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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 422 423 424
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing MCPD 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.079% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £550 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £450
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
3496 3791 3977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.36% 16.75% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2230 2513 2764
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 66 68
Median hourly rate £32.25 £21.03 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.35% +31.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) EPiServer
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) MCP
2 5 (71.43%) MCAD
2 5 (71.43%) MCSD
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (28.57%) AMQP
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database

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 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) AMQP
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (71.43%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) MCAD
2 5 (71.43%) MCP
2 5 (71.43%) MCSD
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) EPiServer
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle