The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing MCPD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
112 50 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 32.18% 24.27% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 26 49
Average daily rate £325 £344 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.53 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +23.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.82 £32.44 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.62 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in Somerset