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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
England / South West
Rank 132 136 148
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing MFC 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.30% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 1.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £333 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £333 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.18 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.08% +5.43%

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
774 794 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.65% 26.52% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 561 509
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Devon -3 4 - -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) Device Driver
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 5 (83.33%) Qt
3 1 (16.67%) VC++
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) DCOM
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) InstallShield

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 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Qt
2 1 (16.67%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VC++