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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 640 643 613
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -30
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 9 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.047% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.055% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 23
Median daily rate £475 £399 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £383 £420
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.92%
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
16252 16367 15677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 28.23% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11254 11273 10177
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 306 180
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £17.33 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £71.00
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
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 25 September 2016.

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 8 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 25 September 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 +7 9 £475 +19.04% 2
London -8 6 £563 +25.00%
City of London +14 2 £563 +9.75%
East of England +10 2 £425 +21.42%
Suffolk -1 2 £425 +21.42%
South East +16 1 £500 +25.00%
Surrey +12 1 £500 +25.00%
Weybridge +1 1 £500 +25.00%

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 15 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) WCF
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (73.33%) SOAP
5 9 (60.00%) .NET
5 9 (60.00%) MVVM
6 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (53.33%) XML
6 8 (53.33%) WPF
7 7 (46.67%) MVC
7 7 (46.67%) Workflow
7 7 (46.67%) Windows
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (46.67%) Web Services
7 7 (46.67%) Reactive Extensions
8 6 (40.00%) CRM
8 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 5 (33.33%) JSON
9 5 (33.33%) XAML
9 5 (33.33%) Oracle
9 5 (33.33%) BDD
9 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
10 4 (26.67%) Workflow Development
10 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database

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 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 4 (26.67%) NUnit
4 3 (20.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (13.33%) ReSharper
6 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
6 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (6.67%) MSTest
6 1 (6.67%) NCrunch
6 1 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) CRM Developer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (20.00%) WPF Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Designer
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior WPF Developer
7 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
7 1 (6.67%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (6.67%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) WCF
2 11 (73.33%) SOAP
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) WPF
4 8 (53.33%) XML
5 7 (46.67%) Reactive Extensions
5 7 (46.67%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 5 (33.33%) JSON
6 5 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (26.67%) LINQ
8 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (13.33%) HTML
9 2 (13.33%) HTML5
9 2 (13.33%) jQuery
9 2 (13.33%) RESTful
10 1 (6.67%) Autofac
10 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVVM
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Workflow
3 6 (40.00%) CRM
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Workflow Development
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (6.67%) ETRM
8 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) Kanban
8 1 (6.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) XAML
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCITP
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) DevExpress
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Infragistics
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Telerik