Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for MCSD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 196 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - +215
Contract jobs citing MCSD 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.021% 0.043% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median daily rate £375 - -
England median daily rate £425 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +30.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

MCSD is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 945 926 956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.83% 19.83% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 512 524
East of England median daily rate £400 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +6.33% -0.31%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 104 72
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £27.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.09% -16.70% +30.13%
10th Percentile £11.16 £10.55 £10.09
90th Percentile £43.40 £47.35 £49.79
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year -15.61% +7.73% +24.49%

MCSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MCSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for MCSD in the East of England

MCSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCSD in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSD in the East of England

MCSD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £375 -
MCSD
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

MCSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft