The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - 106
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
344 295 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.20% 14.75% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 191 163
Median daily rate £420 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MSTest
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in West 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
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL