The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 120 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing MCPD 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.039% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £318 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.96% -20.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
699 688 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.57% 26.81% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 281 230
Average daily rate £375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.81 £12.00 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.20 £30.50 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCPD across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCPD across the Berkshire region.

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MCPD
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCPD across the Berkshire region.

MCPD Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MCPD
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft