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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank - 407 367
Contract jobs citing MCAD 0 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.050% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.32% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 16
Average daily rate
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- £558 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +65.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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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 London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3790 3718 3168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.78% 15.63% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2619 2399 1983
Average daily rate £425 £410 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 83 130
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £11.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 27 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) MCSD
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) MCPD
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (66.67%) CRM Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSD
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) MCPD
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft