The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 West Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCPD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £298 £400
% change year-on-year
+34.45% -25.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
414 272 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.29% 14.41% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 130 145
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £33.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +73.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £12.70 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £34.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
MCPD
England

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCPD across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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