The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - - 90
Contract jobs citing MCPD 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £270 £318
% change year-on-year
+36.57% -14.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MCPD
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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 East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
280 261 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.02% 17.47% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 145 100
Average daily rate £375 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £463 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £11.23 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £30.00 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft