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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 75 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.62% 9.31% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 22
Average daily rate £415 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.76% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSTest across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MSTest
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) XAML
1 5 (100.00%) WinForms
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) WinForms
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XAML