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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NUnit
Rank 408 386 376
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing NUnit 199 190 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% 3.05% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 146 142
Average daily rate
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£394 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £321 £311
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
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
7115 6222 6354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.84% 11.70% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4549 3972 3651
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 130 221
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 £21.58
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%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 197 £400 +6.66% 155
London +24 118 £415 +3.75% 53
City of London +38 34 £475 - 6
South East -21 27 £375 +16.27% 33
East of England -4 18 £311 -11.07% 15
Cambridgeshire - 17 £285 - 4
Cambridge - 12 £285 - 4
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £400 +6.66% 1
West Midlands - 11 £425 - 4
Milton Keynes +10 9 £400 +6.66% 1
North West -2 9 £325 +4.83% 21
South West -32 8 £315 -1.09% 8
Manchester -4 7 £325 +14.03% 11
East Midlands +15 6 - - 7
Hampshire -40 6 £375 +20.96% 9
East Sussex -3 5 - - 4
Brighton -3 5 - - 3
Derby - 4 - -
Warwickshire - 4 £381 - 1
Derbyshire - 4 - - 1
Warwick - 4 £381 - 1
West Sussex +3 3 £313 -21.87% 5
Dorset - 3 £315 - 1
Croydon - 3 £450 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Cheshire +2 1 £220 -43.58% 8
Oxfordshire 0 1 £350 -
Edinburgh -12 1 £250 - 3
Warrington -13 1 £220 -43.58% 4
Scotland -24 1 £250 +11.11% 3

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 334 (86.08%) .NET
2 330 (85.05%) C#
3 233 (60.05%) MVC
4 216 (55.67%) TDD
5 213 (54.90%) ASP.NET
6 206 (53.09%) SQL Server
7 153 (39.43%) HTML
8 150 (38.66%) JavaScript
9 147 (37.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 140 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
11 135 (34.79%) .NET Framework
12 134 (34.54%) CSS
13 127 (32.73%) WCF
14 123 (31.70%) jQuery
15 116 (29.90%) Visual Studio
16 115 (29.64%) Web Services
16 115 (29.64%) Microsoft
17 109 (28.09%) OO
17 109 (28.09%) Scrum
18 88 (22.68%) Unit Testing
19 82 (21.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 82 (21.13%) Finance
20 79 (20.36%) SQL
21 76 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
22 72 (18.56%) BDD
22 72 (18.56%) XML
23 70 (18.04%) Windows
24 69 (17.78%) HTML5
25 68 (17.53%) Team Foundation Server
26 65 (16.75%) Ajax

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 50 (12.89%) CMS
2 48 (12.37%) IIS
3 26 (6.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 24 (6.19%) Umbraco
5 21 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.87%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (3.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (2.84%) Node.js
9 8 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.29%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.03%) Joomla!
12 4 (1.03%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.03%) Content Management Server
13 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.77%) Kentico
13 3 (0.77%) JCAPS
13 3 (0.77%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.77%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 28 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.84%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.32%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.77%) MS Office
4 3 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.32%) SaaS
4 8 (2.06%) PaaS
5 7 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.80%) Office 365
6 5 (1.29%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (1.29%) CloudFront
6 5 (1.29%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.80%) HTTP
2 4 (1.03%) Internet
3 3 (0.77%) DNS
3 3 (0.77%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.77%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.52%) SNMP
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (53.09%) SQL Server
2 62 (15.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (7.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.93%) Oracle Database
5 21 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.84%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.58%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.32%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (2.06%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.80%) Big Data
12 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (1.80%) MySQL
13 5 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (1.29%) RavenDB
14 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 116 (29.90%) Visual Studio
2 68 (17.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (14.18%) Rhino Mocks
4 54 (13.92%) SpecFlow
5 53 (13.66%) Subversion
6 52 (13.40%) Moq
7 46 (11.86%) Selenium
8 35 (9.02%) MSTest
9 33 (8.51%) TeamCity
10 31 (7.99%) Git (software)
11 27 (6.96%) MSBuild
12 25 (6.44%) JIRA
13 21 (5.41%) JUnit
14 17 (4.38%) CruiseControl
15 14 (3.61%) Maven
15 14 (3.61%) Jenkins
16 12 (3.09%) GoogleTest
16 12 (3.09%) Ant
16 12 (3.09%) Eclipse
16 12 (3.09%) CppUnit
General
1 82 (21.13%) Finance
2 28 (7.22%) Banking
3 14 (3.61%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.09%) Front Office
5 9 (2.32%) Marketing
6 5 (1.29%) Advertising
7 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.77%) Electronics
8 3 (0.77%) Retail
9 2 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 302 (77.84%) Developer
2 172 (44.33%) .NET Developer
3 101 (26.03%) C# Developer
4 67 (17.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (13.40%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (9.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (7.73%) Senior Developer
8 29 (7.47%) Software Developer
9 26 (6.70%) Software Engineer
10 21 (5.41%) Agile .NET Developer
11 20 (5.15%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.35%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (2.84%) .NET Web Developer
13 11 (2.84%) C# Web Developer
13 11 (2.84%) Analyst
14 10 (2.58%) Tester
15 9 (2.32%) Team Leader
15 9 (2.32%) Programmer
15 9 (2.32%) Lead Developer
15 9 (2.32%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (86.08%) .NET
2 213 (54.90%) ASP.NET
3 153 (39.43%) HTML
4 147 (37.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 135 (34.79%) .NET Framework
6 134 (34.54%) CSS
7 127 (32.73%) WCF
8 123 (31.70%) jQuery
9 115 (29.64%) Web Services
10 82 (21.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 72 (18.56%) XML
12 69 (17.78%) HTML5
13 65 (16.75%) Ajax
14 54 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 53 (13.66%) CSS3
16 49 (12.63%) NHibernate
17 45 (11.60%) REST
18 37 (9.54%) LINQ
18 37 (9.54%) WPF
19 35 (9.02%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.99%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (4.38%) N-Tier
3 12 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (2.58%) Fixed Income
5 7 (1.80%) W3C
5 7 (1.80%) Derivative
5 7 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.03%) Blog
8 4 (1.03%) Streaming Music
9 3 (0.77%) DTV
9 3 (0.77%) GIS
9 3 (0.77%) Open Source
10 2 (0.52%) Tandem
10 2 (0.52%) Social Media
10 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.26%) NHS
11 1 (0.26%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 70 (18.04%) Windows
2 21 (5.41%) Linux
3 16 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (3.61%) UNIX
5 11 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.06%) Android
8 7 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.03%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.03%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (60.05%) MVC
2 216 (55.67%) TDD
3 140 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (28.09%) Scrum
4 109 (28.09%) OO
5 88 (22.68%) Unit Testing
6 76 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (18.56%) BDD
8 48 (12.37%) Software Engineering
9 43 (11.08%) SOA
10 42 (10.82%) OOD
11 30 (7.73%) Project Management
12 29 (7.47%) Web Development
13 28 (7.22%) Configuration Management
13 28 (7.22%) UML
14 27 (6.96%) E-Commerce
14 27 (6.96%) Automated Testing
15 24 (6.19%) OOP
16 23 (5.93%) Multithreading
16 23 (5.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 330 (85.05%) C#
2 150 (38.66%) JavaScript
3 79 (20.36%) SQL
4 41 (10.57%) T-SQL
5 39 (10.05%) Java
6 15 (3.87%) C
7 14 (3.61%) VB.NET
8 13 (3.35%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.84%) VB
10 9 (2.32%) Ruby
11 8 (2.06%) C++
12 7 (1.80%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.80%) Python
12 7 (1.80%) VBScript
12 7 (1.80%) VB6
13 4 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.03%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.77%) VBA
14 3 (0.77%) PHP
14 3 (0.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.44%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.12%) Degree
4 7 (1.80%) BC Cleared
5 4 (1.03%) ISEB
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) MCTS
7 1 (0.26%) MCP
7 1 (0.26%) MCAD
7 1 (0.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.90%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (2.32%) SCCM
2 2 (0.52%) SCOM
3 1 (0.26%) logstash
3 1 (0.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 115 (29.64%) Microsoft
2 48 (12.37%) Oracle
3 28 (7.22%) Sitecore
4 15 (3.87%) EPiServer
5 12 (3.09%) Ektron
6 6 (1.55%) DevExpress
6 6 (1.55%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.29%) Telerik
7 5 (1.29%) Sybase
7 5 (1.29%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.03%) RedDot
9 3 (0.77%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.77%) Serena
9 3 (0.77%) Adobe
9 3 (0.77%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.77%) SAP
10 2 (0.52%) Metastorm
10 2 (0.52%) StreamBase
10 2 (0.52%) Red Gate
10 2 (0.52%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Loughton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
Harrow
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £220 per day + £220 / Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Sussex
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 13 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 14 days ago
South East London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £375 - £385 per day
Posted: 16 days ago