The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Surrey 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 85 103
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.077% 0.058%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.66% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £388 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
257 151 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.70% 11.56% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 80 152
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 11
Average hourly rate £43.57 £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.02% -15.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.91 £26.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
MSTest
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cranleigh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Haslemere - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft