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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
England / London
Rank 395 414 410
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing MCPD 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.023% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.062% 0.13% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3244 3975 3636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.99% 18.54% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2244 2753 2403
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 87
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (60.00%) AMQP
2 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) MCAD
3 2 (40.00%) MCSD
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) EPiServer
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) AMQP
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (40.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) MCAD
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSD
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft