The first table below looks at the demand for MFC 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 MFC over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 400 411 396
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing MFC 11 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.012% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.040% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £450 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £450 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +6.16%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7263 7580 7539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.76% 31.27% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5169 5471 5259
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 80 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
MFC
England

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in London

MFC
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MFC Daily Rate Trend in London

MFC
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MFC across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

MFC Daily Rate Histogram in London

MFC
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MFC across the London region.

MFC Hourly Rate Trend in London

MFC
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 MFC within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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
Chessington - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 15 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 8 (53.33%) OO
5 7 (46.67%) RESTful
5 7 (46.67%) Project Management
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (40.00%) HTML
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) Retail
7 5 (33.33%) XML
7 5 (33.33%) VC++
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (13.33%) HTML5
10 2 (13.33%) Lua
10 2 (13.33%) Marketing
10 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
10 2 (13.33%) Finance
10 2 (13.33%) Flash
10 2 (13.33%) Java
10 2 (13.33%) STL
10 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
10 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 1 (6.67%) COM
11 1 (6.67%) UNIX
11 1 (6.67%) Linux
11 1 (6.67%) C

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C++ Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Interactive Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) RESTful
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) Flash
6 2 (13.33%) STL
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) WPF
7 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
7 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Derivative
1 1 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows CE
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) OOD
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) VC++
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Lua
5 2 (13.33%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) Scala
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Sybase
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft