The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 553 531 536
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing MFC 16 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.048% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £268 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £450 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
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
14204 13991 14537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.92% 29.21% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9175 9166 9070
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 238 342
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 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 9 £325 -27.77% 4
South East -11 4 £413 -2.94% 6
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 5
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
MFC
UK

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (96.77%) C++
2 22 (70.97%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) .NET
3 13 (41.94%) Windows
4 12 (38.71%) OO
5 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (32.26%) VC++
6 10 (32.26%) WPF
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 7 (22.58%) Project Management
7 7 (22.58%) WinForms
7 7 (22.58%) RESTful
8 6 (19.35%) Retail
8 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
9 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
9 5 (16.13%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) MVC
9 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
9 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
10 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.90%) XML
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (9.68%) C
11 3 (9.68%) UML
11 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
11 3 (9.68%) ISO 9001

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Intranet
2 2 (6.45%) ASN.1
3 1 (3.23%) GPRS
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) MSTest
3 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) C++ Developer
3 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Programmer
6 4 (12.90%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Interactive Developer
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) C# Programmer
9 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) WPF Developer
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) WPF
3 7 (22.58%) RESTful
3 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 7 (22.58%) WinForms
4 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
5 5 (16.13%) HTML
5 5 (16.13%) CSS
6 4 (12.90%) XML
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (9.68%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (6.45%) WCF
8 2 (6.45%) Silverlight
8 2 (6.45%) wxWidgets
8 2 (6.45%) COM
8 2 (6.45%) STL
8 2 (6.45%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.23%) Handset
1 1 (3.23%) Animation
1 1 (3.23%) iPhone
1 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) OO
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 3 (9.68%) UML
6 2 (6.45%) MVVM
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) OOD
7 1 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C++
2 22 (70.97%) C#
3 10 (32.26%) VC++
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) C
6 2 (6.45%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) VB
6 2 (6.45%) VB6
7 1 (3.23%) Lua
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Perforce
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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