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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Managed Extensibility Framework over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 599 557 563
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +6
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 25 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.067% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 25
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£403 £363 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% -39.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £340 £525
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -35.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
15794 15438 14710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.31% 27.79% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10654 9905 9341
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 224 286
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

Managed Extensibility Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Managed Extensibility Framework Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
England -17 25 £403 +12.98% 5
London +16 14 £475 - 3
South East -7 6 £400 - 1
Suffolk +2 5 £350 -3.44% 1
East of England -4 5 £350 -3.44% 1
City of London -1 4 £513 +22.38%
Surrey - 3 £400 - 1
Bury St Edmunds -7 2 £350 -6.66%
Oxfordshire - 2 £406 -
Weybridge - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 £425 -
Oxford - 1 £388 -
Ipswich - 1 £325 - 1

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 36 (92.31%) C#
2 34 (87.18%) .NET
3 25 (64.10%) WPF
4 22 (56.41%) TDD
5 21 (53.85%) MVVM
6 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
7 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (48.72%) WCF
8 17 (43.59%) SQL
9 15 (38.46%) .NET Framework
10 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 13 (33.33%) Windows
10 13 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
11 12 (30.77%) Unity DI Container
11 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (28.21%) Web Services
13 10 (25.64%) MVC
13 10 (25.64%) Finance
13 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
14 9 (23.08%) SOAP
14 9 (23.08%) BDD
14 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (23.08%) Workflow
14 9 (23.08%) NUnit
14 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
15 8 (20.51%) Multithreading
15 8 (20.51%) HTML
15 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
15 8 (20.51%) Scrum

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (5.13%) MySQL
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.56%) HBase
7 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (23.08%) NUnit
3 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
3 8 (20.51%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (5.13%) Moq
4 2 (5.13%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Front Office
4 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 11 (28.21%) WPF Developer
4 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.82%) CRM Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior WPF Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior
8 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Lead Software Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Development Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) .NET
2 25 (64.10%) WPF
3 19 (48.72%) WCF
4 15 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 13 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
5 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 12 (30.77%) Unity DI Container
7 11 (28.21%) Web Services
8 9 (23.08%) SOAP
9 8 (20.51%) HTML
10 7 (17.95%) XML
10 7 (17.95%) Silverlight
10 7 (17.95%) Entity Framework
11 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (10.26%) Autofac
12 3 (7.69%) Task Parallel Library
12 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
12 3 (7.69%) Rendezvous
13 2 (5.13%) Ajax
13 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.56%) Equities
4 1 (2.56%) Derivative
4 1 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) TDD
2 21 (53.85%) MVVM
3 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) MVC
5 9 (23.08%) Workflow
5 9 (23.08%) BDD
6 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Multithreading
6 8 (20.51%) Scrum
7 7 (17.95%) CRM
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.95%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (15.38%) System Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Kanban
9 4 (10.26%) SDLC
9 4 (10.26%) Migration
9 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.69%) OO
10 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 17 (43.59%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) VBScript
6 2 (5.13%) VB
6 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.13%) XAML
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.26%) MCITP
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.13%) Telerik
4 2 (5.13%) Typemock
5 1 (2.56%) Infragistics
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