Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 November 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.

Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 627 615 611
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing MFC 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.011% 0.002% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.029% 0.007% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
London median daily rate - - £480
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
London median hourly rate £47.50 £47.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.69% - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +26.67% -4.46% -12.78%

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17334 15311 15129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.14% 34.35% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13241 11465 11260
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 71 95
London median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.09 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £57.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

MFC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MFC in London

MFC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MFC in London

MFC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MFC in London

MFC
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MFC within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
South London -30 3 - -
West London - 1 - -
MFC
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MFC 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 London region with a requirement for MFC.

1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (20.00%) Qt
4 1 (20.00%) QML

MFC
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) GUI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior GUI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) QML
2 1 (20.00%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared