The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 29 May 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCPD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCPD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
64 99 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.29% 17.87% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 75
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £272 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 8
Median hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.50 £16.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%