The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 27 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MFC 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.00% - 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.87% - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.45 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 - -
MFC
South West

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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
92 151 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 36.80% 43.14% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 100 50
Average daily rate £325 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 1
Average hourly rate £41.66 £37.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.05%
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 Somerset

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

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MFC
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MFC Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

MFC
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MFC Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

MFC
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Yeovil - 10 - -
MFC
South West

MFC
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) STL
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (80.00%) SDLC
3 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) UML
4 7 (70.00%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Use Case
7 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (70.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) STL
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) SDLC
3 7 (70.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared