The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 58 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.75% 0.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £398 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.51% +17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSTest
Berkshire

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
81 118 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.18% 12.74% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 86 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) SOA
1 8 (88.89%) B2B
1 8 (88.89%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (88.89%) SDLC
2 7 (77.78%) REST
2 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) OO
2 7 (77.78%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) StructureMap
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) CQRS
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL

MSTest
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 8 (88.89%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Moq
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Architect
3 2 (22.22%) SOA Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) REST
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) StructureMap
3 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) B2B
1 8 (88.89%) SDLC
1 8 (88.89%) SOA
1 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 7 (77.78%) OO
2 7 (77.78%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) CQRS
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL