The first table below looks at the demand for NUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 London 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 334 308 304
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Contract jobs citing NUnit 78 81 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.42% 3.01% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 74 84
Average daily rate £375 £400 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3226 2694 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.33% 12.47% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2006 1817
Average daily rate £413 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
NUnit
England

NUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

NUnit Jobs Demand Trend in London

NUnit
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

NUnit Daily Rate Trend in London

NUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

NUnit Daily Rate Histogram in London

NUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

NUnit Hourly Rate Trend in London

NUnit
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NUnit within the London 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
City of London +1 36 £375 -6.25% 6
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
NUnit
England

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 172 (89.58%) C#
2 169 (88.02%) .NET
3 133 (69.27%) SQL Server
4 112 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 105 (54.69%) MVC
6 91 (47.40%) TDD
6 91 (47.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 87 (45.31%) WCF
8 79 (41.15%) HTML
9 76 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (38.54%) JavaScript
11 66 (34.38%) CSS
12 61 (31.77%) .NET Framework
13 60 (31.25%) Microsoft
14 59 (30.73%) Visual Studio
15 58 (30.21%) Unit Testing
16 55 (28.65%) jQuery
16 55 (28.65%) WPF
17 53 (27.60%) Rhino Mocks
18 50 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
19 48 (25.00%) Web Services
20 47 (24.48%) XML
20 47 (24.48%) BDD
21 44 (22.92%) Ajax
22 43 (22.40%) SQL Server 2008
23 41 (21.35%) Multithreading
23 41 (21.35%) Scrum
24 39 (20.31%) OO
24 39 (20.31%) NHibernate
25 38 (19.79%) Subversion

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (11.98%) IIS
2 16 (8.33%) CMS
3 13 (6.77%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.69%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.65%) Node.js
6 6 (3.13%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.60%) NServiceBus
7 5 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.04%) Kentico
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.52%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.69%) SaaS
3 8 (4.17%) PaaS
4 5 (2.60%) IaaS
5 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.60%) HTTP
2 2 (1.04%) SSL
2 2 (1.04%) Internet
2 2 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (69.27%) SQL Server
2 43 (22.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.17%) RavenDB
7 7 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (2.08%) OLAP
9 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.08%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.56%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.04%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (30.73%) Visual Studio
2 53 (27.60%) Rhino Mocks
3 38 (19.79%) Subversion
3 38 (19.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (18.23%) Moq
5 33 (17.19%) TeamCity
6 29 (15.10%) MSTest
7 28 (14.58%) MSBuild
8 27 (14.06%) Git (software)
9 21 (10.94%) SpecFlow
9 21 (10.94%) CruiseControl
10 14 (7.29%) JIRA
11 10 (5.21%) Selenium
12 9 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 8 (4.17%) MSI
13 8 (4.17%) JUnit
13 8 (4.17%) WiX
14 7 (3.65%) Jasmine
14 7 (3.65%) ClearCase
15 6 (3.13%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (17.19%) Finance
2 16 (8.33%) Front Office
3 15 (7.81%) Banking
4 7 (3.65%) Retail
5 6 (3.13%) Back Office
5 6 (3.13%) Marketing
6 5 (2.60%) Advertising
7 4 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 166 (86.46%) Developer
2 71 (36.98%) .NET Developer
3 61 (31.77%) C# Developer
4 30 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (14.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (9.38%) Web Developer
7 15 (7.81%) Senior Developer
8 13 (6.77%) Software Developer
9 11 (5.73%) Agile .NET Developer
9 11 (5.73%) Analyst
10 10 (5.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (5.21%) Agile C# Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Integration Analyst
11 8 (4.17%) WPF Developer
12 7 (3.65%) Systems Integration Analyst
12 7 (3.65%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (2.60%) BizTalk Developer
13 5 (2.60%) Senior BizTalk Developer
13 5 (2.60%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (88.02%) .NET
2 112 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 91 (47.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 87 (45.31%) WCF
5 79 (41.15%) HTML
6 66 (34.38%) CSS
7 61 (31.77%) .NET Framework
8 55 (28.65%) jQuery
8 55 (28.65%) WPF
9 48 (25.00%) Web Services
10 47 (24.48%) XML
11 44 (22.92%) Ajax
12 39 (20.31%) NHibernate
13 33 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 31 (16.15%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (15.63%) Castle Windsor
16 28 (14.58%) MSMQ
17 26 (13.54%) JSON
18 25 (13.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 23 (11.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (13.02%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (4.69%) Open Source
3 9 (4.69%) Hedge funds
3 9 (4.69%) Derivative
4 6 (3.13%) Market Risk
4 6 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.60%) W3C
6 4 (2.08%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.08%) Streaming Video
6 4 (2.08%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.08%) Blog
6 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.56%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.04%) Equities
9 1 (0.52%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.52%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.15%) Windows
2 5 (2.60%) Linux
3 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.04%) CentOS
4 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.04%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) UNIX
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (54.69%) MVC
2 91 (47.40%) TDD
3 76 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (30.21%) Unit Testing
5 50 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (24.48%) BDD
7 41 (21.35%) Multithreading
7 41 (21.35%) Scrum
8 39 (20.31%) OO
9 29 (15.10%) MVVM
10 24 (12.50%) SOA
11 18 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
12 17 (8.85%) Web Development
13 14 (7.29%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (6.77%) Kanban
14 13 (6.77%) Software Engineering
15 12 (6.25%) OOP
15 12 (6.25%) CQRS
16 11 (5.73%) Data Modelling
17 10 (5.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 172 (89.58%) C#
2 74 (38.54%) JavaScript
3 38 (19.79%) SQL
4 19 (9.90%) T-SQL
5 12 (6.25%) Java
5 12 (6.25%) C++
6 6 (3.13%) VB
7 5 (2.60%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.60%) VB6
7 5 (2.60%) VBScript
7 5 (2.60%) Python
8 4 (2.08%) Ruby
9 3 (1.56%) XPath
9 3 (1.56%) PHP
10 2 (1.04%) XAML
10 2 (1.04%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.04%) C
11 1 (0.52%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 8 (4.17%) Degree
2 3 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.04%) MCP
4 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) MCTS
4 1 (0.52%) MCAD
4 1 (0.52%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 60 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.02%) Oracle
3 7 (3.65%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.08%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.08%) Infragistics
4 4 (2.08%) Perforce
4 4 (2.08%) Sybase
4 4 (2.08%) Telerik
4 4 (2.08%) DataSynapse
5 3 (1.56%) 29West
5 3 (1.56%) Twitter
5 3 (1.56%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.04%) Google
6 2 (1.04%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.52%) Ektron
7 1 (0.52%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.52%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.52%) Metastorm
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