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 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NUnit
Rank 413 414 379
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -35
Contract jobs citing NUnit 200 192 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.75% 2.79% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 112 141
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75

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
7263 6885 5396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.99% 12.24% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4641 4389 3417
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 124 149
Average hourly rate £37.27 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.19% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.71 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £59.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +4.13%

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 April 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 20 April 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 -11 191 £400 +14.28% 155
London +23 98 £450 +21.21% 59
South East -14 49 £330 +1.53% 29
City of London +15 20 £400 +6.66% 13
Hampshire +5 18 £300 +0.16% 9
Yorkshire -7 15 £325 +1.56% 12
South West +10 14 £400 +36.75% 11
Gloucestershire - 13 £406 - 1
West Yorkshire +1 10 £320 - 4
Leeds -1 10 £320 - 4
Berkshire +3 8 £340 -20.00% 5
East Sussex -3 8 £325 +23.80% 6
Reading +7 7 £330 -22.35% 1
Brighton 0 7 - - 3
North West -31 7 £338 -3.57% 19
Cheltenham - 7 £419 - 1
Surrey +6 6 £400 - 2
Scotland +3 6 £325 -
Manchester -23 6 £350 - 11
Edinburgh 0 5 £338 -
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £401 +5.59% 1
Milton Keynes -16 4 £388 +1.97%
East of England +18 3 £485 +55.20% 12
Leicestershire +9 3 £300 -29.41% 2
East Midlands -3 3 £300 -29.41% 8
Hook -8 3 £315 +5.17%
West Sussex -20 3 - - 1
Leicester +12 2 £300 -29.41% 1
Sheffield -4 2 £313 -12.58%
South Yorkshire -8 2 £313 -12.58% 2

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 341 (75.78%) .NET
2 327 (72.67%) C#
3 248 (55.11%) Agile Software Development
4 242 (53.78%) SQL Server
5 227 (50.44%) TDD
6 176 (39.11%) MVC
6 176 (39.11%) JavaScript
7 172 (38.22%) ASP.NET
8 162 (36.00%) .NET Framework
9 152 (33.78%) HTML
10 151 (33.56%) Scrum
11 139 (30.89%) OO
12 136 (30.22%) SQL
13 134 (29.78%) WCF
14 129 (28.67%) CSS
15 119 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
16 118 (26.22%) Microsoft
17 116 (25.78%) jQuery
18 105 (23.33%) Subversion
19 101 (22.44%) ASP.NET MVC
20 99 (22.00%) Entity Framework
21 91 (20.22%) Finance
22 90 (20.00%) Visual Studio
23 85 (18.89%) BDD
23 85 (18.89%) ASP.NET Web API
24 81 (18.00%) Web Services
24 81 (18.00%) Windows
25 80 (17.78%) OOD
25 80 (17.78%) Unit Testing
26 74 (16.44%) Analytical Skills

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 50 (11.11%) CMS
2 22 (4.89%) TIBCO EMS
3 21 (4.67%) Node.js
4 20 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.33%) IIS
5 15 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (3.11%) Confluence
6 14 (3.11%) Umbraco
7 13 (2.89%) Kentico
8 8 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.56%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.33%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.11%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.89%) JBoss
13 3 (0.67%) Apache
13 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.67%) ArcSDE
14 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.33%) GitHub
4 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.11%) HTTP
2 4 (0.89%) Internet
3 3 (0.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.22%) VPN
4 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (53.78%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (9.33%) Relational Database
4 36 (8.00%) Oracle Database
5 31 (6.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 24 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (4.00%) Ingres
10 14 (3.11%) Couchbase
11 11 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.78%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.56%) MySQL
15 6 (1.33%) Data Mining
15 6 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
17 4 (0.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 105 (23.33%) Subversion
2 90 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 70 (15.56%) Selenium
3 70 (15.56%) Rhino Mocks
4 67 (14.89%) MSTest
5 66 (14.67%) Moq
6 65 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 61 (13.56%) SpecFlow
8 55 (12.22%) GoogleTest
9 54 (12.00%) CppUnit
9 54 (12.00%) ClearCase
10 49 (10.89%) Ant
11 40 (8.89%) CruiseControl
11 40 (8.89%) TeamCity
12 36 (8.00%) JIRA
13 31 (6.89%) Jenkins
14 24 (5.33%) JUnit
15 19 (4.22%) MSI
15 19 (4.22%) Git (software)
15 19 (4.22%) Cucumber
General
1 91 (20.22%) Finance
2 58 (12.89%) Banking
3 40 (8.89%) Investment Banking
4 26 (5.78%) Front Office
5 9 (2.00%) Back Office
6 8 (1.78%) Retail
7 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.89%) Law
7 4 (0.89%) Legal
8 3 (0.67%) Games
8 3 (0.67%) Billing
9 2 (0.44%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.44%) Advertising
9 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 350 (77.78%) Developer
2 189 (42.00%) .NET Developer
3 132 (29.33%) C# Developer
4 77 (17.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (10.67%) Senior Developer
6 33 (7.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (6.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 26 (5.78%) Senior C# Developer
10 24 (5.33%) Software Developer
11 22 (4.89%) Senior .NET Developer
12 20 (4.44%) Software Engineer
13 19 (4.22%) Agile .NET Developer
14 15 (3.33%) Agile C# Developer
15 13 (2.89%) C++ Developer
15 13 (2.89%) .NET Web Developer
15 13 (2.89%) Technical Leader
16 12 (2.67%) Architect
16 12 (2.67%) Analyst
16 12 (2.67%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (75.78%) .NET
2 172 (38.22%) ASP.NET
3 162 (36.00%) .NET Framework
4 152 (33.78%) HTML
5 134 (29.78%) WCF
6 129 (28.67%) CSS
7 116 (25.78%) jQuery
8 101 (22.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 99 (22.00%) Entity Framework
10 85 (18.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 81 (18.00%) Web Services
12 65 (14.44%) AngularJS
13 62 (13.78%) WPF
14 59 (13.11%) XML
15 57 (12.67%) HTML5
16 54 (12.00%) Castle Windsor
17 49 (10.89%) NHibernate
17 49 (10.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 38 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 38 (8.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 74 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.89%) Derivative
3 19 (4.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (3.78%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (3.11%) N-Tier
6 13 (2.89%) Fixed Income
7 11 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.22%) Equities
8 10 (2.22%) Open Source
9 9 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.78%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.56%) User Experience
12 6 (1.33%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.33%) iPad
12 6 (1.33%) Blog
13 5 (1.11%) CMDB
14 4 (0.89%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.67%) Economics
15 3 (0.67%) GIS
16 2 (0.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.00%) Windows
2 63 (14.00%) Linux
3 55 (12.22%) UNIX
4 7 (1.56%) Android
5 6 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (55.11%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (50.44%) TDD
3 176 (39.11%) MVC
4 151 (33.56%) Scrum
5 139 (30.89%) OO
6 119 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (18.89%) BDD
8 80 (17.78%) Unit Testing
8 80 (17.78%) OOD
9 71 (15.78%) Software Engineering
10 66 (14.67%) Multithreading
11 64 (14.22%) Configuration Management
12 63 (14.00%) UML
13 59 (13.11%) SOA
14 41 (9.11%) E-Commerce
15 40 (8.89%) Automated Testing
16 38 (8.44%) Project Management
17 36 (8.00%) Refactoring
17 36 (8.00%) Use Case
18 32 (7.11%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 327 (72.67%) C#
2 176 (39.11%) JavaScript
3 136 (30.22%) SQL
4 69 (15.33%) C++
5 57 (12.67%) C
6 48 (10.67%) Java
7 37 (8.22%) T-SQL
8 26 (5.78%) Python
9 21 (4.67%) VB.NET
10 17 (3.78%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.78%) XAML
11 8 (1.78%) XPath
11 8 (1.78%) PHP
11 8 (1.78%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.78%) F#
12 6 (1.33%) Perl
13 4 (0.89%) VBA
14 3 (0.67%) C-shell
14 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 48 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.44%) ISEB
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.22%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) EMIR
2 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.22%) HL7
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (3.11%) Puppet
2 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 118 (26.22%) Microsoft
2 66 (14.67%) Oracle
3 27 (6.00%) TIBCO
4 16 (3.56%) IBM
4 16 (3.56%) Infragistics
5 15 (3.33%) Sitecore
5 15 (3.33%) DevExpress
6 8 (1.78%) Sybase
7 5 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.11%) VMware
7 5 (1.11%) Typemock
7 5 (1.11%) Twitter
8 4 (0.89%) Ektron
8 4 (0.89%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.89%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.67%) ESRI
9 3 (0.67%) Facebook
10 2 (0.44%) Perforce
10 2 (0.44%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.22%) RedDot
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