The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £331 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.71% -19.69%
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 Kent region.

Development Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
42 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.65% 13.81% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 10
Median daily rate £375 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Kent

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WCF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) StructureMap
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) CQRS
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL