The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 4 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 123 -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.36% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -16.12%
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 East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
352 399 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.74% 13.13% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 204 126
Average daily rate £375 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.70% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £34.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +6.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £31.50 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +0.92%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in the East of England