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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 157 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MFC 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.098% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £343 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.83 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+4.56% -4.19%
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
1023 848 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.99% 25.92% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 544 435
Average daily rate £360 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 25 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £19.36 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 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
Cheshire - 1 £343 -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) VC++
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Memory Management

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared