The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for MFC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MFC over the 3 months to 27 June 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 / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 157 -
Contract jobs citing MFC 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.053% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £390 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £325
% change year-on-year -1.28% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88%  

MFC 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 North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 890 964 802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.22% 25.40% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 678 528
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 22
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

MFC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing MFC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for MFC in the North West

MFC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MFC in the North West

MFC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MFC in the North West