The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 44 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.22% 0.55% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.54% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £340 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MSTest
East Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
65 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.04% 9.94% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 13
Average daily rate £345 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSTest across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

MSTest
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -1 1 - - 1
MSTest
East Midlands

MSTest
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
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%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft