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 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 571 - 565
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCAD 9 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% - 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.090% - 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate £418 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £543 £388
% change year-on-year
-23.02% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MCAD
UK

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
10022 9350 8593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.24% 20.29% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6263 5473 4720
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £233 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 435 397
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East - 5 £418 -
South West - 3 £400 -
London - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
MCAD
UK

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) MCSD
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) VBScript
3 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (80.00%) Workflow
3 8 (80.00%) Migration
3 8 (80.00%) InfoPath
3 8 (80.00%) MCTS
3 8 (80.00%) MCITP
3 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (80.00%) jQuery
4 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) IIS
5 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (50.00%) Military
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) HP

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (70.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Moq
2 1 (10.00%) MSTest
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Administrator
2 7 (70.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 5 (50.00%) Developer
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) XML
3 8 (80.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) DHTML
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Migration
1 8 (80.00%) Workflow
2 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) Channel Management
4 1 (10.00%) EAI
4 1 (10.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) MCSD
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) MCITP
2 8 (80.00%) MCTS
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) MCP
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP