The table below looks at the statistics for NServiceBus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NServiceBus over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Particular Software NServiceBus
Rank 611 620 622
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing NServiceBus 27 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.041% 0.026%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.28% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 12
Median daily rate £375 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9541 9902 9419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.84% 17.64% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6343 6160 5645
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 337 362
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.15 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

NServiceBus
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NServiceBus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

NServiceBus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NServiceBus
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NServiceBus within the UK.

NServiceBus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NServiceBus
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NServiceBus within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

NServiceBus Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NServiceBus
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NServiceBus within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 25 £375 +5.63% 13
Coventry -5 7 £325 -1.51%
West Midlands -22 7 £325 -0.76%
South West +6 6 £344 -5.17%
London -7 6 £450 -14.28% 4
East of England +15 5 £500 +17.64% 1
Bristol - 5 £338 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £500 -
Watford - 3 £475 -
Edinburgh - 2 £450 -
Scotland - 2 £450 -
City of London +30 1 £388 -26.19% 1
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Harrogate - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1

NServiceBus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NServiceBus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NServiceBus.

1 38 (92.68%) .NET
2 32 (78.05%) SQL Server
3 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
4 25 (60.98%) Git (software)
5 24 (58.54%) C#
6 23 (56.10%) SQL
7 22 (53.66%) MVC
8 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET
9 17 (41.46%) CSS
9 17 (41.46%) HTML
9 17 (41.46%) Windows
9 17 (41.46%) MSMQ
10 16 (39.02%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (36.59%) DevOps
11 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
11 15 (36.59%) CRM
12 14 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
12 14 (34.15%) jQuery
12 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
13 13 (31.71%) Network Security
13 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (31.71%) Scrum
13 13 (31.71%) TDD
14 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
14 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
14 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (29.27%) Azure SQL Database

NServiceBus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) CMS
3 3 (7.32%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (29.27%) IaaS
3 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (24.39%) Office 365
5 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Network Security
2 7 (17.07%) Internet
3 3 (7.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (78.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (29.27%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (26.83%) NoSQL
4 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
5 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (17.07%) RavenDB
7 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (9.76%) Redis
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.44%) MySQL
10 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (60.98%) Git (software)
2 14 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (26.83%) FxCop
3 11 (26.83%) StyleCop
4 10 (24.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (21.95%) TeamCity
6 7 (17.07%) Jasmine
6 7 (17.07%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (14.63%) NuGet
7 6 (14.63%) NUnit
7 6 (14.63%) Subversion
8 4 (9.76%) Artifactory
8 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
9 3 (7.32%) Moq
9 3 (7.32%) Protractor
9 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
10 2 (4.88%) Log4Net
10 2 (4.88%) MSBuild
10 2 (4.88%) ReSharper
10 2 (4.88%) Selenium
General
1 8 (19.51%) Retail
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) .NET Developer
3 13 (31.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (19.51%) C# Developer
5 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Consultant
6 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (14.63%) AWS Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Azure Consultant
6 6 (14.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (9.76%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Lead .NET Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) .NET
2 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET
3 17 (41.46%) CSS
3 17 (41.46%) HTML
3 17 (41.46%) MSMQ
4 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
5 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (34.15%) jQuery
6 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (21.95%) CSS3
7 9 (21.95%) HTML5
7 9 (21.95%) NHibernate
8 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
8 8 (19.51%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (19.51%) SOAP
8 8 (19.51%) Web Services
9 7 (17.07%) WCF
10 6 (14.63%) REST
11 5 (12.20%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (9.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) User Experience
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (9.76%) iPhone
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.32%) Equities
3 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.32%) iPad
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.88%) Wiki
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.76%) Android
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Phone
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) MVC
3 15 (36.59%) CRM
3 15 (36.59%) DevOps
4 13 (31.71%) Scrum
4 13 (31.71%) TDD
5 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
6 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (26.83%) Microservices
7 10 (24.39%) Application Packaging
7 10 (24.39%) High Availability
8 8 (19.51%) Web Development
9 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
10 6 (14.63%) BDD
11 5 (12.20%) SOA
11 5 (12.20%) SOLID
12 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
12 4 (9.76%) Extreme Programming
12 4 (9.76%) MVVM
12 4 (9.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
2 24 (58.54%) C#
3 23 (56.10%) SQL
4 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.32%) C
6 3 (7.32%) Java
6 3 (7.32%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (29.27%) Puppet
3 10 (24.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) SaltStack
3 3 (7.32%) EPiServer
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.32%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.44%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk