The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.27% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSTest
South East

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 Sussex region.

Development Applications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
46 47 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 16.25% 12.47% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 27
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) COM+
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) AutoMapper
1 1 (100.00%) COM+
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6