The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSTest 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
116 125 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.46% 12.74% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 61 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £207 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £439 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £35.50 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.17% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) NUnit
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 8 (88.89%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
4 6 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 6 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (66.67%) Node.js
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (66.67%) CSS
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 6 (66.67%) Content Management
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) CMS
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) TDD

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) Node.js
1 6 (66.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 6 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) NUnit
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 8 (88.89%) jQuery
1 8 (88.89%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
3 6 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Content Management
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft