The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD 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 MCPD over the 3 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 201 - 208
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCPD 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% - 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
877 1033 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.07% 14.75% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 712 607
Average daily rate £420 £408 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 26
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.65 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £40.00 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCPD
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 MCPD across the City of London region.

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MCPD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) AMQP
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
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