Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for MSTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MSTest over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft MSTest
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 109 134
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.15% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - £475 -
South East median daily rate £500 £400 £310
% change year-on-year +25.00% +29.03% -27.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

MSTest is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 501 174 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.34% 9.98% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 83 108
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +7.41% -5.06%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £493 £463
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £45.00 £31.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% +44.58% -26.76%
10th Percentile £26.00 £27.50 £17.49
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £43.66
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Buckinghamshire

MSTest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MSTest in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MSTest in Buckinghamshire