The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £331
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
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
121 139 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.58% 17.84% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 108 24
Median daily rate £450 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.02 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -2.06%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WSE
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin.iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSE
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Platform Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin