The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 424 420 416
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing MCPD 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.005% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.028% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
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
3607 3550 3794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.65% 16.03% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2520 2301 2604
Median daily rate £450 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £553 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 87 119
Median hourly rate £18.75 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.46% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.47 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing MCPD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in London

MCPD
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCPD across the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

MCPD Daily Rate Histogram in London

MCPD
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MCPD Hourly Rate Trend in London

MCPD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wembley - 1 £425 -
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) MCSD
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (91.67%) WCF
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
2 11 (91.67%) NHibernate
2 11 (91.67%) Web Development
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Framework
2 11 (91.67%) Ajax
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) N-Tier
2 11 (91.67%) OOP
2 11 (91.67%) XHTML
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) T-SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (91.67%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (91.67%) StructureMap
2 11 (91.67%) Entity Framework
2 11 (91.67%) LLBLGen Pro

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) CRM Developer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Framework
2 11 (91.67%) Ajax
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 11 (91.67%) Autofac
2 11 (91.67%) Entity Framework
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
2 11 (91.67%) LLBLGen Pro
2 11 (91.67%) NHibernate
2 11 (91.67%) Ninject
2 11 (91.67%) StructureMap
2 11 (91.67%) WCF
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) XHTML
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Inversion of Control
1 11 (91.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) OOP
2 11 (91.67%) Time Management
2 11 (91.67%) Web Development
3 8 (66.67%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
1 12 (100.00%) MCSD
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCAD
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) EPiServer