The first table below looks at the demand for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hampshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - 92
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - - 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
351 266 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.83% 15.26% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 147 109
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
1 2 (100.00%) Ninject
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) Ninject
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#