The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 127 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £525 £268
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +96.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
840 534 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.41% 24.92% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 365 334
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +27.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Managed Extensibility Framework
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Managed Extensibility Framework Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2014. 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
Wiltshire -10 1 £513 -14.58%
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Managed Extensibility Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) WPF
2 8 (88.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (77.78%) Task Parallel Library
3 7 (77.78%) WCF
3 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) C++
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) WF
5 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
5 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 4 (44.44%) Back Office
7 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (22.22%) MVVM
8 2 (22.22%) Windows
9 1 (11.11%) UML
9 1 (11.11%) Python
9 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
9 1 (11.11%) ERP
9 1 (11.11%) Java
9 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 1 (11.11%) IIS
9 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
9 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 1 (11.11%) Web Services
9 1 (11.11%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Moq
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) MSTest
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) WPF
1 8 (88.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (77.78%) Task Parallel Library
2 7 (77.78%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 6 (66.67%) WF
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
4 1 (11.11%) LINQ
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) MVVM
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Telerik
1 1 (11.11%) Serena
1 1 (11.11%) ESRI