The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
London / City of London
Rank 142 141 179
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +38
Contract jobs citing MSTest 14 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.81% 2.10% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 8
Median daily rate £425 £430 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £304 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
499 428 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.15% 14.29% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 336 581
Median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £328 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 26 (89.66%) SQL
2 22 (75.86%) .NET
3 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (72.41%) NUnit
4 19 (65.52%) C#
5 18 (62.07%) T-SQL
5 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
5 18 (62.07%) TDD
6 17 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (55.17%) WCF
8 15 (51.72%) .NET Framework
8 15 (51.72%) RESTful
8 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (48.28%) Windows
9 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (44.83%) OOP
10 13 (44.83%) Scrum
11 12 (41.38%) OO
12 10 (34.48%) SOA
12 10 (34.48%) Selenium
13 9 (31.03%) MSBuild
13 9 (31.03%) CSS
13 9 (31.03%) HTML
14 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
14 8 (27.59%) WebDriver
14 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
14 8 (27.59%) Entity Framework
14 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
14 8 (27.59%) DevOps
15 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) NUnit
2 17 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (34.48%) Selenium
4 9 (31.03%) MSBuild
5 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
5 8 (27.59%) WebDriver
6 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
6 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.34%) Moq
6 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
6 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
7 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.90%) JIRA
7 2 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (6.90%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (17.24%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Developer in Test
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) WCF
3 15 (51.72%) .NET Framework
3 15 (51.72%) RESTful
4 9 (31.03%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) HTML
5 8 (27.59%) Entity Framework
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (10.34%) jQuery
7 3 (10.34%) JSON
7 3 (10.34%) REST
7 3 (10.34%) XML
8 2 (6.90%) CSS3
8 2 (6.90%) HTML5
8 2 (6.90%) Polymer
8 2 (6.90%) StructureMap
8 2 (6.90%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (3.45%) Ajax
9 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.45%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) TDD
3 13 (44.83%) OOP
3 13 (44.83%) Scrum
4 12 (41.38%) OO
5 10 (34.48%) SOA
6 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
6 8 (27.59%) DevOps
7 6 (20.69%) BDD
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Testing
8 5 (17.24%) ATDD
8 5 (17.24%) Multithreading
8 5 (17.24%) SDLC
9 3 (10.34%) Load Testing
9 3 (10.34%) MVC
9 3 (10.34%) SOLID
9 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) SQL
2 19 (65.52%) C#
3 18 (62.07%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
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