The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 112 103 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.044% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.90% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
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£338 £279 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.07% -49.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -43.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
542 556 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.92% 25.16% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 307 263
Average daily rate £350 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 20
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £32.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (50.00%) NSubstitute
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Moq
1 1 (50.00%) NSubstitute
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (50.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft