The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 71 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSTest 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% - 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.10% - 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
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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Scotland

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

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
91 116 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.19% 16.74% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 69
Average daily rate £388 £358 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £213 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MSTest
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Moq
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript