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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 117 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £270 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-45.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
590 484 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.81% 26.42% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 254 278
Average daily rate £320 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 19
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +42.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree