The table below looks at the statistics for Managed Extensibility Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Managed Extensibility Framework over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 134 137 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -28
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.065% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 1.13% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate
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£303 £325 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% -45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £312 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £513 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £325 £525
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -38.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.00 -
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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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
790 795 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.76% 26.91% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 556 309
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £15.80 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

Managed Extensibility Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Managed Extensibility Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Managed Extensibility Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework across the South West region.

Managed Extensibility Framework Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Managed Extensibility Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework across the South West region.

Managed Extensibility Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Managed Extensibility Framework
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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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
Somerset +5 1 £313 -3.84% 1
Managed Extensibility Framework
England

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Managed Extensibility Framework 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 Managed Extensibility Framework.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Telerik
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Managed Extensibility Framework 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 Managed Extensibility Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Telerik
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle