Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Managed Extensibility Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Managed Extensibility Framework over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 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.

Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 855 854 862
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework 8 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.023% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.024% 0.071% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 8
UK median daily rate £473 £506 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.62% -15.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £386 £313 £431
90th Percentile £488 £594 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £400 -
% change year-on-year +18.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Managed Extensibility Framework 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,531 32,375 30,321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.83% 31.93% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,570 23,044 20,958
UK median daily rate £485 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% +8.82% +2.41%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 337 338
UK median hourly rate £41.85 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.61% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £17.90 £18.15 £15.43
90th Percentile £60.05 £53.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.85 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +0.83% +7.10% -

Managed Extensibility Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Managed Extensibility Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Managed Extensibility Framework in the UK

Managed Extensibility Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework.

Contractor daily rate trend for Managed Extensibility Framework in the UK

Managed Extensibility Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Managed Extensibility Framework in the UK

Managed Extensibility Framework
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework within the UK over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
England -12 8 £473 -6.62%
UK excluding London -22 7 £473 +18.13%
South East +5 6 £473 -6.62%
East of England +16 1 - -
London -4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Managed Extensibility Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Managed Extensibility Framework.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
2 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (87.50%) XAML
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (75.00%) SDLC
4 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (62.50%) MSBuild
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 5 (62.50%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
4 5 (62.50%) NUnit
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (50.00%) WCF
5 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (50.00%) Use Case
5 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (50.00%) Degree
5 4 (50.00%) JSON
5 4 (50.00%) ReSharper

Managed Extensibility Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) MSBuild
3 5 (62.50%) NUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) ReSharper
4 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) WPF Developer
3 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 5 (62.50%) C# WPF Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps Developer
7 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
2 5 (62.50%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Use Case
3 4 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) MVVM
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) XAML
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (37.50%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle