The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 121 132
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.040% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.46% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.75 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
228 219 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.61% 8.72% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 134 150
Median daily rate £440 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £46.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +30.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £45.00 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSTest across the Berkshire region.

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MSTest 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (57.14%) Middleware
4 4 (57.14%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) REST
5 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) GIS
7 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (14.29%) WPF
7 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (14.29%) C

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Support Officer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) WCF Developer
2 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Middleware
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (14.29%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft