The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 12 14
Contract jobs citing MCPD 0 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 9.62% 13.56%
As % of the Qualifications category - 20.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £339 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £308 £400
% change year-on-year
- -22.93%
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 Taunton region.

Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 60.48% 48.08% 54.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 13 13
Average daily rate £408 £339 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.04% -5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £390 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in Taunton