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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 586 602 584
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing MFC 26 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.021% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.078% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 8
Median daily rate £465 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £295 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £704 £500 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.45 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.35 - -
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
14288 14017 13683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 27.22% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9215 9082
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 184 191
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 West - 13 £338 - 3
London -29 6 £668 +33.50% 3
South East -10 4 £340 +13.33% 12
North West - 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 - - 3
MFC
UK

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 48 (97.96%) C++
2 36 (73.47%) Windows
3 32 (65.31%) OO
4 31 (63.27%) .NET
5 30 (61.22%) C#
6 29 (59.18%) VC++
7 26 (53.06%) STL
8 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
9 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
10 18 (36.73%) Front Office
11 17 (34.69%) ATL
11 17 (34.69%) Derivative
12 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
13 15 (30.61%) OOP
13 15 (30.61%) Multithreading
14 14 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 14 (28.57%) OpenLink
14 14 (28.57%) Endur
15 13 (26.53%) Java
15 13 (26.53%) ETRM
15 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
16 12 (24.49%) Oracle
16 12 (24.49%) RDBMS
16 12 (24.49%) UML
16 12 (24.49%) Finance
17 11 (22.45%) SQL
17 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
17 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
18 9 (18.37%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Endur
2 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.12%) RS-232
3 1 (2.04%) FTP
3 1 (2.04%) RS-422
3 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) RDBMS
2 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (6.12%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (36.73%) Front Office
2 12 (24.49%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 19 (38.78%) C++ Developer
2 19 (38.78%) Software Engineer
3 14 (28.57%) Front Office Developer
4 12 (24.49%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.24%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C++/C# Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Energy Trading Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Visual C++ Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) C# WPF Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (63.27%) .NET
2 26 (53.06%) STL
3 17 (34.69%) ATL
4 14 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.16%) XML
6 3 (6.12%) WCF
6 3 (6.12%) Web Services
7 2 (4.08%) CSS
7 2 (4.08%) CSS3
7 2 (4.08%) HTML
7 2 (4.08%) HTML5
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.04%) Qt
8 1 (2.04%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (2.04%) SAP PI
8 1 (2.04%) SAPUI5
8 1 (2.04%) SOAP
8 1 (2.04%) WPF
8 1 (2.04%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Derivative
2 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.12%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (73.47%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) OO
2 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
3 15 (30.61%) Multithreading
3 15 (30.61%) OOP
4 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.53%) ETRM
5 12 (24.49%) UML
6 8 (16.33%) SDLC
7 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.12%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (6.12%) Use Case
9 2 (4.08%) Analytics
9 2 (4.08%) Data Security
9 2 (4.08%) Front End Development
9 2 (4.08%) OOD
9 2 (4.08%) Validation
10 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.04%) Information Security
10 1 (2.04%) MVC
10 1 (2.04%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (97.96%) C++
2 30 (61.22%) C#
3 29 (59.18%) VC++
4 13 (26.53%) Java
5 11 (22.45%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) C++/CLI
7 2 (4.08%) C
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
1 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 14001
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) OpenLink
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) IBM
3 3 (6.12%) QNX
3 3 (6.12%) Telelogic
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
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