The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 131 144 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing MFC 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.21% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £275 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £394
% change year-on-year
- -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% -
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
840 892 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.98% 26.95% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 606 486
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 65 12
Median hourly rate £23.28 £42.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.00 £43.00
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

MFC
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MFC Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MFC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MFC Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MFC
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Wiltshire - 3 £275 -
Devon - 2 - -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for MFC.

1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) STL
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (30.00%) FFmpeg
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (20.00%) Qt
6 2 (20.00%) Degree

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) FFmpeg
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) STL
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) UML
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft