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 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 Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank - 578 559
Contract jobs citing MCAD 0 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.008% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.043% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Average daily rate
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- £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £413 £250
% change year-on-year
- +65.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10291 9395 8453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.08% 18.66% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6245 5404 4706
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 386 437
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £44.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) MCSD
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) CRM
3 6 (75.00%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) MCDBA
5 4 (50.00%) COM+
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) IIS
5 4 (50.00%) VBScript
5 4 (50.00%) VB
5 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
5 4 (50.00%) DTS
5 4 (50.00%) IBM
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (50.00%) ClearQuest
5 4 (50.00%) VB6
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) DTS
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 4 (50.00%) ClearQuest
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (12.50%) Moq
5 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (12.50%) NUnit
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) COM+
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) DSDM
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) VBScript
3 4 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (50.00%) VB6
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSD
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft