Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 15 October 2018 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 138 -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.035% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median daily rate - - -
North West median daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 704 474 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.46% 16.77% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 317 376
Manchester median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £293
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 8
Manchester median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £27.50 £35.00 £26.56
90th Percentile £38.75 £50.00 £42.25
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +3.13% +6.67%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Manchester

MSTest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSTest in Manchester