The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank - - 121
Contract jobs citing MCSD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.28% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
462 286 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.61% 12.10% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 178 142
Average daily rate £370 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 24
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -43.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.41 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £25.00 £44.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MCSD
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCSD Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MCSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSD across the Yorkshire region.

MCSD Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing MCSD 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 MCSD.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) MCAD
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing MCSD 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 MCSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCAD
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft