The first table below looks at the demand for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 18 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 Wiltshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 1.29% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
129 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.12% 9.05% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 33 36
Average daily rate £350 £525 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +37.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -12.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
MSTest
South West

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MSTest
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI
1 1 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) RIA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI
Wiltshire
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 days ago