The first table below looks at the demand for NUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NUnit over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NUnit
Rank 406 320 349
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +29
Contract jobs citing NUnit 186 185 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.93% 3.73% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 142 140
Average daily rate £350 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6350 4965 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 11.52% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4136 3199 3248
Average daily rate £375 £399 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 132 194
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
NUnit
UK

NUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NUnit across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

NUnit Jobs Demand Trend in England

NUnit
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

NUnit Daily Rate Trend in England

NUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NUnit across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

NUnit Daily Rate Histogram in England

NUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NUnit across the England region.

NUnit Hourly Rate Trend in England

NUnit
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NUnit within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -26 78 £375 -6.25% 48
South East -26 55 £325 +13.04% 20
North West -2 18 £350 - 15
East of England -15 12 £313 - 15
East Midlands -5 7 £425 +51.78% 6
Yorkshire -18 7 £320 -5.88% 7
South West -33 7 £293 -5.64% 4
West Midlands -15 3 £301 -7.53% 4
North East - - - - 2
NUnit
UK

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing NUnit 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 NUnit.

1 358 (85.44%) C#
2 357 (85.20%) .NET
3 262 (62.53%) SQL Server
4 228 (54.42%) MVC
5 227 (54.18%) ASP.NET
6 216 (51.55%) TDD
7 176 (42.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 155 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
9 153 (36.52%) HTML
10 137 (32.70%) WCF
11 134 (31.98%) Visual Studio
12 129 (30.79%) JavaScript
13 128 (30.55%) OO
14 123 (29.36%) CSS
15 122 (29.12%) jQuery
16 118 (28.16%) .NET Framework
17 114 (27.21%) Scrum
17 114 (27.21%) Continuous Integration
18 113 (26.97%) Unit Testing
19 108 (25.78%) Microsoft
20 86 (20.53%) Web Services
20 86 (20.53%) SQL Server 2008
21 84 (20.05%) XML
21 84 (20.05%) SQL
22 83 (19.81%) Subversion
23 77 (18.38%) BDD
24 76 (18.14%) MSTest
24 76 (18.14%) Windows
25 73 (17.42%) Team Foundation Server
26 71 (16.95%) NHibernate

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing NUnit 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 NUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (11.69%) IIS
2 46 (10.98%) CMS
3 28 (6.68%) Node.js
4 21 (5.01%) Umbraco
5 19 (4.53%) SharePoint
6 18 (4.30%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (4.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 16 (3.82%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (2.63%) Kentico
10 9 (2.15%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.43%) NServiceBus
12 6 (1.43%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.19%) Content Management Server
14 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.24%) Apache
15 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.24%) JCAPS
15 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.63%) MS Office
3 4 (0.95%) Mingle
4 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (4.53%) SaaS
2 8 (1.91%) PaaS
3 5 (1.19%) IaaS
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.91%) HTTP
2 3 (0.72%) Internet
2 3 (0.72%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.48%) SSL
3 2 (0.48%) FTP
4 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.24%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (62.53%) SQL Server
2 86 (20.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (6.92%) Oracle Database
4 28 (6.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (5.25%) RavenDB
5 22 (5.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (4.77%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (4.06%) MongoDB
8 16 (3.82%) Neo4j
9 15 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.91%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.43%) Big Data
13 6 (1.43%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.19%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.95%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 134 (31.98%) Visual Studio
2 83 (19.81%) Subversion
3 76 (18.14%) MSTest
4 73 (17.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 65 (15.51%) Rhino Mocks
6 64 (15.27%) Git (software)
7 59 (14.08%) TeamCity
8 58 (13.84%) Moq
9 45 (10.74%) SpecFlow
10 33 (7.88%) MSBuild
11 28 (6.68%) ClearCase
11 28 (6.68%) Selenium
12 27 (6.44%) CruiseControl
13 24 (5.73%) Jenkins
14 23 (5.49%) CppUnit
14 23 (5.49%) GoogleTest
15 21 (5.01%) Ant
15 21 (5.01%) JUnit
16 17 (4.06%) ReSharper
16 17 (4.06%) Hudson
General
1 55 (13.13%) Finance
2 20 (4.77%) Marketing
3 16 (3.82%) Front Office
4 15 (3.58%) Banking
5 9 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.15%) Retail
6 7 (1.67%) Legal
7 6 (1.43%) Back Office
8 5 (1.19%) Advertising
9 4 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.72%) Military
11 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.24%) Games
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 343 (81.86%) Developer
2 174 (41.53%) .NET Developer
3 110 (26.25%) C# Developer
4 63 (15.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (12.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 51 (12.17%) Senior Developer
7 38 (9.07%) Software Developer
8 25 (5.97%) Senior .NET Developer
9 24 (5.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (4.77%) Web Developer
11 19 (4.53%) Software Engineer
11 19 (4.53%) Agile .NET Developer
12 15 (3.58%) Agile C# Developer
13 14 (3.34%) Analyst
14 13 (3.10%) Programmer
15 11 (2.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (2.63%) .NET Programmer
15 11 (2.63%) WPF Developer
16 10 (2.39%) Umbraco Developer
16 10 (2.39%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (85.20%) .NET
2 227 (54.18%) ASP.NET
3 176 (42.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 153 (36.52%) HTML
5 137 (32.70%) WCF
6 123 (29.36%) CSS
7 122 (29.12%) jQuery
8 118 (28.16%) .NET Framework
9 86 (20.53%) Web Services
10 84 (20.05%) XML
11 71 (16.95%) NHibernate
12 70 (16.71%) WPF
13 65 (15.51%) Ajax
14 62 (14.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 60 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 58 (13.84%) HTML5
17 45 (10.74%) Castle Windsor
18 38 (9.07%) ASP.NET Web API
18 38 (9.07%) CSS3
18 38 (9.07%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.98%) Inversion of Control
2 27 (6.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (5.49%) Derivative
4 16 (3.82%) N-Tier
5 10 (2.39%) Open Source
6 9 (2.15%) Hedge funds
6 9 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.67%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.43%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.43%) W3C
9 4 (0.95%) Blog
9 4 (0.95%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.95%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.72%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.72%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.72%) Physics
11 2 (0.48%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (18.14%) Windows
2 38 (9.07%) Linux
3 24 (5.73%) UNIX
4 11 (2.63%) CentOS
5 9 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.19%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.48%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) Solaris
9 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (54.42%) MVC
2 216 (51.55%) TDD
3 155 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (30.55%) OO
5 114 (27.21%) Scrum
5 114 (27.21%) Continuous Integration
6 113 (26.97%) Unit Testing
7 77 (18.38%) BDD
8 61 (14.56%) Multithreading
9 52 (12.41%) SOA
10 51 (12.17%) OOD
11 49 (11.69%) Software Engineering
12 45 (10.74%) Automated Testing
13 44 (10.50%) UML
14 38 (9.07%) Configuration Management
14 38 (9.07%) MVVM
14 38 (9.07%) Domain-Driven Design
15 31 (7.40%) Project Management
16 29 (6.92%) Web Development
17 27 (6.44%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 358 (85.44%) C#
2 129 (30.79%) JavaScript
3 84 (20.05%) SQL
4 29 (6.92%) T-SQL
5 27 (6.44%) C
6 26 (6.21%) C++
7 25 (5.97%) Java
8 19 (4.53%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.63%) PHP
10 8 (1.91%) Python
11 7 (1.67%) XAML
11 7 (1.67%) VB
11 7 (1.67%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.43%) Ruby
12 6 (1.43%) VB6
13 5 (1.19%) VBScript
14 3 (0.72%) XPath
14 3 (0.72%) Groovy
15 2 (0.48%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (6.44%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.01%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.10%) Degree
4 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.72%) MCTS
5 3 (0.72%) MCSD
6 2 (0.48%) MCP
6 2 (0.48%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
7 1 (0.24%) MCAD
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.53%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (1.91%) SCCM
2 3 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 108 (25.78%) Microsoft
2 53 (12.65%) Oracle
3 18 (4.30%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.19%) Telerik
5 4 (0.95%) Twitter
5 4 (0.95%) Sybase
5 4 (0.95%) TIBCO
5 4 (0.95%) Infragistics
5 4 (0.95%) Perforce
5 4 (0.95%) DataSynapse
6 3 (0.72%) Serena
6 3 (0.72%) HP
6 3 (0.72%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.72%) 29West
6 3 (0.72%) Sencha
7 2 (0.48%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.48%) SAP
7 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.48%) Google
8 1 (0.24%) Ab Initio
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