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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 569 574 514
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -60
Contract jobs citing MCAD 11 2 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.004% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.020% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 22
Average daily rate
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£326 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £400
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
9759 10051 8023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.28% 19.56% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5581 5743 4289
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £531 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 504 464
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCAD across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MCAD Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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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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
Yorkshire - 6 £340 - 1
South East - 5 £313 - 4
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
London - - - -
MCAD
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MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) MCSD
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
4 7 (63.64%) Subversion
5 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 6 (54.55%) TDD
5 6 (54.55%) jQuery
6 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (45.45%) JSON
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (45.45%) CRM
7 4 (36.36%) ClearCase
7 4 (36.36%) DTS
7 4 (36.36%) MCDBA
7 4 (36.36%) IBM
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (36.36%) ClearQuest
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 4 (36.36%) IIS

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (36.36%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) DTS
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Subversion
1 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) ClearCase
2 4 (36.36%) ClearQuest
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) JSON
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) COM+
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 4 (36.36%) LINQ
6 3 (27.27%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) WCF
7 1 (9.09%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 4 (36.36%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 3 (27.27%) Time Management
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) VBScript
4 4 (36.36%) VB
4 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 4 (36.36%) VB6
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCSD
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCDBA
3 1 (9.09%) MCTS
3 1 (9.09%) MCPD
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) IBM