The table below looks at the statistics for NServiceBus skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NServiceBus over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Particular Software NServiceBus
Rank 198 197 222
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Contract jobs citing NServiceBus 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.034% 0.056%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.97% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
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£538 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1036 973 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.69% 16.76% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 660 797
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 54
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.68 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.68% -23.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £29.25 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

NServiceBus
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NServiceBus across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

NServiceBus Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NServiceBus
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NServiceBus across the City of London region.

NServiceBus Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

NServiceBus
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NServiceBus across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

NServiceBus Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

NServiceBus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing NServiceBus 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 NServiceBus.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) SOA
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
4 7 (63.64%) BDD
4 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (54.55%) WPF
5 6 (54.55%) HTML5
5 6 (54.55%) .NET
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (36.36%) Scrum
7 4 (36.36%) MVC
8 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 3 (27.27%) CSS
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
8 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (27.27%) jQuery
8 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
9 2 (18.18%) ReSharper
9 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
9 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (18.18%) Moq
9 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
9 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap

NServiceBus
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing NServiceBus 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 NServiceBus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Mule
2 1 (9.09%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Moq
2 2 (18.18%) MSBuild
2 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
2 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 2 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Log4Net
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) ReSharper
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
2 6 (54.55%) HTML5
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
3 4 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) Middleware
6 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) SOA
1 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (63.64%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
6 2 (18.18%) OOP
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft