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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NUnit
Rank 355 335 336
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing NUnit 231 250 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.28% 4.16% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 157 139
Average daily rate
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£400 £368 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
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
7034 6005 5043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.40% 11.95% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4629 3776 3188
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 113 159
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £19.19 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.95 £54.00 £43.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -37 218 £400 +8.84% 149
London -22 95 £450 +12.50% 51
South East -33 70 £388 +19.23% 25
Hampshire -11 26 £315 +3.27% 5
Yorkshire +2 18 £325 +1.56% 9
Buckinghamshire -8 18 £413 +3.12% 3
West Yorkshire 0 16 £325 +1.56% 5
Milton Keynes -10 16 £413 +3.12% 3
Leeds +6 15 £325 +1.56% 4
Surrey +11 13 £413 +38.65% 3
South West -15 13 £413 +50.00% 14
Gloucestershire -4 11 £413 +50.00% 3
City of London -6 11 £450 +4.65% 13
Scotland +1 10 £350 -
Hook -7 9 £315 +4.56%
East of England -9 9 £375 - 12
East Sussex -4 8 - - 3
Brighton -16 8 - - 1
Edinburgh 0 7 £350 -
Ipswich - 7 £375 -
Cheltenham - 7 £419 - 2
Suffolk - 7 £375 -
North West -22 6 £290 -17.14% 23
East Midlands -3 4 £300 -29.41% 6
Glasgow +4 3 £325 -
Cheshire -1 3 £290 -27.50% 7
Manchester -10 3 £350 - 13
West Sussex -16 3 - - 4
Camberley +6 2 £525 +76.47% 1
Leicestershire +3 2 £300 -14.28% 2

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 397 (78.61%) .NET
2 375 (74.26%) C#
3 292 (57.82%) TDD
4 284 (56.24%) Agile Software Development
5 270 (53.47%) SQL Server
6 200 (39.60%) MVC
7 192 (38.02%) .NET Framework
8 190 (37.62%) ASP.NET
9 183 (36.24%) JavaScript
10 172 (34.06%) Scrum
11 165 (32.67%) HTML
12 160 (31.68%) SQL
13 157 (31.09%) WCF
14 153 (30.30%) Microsoft
15 149 (29.50%) OO
16 134 (26.53%) CSS
17 133 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
18 132 (26.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 132 (26.14%) Finance
19 127 (25.15%) BDD
20 124 (24.55%) ASP.NET MVC
21 117 (23.17%) Subversion
22 111 (21.98%) jQuery
23 100 (19.80%) Visual Studio
23 100 (19.80%) Web Services
24 92 (18.22%) ASP.NET Web API
25 87 (17.23%) Team Foundation Server
26 86 (17.03%) SpecFlow
26 86 (17.03%) OOD
27 84 (16.63%) Windows

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (5.74%) CMS
2 28 (5.54%) TIBCO EMS
3 21 (4.16%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.17%) IIS
4 16 (3.17%) Confluence
5 13 (2.57%) Kentico
6 11 (2.18%) Node.js
6 11 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.39%) JBoss
8 7 (1.39%) MQSeries
8 7 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.39%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.99%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.79%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.79%) Apache
11 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.59%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 41 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.79%) GitHub
3 4 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.97%) HTTP
2 7 (1.39%) Internet
3 4 (0.79%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.20%) FTP
4 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.20%) VPN
4 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (53.47%) SQL Server
2 56 (11.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (7.92%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (4.95%) Oracle Database
7 24 (4.75%) Ingres
8 15 (2.97%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (2.38%) Couchbase
11 11 (2.18%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.39%) MySQL
14 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.79%) MS Access
15 4 (0.79%) SQLite
15 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (0.59%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 117 (23.17%) Subversion
2 100 (19.80%) Visual Studio
3 87 (17.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 86 (17.03%) SpecFlow
5 82 (16.24%) Rhino Mocks
6 81 (16.04%) Selenium
7 80 (15.84%) MSTest
8 72 (14.26%) Moq
9 62 (12.28%) ClearCase
10 61 (12.08%) GoogleTest
11 60 (11.88%) CppUnit
12 58 (11.49%) Ant
13 53 (10.50%) CruiseControl
14 45 (8.91%) TeamCity
14 45 (8.91%) JIRA
15 36 (7.13%) Jenkins
16 29 (5.74%) StyleCop
17 25 (4.95%) ReSharper
17 25 (4.95%) JUnit
18 24 (4.75%) MSBuild
General
1 132 (26.14%) Finance
2 68 (13.47%) Banking
3 37 (7.33%) Investment Banking
4 22 (4.36%) Front Office
5 8 (1.58%) Back Office
6 6 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.79%) Games
7 4 (0.79%) Legal
8 3 (0.59%) Advertising
8 3 (0.59%) Retail
8 3 (0.59%) Marketing
9 2 (0.40%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 394 (78.02%) Developer
2 205 (40.59%) .NET Developer
3 151 (29.90%) C# Developer
4 84 (16.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (10.30%) Senior Developer
6 31 (6.14%) Software Developer
6 31 (6.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (5.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (5.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 25 (4.95%) Web Developer
10 21 (4.16%) Software Engineer
11 20 (3.96%) Senior C# Developer
12 18 (3.56%) Analyst
13 17 (3.37%) Technical Leader
14 16 (3.17%) Java Developer
14 16 (3.17%) Lead Developer
14 16 (3.17%) C Developer
15 15 (2.97%) Agile C# Developer
15 15 (2.97%) Tester
15 15 (2.97%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (78.61%) .NET
2 192 (38.02%) .NET Framework
3 190 (37.62%) ASP.NET
4 165 (32.67%) HTML
5 157 (31.09%) WCF
6 134 (26.53%) CSS
7 132 (26.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 124 (24.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 111 (21.98%) jQuery
10 100 (19.80%) Web Services
11 92 (18.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 82 (16.24%) WPF
13 80 (15.84%) Castle Windsor
14 71 (14.06%) NHibernate
15 68 (13.47%) XML
16 60 (11.88%) HTML5
17 53 (10.50%) LINQ
18 50 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 45 (8.91%) AngularJS
20 44 (8.71%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.34%) Inversion of Control
2 32 (6.34%) Derivative
3 19 (3.76%) Blog
4 17 (3.37%) N-Tier
5 16 (3.17%) Open Source
6 15 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (2.77%) Equities
7 14 (2.77%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.18%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.98%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.19%) User Experience
11 6 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.99%) CMDB
12 5 (0.99%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.79%) Market Risk
14 3 (0.59%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 84 (16.63%) Windows
2 70 (13.86%) Linux
3 61 (12.08%) UNIX
4 9 (1.78%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.78%) Android
4 9 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (57.82%) TDD
2 284 (56.24%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (39.60%) MVC
4 172 (34.06%) Scrum
5 149 (29.50%) OO
6 133 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
7 127 (25.15%) BDD
8 86 (17.03%) OOD
9 74 (14.65%) UML
10 73 (14.46%) Software Engineering
11 72 (14.26%) Configuration Management
12 70 (13.86%) Multithreading
13 66 (13.07%) SOA
14 64 (12.67%) Unit Testing
15 51 (10.10%) Domain-Driven Design
16 46 (9.11%) Project Management
17 42 (8.32%) Use Case
18 40 (7.92%) Refactoring
19 36 (7.13%) CQRS
19 36 (7.13%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 375 (74.26%) C#
2 183 (36.24%) JavaScript
3 160 (31.68%) SQL
4 65 (12.87%) C++
5 62 (12.28%) C
6 58 (11.49%) Java
7 46 (9.11%) T-SQL
8 30 (5.94%) Python
9 19 (3.76%) F#
10 18 (3.56%) PowerShell
11 13 (2.57%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.38%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.39%) PHP
14 5 (0.99%) VB
14 5 (0.99%) Perl
14 5 (0.99%) XAML
15 4 (0.79%) VBA
16 3 (0.59%) VB6
16 3 (0.59%) Ruby
16 3 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 55 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 50 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.36%) Degree
4 7 (1.39%) VCP4
5 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.40%) ISEB
6 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.94%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) EMIR
2 2 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.40%) GridGain
2 2 (0.40%) Docker
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (2.38%) Puppet
2 2 (0.40%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.20%) SCCM
3 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 153 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 63 (12.48%) Oracle
3 32 (6.34%) TIBCO
4 18 (3.56%) DevExpress
5 17 (3.37%) IBM
5 17 (3.37%) Infragistics
6 11 (2.18%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.98%) Sybase
8 9 (1.78%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.58%) Typemock
10 5 (0.99%) VMware
11 4 (0.79%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.79%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.59%) Red Gate
12 3 (0.59%) ESRI
12 3 (0.59%) Twitter
13 2 (0.40%) Endeca
13 2 (0.40%) Perforce
13 2 (0.40%) Bloomberg
13 2 (0.40%) Informatica
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