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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
114 56 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.88% 11.45% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 44 25
Average daily rate £406 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +27.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £477 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

MSTest
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

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