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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 637 597 583
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -14
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 6 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.024% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.040% 0.089% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 20
Median daily rate £425 £419 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +30.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £311 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £603 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.00

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
14869 14628 14562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.99% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10542 9658 9678
Median daily rate £418 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 202 181
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £17.64 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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
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 5 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 31 May 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 -15 6 £425 +1.49% 2
London +7 5 £425 -15.00% 1
Suffolk - 1 £438 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £438 -
East of England - 1 £438 -

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 (88.24%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
3 12 (70.59%) WPF
4 11 (64.71%) WCF
4 11 (64.71%) SOAP
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (64.71%) BDD
5 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (58.82%) XAML
6 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
6 9 (52.94%) JSON
6 9 (52.94%) RDBMS
6 9 (52.94%) Clustering
6 9 (52.94%) Oracle
6 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
6 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
7 8 (47.06%) Unity DI Container
7 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
7 8 (47.06%) ADO.NET
7 8 (47.06%) LINQ
7 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
8 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (41.18%) NUnit
8 7 (41.18%) Big Data
8 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (41.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (41.18%) Reactive Extensions
8 7 (41.18%) HBase
8 7 (41.18%) MSBuild

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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
2 9 (52.94%) RDBMS
2 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
3 7 (41.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (41.18%) Big Data
3 7 (41.18%) HBase
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
3 7 (41.18%) MSBuild
3 7 (41.18%) NUnit
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Front Office
3 2 (11.76%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) C# Developer
3 7 (41.18%) WPF Developer
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Front Office Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior WPF Developer
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Developer - Commodities
6 2 (11.76%) CRM Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) WPF
3 11 (64.71%) SOAP
3 11 (64.71%) WCF
4 9 (52.94%) JSON
5 8 (47.06%) ADO.NET
5 8 (47.06%) LINQ
5 8 (47.06%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (41.18%) Reactive Extensions
7 5 (29.41%) Task Parallel Library
8 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
10 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
10 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (11.76%) Web Services
10 2 (11.76%) XML
11 1 (5.88%) Autofac
11 1 (5.88%) HTML
11 1 (5.88%) HTML5
11 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) BDD
2 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
3 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Release Management
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) MVVM
7 3 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (11.76%) CRM
8 2 (11.76%) Workflow
9 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
9 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
9 1 (5.88%) Kanban
9 1 (5.88%) Scrum
9 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) XAML
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau