The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 432 416 426
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing MFC 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.036% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.069% 0.12% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Median daily rate £685 £500 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.00% +27.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £348 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £704 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 - -
MFC
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
7207 6877 7028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.62% 30.57% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5476 4875 5123
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 30
Median hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -50.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £18.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the London region over the 3 months to 6 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
City of London +45 2 £650 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £685 -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 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 London region with a requirement for MFC.

1 18 (100.00%) C++
1 18 (100.00%) VC++
1 18 (100.00%) Front Office
2 17 (94.44%) Derivative
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ATL
3 14 (77.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (77.78%) STL
3 14 (77.78%) OpenLink
3 14 (77.78%) Endur
4 13 (72.22%) OOP
4 13 (72.22%) OO
4 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 13 (72.22%) Multithreading
4 13 (72.22%) ETRM
4 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (66.67%) Finance
5 12 (66.67%) Oracle
5 12 (66.67%) RDBMS
5 12 (66.67%) Relational Database
6 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
8 3 (16.67%) Banking
9 2 (11.11%) Analytics
9 2 (11.11%) Python
9 2 (11.11%) Java
10 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
10 1 (5.56%) Degree

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Business Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 12 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (100.00%) Front Office
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) C++ Developer
3 14 (77.78%) Front Office Developer
4 12 (66.67%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Energy Trading Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Visual C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
1 17 (94.44%) ATL
2 14 (77.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (77.78%) STL
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (94.44%) Derivative
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) ETRM
1 13 (72.22%) Multithreading
1 13 (72.22%) OO
1 13 (72.22%) OOP
2 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
1 18 (100.00%) VC++
2 17 (94.44%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) OpenLink
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle