The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCPD 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £352
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MCPD
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
511 491 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.53% 16.13% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 250 188
Average daily rate £375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 43 52
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £29.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MCPD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 8 £450 - 1
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) UML
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 8 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) Middleware
2 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) SQL

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Applications Architect
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 7 (87.50%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) UML
1 8 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 8 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (87.50%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
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