The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSTest 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 - -
MSTest
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Development Applications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
51 29 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 7.25% 4.23% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 29
Average daily rate £365 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £28.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Malmesbury - 1 - -
MSTest
South West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ATDD
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft