The table below looks at the statistics for MSF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSF over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MSF 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
MSF
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
621 698 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.71% 74.97% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 412 301
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £539 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 10
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

MSF
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing MSF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

MSF Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MSF
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

MSF Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MSF
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSF across the Reading region.

MSF Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

MSF
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSF 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 Reading region with a requirement for MSF.

1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Contact Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

MSF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Contact Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SDET