The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £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 - - -
MSTest
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
124 89 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.07% 11.66% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 67 52
Median daily rate £430 £350 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MSTest
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) StructureMap
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) CQRS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Angular Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) StructureMap
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CQRS
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL