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 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
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
112 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.79% 12.98% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 42 27
Median daily rate £406 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

MSTest
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) KML
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) KML
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET