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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 612 600 562
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -38
Contract jobs citing MFC 18 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.029% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 14
Median daily rate £390 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £314 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £474 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.73% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
MFC
UK

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
14722 14473 13373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.49% 28.06% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10390 9929 8794
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 209 191
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £18.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 East +4 12 £500 +53.84% 3
South West +2 5 £300 -20.00% 1
North West -5 1 £390 -2.50% 1
MFC
UK

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 47 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (53.19%) Windows
3 22 (46.81%) .NET
4 21 (44.68%) Visual Studio
4 21 (44.68%) STL
4 21 (44.68%) OO
5 20 (42.55%) C#
5 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
6 18 (38.30%) Multithreading
7 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
7 15 (31.91%) VC++
8 14 (29.79%) UML
9 13 (27.66%) Java
10 12 (25.53%) Front Office
10 12 (25.53%) Degree
11 11 (23.40%) Derivative
11 11 (23.40%) ATL
12 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
12 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
13 9 (19.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 9 (19.15%) Finance
13 9 (19.15%) OpenLink
13 9 (19.15%) Endur
14 8 (17.02%) RDBMS
14 8 (17.02%) OOP
14 8 (17.02%) Oracle
14 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (17.02%) SDLC
14 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
14 8 (17.02%) ETRM

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 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) RS-232
3 2 (4.26%) RS-422
4 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) RDBMS
2 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.89%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (8.51%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (6.38%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.26%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (25.53%) Front Office
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 20 (42.55%) C++ Developer
3 19 (40.43%) Software Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Front Office Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
6 7 (14.89%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Senior C++ Developer
7 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Java Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.13%) C++/C# Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Visual C++ Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) .NET
2 21 (44.68%) STL
3 11 (23.40%) ATL
4 9 (19.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.51%) XML
7 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.38%) FFmpeg
7 3 (6.38%) HTML
7 3 (6.38%) HTML5
7 3 (6.38%) Web Services
8 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.13%) Qt
8 1 (2.13%) WCF
8 1 (2.13%) WinForms
8 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Derivative
2 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) OO
2 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
3 18 (38.30%) Multithreading
4 14 (29.79%) UML
5 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) ETRM
5 8 (17.02%) OOP
5 8 (17.02%) SDLC
6 4 (8.51%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) OOD
7 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.38%) Use Case
7 3 (6.38%) Web Development
8 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.26%) Validation
9 1 (2.13%) Change Control
9 1 (2.13%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Memory Management
9 1 (2.13%) System Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (42.55%) C#
3 15 (31.91%) VC++
4 13 (27.66%) Java
5 6 (12.77%) SQL
6 4 (8.51%) C++/CLI
7 3 (6.38%) C
8 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
2 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) OpenLink
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) IBM
4 4 (8.51%) QNX
4 4 (8.51%) Telelogic
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