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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
North West / Manchester
Rank - - 92
Contract jobs citing MCPD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
217 266 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.57% 13.69% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 148 106
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 16
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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