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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - - 108
Contract jobs citing MCPD 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate - £330 £299
% change year-on-year
- +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
941 879 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.39% 28.74% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 565 353
Average daily rate £398 £375 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 38 43
Average hourly rate £41.62 £35.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.23% +69.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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