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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Particular Software NServiceBus
Rank 593 637 620
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -17
Contract jobs citing NServiceBus 27 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.036% 0.029%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.30% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 15
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £330 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
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
8869 9335 10110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 16.86% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5915 6411
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 258 360
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £42.53 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

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 3 December 2016.

NServiceBus Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NServiceBus
Top 18 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 3 December 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 +22 27 £400 -8.57% 14
West Midlands - 11 - - 1
Solihull - 11 - -
London -11 9 £450 -18.18% 3
City of London 0 4 £394 -19.23% 2
North West - 3 £388 - 5
Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £375 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £500 - 1
Watford - 1 £500 -
Harrogate - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £300 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 1
Manchester - 1 £388 - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 - 1

NServiceBus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 64 (96.97%) .NET
2 57 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (78.79%) C#
4 48 (72.73%) SQL Server
5 41 (62.12%) MVC
5 41 (62.12%) SQL
6 31 (46.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (45.45%) TDD
7 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET
8 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
9 25 (37.88%) .NET Framework
10 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (33.33%) Scrum
12 21 (31.82%) Software Engineering
12 21 (31.82%) HTML
12 21 (31.82%) PowerShell
12 21 (31.82%) AngularJS
13 20 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (30.30%) CSS
13 20 (30.30%) jQuery
14 19 (28.79%) SOAP
14 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
15 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
15 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (27.27%) Unit Testing
15 18 (27.27%) WCF
16 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
17 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (24.24%) Windows
18 15 (22.73%) Visual Studio

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 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.61%) IIS
2 7 (10.61%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.03%) CMS
4 2 (3.03%) JBoss
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (12.12%) IaaS
4 6 (9.09%) Office 365
5 2 (3.03%) PaaS
6 1 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) Broadband
2 8 (12.12%) Network Security
3 6 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (21.21%) NoSQL
4 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (12.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (6.06%) RavenDB
8 2 (3.03%) MySQL
9 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (46.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
3 15 (22.73%) Visual Studio
4 8 (12.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (10.61%) FxCop
5 7 (10.61%) StyleCop
6 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.06%) Subversion
8 3 (4.55%) Artifactory
8 3 (4.55%) NuGet
8 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.52%) Grunt
9 1 (1.52%) JIRA
9 1 (1.52%) Moq
9 1 (1.52%) NCrunch
9 1 (1.52%) Protractor
9 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 13 (19.70%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.67%) Finance
3 7 (10.61%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Back Office
5 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (65.15%) Developer
2 35 (53.03%) .NET Developer
3 20 (30.30%) C# Developer
4 17 (25.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (19.70%) SQL Developer
6 10 (15.15%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (15.15%) Software Engineer
7 9 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (10.61%) .NET Software Engineer
9 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Consultant
10 5 (7.58%) Lead .NET Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Lead Developer
11 4 (6.06%) Azure Consultant
11 4 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
12 3 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
12 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (96.97%) .NET
2 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 25 (37.88%) .NET Framework
4 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (31.82%) AngularJS
5 21 (31.82%) HTML
6 20 (30.30%) CSS
6 20 (30.30%) jQuery
7 19 (28.79%) SOAP
8 18 (27.27%) WCF
9 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (21.21%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (19.70%) XML
12 12 (18.18%) MSMQ
13 11 (16.67%) Entity Framework
13 11 (16.67%) StructureMap
14 8 (12.12%) WF
15 7 (10.61%) Web Services
16 6 (9.09%) WPF
17 5 (7.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.03%) Equities
4 2 (3.03%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.03%) RIA
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.52%) iPhone
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (62.12%) MVC
3 30 (45.45%) TDD
4 22 (33.33%) Scrum
5 21 (31.82%) Software Engineering
6 18 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 13 (19.70%) Automated Testing
7 13 (19.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (19.70%) CRM
7 13 (19.70%) SOLID
8 12 (18.18%) Kanban
9 10 (15.15%) BDD
9 10 (15.15%) Pair Programming
10 9 (13.64%) DevOps
10 9 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (12.12%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 8 (12.12%) Line Management
12 7 (10.61%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (10.61%) Microservices
12 7 (10.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 52 (78.79%) C#
2 41 (62.12%) SQL
3 21 (31.82%) PowerShell
4 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.06%) Java
6 2 (3.03%) C
6 2 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.61%) Puppet
3 6 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) SaltStack
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
4 4 (6.06%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.03%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.03%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
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