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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Particular Software NServiceBus
Rank 629 623 629
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing NServiceBus 28 38 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.066% 0.023%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.28% 0.37% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 12
Median daily rate £388 £425 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £625 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +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
10082 10254 10045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.84% 17.92% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6598 6531 6012
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 321 401
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 27 September 2016.

NServiceBus Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NServiceBus
Top 16 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 27 September 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 +19 28 £388 -8.82% 24
South West +19 15 £388 -3.12% 3
London -18 8 £388 -13.88% 3
Somerset +24 7 £375 -6.25% 3
Taunton - 6 £388 -
City of London -1 4 £388 -23.45% 1
North West - 3 £388 - 5
Cheshire - 2 £375 - 3
Bristol - 2 £475 -
South East +14 1 £375 -44.44% 9
Bath +1 1 £375 -6.25% 3
Coventry -18 1 £325 -10.95% 1
West Midlands -26 1 £325 -10.95% 1
Berkshire - 1 £375 -
Maidenhead - 1 £375 -
Manchester - 1 £388 - 2

NServiceBus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 56 (96.55%) .NET
2 46 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (77.59%) SQL Server
4 44 (75.86%) C#
5 33 (56.90%) ASP.NET
6 32 (55.17%) SQL
6 32 (55.17%) MVC
7 30 (51.72%) TDD
7 30 (51.72%) Git (software)
8 27 (46.55%) Scrum
9 25 (43.10%) AngularJS
10 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
11 23 (39.66%) .NET Framework
11 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (37.93%) Windows
13 21 (36.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (29.31%) MongoDB
15 17 (29.31%) NoSQL
15 17 (29.31%) MSMQ
16 16 (27.59%) Unit Testing
16 16 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (24.14%) HTML
17 14 (24.14%) CSS
18 13 (22.41%) CRM
18 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
18 13 (22.41%) PowerShell
18 13 (22.41%) DevOps

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 11 (18.97%) IIS
2 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.07%) K2 blackpearl
4 3 (5.17%) CMS
4 3 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.45%) JBoss
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (18.97%) IaaS
4 8 (13.79%) Office 365
5 3 (5.17%) PaaS
6 2 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) Network Security
2 9 (15.52%) Internet
3 3 (5.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (77.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (29.31%) MongoDB
2 17 (29.31%) NoSQL
3 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (18.97%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (13.79%) RavenDB
6 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.72%) MySQL
8 1 (1.72%) Redis
8 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (51.72%) Git (software)
2 22 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (20.69%) TeamCity
4 10 (17.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (15.52%) FxCop
5 9 (15.52%) StyleCop
6 8 (13.79%) NuGet
6 8 (13.79%) Subversion
7 6 (10.34%) Artifactory
8 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
9 4 (6.90%) Jasmine
9 4 (6.90%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (6.90%) Moq
9 4 (6.90%) NUnit
9 4 (6.90%) Protractor
10 3 (5.17%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.45%) Log4Net
11 2 (3.45%) MSBuild
11 2 (3.45%) ReSharper
12 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
1 8 (13.79%) Retail
2 4 (6.90%) Back Office
2 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (77.59%) Developer
2 39 (67.24%) .NET Developer
3 21 (36.21%) C# Developer
4 19 (32.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (22.41%) SQL Developer
6 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (20.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (17.24%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (10.34%) AWS Developer
10 6 (10.34%) Consultant
10 6 (10.34%) Lead .NET Developer
10 6 (10.34%) Lead Developer
11 5 (8.62%) Azure Consultant
12 4 (6.90%) Cloud Consultant
12 4 (6.90%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
12 4 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
13 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (96.55%) .NET
2 33 (56.90%) ASP.NET
3 25 (43.10%) AngularJS
4 23 (39.66%) .NET Framework
4 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (29.31%) MSMQ
7 14 (24.14%) CSS
7 14 (24.14%) HTML
8 12 (20.69%) NHibernate
9 11 (18.97%) jQuery
9 11 (18.97%) SOAP
9 11 (18.97%) Web Services
10 10 (17.24%) WCF
11 9 (15.52%) REST
12 8 (13.79%) Entity Framework
12 8 (13.79%) WF
13 7 (12.07%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (10.34%) React
15 5 (8.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (10.34%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.90%) iPhone
2 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Equities
3 3 (5.17%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.45%) Wiki
5 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.90%) Android
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Phone
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (55.17%) MVC
3 30 (51.72%) TDD
4 27 (46.55%) Scrum
5 16 (27.59%) Unit Testing
6 13 (22.41%) CRM
6 13 (22.41%) DevOps
7 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
7 12 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (20.69%) Pair Programming
7 12 (20.69%) SOLID
8 11 (18.97%) Kanban
9 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
10 9 (15.52%) BDD
10 9 (15.52%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (15.52%) Microservices
10 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
11 8 (13.79%) High Availability
11 8 (13.79%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (75.86%) C#
2 32 (55.17%) SQL
3 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.41%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.90%) Java
5 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.17%) C
6 3 (5.17%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (17.24%) Puppet
3 8 (13.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) SaltStack
3 5 (8.62%) Sitecore
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 3 (5.17%) EPiServer
5 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.45%) AppDynamics