The table below looks at the statistics for NServiceBus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NServiceBus over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Particular Software NServiceBus
Rank 569 543 529
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Contract jobs citing NServiceBus 2 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.033% 0.004%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.022% 0.19% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £310 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
8899 8630 8290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.67% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5567 5102 4650
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 316 426
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.05 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

NServiceBus
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NServiceBus within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NServiceBus within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 2 £370 -4.51% 3
England -32 2 £370 -4.51% 10
City of London +10 1 £375 -4.76%
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 2
Luton - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Street - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1

NServiceBus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NServiceBus 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 NServiceBus.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) WCF
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Neo4j
5 2 (25.00%) AppFabric
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) NoSQL

NServiceBus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NServiceBus 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 NServiceBus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Neo4j
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) RavenDB
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (12.50%) NuGet
3 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) StyleCop
3 1 (12.50%) NDepend
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) C# Developer
3 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Architect
6 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) AppFabric
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) CQRS
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) DevExpress
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Telerik