The table below looks at the statistics for MFC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Rank 622 619 600
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing MFC 21 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.030% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 15
Median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £313 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £331 £305
% change year-on-year
+17.73% +8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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
15274 15429 14783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.44% 27.54% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10770 10326 9643
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 214 209
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.55 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

MFC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MFC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MFC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MFC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MFC within the UK.

MFC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MFC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MFC within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

MFC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MFC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MFC within the UK.

MFC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MFC
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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 -1 21 £390 +4.00% 26
South East +7 14 £500 +57.48% 7
Surrey - 9 £500 - 2
South West 0 5 £338 -12.90% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 3 £330 +6.45%
Yeovil - 3 - -
High Wycombe - 3 £330 -
Somerset - 3 - - 1
North West - 2 £390 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £325 -
Devon - 2 £338 -
Cheshire - 2 £390 -
Exmouth - 2 £338 -
Brighton - 2 £325 -

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MFC 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 MFC.

1 50 (98.04%) C++
2 28 (54.90%) Windows
3 26 (50.98%) OO
4 24 (47.06%) STL
4 24 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 22 (43.14%) .NET
6 20 (39.22%) C#
7 19 (37.25%) Visual Studio
8 18 (35.29%) Multithreading
8 18 (35.29%) UML
9 17 (33.33%) VC++
10 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
11 13 (25.49%) Java
11 13 (25.49%) Degree
12 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
12 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
12 12 (23.53%) Front Office
13 11 (21.57%) ATL
13 11 (21.57%) Derivative
14 10 (19.61%) Linux
15 9 (17.65%) OpenLink
15 9 (17.65%) Endur
15 9 (17.65%) Finance
15 9 (17.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 9 (17.65%) SDLC
16 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
16 8 (15.69%) Rational DOORS
16 8 (15.69%) ETRM
16 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (15.69%) RDBMS

MFC
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 1 (1.96%) CMS
1 1 (1.96%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Endur
2 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.84%) RS-232
3 2 (3.92%) RS-422
4 1 (1.96%) FTP
4 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
2 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) GIS
3 1 (1.96%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Visual Studio
2 8 (15.69%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (7.84%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (23.53%) Front Office
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Developer
2 22 (43.14%) Software Engineer
3 19 (37.25%) C++ Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Front Office Developer
5 9 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Front Office C++ Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior C++ Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) C++/C# Developer
10 1 (1.96%) SAP Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Software Design Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Software Support Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) STL
2 22 (43.14%) .NET
3 11 (21.57%) ATL
4 9 (17.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.92%) XML
6 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.96%) BAPI
6 1 (1.96%) Qt
6 1 (1.96%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (1.96%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.96%) SAPUI5
6 1 (1.96%) SOAP
6 1 (1.96%) WCF
6 1 (1.96%) Web Services
6 1 (1.96%) WinForms
6 1 (1.96%) WPF
6 1 (1.96%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Derivative
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Android
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) OO
2 24 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 18 (35.29%) Multithreading
3 18 (35.29%) UML
4 9 (17.65%) SDLC
5 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.69%) ETRM
5 8 (15.69%) OOP
6 6 (11.76%) Use Case
7 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.84%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (5.88%) OOD
8 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.92%) Requirements Management
9 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Validation
10 1 (1.96%) BPEL
10 1 (1.96%) Information Security
10 1 (1.96%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) C++
2 20 (39.22%) C#
3 17 (33.33%) VC++
4 13 (25.49%) Java
5 5 (9.80%) SQL
6 4 (7.84%) C++/CLI
7 3 (5.88%) C
8 1 (1.96%) ABAP
8 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) OpenLink
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) IBM
4 4 (7.84%) QNX
4 4 (7.84%) Telelogic
5 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
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