The first table below looks at the demand for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northampton region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCPD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £298 £400
% change year-on-year
+34.45% -25.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 13.93% 23.44% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 17
Average daily rate £363 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £310 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £363 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCPD
Northamptonshire

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

MCPD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft