The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC)
South West / Somerset
Rank - 30 49
Contract jobs citing MFC 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 2.64% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 7.37% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £308
% change year-on-year -2.25% +8.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 Somerset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 74 95 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 35.58% 35.85% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 99
Median daily rate £350 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 23 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £57.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +21.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

MFC
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

MFC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MFC in Somerset

MFC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MFC in Somerset