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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.27% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -
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
54 52 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.40% 11.40% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 18
Average daily rate £375 £425 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £350 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% +17.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSD across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 1 - -
MCSD
East Midlands

MCSD
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing MCSD 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing MCSD 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 MCSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

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