The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - -
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 £375 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
231 166 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.15% 12.75% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 109 87
Average daily rate £400 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £240 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSTest across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSTest across the Surrey region.

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MSTest
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Telerik
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Telerik