The first table below looks at the demand for MCAD in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCAD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCAD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
189 131 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.54% 31.19% 47.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 68 103
Average daily rate £363 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £513 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 16
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.40 £19.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCAD
UK

MCAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

MCAD Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MCAD
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

MCAD Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing MCAD 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 MCAD.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) DOM
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Data Conversion
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services

MCAD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing MCAD 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 MCAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) DOM
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) System Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) EAI
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft