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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 590 542 567
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +25
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 23 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.067% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 14
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£425 £380 £608
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £451
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £475 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+34.12% -3.07%
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
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 28 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 24 October 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 -39 23 £425 +11.84% 6
South East - 9 £425 -
East of England -26 7 £420 +31.25% 1
Suffolk 0 5 £420 +32.28% 1
London -8 4 £638 +54.54% 1
City of London +16 3 £625 +47.05%
East Midlands +4 2 £325 -
Bury St Edmunds +6 1 £325 +1.56% 1
Cardiff - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Flintshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
North Wales - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bradford - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
Queensferry - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Wales - - - -

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 57 (96.61%) C#
2 54 (91.53%) .NET
3 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (61.02%) Web Services
5 35 (59.32%) WCF
6 34 (57.63%) XML
7 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
7 32 (54.24%) MVVM
8 29 (49.15%) Reactive Extensions
9 28 (47.46%) TDD
10 27 (45.76%) WPF
11 26 (44.07%) Windows
11 26 (44.07%) SOAP
12 24 (40.68%) CRM
12 24 (40.68%) Workflow
12 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (40.68%) Dynamics CRM
13 23 (38.98%) SQL
13 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
14 21 (35.59%) MS Excel
15 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (30.51%) MCITP
15 18 (30.51%) MVC
16 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
16 17 (28.81%) Silverlight
16 17 (28.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (27.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 14 (23.73%) Degree
18 14 (23.73%) SharePoint
19 13 (22.03%) Data Modelling

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (23.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 21 (35.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (40.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.25%) PaaS
3 2 (3.39%) GitHub
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) LDAP
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.56%) MSTest
3 4 (6.78%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.39%) StyleCop
5 2 (3.39%) Moq
5 2 (3.39%) NUnit
5 2 (3.39%) Ant
5 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.39%) Maven
5 2 (3.39%) JIRA
5 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.69%) NMock
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.69%) NuGet
6 1 (1.69%) xUnit.net
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Front Office
3 4 (6.78%) Back Office
4 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (98.31%) Developer
2 23 (38.98%) CRM Developer
3 18 (30.51%) C# Developer
4 15 (25.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 12 (20.34%) .NET Developer
5 12 (20.34%) WPF Developer
6 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Developer
7 8 (13.56%) C++ Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Applications Developer
8 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Java Swing Developer
11 1 (1.69%) UI Programmer
11 1 (1.69%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.69%) Programmer
11 1 (1.69%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (91.53%) .NET
2 36 (61.02%) Web Services
3 35 (59.32%) WCF
4 34 (57.63%) XML
5 29 (49.15%) Reactive Extensions
6 27 (45.76%) WPF
7 26 (44.07%) SOAP
8 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
8 17 (28.81%) Silverlight
9 16 (27.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (22.03%) Unity DI Container
11 10 (16.95%) Task Parallel Library
11 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (15.25%) Castle Windsor
13 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
14 7 (11.86%) XSLT
14 7 (11.86%) WinForms
15 6 (10.17%) WF
16 4 (6.78%) NHibernate
16 4 (6.78%) PLINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (11.86%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.69%) Equities
4 1 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.07%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) MVVM
3 28 (47.46%) TDD
4 24 (40.68%) CRM
4 24 (40.68%) Workflow
5 18 (30.51%) MVC
6 13 (22.03%) Data Modelling
7 12 (20.34%) Migration
7 12 (20.34%) Data Migration
8 11 (18.64%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (18.64%) Scrum
9 8 (13.56%) Project Planning
10 7 (11.86%) Kanban
10 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
11 6 (10.17%) Integration Testing
11 6 (10.17%) Multithreading
12 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
13 2 (3.39%) BDD
13 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (96.61%) C#
2 23 (38.98%) SQL
3 13 (22.03%) C++
4 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.95%) XAML
5 6 (10.17%) VC++
6 2 (3.39%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (30.51%) MCITP
2 14 (23.73%) Degree
3 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
2 2 (3.39%) Syncfusion
2 2 (3.39%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.69%) ESRI
3 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
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