The table below looks at the statistics for NUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NUnit over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NUnit
Rank 418 430 400
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Contract jobs citing NUnit 219 190 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.71% 2.64% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 124 150
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £321
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
8089 7189 6182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.81% 12.93% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5319 4586 3966
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 133 131
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £23.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

NUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NUnit within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 215 £375 -6.25% 132
London +49 149 £425 - 48
City of London -7 21 £410 -13.68% 4
South East -22 18 £311 -22.18% 32
Yorkshire -15 16 £325 - 6
West Yorkshire -9 15 £325 - 3
Leeds -14 15 £325 - 3
Hampshire -1 12 £320 -14.66% 15
East of England -6 10 £300 -3.61% 6
South West -7 10 £338 +7.14% 10
Cambridgeshire -15 7 £331 +28.01% 1
North West -33 7 £350 +7.69% 15
West Midlands -6 5 £350 -17.64% 8
Wiltshire - 5 £338 - 1
Lancashire - 4 £408 -
Blackpool - 4 £408 -
Farnborough - 3 £340 -
Birmingham +7 2 £338 +3.84% 3
Hertfordshire +3 2 £275 -26.66% 3
Coventry -6 2 £425 -2.85% 3
Manchester -25 2 £325 - 14
Oxfordshire - 2 £300 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £250 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £422 -
Hook +4 1 £310 +3.50%
Derby 0 1 £325 - 1
Derbyshire -4 1 £325 - 2
Gloucestershire -4 1 £398 - 3
Scotland -5 1 - -
East Sussex -7 1 £325 - 2

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NUnit 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 NUnit.

1 339 (74.83%) C#
2 315 (69.54%) .NET
3 264 (58.28%) SQL Server
4 260 (57.40%) Agile Software Development
5 243 (53.64%) TDD
6 186 (41.06%) MVC
6 186 (41.06%) SQL
7 176 (38.85%) ASP.NET
8 161 (35.54%) JavaScript
9 151 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 130 (28.70%) OO
10 130 (28.70%) Continuous Integration
11 127 (28.04%) HTML
12 122 (26.93%) CSS
13 119 (26.27%) .NET Framework
14 116 (25.61%) BDD
15 112 (24.72%) Unit Testing
16 110 (24.28%) Web Services
17 105 (23.18%) Scrum
18 98 (21.63%) Selenium
19 97 (21.41%) Oracle
20 94 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
21 92 (20.31%) jQuery
22 87 (19.21%) Finance
23 82 (18.10%) SQL Server 2008
24 81 (17.88%) WCF
24 81 (17.88%) Subversion
25 80 (17.66%) SpecFlow
26 79 (17.44%) ASP.NET Web API
27 76 (16.78%) Windows

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NUnit 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 NUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (8.39%) IIS
2 36 (7.95%) CMS
3 22 (4.86%) Node.js
4 15 (3.31%) Umbraco
4 15 (3.31%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.87%) JBoss
6 7 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.10%) NServiceBus
8 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.10%) Apache
9 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.22%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.65%) GitHub
3 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.32%) SMTP
2 5 (1.10%) HTTP
3 4 (0.88%) Internet
4 2 (0.44%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) CTI
5 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (58.28%) SQL Server
2 82 (18.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (11.92%) Oracle Database
4 50 (11.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (9.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 45 (9.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (6.62%) MongoDB
7 19 (4.19%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (2.43%) NoSQL
12 10 (2.21%) Couchbase
13 8 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.10%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.10%) RavenDB
16 4 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 98 (21.63%) Selenium
2 81 (17.88%) Subversion
3 80 (17.66%) SpecFlow
4 75 (16.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 74 (16.34%) Visual Studio
6 62 (13.69%) Rhino Mocks
7 57 (12.58%) Moq
7 57 (12.58%) MSTest
8 52 (11.48%) TeamCity
9 44 (9.71%) Git (software)
10 34 (7.51%) ClearCase
11 30 (6.62%) JUnit
12 28 (6.18%) WebDriver
12 28 (6.18%) Cucumber
13 27 (5.96%) Toad
14 26 (5.74%) CruiseControl
14 26 (5.74%) Jenkins
15 24 (5.30%) GoogleTest
16 21 (4.64%) Ant
17 19 (4.19%) NCover
General
1 87 (19.21%) Finance
2 36 (7.95%) Banking
3 32 (7.06%) Front Office
4 28 (6.18%) Back Office
5 20 (4.42%) Retail
5 20 (4.42%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.10%) Law
7 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.66%) Legal
8 3 (0.66%) Billing
9 2 (0.44%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.44%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 366 (80.79%) Developer
2 152 (33.55%) .NET Developer
3 95 (20.97%) C# Developer
4 53 (11.70%) Senior Developer
5 38 (8.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (6.40%) Web Developer
7 22 (4.86%) Oracle Developer
7 22 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (4.64%) Senior C# Developer
9 20 (4.42%) Agile .NET Developer
9 20 (4.42%) WPF Developer
10 18 (3.97%) Tester
11 17 (3.75%) C++ Developer
12 16 (3.53%) Senior .NET Developer
13 15 (3.31%) SQL Developer
13 15 (3.31%) Java Developer
13 15 (3.31%) Android Developer
14 14 (3.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (3.09%) Analyst
14 14 (3.09%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (69.54%) .NET
2 176 (38.85%) ASP.NET
3 127 (28.04%) HTML
4 122 (26.93%) CSS
5 119 (26.27%) .NET Framework
6 110 (24.28%) Web Services
7 94 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 92 (20.31%) jQuery
9 81 (17.88%) WCF
10 79 (17.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 71 (15.67%) Entity Framework
12 68 (15.01%) AngularJS
13 61 (13.47%) XML
14 58 (12.80%) WPF
15 53 (11.70%) NHibernate
16 50 (11.04%) JSON
17 49 (10.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 42 (9.27%) HTML5
19 39 (8.61%) Ajax
19 39 (8.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.28%) Inversion of Control
3 21 (4.64%) Derivative
4 20 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 19 (4.19%) N-Tier
6 15 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (3.31%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.65%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.21%) User Experience
9 8 (1.77%) Equities
10 7 (1.55%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.55%) iPad
10 7 (1.55%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.32%) NHS
12 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.88%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.88%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.66%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.78%) Windows
2 31 (6.84%) Linux
3 30 (6.62%) UNIX
4 22 (4.86%) Android
5 8 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.88%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (57.40%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (53.64%) TDD
3 186 (41.06%) MVC
4 130 (28.70%) OO
4 130 (28.70%) Continuous Integration
5 116 (25.61%) BDD
6 112 (24.72%) Unit Testing
7 105 (23.18%) Scrum
8 63 (13.91%) SDLC
9 55 (12.14%) OOD
10 46 (10.15%) E-Commerce
11 44 (9.71%) UML
12 42 (9.27%) Software Engineering
13 39 (8.61%) Automated Testing
14 35 (7.73%) Multithreading
15 33 (7.28%) OOP
16 32 (7.06%) Test Automation
17 31 (6.84%) MVVM
17 31 (6.84%) SOA
18 30 (6.62%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 339 (74.83%) C#
2 186 (41.06%) SQL
3 161 (35.54%) JavaScript
4 62 (13.69%) T-SQL
5 55 (12.14%) Java
6 45 (9.93%) PowerShell
7 43 (9.49%) C++
8 33 (7.28%) C
9 31 (6.84%) PL/SQL
10 21 (4.64%) VB.NET
11 18 (3.97%) Python
12 15 (3.31%) ANSI SQL
13 8 (1.77%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.77%) VB
14 7 (1.55%) Pascal
14 7 (1.55%) VBA
14 7 (1.55%) Delphi
14 7 (1.55%) Ruby
14 7 (1.55%) XPath
15 5 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.86%) Degree
3 15 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.77%) ISEB
5 7 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.22%) MCP
7 1 (0.22%) MCAD
7 1 (0.22%) MCSD
7 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.28%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (2.65%) GridGain
2 5 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.88%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.88%) Puppet
1 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.44%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 151 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 97 (21.41%) Oracle
3 19 (4.19%) TIBCO
4 15 (3.31%) Sybase
5 8 (1.77%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.55%) Typemock
6 7 (1.55%) Perforce
7 6 (1.32%) DevExpress
7 6 (1.32%) Twitter
8 5 (1.10%) Ektron
8 5 (1.10%) Telerik
9 4 (0.88%) Actimize
9 4 (0.88%) Aquila
9 4 (0.88%) Informatica
9 4 (0.88%) IBM
10 3 (0.66%) Facebook
10 3 (0.66%) Currenex
11 2 (0.44%) StreamBase
11 2 (0.44%) Tableau
11 2 (0.44%) JD Edwards
Central London / West End
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 12 days ago
Central London / West End
Anonymous
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 20 days ago