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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 585 541 547
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +6
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 10 41 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.079% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.067% 0.29% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 8
Average daily rate
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£538 £400 £612
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -34.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £297 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £430 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 20 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 19 December 2014. 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 -61 9 £538 +34.37% 7
London +10 6 £625 +56.25% 4
City of London +8 3 £625 +47.05%
Yorkshire -9 1 - -
West Midlands -18 1 £425 +50.44%
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 43 (97.73%) C#
2 40 (90.91%) .NET
3 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (63.64%) MVVM
6 27 (61.36%) Web Services
7 26 (59.09%) XML
7 26 (59.09%) WCF
8 25 (56.82%) TDD
8 25 (56.82%) Reactive Extensions
9 23 (52.27%) SOAP
10 22 (50.00%) Windows
10 22 (50.00%) Workflow
11 21 (47.73%) CRM
11 21 (47.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (47.73%) Dynamics CRM
12 18 (40.91%) MVC
12 18 (40.91%) MS Excel
13 17 (38.64%) SQL
14 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (36.36%) MCITP
15 15 (34.09%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (31.82%) Degree
16 14 (31.82%) WPF
16 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
16 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
17 13 (29.55%) Silverlight
17 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
17 13 (29.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 12 (27.27%) Inversion of Control

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (40.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (20.45%) PaaS
3 2 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) LDAP
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (15.91%) MSTest
3 2 (4.55%) Maven
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) NUnit
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) StyleCop
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (9.09%) Banking
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (97.73%) Developer
2 21 (47.73%) CRM Developer
3 15 (34.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 13 (29.55%) C# Developer
5 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
6 7 (15.91%) C++ Developer
7 6 (13.64%) WPF Developer
8 5 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Java Swing Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.27%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Developer Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Server Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (90.91%) .NET
2 27 (61.36%) Web Services
3 26 (59.09%) XML
3 26 (59.09%) WCF
4 25 (56.82%) Reactive Extensions
5 23 (52.27%) SOAP
6 14 (31.82%) WPF
7 13 (29.55%) Silverlight
7 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
7 13 (29.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
8 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 4 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (6.82%) WinForms
11 3 (6.82%) XSLT
11 3 (6.82%) HTML
11 3 (6.82%) NHibernate
11 3 (6.82%) REST
11 3 (6.82%) PLINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) Equities
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (63.64%) MVVM
3 25 (56.82%) TDD
4 22 (50.00%) Workflow
5 21 (47.73%) CRM
6 18 (40.91%) MVC
7 12 (27.27%) Data Modelling
8 10 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (20.45%) Data Migration
9 9 (20.45%) Migration
10 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Project Planning
11 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.09%) Scrum
12 3 (6.82%) Multithreading
12 3 (6.82%) Kanban
13 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
13 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
13 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
13 2 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) C#
2 17 (38.64%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) C++
4 6 (13.64%) VC++
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) XAML
5 2 (4.55%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
6 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (36.36%) MCITP
2 14 (31.82%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) Telerik
3 1 (2.27%) Syncfusion
3 1 (2.27%) DevExpress
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