The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 88 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCPD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MCPD
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
195 172 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.83% 14.73% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 85 74
Average daily rate £351 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.46 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCPD across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MCPD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing MCPD 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 MCPD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) AMQP
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing MCPD 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 MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian