The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCAD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £340 -
% change year-on-year
+91.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCAD
North East

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

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
502 177 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 51.33% 30.15% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 102 153
Median daily rate £300 £325 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £239 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £505 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%