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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 36 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSTest 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.77% - 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.35% - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £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 - £44.75 -

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
81 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 22.44% 11.27% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 26
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

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 24 February 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) Automated Testing
2 11 (84.62%) WCF
2 11 (84.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (84.62%) Entity Framework
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) HNC
4 6 (46.15%) HND
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
5 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (15.38%) Docker
6 2 (15.38%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) API Design
6 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Core
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Core

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 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) C# Developer
3 8 (61.54%) Software Developer
4 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (30.77%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) Entity Framework
2 11 (84.62%) WCF
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Core
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Automated Testing
1 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) API Design
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
3 2 (15.38%) Microservices
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) HNC
1 6 (46.15%) HND
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft