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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Rank 127 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 1 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 1.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £265 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £273 £325
% change year-on-year
+54.12% -16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
640 580 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.89% 27.48% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 364 336
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 19
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
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%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft