The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MFC 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.68% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £348 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £308
% change year-on-year -2.25% +8.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £40.93 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.73% +2.31%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 46 24 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 28.22% 24.00% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 8
Median daily rate £325 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

MFC
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

MFC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MFC in Portsmouth

MFC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MFC in Portsmouth

MFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for MFC.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
1 9 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) XML Messaging
2 8 (88.89%) Client/Server
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) JIRA
3 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (77.78%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (66.67%) WCF
4 6 (66.67%) Data Transformation
4 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (66.67%) SDLC
4 6 (66.67%) Telerik
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) Replication
4 6 (66.67%) Validation
4 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
4 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft

MFC
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 9 (100.00%) C++/Java Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C++ Software Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Software Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) XML Messaging
2 6 (66.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Client/Server
2 6 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (66.67%) Code Coverage
3 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 6 (66.67%) Data Transformation
3 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 6 (66.67%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Telerik