Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 73
Contract jobs citing MFC 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Somerset median daily rate - - £310
South West median daily rate £363 £300 £319
% change year-on-year +20.83% -5.88% -36.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Somerset median hourly rate - - £39.25
South West median hourly rate - £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year - -4.46% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 155 120 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.10% 26.14% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 92 178
Somerset median daily rate £375 £359 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% -1.03% +11.54%
10th Percentile £276 £236 £275
90th Percentile £486 £463 £438
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 41
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £122.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +186.55% +22.14%
10th Percentile £50.50 £68.00 £32.54
90th Percentile £53.75 £181.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -

MFC
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MFC in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MFC in Somerset