The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NUnit
Rank 399 374 353
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -21
Contract jobs citing NUnit 193 189 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.79% 3.50% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 141 145
Average daily rate £350 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £40.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.75 -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6913 5399 5852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.27% 11.30% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4411 3425 3417
Average daily rate £375 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 143 206
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -38 184 £350 +6.06% 137
London -36 76 £371 -7.18% 45
South East -30 56 £325 +12.55% 26
City of London +6 35 £375 +3.44% 7
North West -4 18 £350 - 18
Manchester - 18 £350 - 7
Milton Keynes -6 16 £380 - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 16 £380 +52.00% 5
Hampshire -34 14 £300 +4.17% 3
Oxfordshire - 14 £325 - 4
East of England -20 12 £313 - 21
Oxford - 8 £325 - 3
East Midlands -8 7 £425 +51.78% 7
South West -38 7 £293 -4.09% 5
East Sussex -2 6 £263 -34.37% 1
Yorkshire -7 6 £320 -5.88% 9
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £313 - 6
Brighton -1 5 £300 -25.00%
Derbyshire - 5 £425 - 3
Bedfordshire - 5 £313 - 2
Berkshire -10 4 £425 +129.72% 3
Leeds -17 4 £320 -5.88% 4
West Yorkshire -24 4 £320 -5.88% 5
Luton - 4 £300 -
Exeter +5 3 £310 - 1
Devon -4 3 £310 - 2
Scotland -15 3 - - 2
West Midlands -20 3 £301 -7.53% 4
Edinburgh -22 3 - -
Leicestershire - 3 £425 - 1

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 376 (86.24%) C#
2 375 (86.01%) .NET
3 267 (61.24%) SQL Server
4 239 (54.82%) MVC
5 233 (53.44%) ASP.NET
6 224 (51.38%) TDD
7 182 (41.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 161 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
9 159 (36.47%) HTML
10 139 (31.88%) WCF
11 138 (31.65%) Visual Studio
12 133 (30.50%) JavaScript
13 130 (29.82%) CSS
14 128 (29.36%) OO
15 125 (28.67%) jQuery
16 121 (27.75%) Continuous Integration
16 121 (27.75%) Scrum
17 118 (27.06%) .NET Framework
18 116 (26.61%) Unit Testing
19 108 (24.77%) Microsoft
20 90 (20.64%) SQL Server 2008
21 89 (20.41%) Subversion
22 84 (19.27%) Web Services
22 84 (19.27%) XML
23 83 (19.04%) SQL
24 80 (18.35%) Windows
25 79 (18.12%) MSTest
26 78 (17.89%) WPF
26 78 (17.89%) BDD
27 75 (17.20%) NHibernate

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 48 (11.01%) IIS
2 46 (10.55%) CMS
3 28 (6.42%) Node.js
4 21 (4.82%) Umbraco
5 19 (4.36%) SharePoint
6 17 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (3.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (3.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (2.52%) Kentico
9 9 (2.06%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.15%) NServiceBus
11 5 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.15%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.23%) Apache
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.52%) MS Office
3 4 (0.92%) Mingle
4 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.36%) SaaS
3 8 (1.83%) PaaS
4 5 (1.15%) IaaS
5 3 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.83%) HTTP
2 3 (0.69%) ATM
2 3 (0.69%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.69%) Internet
3 2 (0.46%) SSL
3 2 (0.46%) FTP
4 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (61.24%) SQL Server
2 90 (20.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (6.65%) Oracle Database
4 28 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (5.28%) Relational Database
6 22 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (4.82%) RavenDB
8 20 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (4.13%) MongoDB
10 16 (3.67%) Neo4j
11 15 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (2.52%) NoSQL
14 9 (2.06%) Couchbase
14 9 (2.06%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.61%) Big Data
16 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
17 4 (0.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 138 (31.65%) Visual Studio
2 89 (20.41%) Subversion
3 79 (18.12%) MSTest
4 73 (16.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 66 (15.14%) Rhino Mocks
6 64 (14.68%) Git (software)
7 60 (13.76%) TeamCity
8 58 (13.30%) Moq
9 45 (10.32%) SpecFlow
10 33 (7.57%) MSBuild
11 30 (6.88%) Selenium
12 28 (6.42%) ClearCase
13 27 (6.19%) CruiseControl
14 26 (5.96%) Jenkins
15 23 (5.28%) GoogleTest
15 23 (5.28%) CppUnit
16 21 (4.82%) Ant
16 21 (4.82%) JUnit
17 19 (4.36%) JIRA
17 19 (4.36%) Cucumber
General
1 64 (14.68%) Finance
2 23 (5.28%) Marketing
3 16 (3.67%) Front Office
4 14 (3.21%) Banking
5 9 (2.06%) Retail
5 9 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.61%) Legal
7 6 (1.38%) Back Office
8 5 (1.15%) Advertising
9 4 (0.92%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.69%) Military
11 2 (0.46%) Electronics
11 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 354 (81.19%) Developer
2 182 (41.74%) .NET Developer
3 115 (26.38%) C# Developer
4 66 (15.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (11.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 50 (11.47%) Senior Developer
7 40 (9.17%) Software Developer
8 25 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
9 24 (5.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (5.50%) Software Engineer
10 20 (4.59%) Web Developer
11 19 (4.36%) Agile .NET Developer
12 16 (3.67%) Programmer
13 15 (3.44%) Agile C# Developer
14 14 (3.21%) Analyst
15 13 (2.98%) WPF Developer
16 11 (2.52%) .NET Programmer
16 11 (2.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 10 (2.29%) Senior C# Developer
17 10 (2.29%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (86.01%) .NET
2 233 (53.44%) ASP.NET
3 182 (41.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 159 (36.47%) HTML
5 139 (31.88%) WCF
6 130 (29.82%) CSS
7 125 (28.67%) jQuery
8 118 (27.06%) .NET Framework
9 84 (19.27%) Web Services
9 84 (19.27%) XML
10 78 (17.89%) WPF
11 75 (17.20%) NHibernate
12 64 (14.68%) Ajax
13 63 (14.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 61 (13.99%) HTML5
14 61 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 45 (10.32%) Castle Windsor
16 41 (9.40%) LINQ
17 40 (9.17%) CSS3
17 40 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.01%) Inversion of Control
2 27 (6.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (5.50%) Derivative
4 16 (3.67%) N-Tier
5 12 (2.75%) Open Source
6 10 (2.29%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.61%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.61%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.38%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.38%) W3C
10 4 (0.92%) Streaming Video
10 4 (0.92%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.92%) Blog
11 3 (0.69%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (0.69%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.69%) Physics
12 2 (0.46%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 80 (18.35%) Windows
2 38 (8.72%) Linux
3 24 (5.50%) UNIX
4 11 (2.52%) CentOS
5 9 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.15%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.46%) Android
8 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (54.82%) MVC
2 224 (51.38%) TDD
3 161 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (29.36%) OO
5 121 (27.75%) Scrum
5 121 (27.75%) Continuous Integration
6 116 (26.61%) Unit Testing
7 78 (17.89%) BDD
8 61 (13.99%) Multithreading
9 51 (11.70%) Software Engineering
9 51 (11.70%) OOD
10 50 (11.47%) SOA
10 50 (11.47%) Automated Testing
11 44 (10.09%) UML
12 40 (9.17%) MVVM
13 39 (8.94%) Domain-Driven Design
14 38 (8.72%) Configuration Management
15 31 (7.11%) Project Management
16 28 (6.42%) Web Development
16 28 (6.42%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 376 (86.24%) C#
2 133 (30.50%) JavaScript
3 83 (19.04%) SQL
4 28 (6.42%) T-SQL
5 27 (6.19%) C
6 26 (5.96%) C++
7 24 (5.50%) Java
8 19 (4.36%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.52%) PHP
10 8 (1.83%) Python
10 8 (1.83%) XAML
11 7 (1.61%) VB
11 7 (1.61%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.38%) VB6
12 6 (1.38%) Ruby
13 5 (1.15%) VBScript
14 3 (0.69%) XPath
14 3 (0.69%) Groovy
15 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.46%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 27 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.13%) Degree
4 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.69%) MCTS
5 3 (0.69%) MCSD
6 2 (0.46%) MCSE
6 2 (0.46%) MCP
7 1 (0.23%) MCAD
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.36%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (1.83%) SCCM
2 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 108 (24.77%) Microsoft
2 53 (12.16%) Oracle
3 18 (4.13%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.15%) Infragistics
4 5 (1.15%) Perforce
4 5 (1.15%) Telerik
4 5 (1.15%) DataSynapse
5 4 (0.92%) Sybase
5 4 (0.92%) TIBCO
5 4 (0.92%) Twitter
6 3 (0.69%) Serena
6 3 (0.69%) 29West
6 3 (0.69%) Sencha
6 3 (0.69%) HP
6 3 (0.69%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.46%) SAP
7 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.46%) Google
8 1 (0.23%) Ab Initio
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