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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Particular Software NServiceBus
UK
Rank 573 608 607
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -1
Contract jobs citing NServiceBus 35 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.038% 0.008%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.44% 0.23% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 4
Median daily rate £375 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £498 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +29.03%
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
7960 8807 9199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.53% 16.93% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5188 5614 5623
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 233 317
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

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 24 February 2017.

NServiceBus Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NServiceBus
Top 21 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +59 35 £375 -9.09% 10
London +33 13 £463 +42.30% 2
South West - 7 £280 -
West Midlands +14 6 £515 +3.00%
Coventry -1 5 £515 +3.00%
Somerset - 5 £280 -
South East +21 4 £363 - 3
Taunton - 4 £280 -
Surrey - 4 £363 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £340 -
Leatherhead - 3 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £340 -
North East - 3 £340 -
City of London -3 2 £500 +2.56%
Manchester - 1 £388 - 1
Leeds - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Bath - 1 £375 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £388 - 2

NServiceBus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 63 (98.44%) .NET
2 59 (92.19%) C#
3 55 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (59.38%) SQL
5 35 (54.69%) SQL Server
6 34 (53.13%) MVC
7 33 (51.56%) TDD
8 31 (48.44%) Software Engineering
9 29 (45.31%) .NET Framework
9 29 (45.31%) Microsoft
10 25 (39.06%) PowerShell
10 25 (39.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (35.94%) WCF
11 23 (35.94%) Scrum
11 23 (35.94%) ASP.NET
12 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (29.69%) HTML
14 18 (28.13%) CSS
14 18 (28.13%) Entity Framework
15 17 (26.56%) AngularJS
15 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
15 17 (26.56%) Unit Testing
16 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
17 15 (23.44%) BDD
17 15 (23.44%) jQuery
17 15 (23.44%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
18 14 (21.88%) SOLID
18 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API

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 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) GeoServer
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.69%) SaaS
4 2 (3.13%) IaaS
4 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) Broadband
2 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (54.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
4 8 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.81%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (7.81%) RavenDB
6 3 (4.69%) GIS
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.56%) Event Store
7 1 (1.56%) MySQL
7 1 (1.56%) Redis
7 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (39.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.38%) StyleCop
4 5 (7.81%) SpecFlow
4 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (6.25%) JSUnit
5 4 (6.25%) MSTest
5 4 (6.25%) NUnit
5 4 (6.25%) ReSharper
6 3 (4.69%) FxCop
6 3 (4.69%) MSBuild
6 3 (4.69%) NCover
6 3 (4.69%) NDepend
6 3 (4.69%) NuGet
7 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.13%) GoCD
7 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.13%) Selenium
7 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Billing
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (57.81%) Developer
2 27 (42.19%) .NET Developer
3 19 (29.69%) C# Developer
4 16 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (20.31%) C# Software Engineer
5 13 (20.31%) Software Engineer
6 10 (15.63%) .NET Software Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Architect
7 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Technical Architect
8 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (10.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (10.94%) Software Developer
9 6 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (7.81%) C# Architect
10 5 (7.81%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (7.81%) SQL Developer
11 4 (6.25%) Angular Developer
11 4 (6.25%) Azure Developer
11 4 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (98.44%) .NET
2 29 (45.31%) .NET Framework
3 23 (35.94%) ASP.NET
3 23 (35.94%) WCF
4 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (29.69%) HTML
6 18 (28.13%) CSS
6 18 (28.13%) Entity Framework
7 17 (26.56%) AngularJS
8 15 (23.44%) jQuery
9 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (18.75%) SOAP
10 12 (18.75%) XML
11 11 (17.19%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (17.19%) StructureMap
12 10 (15.63%) MSMQ
12 10 (15.63%) WPF
13 8 (12.50%) Web Services
14 6 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (9.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) User Experience
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Fintech
3 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.13%) MVC
3 33 (51.56%) TDD
4 31 (48.44%) Software Engineering
5 23 (35.94%) Scrum
6 17 (26.56%) Unit Testing
7 15 (23.44%) BDD
8 14 (21.88%) SOLID
9 12 (18.75%) Automated Testing
9 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (17.19%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (15.63%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (15.63%) Pair Programming
11 10 (15.63%) SOA
12 9 (14.06%) Kanban
13 8 (12.50%) Microservices
14 7 (10.94%) Line Management
14 7 (10.94%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
15 6 (9.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 59 (92.19%) C#
2 38 (59.38%) SQL
3 25 (39.06%) PowerShell
4 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.69%) Puppet
2 2 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
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