The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 566 539 569
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +30
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 38 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.051% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.18% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 11
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£363 £600 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.58% +51.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £329 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £525 £268
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +96.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15100 14239 14923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.62% 27.86% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9730 9049 9104
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 291 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%

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 28 July 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 24 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 37 £356 -40.62% 7
East of England - 12 £363 - 1
Suffolk - 9 £363 -
London +3 8 £475 -20.83% 3
South West -26 7 £325 -45.83% 1
West Midlands -14 2 £330 -5.71%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £375 -
Birmingham -9 1 - -
Wiltshire -12 1 £513 -14.58%
South East - 1 - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Bury - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 53 (98.15%) C#
2 49 (90.74%) .NET
3 38 (70.37%) Web Services
3 38 (70.37%) WCF
4 35 (64.81%) MVVM
5 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
6 29 (53.70%) WPF
7 28 (51.85%) TDD
7 28 (51.85%) XML
8 27 (50.00%) SOAP
9 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (40.74%) SQL
11 21 (38.89%) Windows
12 20 (37.04%) .NET Framework
13 19 (35.19%) Reactive Extensions
14 18 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 18 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
15 17 (31.48%) Scrum
16 16 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (29.63%) Dynamics CRM
16 16 (29.63%) Unit Testing
16 16 (29.63%) CRM
16 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
16 16 (29.63%) Workflow
17 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
17 15 (27.78%) Silverlight
18 13 (24.07%) Dependency Injection
18 13 (24.07%) MVC
19 12 (22.22%) XAML
19 12 (22.22%) JavaScript

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
1 8 (14.81%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) LDAP
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) OLAP
4 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (18.52%) SpecFlow
3 9 (16.67%) MSTest
4 8 (14.81%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.26%) Subversion
6 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.41%) Moq
7 3 (5.56%) NUnit
7 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.70%) Maven
8 2 (3.70%) JIRA
8 2 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (3.70%) NMock
8 2 (3.70%) Ant
8 2 (3.70%) StyleCop
8 2 (3.70%) xUnit.net
8 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.85%) NuGet
9 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
2 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
2 4 (7.41%) Back Office
3 3 (5.56%) Front Office
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (94.44%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) .NET Developer
2 17 (31.48%) C# Developer
3 15 (27.78%) CRM Developer
4 12 (22.22%) WPF Developer
4 12 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Java Swing Developer
9 1 (1.85%) UI Programmer
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8 Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (90.74%) .NET
2 38 (70.37%) Web Services
2 38 (70.37%) WCF
3 29 (53.70%) WPF
4 28 (51.85%) XML
5 27 (50.00%) SOAP
6 20 (37.04%) .NET Framework
7 19 (35.19%) Reactive Extensions
8 18 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 18 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
9 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
10 15 (27.78%) Silverlight
11 11 (20.37%) Task Parallel Library
12 10 (18.52%) RESTful
12 10 (18.52%) HTML
13 9 (16.67%) CSS
13 9 (16.67%) HTML5
13 9 (16.67%) LINQ
13 9 (16.67%) jQuery
14 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.85%) Equities
3 1 (1.85%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (1.85%) Derivative
3 1 (1.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) MVVM
2 28 (51.85%) TDD
3 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (31.48%) Scrum
5 16 (29.63%) CRM
5 16 (29.63%) Workflow
5 16 (29.63%) Unit Testing
6 13 (24.07%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (24.07%) MVC
7 10 (18.52%) Migration
7 10 (18.52%) Data Migration
8 9 (16.67%) UML
9 8 (14.81%) Validation
9 8 (14.81%) Data Modelling
9 8 (14.81%) Content Management
9 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (14.81%) Web Development
9 8 (14.81%) Automation Testing
10 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
10 7 (12.96%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 53 (98.15%) C#
2 22 (40.74%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.22%) XAML
4 8 (14.81%) C++
4 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) VBA
6 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) MCITP
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) MBA
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) JBoss
2 2 (3.70%) Syncfusion
2 2 (3.70%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.85%) ESRI
3 1 (1.85%) Serena
3 1 (1.85%) Telerik
East Anglia
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 days ago