The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 0.38% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £398 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.51% +17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSTest
East Sussex

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
34 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 18.48% 11.65% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 15
Median daily rate £438 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £440 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Brighton region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) AutoMapper
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) YAGNI
2 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) StructureMap
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (50.00%) Moq
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) AutoMapper
2 1 (50.00%) COM+
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) StructureMap
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) CQRS
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB6