The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank - 528 506
Contract jobs citing MCAD 0 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.038% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.22% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 26
Average daily rate
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- £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10855 8071 8242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.59% 17.04% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6184 4640 4343
Average daily rate £390 £380 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 482 330 549
Average hourly rate £18.02 £18.55 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% -17.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCAD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MCAD Daily Rate Trend in England

MCAD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MCAD Hourly Rate Trend in England

MCAD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
London - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MCSD
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (50.00%) MCPD
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSD
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) MCPD
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Facebook