The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 168 - 138
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MFC 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.025% - 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.098% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 - -
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1016 913 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.25% 22.96% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 576 431
Average daily rate £385 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 22 7
Average hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +4.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.13 £46.09 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MFC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MFC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MFC
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

MFC Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

MFC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
MFC
England

MFC
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) VC++
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) Memory Management

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
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