The first table below looks at the demand for MCAD in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 209 - 222
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCAD 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% - 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.085% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1176 993 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.22% 15.93% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 641 650
Average daily rate £412 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 37
Average hourly rate £22.00 £48.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCAD
London

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCAD
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCAD across the City of London region.

MCAD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MCAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCAD across the City of London region.

MCAD Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MCAD 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 MCAD.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) MCSD
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MCAD 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 MCAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) MCSD
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) MCPD
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft