The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 407 - 402
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCAD 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% - 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.026% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £300
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
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3815 3590 3784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.29% 17.12% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2604 2398 2365
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 80 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £14.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCAD across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCAD
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCAD across the London region.

MCAD Daily Rate Trend in London

MCAD
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCAD across the London region.

MCAD Hourly Rate Trend in London

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) EAI
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Channel Management
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Channel Management
1 1 (100.00%) EAI
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft