The first table below looks at the demand for Managed Extensibility Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Managed Extensibility Framework over the 3 months to 22 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 116 101 106
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.085% 0.36% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 1.38% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£330 £403 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.01% +50.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £525 £268
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +96.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
574 507 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.51% 26.24% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 276 308
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £92.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Managed Extensibility Framework
England

Managed Extensibility Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Managed Extensibility Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Managed Extensibility Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework across the West Midlands region.

Managed Extensibility Framework Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Managed Extensibility Framework
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
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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
Birmingham -10 1 - -
Managed Extensibility Framework
England

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Forecasting
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Forecasting
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft