The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MSTest
Surrey

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

Development Applications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 11.27% 7.84% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 22
Average daily rate £400 £375 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%