The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MCAD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 March 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)
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 433 -
Contract jobs citing MCAD 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.004% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.026% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £600 £363
% change year-on-year - +65.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3372 3888 3607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.11% 17.23% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2293 2752 2365
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 53 87
Median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

MCAD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing MCAD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCAD in London

MCAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCAD in London

MCAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCAD in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCAD 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 London region with a requirement for MCAD.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MCSD
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery

MCAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) MCSD
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft