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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 560 538 516
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 16 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.056% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 8
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£400 £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £279 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £413 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -43.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
14022 13562 12160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.98% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9222 8450 7632
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 260 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 22 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 27 February 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 -29 15 £400 +23.07% 5
London -16 8 £453 +13.12% 2
City of London +16 3 £436 +2.64%
South West -20 1 £320 - 2
Wales - - - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 (93.10%) C#
2 25 (86.21%) .NET
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) MVC
4 15 (51.72%) MVVM
5 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
5 13 (44.83%) WCF
6 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (41.38%) TDD
6 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
6 12 (41.38%) Windows
7 11 (37.93%) WPF
7 11 (37.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 11 (37.93%) Reactive Extensions
8 10 (34.48%) Unity DI Container
8 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (34.48%) XML
8 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
9 9 (31.03%) Web Services
9 9 (31.03%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (27.59%) HTML
10 8 (27.59%) SQL
11 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
11 7 (24.14%) C++
11 7 (24.14%) Workflow
11 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
11 7 (24.14%) Degree
11 7 (24.14%) Relational Database

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (17.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.90%) MySQL
5 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) Subversion
3 3 (10.34%) MSTest
4 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) Moq
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) NSubstitute
5 1 (3.45%) FxCop
5 1 (3.45%) StyleCop
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
2 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
3 6 (20.69%) CRM Developer
4 5 (17.24%) WPF Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C++ Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
2 13 (44.83%) WCF
3 11 (37.93%) WPF
3 11 (37.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 11 (37.93%) Reactive Extensions
4 10 (34.48%) Unity DI Container
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (34.48%) XML
5 9 (31.03%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
7 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (20.69%) SOAP
9 3 (10.34%) CSS
9 3 (10.34%) LINQ
10 2 (6.90%) Silverlight
10 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (6.90%) HTML5
10 2 (6.90%) XSLT
10 2 (6.90%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.45%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) MVC
1 15 (51.72%) MVVM
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) Workflow
3 7 (24.14%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (20.69%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) System Testing
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.45%) UML
8 1 (3.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) C++
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
4 4 (13.79%) VC++
5 3 (10.34%) VB
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) VBScript
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 2 (6.90%) XAML
7 1 (3.45%) VB6
7 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) MCITP
3 3 (10.34%) VCP4
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.45%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.45%) Telerik
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Syncfusion
4 1 (3.45%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase
4 1 (3.45%) Calypso
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint