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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 566 538 514
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -24
Contract jobs citing MFC 13 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.031% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.11% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +39.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -7 7 £500 +27.38% 4
South East -12 3 £305 -4.68% 2
South West +10 2 £388 +33.62% 1
West Midlands - 1 £415 - 3
MFC
UK

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (86.96%) C++
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) C#
4 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle
5 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
6 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
6 7 (30.43%) STL
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) XML
8 5 (21.74%) IBM
8 5 (21.74%) Banking
8 5 (21.74%) Derivative
8 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
8 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 4 (17.39%) TIBCO
9 4 (17.39%) Rendezvous
9 4 (17.39%) FpML
9 4 (17.39%) MQSeries
10 3 (13.04%) VC++
10 3 (13.04%) UML
10 3 (13.04%) OOD
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
10 3 (13.04%) Finance
10 3 (13.04%) Degree
10 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
1 2 (8.70%) FWSM
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) FinalBuilder
2 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) C++ Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) STL
3 6 (26.09%) XML
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 4 (17.39%) Rendezvous
5 4 (17.39%) FpML
6 2 (8.70%) LINQ
6 2 (8.70%) HTML
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
7 1 (4.35%) COM
7 1 (4.35%) CSS
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.35%) OLE DB
7 1 (4.35%) WinForms
7 1 (4.35%) WPF
7 1 (4.35%) Ajax
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Derivative
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) UML
3 3 (13.04%) OOD
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
4 2 (8.70%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) Code Coverage
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C++
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) VC++
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) VB6
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) IBM
4 4 (17.39%) TIBCO
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Telelogic
6 1 (4.35%) QNX
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