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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 648 636 587
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -49
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 13 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.044% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.080% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 23
Median daily rate £475 £398 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.34% +9.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £570 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £388 £356
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +8.77%
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
16193 16315 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.70% 27.91% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11229 11015 9789
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 286 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £55.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -11 13 £475 +19.34% 4
London -4 6 £375 -16.66% 3
South East +15 5 £500 +25.31%
Surrey +7 5 £500 +25.00%
Weybridge +1 5 £500 +25.00%
East of England +9 2 £425 +21.42%
Suffolk +2 2 £425 +21.42%
City of London +30 1 £450 -25.00%

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 16 (88.89%) C#
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) WCF
4 12 (66.67%) SOAP
5 11 (61.11%) .NET
6 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
7 9 (50.00%) XML
7 9 (50.00%) MVC
7 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (44.44%) MVVM
8 8 (44.44%) BDD
8 8 (44.44%) Reactive Extensions
8 8 (44.44%) Workflow
8 8 (44.44%) Web Services
8 8 (44.44%) Windows
8 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
9 7 (38.89%) CRM
9 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
9 7 (38.89%) WPF
9 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (33.33%) TDD
11 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
11 5 (27.78%) Clustering
11 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
11 5 (27.78%) JSON
11 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
11 5 (27.78%) XAML
11 5 (27.78%) Oracle

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 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
3 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
3 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (27.78%) SpecFlow
3 3 (16.67%) MSBuild
3 3 (16.67%) NUnit
3 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) MSTest
4 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
4 1 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
2 7 (38.89%) CRM Developer
3 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior WPF Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) WCF
2 12 (66.67%) SOAP
3 11 (61.11%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) XML
5 8 (44.44%) Reactive Extensions
5 8 (44.44%) Web Services
6 7 (38.89%) WPF
7 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
7 5 (27.78%) JSON
8 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 4 (22.22%) LINQ
8 4 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (11.11%) HTML
10 2 (11.11%) HTML5
10 2 (11.11%) RESTful
11 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
11 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) MVC
2 8 (44.44%) BDD
2 8 (44.44%) MVVM
2 8 (44.44%) Workflow
3 7 (38.89%) CRM
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Workflow Development
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (5.56%) Kanban
9 1 (5.56%) OO
9 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
9 1 (5.56%) SDLC
9 1 (5.56%) SOA
9 1 (5.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) XAML
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCITP
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau