The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 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 Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £369 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +11.74%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
151 171 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.63% 20.90% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 59 46
Median daily rate £350 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £47.50 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%