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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 579 551 543
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Contract jobs citing MCAD 4 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.029% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.042% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £230 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £370 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+65.00% -16.66%
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
9543 8443 9343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.65% 17.54% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5490 4696 4904
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 437 570
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.42 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 3 £375 +20.96% 2
West Midlands -12 1 £425 -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - - 1
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MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSD
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) MCTS
4 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) MCPD
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) MCP
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) XSL
6 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (16.67%) LINQ
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSD
3 4 (66.67%) MCTS
4 3 (50.00%) MCPD
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) MCP
6 1 (16.67%) MCITP
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Facebook