (31.58%) WCF
2 6 (31.58%) XML Messaging
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) DCOM
4 1 (5.26%) FFmpeg
4 1 (5.26%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.26%) STL
4 1 (5.26%) WinForms
4 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Client/Server
2 6 (31.58%) Device Driver
2 6 (31.58%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Validation
2 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Code Coverage
4 6 (31.58%) MVC
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) Data Transformation
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Data Security
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) OOD
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (47.37%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) C
4 6 (31.58%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) VC++
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Telerik