The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCPD 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.79% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £330 £287
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +14.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
MCPD
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 70 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 17.39% 25.36% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 16
Average daily rate £450 £375 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +29.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

MCPD
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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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
Ipswich - 2 £450 -
MCPD
East of England

MCPD
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) UML
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 8 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) Middleware
2 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) SQL

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Applications Architect
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 7 (87.50%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) UML
1 8 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 8 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (87.50%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft