Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for MFC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MFC over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 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.

Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +73
Contract jobs citing MFC 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.09% 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.49% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Gloucestershire median daily rate £275 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% - -
South West median daily rate £275 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -35.29% +30.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 - £39.98

MFC is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 156 149 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 24.22% 22.61% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 75 156
Gloucestershire median daily rate £395 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.66% +2.50% +0.25%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £304
90th Percentile £563 £563 £575
South West median daily rate £420 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +10.53% +4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.50 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +9.38% -6.98%
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.79% +22.58% -7.74%

MFC
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing MFC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for MFC in Gloucestershire

MFC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MFC in Gloucestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MFC in Gloucestershire

MFC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MFC in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MFC in Gloucestershire

MFC
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 7 £275 -
MFC
South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MFC.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VC++
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (100.00%) WinForms
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (100.00%) Node.js
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (14.29%) PhD
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

MFC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Junior
2 6 (85.71%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Node.js
1 7 (100.00%) WinForms
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PhD