The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing MCPD 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.25%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
359 195 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.49% 18.47% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 94 84
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 4 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +54.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire