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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 136 138 142
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing MFC 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.096% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.37% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £338 £388 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +33.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+36.92% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.45 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
776 804 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.29% 25.82% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 559 555
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 17
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 26 June 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
Somerset - 3 - - 1
Devon - 2 £338 -
MFC
England

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 15 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (73.33%) STL
2 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 10 (66.67%) Java
4 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (53.33%) SDLC
5 8 (53.33%) UML
6 7 (46.67%) OO
6 7 (46.67%) Windows
6 7 (46.67%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) C#
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 4 (26.67%) VC++
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (20.00%) Use Case
10 2 (13.33%) Degree
10 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
10 2 (13.33%) Validation
11 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
11 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
11 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 1 (6.67%) Linux
11 1 (6.67%) Android
11 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
11 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (46.67%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) STL
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) SDLC
2 8 (53.33%) UML
3 7 (46.67%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft