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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 591 552 553
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +1
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 21 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.067% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 15
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£425 £380 £608
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £258 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £475 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -3.07%
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
15599 15235 14857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.89% 29.11% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10438 9919 8959
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 283 371
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £46.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 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 28 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 31 October 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
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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 -49 21 £425 +11.84% 12
South East - 9 £425 -
East of England -34 6 £420 +31.25% 5
Suffolk -1 5 £420 +32.28% 3
London +7 4 £638 +59.37% 4
City of London +19 3 £625 +47.05% 2
Bury St Edmunds +8 1 £325 +1.56% 1
East Midlands -1 1 £325 -
North Wales - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Flintshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Queensferry - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Wales - - - -

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 57 (96.61%) C#
2 54 (91.53%) .NET
3 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (61.02%) WCF
5 35 (59.32%) Web Services
6 33 (55.93%) XML
6 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
7 32 (54.24%) MVVM
8 29 (49.15%) Reactive Extensions
8 29 (49.15%) TDD
9 26 (44.07%) WPF
9 26 (44.07%) SOAP
9 26 (44.07%) Windows
10 24 (40.68%) SQL
10 24 (40.68%) SQL Server
10 24 (40.68%) CRM
10 24 (40.68%) Workflow
10 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (40.68%) Dynamics CRM
11 21 (35.59%) MS Excel
12 19 (32.20%) MVC
13 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (30.51%) MCITP
13 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
13 18 (30.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (28.81%) Silverlight
14 17 (28.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (23.73%) Degree
15 14 (23.73%) SharePoint
15 14 (23.73%) Unity DI Container

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 14 (23.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 21 (35.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (40.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.25%) PaaS
3 2 (3.39%) GitHub
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) LDAP
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 24 (40.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) OLAP
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.56%) MSTest
3 4 (6.78%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.39%) StyleCop
5 2 (3.39%) Moq
5 2 (3.39%) NUnit
5 2 (3.39%) Ant
5 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.39%) Maven
5 2 (3.39%) JIRA
5 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.69%) NMock
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.69%) NuGet
6 1 (1.69%) xUnit.net
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Front Office
3 4 (6.78%) Back Office
4 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (98.31%) Developer
2 23 (38.98%) CRM Developer
3 17 (28.81%) C# Developer
4 15 (25.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 13 (22.03%) .NET Developer
6 11 (18.64%) WPF Developer
7 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (13.56%) C++ Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Applications Developer
9 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Java Swing Developer
12 1 (1.69%) UI Programmer
12 1 (1.69%) Software Developer
12 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
12 1 (1.69%) Programmer
12 1 (1.69%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (91.53%) .NET
2 36 (61.02%) WCF
3 35 (59.32%) Web Services
4 33 (55.93%) XML
5 29 (49.15%) Reactive Extensions
6 26 (44.07%) WPF
6 26 (44.07%) SOAP
7 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
8 17 (28.81%) Silverlight
8 17 (28.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 14 (23.73%) Unity DI Container
10 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (16.95%) Task Parallel Library
12 9 (15.25%) Castle Windsor
12 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
13 6 (10.17%) XSLT
13 6 (10.17%) WinForms
13 6 (10.17%) WF
14 5 (8.47%) NHibernate
15 4 (6.78%) PLINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (11.86%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.69%) Equities
4 1 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.07%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) MVVM
3 29 (49.15%) TDD
4 24 (40.68%) CRM
4 24 (40.68%) Workflow
5 19 (32.20%) MVC
6 13 (22.03%) Data Modelling
7 12 (20.34%) Migration
7 12 (20.34%) Data Migration
7 12 (20.34%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (18.64%) Scrum
9 8 (13.56%) Project Planning
10 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
11 6 (10.17%) Integration Testing
11 6 (10.17%) Multithreading
11 6 (10.17%) Kanban
12 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (5.08%) SOA
14 2 (3.39%) OO
14 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (96.61%) C#
2 24 (40.68%) SQL
3 13 (22.03%) C++
4 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.25%) XAML
6 6 (10.17%) VC++
7 2 (3.39%) Java
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (30.51%) MCITP
2 14 (23.73%) Degree
3 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
2 2 (3.39%) Syncfusion
2 2 (3.39%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.69%) ESRI
3 1 (1.69%) Telerik
3 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
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