The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 104 69
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.12% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.56% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £271 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSTest
West Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
241 356 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.67% 22.22% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 249 93
Median daily rate £413 £388 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +16.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -
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 Leeds

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Leeds