The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 41 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSTest 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.36% - 4.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.23% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£350 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £364
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Development Applications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
31 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.31% 10.00% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 11
Average daily rate £325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £250 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSTest across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

MSTest
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing MSTest also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MSTest.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing MSTest also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MSTest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP