The table below looks at the statistics for NuGet skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NuGet over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft NuGet
Rank 593 566 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing NuGet 3 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.055% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.044% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£419 £328 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £320 -
% change year-on-year
+28.90% -
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6890 6741 5310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.73% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4517 4356 3337
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 152 151
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

NuGet
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NuGet within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

NuGet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NuGet
Daily Rate Trend

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

NuGet Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NuGet
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NuGet within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
England -48 3 £419 +27.86% 2
London +4 2 £425 -10.52%
Hampshire - 1 £413 - 1
City of London - 1 £425 -
South East - 1 £413 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £413 -

NuGet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NuGet 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 NuGet.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) Puppet
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Artifactory
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (50.00%) XSL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) MVC

NuGet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Release Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (50.00%) XSL
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (16.67%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle