The table below looks at the statistics for MCAD in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank 637 - 631
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCAD 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% - 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.073% - 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 - £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11026 11274 10671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.41% 19.24% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6860 6772 6077
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 539 450
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MCAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MCAD
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCAD within the UK.

MCAD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MCAD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCAD within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

MCAD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MCAD
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCAD within the UK.

MCAD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MCAD
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England - 6 £425 - 3
London - 3 £525 -
Wales - 1 £425 -
Leeds - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Cardiff - 1 £425 -
South Wales - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
North East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 1

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MCAD.

1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) MCSD
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) MCTS
4 10 (52.63%) C#
5 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
5 9 (47.37%) MCPD
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) Scrum
6 7 (36.84%) Degree
6 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 6 (31.58%) HTML
7 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
7 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
8 5 (26.32%) MCP
8 5 (26.32%) UML
8 5 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (26.32%) Workflow
8 5 (26.32%) Migration
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (26.32%) EPiServer
8 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) jQuery

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) InfoPath
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Aareon QL
1 1 (5.26%) Academy Housing
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (5.26%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (5.26%) OPENHousing
1 1 (5.26%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Burp Suite
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) JMeter
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.53%) French Language
1 2 (10.53%) German Language
1 2 (10.53%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (10.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Escalation Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) XML
4 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE
5 2 (10.53%) JDBC
5 2 (10.53%) JNDI
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) JSP
5 2 (10.53%) Servlets
5 2 (10.53%) Struts
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) UML
4 5 (26.32%) Workflow
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Security Auditing
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) Information Management
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.53%) OWASP
7 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (21.05%) VBScript
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (73.68%) MCSD
3 11 (57.89%) MCTS
4 9 (47.37%) MCPD
5 7 (36.84%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) MCP
6 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) MCITP
8 3 (15.79%) MCSE
9 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (5.26%) CISSP
9 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) EPiServer
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.26%) Aareon
5 1 (5.26%) Capita
5 1 (5.26%) Civica
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (5.26%) Hummingbird
5 1 (5.26%) Kypera
5 1 (5.26%) Northgate
5 1 (5.26%) Orchard
5 1 (5.26%) Siebel
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