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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 596 565 567
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +2
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 24 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.062% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 21
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£398 £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £369 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +17.06%
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
16024 15797 15491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.88% 28.05% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10860 10012 9971
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 219 266
Average hourly rate £38.77 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 August 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 12 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 August 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 -37 24 £398 +2.70% 4
London +24 15 £450 +2.85% 3
Suffolk -5 5 £350 -3.44%
East of England -12 5 £350 -6.66%
South East -18 4 £400 -8.57% 1
City of London +2 3 £600 +43.28%
Surrey - 3 £400 -
Bury St Edmunds -11 2 £350 -
Berkshire +5 1 - - 1
Reading -11 1 - - 1
Ipswich - 1 £325 -
Weybridge - 1 £400 -

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 34 (91.89%) C#
2 30 (81.08%) .NET
3 28 (75.68%) WPF
4 24 (64.86%) TDD
5 23 (62.16%) MVVM
6 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (45.95%) WCF
8 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
9 15 (40.54%) SQL
9 15 (40.54%) Reactive Extensions
10 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
10 12 (32.43%) NUnit
10 12 (32.43%) Web Services
10 12 (32.43%) Unity DI Container
11 11 (29.73%) SOAP
11 11 (29.73%) Windows
11 11 (29.73%) Workflow
11 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
12 10 (27.03%) Multithreading
12 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
13 9 (24.32%) Finance
13 9 (24.32%) BDD
13 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (21.62%) SpecFlow
14 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (21.62%) Banking
14 8 (21.62%) OO
14 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
14 8 (21.62%) SDLC

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.70%) MySQL
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.70%) HBase
7 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) NUnit
2 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (21.62%) SpecFlow
4 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
5 4 (10.81%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (8.11%) Moq
7 2 (5.41%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Front Office
4 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) C# Developer
3 14 (37.84%) WPF Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior WPF Developer
5 5 (13.51%) CRM Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Junior
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) .NET
2 28 (75.68%) WPF
3 17 (45.95%) WCF
4 15 (40.54%) Reactive Extensions
5 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
5 12 (32.43%) Unity DI Container
5 12 (32.43%) Web Services
6 11 (29.73%) SOAP
7 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
7 7 (18.92%) Silverlight
8 6 (16.22%) XML
9 5 (13.51%) Task Parallel Library
10 4 (10.81%) RESTful
10 4 (10.81%) Autofac
10 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
10 4 (10.81%) HTML
11 3 (8.11%) Rendezvous
11 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
12 2 (5.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 4 (10.81%) Credit Risk
2 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Equities
5 1 (2.70%) Derivative
5 1 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) TDD
2 23 (62.16%) MVVM
3 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Workflow
5 10 (27.03%) Multithreading
6 9 (24.32%) BDD
7 8 (21.62%) SDLC
7 8 (21.62%) OO
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (18.92%) Scrum
8 7 (18.92%) CRM
9 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.22%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
10 5 (13.51%) MVC
11 4 (10.81%) Kanban
12 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
12 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
12 3 (8.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) XAML
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.81%) MCITP
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) DevExpress
3 3 (8.11%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.41%) Typemock
4 2 (5.41%) Telerik
5 1 (2.70%) Infragistics
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