The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 March 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)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 613 591
Rank change year-on-year +42 -22  
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 6 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.026% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.045% 0.093% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 11
Median daily rate £500 £570 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +42.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £425 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £648 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £475 £325
% change year-on-year -21.05% +46.15%  
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13230 14037 13127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.70% 28.26% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9187 9869 8617
Median daily rate £425 £413 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 210 170
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £12.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Managed Extensibility Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Managed Extensibility Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Managed Extensibility Framework in England

Managed Extensibility Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Managed Extensibility Framework in England

Managed Extensibility Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Managed Extensibility Framework in England

Managed Extensibility Framework
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 4 £538 -10.41% 1
East of England -1 2 £375 -14.28% 1
Managed Extensibility Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 England region with a requirement for Managed Extensibility Framework.

1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) WPF
3 6 (60.00%) NUnit
4 5 (50.00%) User Experience
4 5 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (50.00%) MVVM
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
5 4 (40.00%) Adobe
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) Telerik
5 4 (40.00%) IBM
5 4 (40.00%) Front Office
5 4 (40.00%) XAML
5 4 (40.00%) Infragistics
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (40.00%) ReSharper
5 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
5 4 (40.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (40.00%) snoop
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) DevExpress
5 4 (40.00%) Garbage Collection
5 4 (40.00%) Information Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) NCrunch
5 4 (40.00%) Bitbucket

Managed Extensibility Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) snoop
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) NUnit
2 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (40.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (40.00%) Bitbucket
3 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) NCrunch
3 4 (40.00%) ReSharper
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) WPF Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (40.00%) UI Developer
4 4 (40.00%) UI/UX Developer
4 4 (40.00%) UX Developer
5 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Designer
5 3 (30.00%) UI Designer
5 3 (30.00%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (30.00%) UX Designer
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Designer
6 2 (20.00%) XAML Developer
7 1 (10.00%) OSS Architect
7 1 (10.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Senior WPF Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) WPF
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
5 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (10.00%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (10.00%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (30.00%) SCADA
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 5 (50.00%) MVVM
1 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (40.00%) Garbage Collection
2 4 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Fault Management
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) XAML
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe
1 4 (40.00%) DevExpress
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) Infragistics
1 4 (40.00%) Telerik
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Infovista
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (10.00%) Siebel
2 1 (10.00%) Siemens