The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - - 144
Contract jobs citing MCPD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.16%
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 - - -
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
612 790 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.00% 19.07% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 440 316
Median daily rate £450 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 49
Median hourly rate £35.63 £30.17 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% +79.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.71 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in the North West