The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 245 267 252
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing MFC 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.010% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.039% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £419
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £394
% change year-on-year
- -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -12.77%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2327 2551 2233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.95% 25.84% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1445 1698 1288
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 36
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.20 £42.50
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 South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

MFC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MFC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MFC
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MFC across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

MFC Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MFC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MFC Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MFC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
Hampshire - 4 £400 -
East Sussex - 1 £325 -
West Sussex - 1 £450 - 2
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 South East region with a requirement for MFC.

1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) Visual Studio
2 10 (52.63%) Multithreading
3 9 (47.37%) Degree
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
6 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 6 (31.58%) UML
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 5 (26.32%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) Code Coverage
9 3 (15.79%) IBM
9 3 (15.79%) QNX
9 3 (15.79%) MVC
9 3 (15.79%) Validation
9 3 (15.79%) Telelogic
9 3 (15.79%) XML Messaging
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 3 (15.79%) Replication
9 3 (15.79%) XML
9 3 (15.79%) OOD
9 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
9 3 (15.79%) SQL

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) RS-232
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.79%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) MSBuild
4 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) C++ Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior C++ Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) GUI Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) XML Messaging
3 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (5.26%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.26%) STL
4 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Multithreading
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) UML
3 5 (26.32%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Code Coverage
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) OOD
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Validation
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) C++/CLI
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) QNX
2 3 (15.79%) Telelogic
3 2 (10.53%) Telerik