Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MCAD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 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 Application Developer (MCAD)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 858 862
Contract jobs citing MCAD 0 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.015% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.075% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 1
England median daily rate - £525 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.51% +10.24%
UK median daily rate £380 £425 £422
% change year-on-year -10.59% +0.79% +8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

MCAD 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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17630 20111 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.78% 20.49% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10825 12536 12686
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £230 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £593 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 779 1000
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +10.87% +21.05%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.73 £49.19
UK median hourly rate £26.35 £26.25 £24.41
% change year-on-year +0.36% +7.55% +28.46%

MCAD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MCAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MCAD in England

MCAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCAD in England

MCAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCAD in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCAD in England