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 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 86 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSTest 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.088% - 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% - 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £263 - -
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
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
200 300 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.59% 18.75% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 194 106
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.38 - £14.87
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

MSTest
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle