The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 242 227
Contract jobs citing MCPD 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.022% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.083% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £330 £299
% change year-on-year
- +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2476 2409 2098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.92% 26.26% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1181 1080
Average daily rate £375 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 83 115
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.32 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MCPD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCPD across the South East region.

MCPD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (100.00%) MCSD
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCDBA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSD
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCDBA
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCAD
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP