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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 47 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.66% 0.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.69% 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
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
39 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.55% 11.62% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 16
Median daily rate £350 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS

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 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
1 1 (33.33%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft