The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 37 35
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham - 0.28% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.04% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 - -
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
54 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.89% 13.96% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 20
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSTest across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft