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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 32 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSTest 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.25% - 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.47% - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
76 43 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 22.49% 10.44% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 36
Median daily rate £375 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £282 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
2 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) WCF
2 12 (85.71%) Entity Framework
2 12 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) HNC
5 6 (42.86%) HND
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (14.29%) API Design
6 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 2 (14.29%) RESTful
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories

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 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 8 (57.14%) Software Developer
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
7 1 (7.14%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
2 12 (85.71%) Entity Framework
2 12 (85.71%) WCF
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) API Design
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) Microservices
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
1 6 (42.86%) HNC
1 6 (42.86%) HND
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft