The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 103 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.12% 0.78% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 6.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£271 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £331 £331
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
330 131 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.53% 12.69% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 86 115
Average daily rate £355 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £447 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSTest across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

MSTest
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Tableau
1 2 (100.00%) eggPlant

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) eggPlant
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Tableau