The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSTest 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
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
Buckinghamshire

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

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
56 96 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.15% 9.25% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 54
Median daily rate £438 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.57% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.25 -
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 Milton Keynes

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MSTest
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Strategy Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft