The table below looks at the statistics for NUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NUnit over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NUnit
UK
Rank 438 443 388
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -55
Contract jobs citing NUnit 157 190 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% 2.51% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 135 177
Median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.67% +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £288 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.25 - -
UK excluding London median 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
7687 7574 7017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.95% 14.56% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5151 5003 4669
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 205 127
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

NUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NUnit as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

NUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NUnit
Daily Rate Trend

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

NUnit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NUnit
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

NUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NUnit
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NUnit within the UK.

NUnit Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NUnit
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -3 138 £400 -3.73% 96
London +10 77 £450 -10.00% 38
City of London -8 14 £425 -15.00% 5
North West +25 13 £325 -1.51% 13
West Midlands +12 13 £358 -7.74% 5
South East -23 13 £400 +33.33% 21
East Midlands - 12 £320 - 2
South Wales - 12 £193 - 2
Wales - 12 £193 - 4
Cardiff - 11 £189 - 1
Manchester +13 10 £313 -5.30% 9
East of England +1 10 £275 -21.42% 9
Cambridgeshire - 9 - - 5
Northamptonshire - 8 - - 1
Kent +12 7 £400 +6.66%
Birmingham +7 6 £358 +2.14% 2
Leicestershire - 6 £375 - 1
Scotland +32 4 £425 +30.76%
Coventry -4 4 £563 +28.57%
Northampton - 4 - -
Lincolnshire - 4 - -
Yorkshire +10 3 £363 -38.29% 3
Glasgow +5 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £339 - 4
Berkshire +22 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire +13 2 £363 -38.29% 3
Leeds +3 2 £363 - 3
Surrey +3 2 £453 +6.47% 2
Sheffield -1 2 £363 -
South Yorkshire -1 2 £363 -

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NUnit 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 NUnit.

1 265 (77.49%) C#
2 245 (71.64%) .NET
3 200 (58.48%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (42.98%) SQL
5 140 (40.94%) TDD
6 120 (35.09%) SQL Server
7 119 (34.80%) .NET Framework
8 110 (32.16%) Scrum
8 110 (32.16%) MVC
9 103 (30.12%) Web Services
10 102 (29.82%) Microsoft
11 100 (29.24%) JavaScript
12 95 (27.78%) Entity Framework
13 92 (26.90%) Selenium
14 91 (26.61%) ASP.NET
15 90 (26.32%) BDD
16 89 (26.02%) WCF
17 86 (25.15%) Continuous Integration
18 85 (24.85%) Unit Testing
19 83 (24.27%) OO
20 80 (23.39%) Moq
21 79 (23.10%) MSTest
22 72 (21.05%) SpecFlow
23 70 (20.47%) Team Foundation Server
23 70 (20.47%) HTML
24 69 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
25 67 (19.59%) ASP.NET Web API
26 66 (19.30%) WPF
27 64 (18.71%) MVVM
27 64 (18.71%) Windows

NUnit
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 15 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.51%) IIS
2 12 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.92%) Confluence
4 9 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.75%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.17%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.17%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.58%) Apache
8 2 (0.58%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.46%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.88%) MS Office
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) MS Project
4 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.34%) RMDS
3 2 (0.58%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.34%) PaaS
4 6 (1.75%) GitHub
5 5 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.58%) SaaS
8 1 (0.29%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.46%) snoop
2 3 (0.88%) SMS
3 1 (0.29%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) SNMP
3 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (9.36%) NoSQL
4 26 (7.60%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.97%) Big Data
5 17 (4.97%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.34%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.34%) Redis
7 8 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.46%) MySQL
10 4 (1.17%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.17%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.58%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 92 (26.90%) Selenium
2 80 (23.39%) Moq
3 79 (23.10%) MSTest
4 72 (21.05%) SpecFlow
5 70 (20.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 59 (17.25%) Visual Studio
7 58 (16.96%) Git (software)
8 53 (15.50%) Subversion
9 42 (12.28%) WebDriver
10 36 (10.53%) TeamCity
11 33 (9.65%) Jenkins
12 32 (9.36%) JUnit
13 29 (8.48%) Cucumber
14 28 (8.19%) JIRA
15 27 (7.89%) MSBuild
16 26 (7.60%) ReSharper
17 25 (7.31%) SoapUI
18 20 (5.85%) JMeter
19 19 (5.56%) Maven
20 18 (5.26%) CruiseControl
General
1 52 (15.20%) Finance
2 43 (12.57%) Banking
3 37 (10.82%) Front Office
4 23 (6.73%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.80%) Retail
6 9 (2.63%) Advertising
7 6 (1.75%) Back Office
8 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.58%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 235 (68.71%) Developer
2 137 (40.06%) .NET Developer
3 127 (37.13%) C# Developer
4 71 (20.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (10.82%) Senior Developer
6 30 (8.77%) WPF Developer
7 28 (8.19%) Agile Developer
7 28 (8.19%) SQL Developer
7 28 (8.19%) Tester
8 25 (7.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 24 (7.02%) Automation Tester
10 23 (6.73%) Agile C# Developer
10 23 (6.73%) C# WPF Developer
11 21 (6.14%) Java Developer
12 20 (5.85%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (5.85%) Senior .NET Developer
12 20 (5.85%) UI Developer
13 19 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (4.97%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (71.64%) .NET
2 119 (34.80%) .NET Framework
3 103 (30.12%) Web Services
4 95 (27.78%) Entity Framework
5 91 (26.61%) ASP.NET
6 89 (26.02%) WCF
7 70 (20.47%) HTML
8 69 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (19.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 66 (19.30%) WPF
11 62 (18.13%) RESTful
12 56 (16.37%) XML
13 54 (15.79%) REST
14 52 (15.20%) SOAP
15 43 (12.57%) jQuery
16 40 (11.70%) AngularJS
17 39 (11.40%) CSS
18 30 (8.77%) Unity DI Container
19 27 (7.89%) HTML5
20 24 (7.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.19%) User Experience
2 27 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (3.80%) Fixed Income
5 12 (3.51%) Derivative
6 8 (2.34%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.05%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.05%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.75%) Grid Computing
8 6 (1.75%) iPad
8 6 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.88%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.88%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.58%) BBC
10 2 (0.58%) Blog
10 2 (0.58%) Fintech
10 2 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 64 (18.71%) Windows
2 17 (4.97%) Unix
3 11 (3.22%) Linux
4 9 (2.63%) Android
4 9 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.34%) Windows Phone
6 7 (2.05%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.58%) Solaris
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (58.48%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (40.94%) TDD
3 110 (32.16%) MVC
3 110 (32.16%) Scrum
4 90 (26.32%) BDD
5 86 (25.15%) Continuous Integration
6 85 (24.85%) Unit Testing
7 83 (24.27%) OO
8 64 (18.71%) MVVM
9 57 (16.67%) SOLID
10 55 (16.08%) OOD
11 51 (14.91%) Test Automation
12 42 (12.28%) Multithreading
13 41 (11.99%) SDLC
14 36 (10.53%) OOP
15 34 (9.94%) Kanban
16 33 (9.65%) Dependency Injection
17 30 (8.77%) DevOps
18 28 (8.19%) Software Engineering
19 26 (7.60%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 265 (77.49%) C#
2 147 (42.98%) SQL
3 100 (29.24%) JavaScript
4 58 (16.96%) Java
5 54 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 28 (8.19%) XAML
7 25 (7.31%) PowerShell
8 20 (5.85%) Python
9 19 (5.56%) C++
10 12 (3.51%) VB
11 10 (2.92%) C
11 10 (2.92%) Ruby
12 8 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.34%) TypeScript
12 8 (2.34%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.46%) Groovy
14 4 (1.17%) VB6
15 2 (0.58%) Perl
15 2 (0.58%) PHP
15 2 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (5.26%) Degree
2 15 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.05%) ISEB
4 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.75%) MCAD
5 6 (1.75%) MCSD
5 6 (1.75%) MCTS
6 5 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.58%) PhD
8 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.23%) QA
2 6 (1.75%) SDET
3 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.29%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (2.92%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.05%) Ansible
2 7 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.05%) Puppet
3 3 (0.88%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.23%) Oracle
3 11 (3.22%) DevExpress
4 10 (2.92%) Infragistics
5 9 (2.63%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.34%) ION Trading
6 8 (2.34%) Perforce
6 8 (2.34%) Reuters
6 8 (2.34%) TIBCO
7 7 (2.05%) HP
7 7 (2.05%) Rackspace
7 7 (2.05%) RedGate
8 5 (1.46%) Adobe
8 5 (1.46%) IBM
8 5 (1.46%) Telerik
9 4 (1.17%) Sybase
10 2 (0.58%) SAP
10 2 (0.58%) Sun
10 2 (0.58%) Typemock
11 1 (0.29%) Twitter
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