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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft NuGet
Rank 568 575 595
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Contract jobs citing NuGet 27 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.048% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -
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
7258 6250 6319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.72% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4640 4003 3619
Average daily rate £390 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 132 217
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NuGet within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

NuGet Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NuGet
Top 10 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 22 August 2014. 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 -10 19 £400 +28.00% 4
East of England - 15 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 12 - -
London - 3 £525 - 1
Cambridge - 2 - -
Ipswich - 1 £350 -
Suffolk - 1 £350 -
Surrey - - - - 2
South East - - - - 3
Reigate - - - - 1

NuGet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 51 (92.73%) .NET
2 48 (87.27%) Git (software)
2 48 (87.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (81.82%) TeamCity
4 44 (80.00%) Artifactory
4 44 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (80.00%) SQL
4 44 (80.00%) Windows
5 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
5 43 (78.18%) Release Management
5 43 (78.18%) Automated Testing
6 41 (74.55%) .NET Framework
6 41 (74.55%) Maven
6 41 (74.55%) Visual Studio
6 41 (74.55%) Gradle
6 41 (74.55%) MSBuild
7 40 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (72.73%) SSDT
7 40 (72.73%) Automation Testing
7 40 (72.73%) Red Gate
7 40 (72.73%) Octopus Deploy
7 40 (72.73%) Configuration Management
8 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 10 (18.18%) DevOps
10 7 (12.73%) Finance
11 6 (10.91%) NHibernate
11 6 (10.91%) C#
12 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
12 5 (9.09%) jQuery
13 4 (7.27%) WCF

NuGet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
1 3 (5.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (72.73%) SSDT
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 48 (87.27%) Git (software)
1 48 (87.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (81.82%) TeamCity
3 44 (80.00%) Artifactory
4 41 (74.55%) Maven
4 41 (74.55%) Visual Studio
4 41 (74.55%) Gradle
4 41 (74.55%) MSBuild
5 40 (72.73%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (7.27%) Subversion
7 3 (5.45%) NUnit
7 3 (5.45%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Release Engineer
1 37 (67.27%) Build and Release Engineer
2 36 (65.45%) Build Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Developer
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (1.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (1.82%) UI Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Consultant
7 1 (1.82%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (1.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.82%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (92.73%) .NET
2 41 (74.55%) .NET Framework
3 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.91%) NHibernate
5 5 (9.09%) jQuery
6 4 (7.27%) WCF
6 4 (7.27%) HTML
6 4 (7.27%) HTML5
7 3 (5.45%) Ninject
7 3 (5.45%) REST
7 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (5.45%) CSS3
7 3 (5.45%) CSS
7 3 (5.45%) XML
7 3 (5.45%) JSON
8 2 (3.64%) Ajax
8 2 (3.64%) Spring
8 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.82%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (80.00%) Windows
2 40 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (78.18%) Release Management
2 43 (78.18%) Automated Testing
3 40 (72.73%) Automation Testing
3 40 (72.73%) Configuration Management
4 10 (18.18%) DevOps
5 4 (7.27%) TDD
5 4 (7.27%) MVC
6 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.45%) Scrum
6 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Web Development
7 2 (3.64%) User Stories
8 1 (1.82%) MVVM
8 1 (1.82%) BDD
8 1 (1.82%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (1.82%) Software Architecture
8 1 (1.82%) Data Transformation
8 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.82%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) C#
3 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.27%) Ruby
3 4 (7.27%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) XAML
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
2 40 (72.73%) Red Gate
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com