Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for MCPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 October 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 Professional Developer (MCPD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 - 151
Rank change year-on-year - +151 -
Contract jobs citing MCPD 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.035% - 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median daily rate - - £275
North West median daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

MCPD 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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 398 552 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.92% 15.20% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 306 267
Manchester median daily rate £390 £410 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +13.89% +2.86%
10th Percentile £158 £200 £212
90th Percentile £547 £575 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 17
Manchester median hourly rate £18.25 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.86% - -8.17%
10th Percentile £13.68 £12.16 £10.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.25 £38.51
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £30.19
% change year-on-year +52.38% -13.05% +50.48%

MCPD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing MCPD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for MCPD in Manchester

MCPD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCPD in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCPD 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MCPD.

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%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

MCPD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft