The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCAD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £340 -
% change year-on-year
+91.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCAD
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
70 87 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.15% 22.83% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 26
Median daily rate £384 £400 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +70.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £78
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £700 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £11.65 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing MCAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside