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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 618 613 591
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Contract jobs citing MFC 17 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.030% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 10
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £311 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.25 £39.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -12.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £39.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -12.77%
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
15185 15118 14251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.16% 28.53% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10614 10371 9209
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 £303 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 263 199
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +16 11 £475 +46.15% 7
South West +7 4 £275 -12.00%
East of England +15 1 £350 +3.70% 6
North East -22 1 - - 2
MFC
UK

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 39 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (56.41%) Visual Studio
3 18 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 17 (43.59%) Windows
5 15 (38.46%) .NET
6 13 (33.33%) UML
6 13 (33.33%) Degree
7 12 (30.77%) Multithreading
7 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 12 (30.77%) OO
7 12 (30.77%) C#
8 11 (28.21%) Java
8 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
8 11 (28.21%) Linux
9 10 (25.64%) SQL
9 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
10 9 (23.08%) STL
10 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 8 (20.51%) XML
11 8 (20.51%) SDLC
12 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
12 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
12 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
13 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
13 5 (12.82%) Web Services
13 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
13 5 (12.82%) HTML
13 5 (12.82%) HTML5
13 5 (12.82%) Web Development
14 4 (10.26%) FFmpeg

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 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) RS-232
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) RS-422
4 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
2 4 (10.26%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (10.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (10.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) MSBuild
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Front Office
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Software Engineer
3 13 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Software Developer
6 6 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.13%) C++/Java Developer
10 1 (2.56%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Java Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Windows Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) STL
3 8 (20.51%) XML
4 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.82%) HTML
4 5 (12.82%) HTML5
4 5 (12.82%) Web Services
5 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.26%) FFmpeg
6 3 (7.69%) WCF
6 3 (7.69%) XML Messaging
7 2 (5.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (5.13%) Qt
8 1 (2.56%) ATL
8 1 (2.56%) CSS
8 1 (2.56%) CSS3
8 1 (2.56%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
1 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Derivative
4 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 13 (33.33%) UML
3 12 (30.77%) Multithreading
3 12 (30.77%) OO
4 8 (20.51%) SDLC
5 5 (12.82%) Web Development
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Validation
7 3 (7.69%) Code Coverage
7 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.69%) MVC
7 3 (7.69%) OOD
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.13%) Data Transformation
8 2 (5.13%) OOP
9 1 (2.56%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (30.77%) C#
3 11 (28.21%) Java
4 10 (25.64%) SQL
5 4 (10.26%) C
5 4 (10.26%) C++/CLI
5 4 (10.26%) VC++
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) IBM
2 4 (10.26%) QNX
2 4 (10.26%) Telelogic
3 2 (5.13%) Telerik
4 1 (2.56%) OpenLink
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle