Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 88 -
Contract jobs citing MSTest 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.61% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 6.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Reading median daily rate - £388 -
Berkshire median daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 162 147 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.71% 9.99% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 79 143
Reading median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £291 £261 £269
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year - +9.97% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
10th Percentile £13.20 - £25.75
90th Percentile £29.00 - £27.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Reading

MSTest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSTest in Reading