The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -
MCSD
South East

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
202 268 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.72% 23.12% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 124 99
Average daily rate £411 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £14.23 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.00 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing MCSD 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 MCSD.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MCAD
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing MCSD 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 MCSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Moq
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCAD
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft