The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Reading region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
77 108 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.74% 11.65% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 30
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £19.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 - £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
MSTest
Berkshire

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