Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for MCPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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 Professional Developer (MCPD)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 239
Contract jobs citing MCPD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median daily rate - - £275
England median daily rate £425 £538 £431
% change year-on-year -20.93% +24.64% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 995 1260 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.35% 18.48% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 743 960
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +7.53%
10th Percentile £200 £226 £250
90th Percentile £550 £595 £573
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 57 108
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.91% -9.90% +52.60%
10th Percentile £14.74 £12.13 £15.31
90th Percentile £53.40 £53.20 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

MCPD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing MCPD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for MCPD in the North West

MCPD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCPD in the North West