The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 48 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.78% 0.25% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.23% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £331 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.71% -22.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSTest
Nottinghamshire

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

Development Applications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
93 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.03% 9.85% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 22 27
Median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
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 Nottingham

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

MSTest
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 2 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) HNC
4 4 (50.00%) HND
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) WCF Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) HNC
1 4 (50.00%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft