The table below looks at the statistics for Managed Extensibility Framework skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Managed Extensibility Framework over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 614 642 625
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 6 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.027% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.039% 0.094% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 10
Median daily rate £600 £458 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +7.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £433 £425
% change year-on-year
- +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15327 15921 15523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.99% 28.76% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10582 11090 10566
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 263 168
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.92 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Managed Extensibility Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Managed Extensibility Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Managed Extensibility Framework
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework within the UK.

Managed Extensibility Framework Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Managed Extensibility Framework
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework within the UK.

Managed Extensibility Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
England 0 6 £600 +29.03% 5
City of London -2 4 £600 +25.65%
London -13 4 £600 +25.00%
Cambridge - 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 2

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Managed Extensibility Framework.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) WCF
3 13 (68.42%) .NET
3 13 (68.42%) MVVM
4 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) WPF
5 11 (57.89%) SOAP
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
6 9 (47.37%) XAML
7 8 (42.11%) XML
7 8 (42.11%) Windows
7 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (36.84%) Reactive Extensions
8 7 (36.84%) Web Services
8 7 (36.84%) MVC
8 7 (36.84%) Workflow
8 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
8 7 (36.84%) NUnit
9 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (31.58%) CRM
9 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
9 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
10 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (26.32%) Oracle
10 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
10 5 (26.32%) JSON
10 5 (26.32%) ReSharper
11 4 (21.05%) Banking

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (21.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
3 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (36.84%) NUnit
3 5 (26.32%) ReSharper
3 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
4 4 (21.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (21.05%) Bitbucket
4 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (21.05%) NCrunch
4 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
4 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
5 3 (15.79%) MSBuild
6 1 (5.26%) MSTest
6 1 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
1 4 (21.05%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) C# Developer
3 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) WPF Developer
4 7 (36.84%) C# WPF Developer
5 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (31.58%) CRM Developer
6 4 (21.05%) Designer
6 4 (21.05%) UI Designer
6 4 (21.05%) UI Developer
6 4 (21.05%) UI/UX Designer
6 4 (21.05%) UI/UX Developer
6 4 (21.05%) UX Designer
6 4 (21.05%) UX Developer
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Designer
8 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
9 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (5.26%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) WCF
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) WPF
4 11 (57.89%) SOAP
5 8 (42.11%) XML
6 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
6 7 (36.84%) Reactive Extensions
6 7 (36.84%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) JSON
8 4 (21.05%) LINQ
8 4 (21.05%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.79%) WinForms
10 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
10 2 (10.53%) jQuery
10 2 (10.53%) RESTful
10 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
11 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
1 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.53%) SCADA
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) MVVM
2 7 (36.84%) MVC
2 7 (36.84%) Workflow
3 6 (31.58%) CRM
3 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (21.05%) Garbage Collection
5 4 (21.05%) Information Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
5 4 (21.05%) Wireframes
5 4 (21.05%) Workflow Development
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) UML
8 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) XAML
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) MCITP
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PhD
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Adobe
3 4 (21.05%) DevExpress
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Infragistics
3 4 (21.05%) Telerik
4 1 (5.26%) Siemens