The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - 122
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSTest
England

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

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
524 430 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.79% 14.59% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 294 189
Median daily rate £400 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.02 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -2.06%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MSTest
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MSTest Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MSTest
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 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 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