The table below looks at the statistics for Managed Extensibility Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Managed Extensibility Framework over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 401 411 393
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 10 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.024% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.079% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 11
Average daily rate £585 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £415 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+33.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Managed Extensibility Framework
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6662 6361 6473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.39% 30.02% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4980 4746 4609
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

Managed Extensibility Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Managed Extensibility Framework Jobs Demand Trend in London

Managed Extensibility Framework
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework across the London region.

Managed Extensibility Framework Daily Rate Trend in London

Managed Extensibility Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Managed Extensibility Framework Daily Rate Histogram in London

Managed Extensibility Framework
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +46 5 £600 +50.00%
Canary Wharf - 1 £648 -
Managed Extensibility Framework
England

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Managed Extensibility Framework 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 Managed Extensibility Framework.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) WPF
2 16 (80.00%) .NET
3 14 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) Oracle
5 12 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
5 12 (60.00%) WCF
5 12 (60.00%) SOAP
5 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (55.00%) Visual Studio
6 11 (55.00%) Multithreading
6 11 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (55.00%) NUnit
6 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
7 10 (50.00%) JSON
7 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (50.00%) XAML
8 9 (45.00%) Clustering
8 9 (45.00%) RDBMS
8 9 (45.00%) ADO.NET
8 9 (45.00%) LINQ
8 9 (45.00%) MVVM
8 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
9 8 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (40.00%) BDD
9 8 (40.00%) MSBuild
9 8 (40.00%) SQL
10 7 (35.00%) Java
10 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Managed Extensibility Framework 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 Managed Extensibility Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (45.00%) RDBMS
3 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (35.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (35.00%) Big Data
4 7 (35.00%) HBase
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) NUnit
1 11 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (55.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (40.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (5.00%) Moq
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Front Office
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 13 (65.00%) WPF Developer
4 12 (60.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (30.00%) Senior WPF Developer
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
6 5 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Developer
7 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (15.00%) Front Office Developer
8 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
9 2 (10.00%) C# Developer - Commodities
9 2 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 2 (10.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
9 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (10.00%) WCF Developer
9 2 (10.00%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) WPF
2 16 (80.00%) .NET
3 12 (60.00%) SOAP
3 12 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
3 12 (60.00%) WCF
4 10 (50.00%) JSON
5 9 (45.00%) ADO.NET
5 9 (45.00%) LINQ
6 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (35.00%) Reactive Extensions
6 7 (35.00%) Task Parallel Library
7 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (10.00%) jQuery
8 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (10.00%) RESTful
8 2 (10.00%) Web Services
9 1 (5.00%) HTML
9 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 11 (55.00%) Multithreading
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (45.00%) MVVM
5 8 (40.00%) BDD
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) Release Management
7 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) SDLC
9 3 (15.00%) Analytics
9 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
9 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) XAML
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) VB
5 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) DevExpress