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 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
North West / Manchester
Rank 92 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCPD 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.075% - 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £525
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
215 230 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.12% 12.81% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 124 108
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £680 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
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 £16.60 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £48.00 £13.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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

MCPD
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Foundation
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Foundation
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft