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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 398 416 403
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing MCAD 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.056% 0.053% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £325 £385
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -15.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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
3566 3778 3232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.77% 16.17% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2314 2577 1930
Average daily rate £415 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 126 123
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £54.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 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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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
City of London +11 1 £500 -
MCAD
England

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MCSD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (50.00%) Moq
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSD
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft