The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCPD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.032% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCPD
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
639 429 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.29% 17.81% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 268 209
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 34
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.44 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +46.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £8.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.63 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing MCPD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MCPD
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MCPD Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MCPD
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 1 (100.00%) MCAD
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCAD
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification