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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 160 - 132
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MFC 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.051% - 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £390 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-0.11% -
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
937 843 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.71% 22.61% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 539 408
Median daily rate £393 £375 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 4
Median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.96 £27.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £45.50 £39.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cheshire - 2 £390 -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for MFC.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) C#

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 2 (66.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared