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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NUnit
Rank 375 385 418
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +33
Contract jobs citing NUnit 257 219 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.41% 3.13% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 150 125
Average daily rate
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£350 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
7542 6993 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 12.78% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 4486 3661
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 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 149 144
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 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 July 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 July 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 0 250 £350 -11.39% 124
London +7 126 £475 +14.45% 53
West Yorkshire +32 52 £325 - 2
Leeds +26 52 £325 - 2
Yorkshire +25 52 £325 - 3
South East -12 36 £325 -12.75% 26
Hampshire +17 26 £325 +8.42% 13
City of London -29 20 £410 -16.32% 13
South West +6 16 £363 +11.53% 11
East of England -12 10 £275 -11.64% 9
West Midlands -3 9 £325 -23.52% 2
Cambridgeshire -20 7 £300 +15.94% 5
Glasgow +6 5 £350 -
Birmingham +5 5 £300 -7.69%
Wiltshire +4 5 £338 - 1
Scotland +2 5 £350 +40.00% 1
Gloucestershire -3 5 £405 +4.51% 1
Cheltenham - 5 £405 - 1
Hook -5 4 £310 +3.50%
Berkshire +7 3 £363 -14.70% 1
Coventry +2 3 £425 -2.85% 1
Bristol -6 2 £363 -
Hertfordshire -9 2 £275 -26.66% 2
Derby -10 2 £313 - 2
Derbyshire -11 2 £313 - 2
East Midlands -13 2 £300 - 7
Oxfordshire -22 2 £300 -9.43%
Canary Wharf - 2 £422 -
Leicester +3 1 £300 - 2
Surrey +1 1 - - 2

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 332 (72.02%) C#
2 320 (69.41%) .NET
3 276 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
4 258 (55.97%) TDD
5 252 (54.66%) SQL Server
6 200 (43.38%) MVC
7 179 (38.83%) SQL
8 175 (37.96%) JavaScript
9 172 (37.31%) ASP.NET
10 150 (32.54%) HTML
11 142 (30.80%) Microsoft
12 139 (30.15%) CSS
12 139 (30.15%) .NET Framework
13 134 (29.07%) OO
14 129 (27.98%) Scrum
15 120 (26.03%) BDD
16 115 (24.95%) Continuous Integration
17 107 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
18 100 (21.69%) jQuery
19 99 (21.48%) Unit Testing
20 97 (21.04%) Selenium
21 93 (20.17%) Web Services
22 89 (19.31%) Subversion
22 89 (19.31%) WCF
23 87 (18.87%) Finance
24 86 (18.66%) Oracle
25 84 (18.22%) Visual Studio
25 84 (18.22%) Entity Framework
26 83 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
27 78 (16.92%) SpecFlow

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (7.59%) CMS
2 24 (5.21%) IIS
3 23 (4.99%) Node.js
4 15 (3.25%) Umbraco
5 12 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.39%) JBoss
7 7 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.30%) Confluence
9 5 (1.08%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.87%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.65%) ArcSDE
11 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.22%) Kentico
13 1 (0.22%) Orchard CMS
13 1 (0.22%) Apache
Applications
1 24 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.39%) GitHub
3 6 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.43%) SMTP
1 2 (0.43%) Firewall
2 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.22%) HTTP
2 1 (0.22%) CTI
2 1 (0.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (54.66%) SQL Server
2 75 (16.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (11.71%) Oracle Database
4 50 (10.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 49 (10.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (9.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (7.81%) MongoDB
8 30 (6.51%) Relational Database
9 19 (4.12%) Couchbase
10 17 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (2.82%) NoSQL
13 11 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (1.52%) MySQL
17 6 (1.30%) Data Mining
18 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
18 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 97 (21.04%) Selenium
2 89 (19.31%) Subversion
3 84 (18.22%) Visual Studio
4 78 (16.92%) SpecFlow
5 69 (14.97%) MSTest
6 63 (13.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 61 (13.23%) Moq
8 55 (11.93%) Rhino Mocks
9 48 (10.41%) TeamCity
10 41 (8.89%) ClearCase
11 33 (7.16%) GoogleTest
12 29 (6.29%) Cucumber
12 29 (6.29%) Ant
13 28 (6.07%) JUnit
13 28 (6.07%) CppUnit
13 28 (6.07%) WebDriver
14 27 (5.86%) Toad
15 24 (5.21%) Git (software)
16 20 (4.34%) JIRA
16 20 (4.34%) CruiseControl
General
1 87 (18.87%) Finance
2 42 (9.11%) Banking
3 38 (8.24%) Front Office
4 29 (6.29%) Investment Banking
5 26 (5.64%) Back Office
6 21 (4.56%) Retail
7 5 (1.08%) Law
8 4 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.65%) Billing
10 2 (0.43%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.43%) Games
10 2 (0.43%) Military
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 371 (80.48%) Developer
2 168 (36.44%) .NET Developer
3 112 (24.30%) C# Developer
4 54 (11.71%) Senior Developer
5 53 (11.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (6.51%) Web Developer
7 28 (6.07%) Agile .NET Developer
8 26 (5.64%) ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (5.42%) Senior C# Developer
10 22 (4.77%) Oracle Developer
10 22 (4.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (4.56%) C++ Developer
12 18 (3.90%) Senior .NET Developer
13 17 (3.69%) Software Engineer
13 17 (3.69%) Tester
13 17 (3.69%) Agile C# Developer
14 16 (3.47%) C++/C# Developer
14 16 (3.47%) SQL Developer
15 15 (3.25%) Android Developer
16 14 (3.04%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (69.41%) .NET
2 172 (37.31%) ASP.NET
3 150 (32.54%) HTML
4 139 (30.15%) CSS
4 139 (30.15%) .NET Framework
5 107 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 100 (21.69%) jQuery
7 93 (20.17%) Web Services
8 89 (19.31%) WCF
9 84 (18.22%) Entity Framework
10 83 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 66 (14.32%) AngularJS
12 57 (12.36%) XML
13 56 (12.15%) WPF
14 53 (11.50%) JSON
15 49 (10.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 47 (10.20%) NHibernate
17 46 (9.98%) HTML5
18 39 (8.46%) Ajax
19 33 (7.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.24%) Inversion of Control
3 28 (6.07%) Derivative
4 20 (4.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (4.12%) Fixed Income
5 19 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.95%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.74%) User Experience
8 7 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.52%) iPad
9 6 (1.30%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.30%) NHS
10 5 (1.08%) Equities
10 5 (1.08%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.65%) GIS
12 2 (0.43%) Clustering
12 2 (0.43%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.43%) Social Network
12 2 (0.43%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 66 (14.32%) Windows
2 38 (8.24%) Linux
3 35 (7.59%) UNIX
4 22 (4.77%) Android
5 9 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (55.97%) TDD
3 200 (43.38%) MVC
4 134 (29.07%) OO
5 129 (27.98%) Scrum
6 120 (26.03%) BDD
7 115 (24.95%) Continuous Integration
8 99 (21.48%) Unit Testing
9 61 (13.23%) OOD
10 58 (12.58%) SDLC
11 52 (11.28%) Software Engineering
12 48 (10.41%) E-Commerce
13 43 (9.33%) Multithreading
14 41 (8.89%) UML
15 38 (8.24%) Integration Testing
16 36 (7.81%) SOA
17 34 (7.38%) Automated Testing
18 32 (6.94%) Configuration Management
19 31 (6.72%) OOP
20 30 (6.51%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 332 (72.02%) C#
2 179 (38.83%) SQL
3 175 (37.96%) JavaScript
4 59 (12.80%) T-SQL
5 54 (11.71%) C++
6 42 (9.11%) Java
7 40 (8.68%) PowerShell
8 37 (8.03%) C
9 32 (6.94%) PL/SQL
10 16 (3.47%) Python
11 13 (2.82%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.95%) XAML
13 6 (1.30%) Pascal
13 6 (1.30%) Delphi
13 6 (1.30%) XPath
14 5 (1.08%) ANSI SQL
15 4 (0.87%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.87%) Perl
16 3 (0.65%) Ruby
17 2 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (6.51%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.77%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.47%) Degree
4 7 (1.52%) ISEB
5 6 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.22%) MCP
6 1 (0.22%) MCAD
6 1 (0.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) HL7
2 1 (0.22%) EMIR
2 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.17%) GridGain
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (2.82%) Puppet
2 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.43%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 142 (30.80%) Microsoft
2 86 (18.66%) Oracle
3 24 (5.21%) TIBCO
4 9 (1.95%) IBM
4 9 (1.95%) Sybase
4 9 (1.95%) DevExpress
5 8 (1.74%) Typemock
6 7 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.52%) Twitter
6 7 (1.52%) Infragistics
7 5 (1.08%) Ektron
8 3 (0.65%) Perforce
8 3 (0.65%) ESRI
8 3 (0.65%) Facebook
9 2 (0.43%) Currenex
9 2 (0.43%) SAP
9 2 (0.43%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.22%) Reuters
10 1 (0.22%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.22%) Serena
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