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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 47 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSTest 1 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.28% - 4.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.89% - 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 10
Average daily rate
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£350 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £338 £364
% change year-on-year
+18.88% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
53 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 14.60% 8.73% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 18
Average daily rate £350 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSTest across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 1 £350 - 1
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 17 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP