The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSTest 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.60% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £245 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £331 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.22% -22.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSTest
Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
101 84 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.17% 16.18% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 70 12
Median daily rate £450 £490 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £363 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MSTest
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barnsley - 1 £300 -
MSTest
Yorkshire

MSTest
Top 16 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) SQL

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft