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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 93 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSTest 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.070% - 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MSTest
South East

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
184 254 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.81% 16.79% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 151 80
Average daily rate £375 £378 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 11
Average hourly rate £46.25 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £39.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.81 £46.31 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorking - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Staines - - - -
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 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#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Telerik
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Telerik