The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £449 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +21.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCSD
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
34 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.92% 10.92% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 26
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £176 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £10.25 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.65% +15.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

MCSD
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCSD 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification