The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 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 Hampshire - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £398 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.51% +17.77%
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 Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
328 326 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.69% 15.32% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 209 197
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 9
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £34.57 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

MSTest
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft