The first table below looks at the demand for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 63 -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £238 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 64 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.42% 7.67% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 45 44
Average daily rate £325 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MSTest
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Aylesbury - - - - 1
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Spring.NET
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (50.00%) Ninject
3 2 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (50.00%) Moq
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) CQRS

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
2 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (50.00%) Moq
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Tester
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (50.00%) Ninject
2 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) MVVM
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) CQRS
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell