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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NUnit
Rank 373 372 345
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Contract jobs citing NUnit 214 174 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.33% 3.15% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 136 138
Average daily rate
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£384 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% +13.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £319 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £54.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6417 5516 5655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.00% 11.84% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 3526 3377
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 133 205
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
NUnit
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 121 £413 +3.12% 56
South East -24 32 £370 +14.72% 42
East of England -5 19 £285 -18.57% 20
South West -16 12 £325 +4.83% 6
West Midlands -5 11 £425 +88.88% 2
East Midlands +9 10 - - 4
North West +12 9 £325 +25.00% 22
Yorkshire +4 1 £325 - 6
North East - - - - 2
NUnit
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NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 336 (85.93%) .NET
2 329 (84.14%) C#
3 230 (58.82%) MVC
4 217 (55.50%) TDD
5 211 (53.96%) SQL Server
5 211 (53.96%) ASP.NET
6 149 (38.11%) HTML
7 146 (37.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 137 (35.04%) JavaScript
8 137 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
8 137 (35.04%) .NET Framework
9 134 (34.27%) CSS
10 128 (32.74%) jQuery
11 122 (31.20%) WCF
12 113 (28.90%) Visual Studio
13 112 (28.64%) Scrum
14 109 (27.88%) Web Services
15 107 (27.37%) OO
16 106 (27.11%) Microsoft
17 98 (25.06%) Unit Testing
18 82 (20.97%) XML
19 80 (20.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 77 (19.69%) Continuous Integration
21 75 (19.18%) Finance
22 73 (18.67%) SQL
23 70 (17.90%) Ajax
24 68 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
25 66 (16.88%) Windows
26 65 (16.62%) BDD
27 60 (15.35%) SQL Server 2008

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 47 (12.02%) CMS
2 46 (11.76%) IIS
3 24 (6.14%) Umbraco
4 23 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 19 (4.86%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.84%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (3.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (2.30%) Node.js
9 7 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.28%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.02%) Content Management Server
12 4 (1.02%) Joomla!
12 4 (1.02%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.77%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.77%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.77%) Kentico
13 3 (0.77%) JCAPS
13 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.81%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.05%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.77%) MS Office
4 3 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.51%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.30%) SaaS
4 8 (2.05%) PaaS
5 7 (1.79%) Office 365
6 6 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.28%) IaaS
7 5 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.28%) CloudFront
7 5 (1.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.30%) HTTP
2 5 (1.28%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.77%) DNS
3 3 (0.77%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.51%) SNMP
4 2 (0.51%) Internet
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (53.96%) SQL Server
2 60 (15.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (7.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (6.14%) Oracle Database
5 21 (5.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (3.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.05%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.05%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.05%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.79%) MySQL
9 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.53%) Big Data
10 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.28%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.02%) RavenDB
13 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 113 (28.90%) Visual Studio
2 68 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (14.83%) Subversion
4 56 (14.32%) MSTest
5 53 (13.55%) Moq
6 50 (12.79%) SpecFlow
7 49 (12.53%) Rhino Mocks
8 44 (11.25%) Selenium
9 32 (8.18%) TeamCity
10 30 (7.67%) Git (software)
11 29 (7.42%) JUnit
12 28 (7.16%) MSBuild
13 22 (5.63%) JIRA
14 17 (4.35%) GoogleTest
15 16 (4.09%) Ant
15 16 (4.09%) CruiseControl
15 16 (4.09%) CppUnit
16 15 (3.84%) ClearCase
17 14 (3.58%) Cucumber
17 14 (3.58%) Jenkins
General
1 75 (19.18%) Finance
2 28 (7.16%) Banking
3 14 (3.58%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.56%) Front Office
5 8 (2.05%) Marketing
6 5 (1.28%) Advertising
7 4 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.77%) Electronics
8 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
9 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.26%) Military
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 304 (77.75%) Developer
2 173 (44.25%) .NET Developer
3 102 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 67 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 58 (14.83%) ASP.NET Developer
6 39 (9.97%) Senior Developer
7 35 (8.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (6.65%) Software Developer
8 26 (6.65%) Software Engineer
9 23 (5.88%) Web Developer
10 19 (4.86%) Senior .NET Developer
11 16 (4.09%) Agile .NET Developer
12 13 (3.32%) Analyst
13 11 (2.81%) Programmer
13 11 (2.81%) .NET Web Developer
13 11 (2.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (2.56%) C# Web Developer
14 10 (2.56%) Tester
15 9 (2.30%) Front-End Developer
15 9 (2.30%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (85.93%) .NET
2 211 (53.96%) ASP.NET
3 149 (38.11%) HTML
4 146 (37.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 137 (35.04%) .NET Framework
6 134 (34.27%) CSS
7 128 (32.74%) jQuery
8 122 (31.20%) WCF
9 109 (27.88%) Web Services
10 82 (20.97%) XML
11 80 (20.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 70 (17.90%) Ajax
13 58 (14.83%) HTML5
14 51 (13.04%) NHibernate
15 47 (12.02%) CSS3
16 43 (11.00%) REST
16 43 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 42 (10.74%) WPF
18 38 (9.72%) JSON
19 33 (8.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.44%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (4.60%) N-Tier
3 15 (3.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (3.58%) Derivative
5 11 (2.81%) Fixed Income
6 7 (1.79%) W3C
7 6 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.02%) Streaming Music
10 3 (0.77%) Open Source
10 3 (0.77%) DTV
11 2 (0.51%) GIS
11 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.51%) Blog
11 2 (0.51%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.51%) Social Media
12 1 (0.26%) Xbox
12 1 (0.26%) Health Informatics
12 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.88%) Windows
2 26 (6.65%) Linux
3 19 (4.86%) UNIX
4 18 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.30%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.53%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.53%) Android
8 6 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (58.82%) MVC
2 217 (55.50%) TDD
3 137 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (28.64%) Scrum
5 107 (27.37%) OO
6 98 (25.06%) Unit Testing
7 77 (19.69%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (16.62%) BDD
9 52 (13.30%) Software Engineering
10 44 (11.25%) SOA
11 42 (10.74%) OOD
12 36 (9.21%) Web Development
13 33 (8.44%) Multithreading
14 32 (8.18%) UML
14 32 (8.18%) Configuration Management
15 30 (7.67%) Project Management
15 30 (7.67%) Automated Testing
16 25 (6.39%) E-Commerce
17 23 (5.88%) Kanban
18 22 (5.63%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 329 (84.14%) C#
2 137 (35.04%) JavaScript
3 73 (18.67%) SQL
4 38 (9.72%) Java
5 34 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 20 (5.12%) C
7 14 (3.58%) VB.NET
8 13 (3.32%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.81%) VB
10 10 (2.56%) C++
11 8 (2.05%) Ruby
12 7 (1.79%) VBScript
12 7 (1.79%) VB6
13 6 (1.53%) Python
14 4 (1.02%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.02%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.77%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.77%) VBA
15 3 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.16%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.58%) Degree
4 7 (1.79%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.77%) ISEB
6 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) MCP
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.37%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Varnish
2 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.30%) SCCM
2 2 (0.51%) SCOM
3 1 (0.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 106 (27.11%) Microsoft
2 50 (12.79%) Oracle
3 25 (6.39%) Sitecore
4 15 (3.84%) EPiServer
5 12 (3.07%) Ektron
6 6 (1.53%) TIBCO
6 6 (1.53%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.28%) Sybase
7 5 (1.28%) Telerik
8 4 (1.02%) RedDot
8 4 (1.02%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.77%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.77%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.77%) SAP
9 3 (0.77%) Adobe
9 3 (0.77%) Serena
10 2 (0.51%) Metastorm
10 2 (0.51%) Red Gate
10 2 (0.51%) StreamBase
11 1 (0.26%) 29West
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Loughton
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago