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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank - 162 143
Contract jobs citing MFC 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.048% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £456
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -27.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.08 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +0.18%
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
957 983 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.07% 23.48% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 593 521
Median daily rate £375 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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