The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Managed Extensibility Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Managed Extensibility Framework over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 - 193
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% - 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.086% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £600 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £475 £323
% change year-on-year -21.05% +47.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Managed Extensibility Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1169 1136 1651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.87% 32.54% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 964 1305
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Median hourly rate £26.80 £22.00 £23.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.81% -6.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £16.52 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.94 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Managed Extensibility Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Managed Extensibility Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Managed Extensibility Framework in the City of London

Managed Extensibility Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Managed Extensibility Framework in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Managed Extensibility Framework.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) XAML
1 2 (100.00%) Infragistics
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Telerik
1 2 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (100.00%) snoop
1 2 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) NCrunch
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Garbage Collection
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes

Managed Extensibility Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) NCrunch
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) UI Developer
1 2 (100.00%) UI/UX Developer
1 2 (100.00%) UX Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WPF Developer
1 2 (100.00%) XAML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (50.00%) UI/UX Designer
2 1 (50.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (50.00%) XAML Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Garbage Collection
1 2 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Infragistics
1 2 (100.00%) Telerik