The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 135 144 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing MCPD 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.071% 0.032% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.098% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCPD
England

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

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
946 1019 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.69% 32.31% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 645 599
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 61 73
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.31 £17.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.45 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MCPD
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 2 - - 1
MCPD
England

MCPD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCPD 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 South West region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MCSD
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Power BI

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Power BI
1 2 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MCSD
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft