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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NUnit
Rank 385 404 376
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Contract jobs citing NUnit 217 170 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.10% 2.90% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 125 138
Average daily rate
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£384 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
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% -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6995 5870 6070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 11.50% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4485 3689 3562
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 221
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 £24.65 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 +20 214 £389 +3.66% 168
London +22 119 £415 +3.75% 60
City of London +24 40 £490 +3.15% 17
South East -18 31 £370 +15.62% 39
East of England -11 20 £311 -11.07% 22
Cambridgeshire - 18 £259 - 7
East Midlands +10 13 - - 5
Cambridge - 13 £259 - 7
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £395 +5.33% 3
West Midlands -3 11 £425 +88.88% 2
South West -23 11 £325 +4.83% 7
Milton Keynes +2 10 £400 +6.66% 2
North West +7 9 £325 +25.00% 25
Hampshire -29 9 £300 -3.30% 7
Derbyshire - 8 - -
Derby - 8 - -
Manchester +2 7 £325 +25.00% 9
Leicestershire - 5 - - 1
Brighton +4 3 - - 2
Surrey -3 3 - - 11
East Sussex -4 3 - - 2
Leicester - 3 - -
Dorset +6 2 £308 - 2
West Sussex -4 2 £313 -21.87% 3
Scotland -24 2 £250 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £331 - 3
Devon - 2 £313 - 1
Exeter - 2 £313 - 1
West Yorkshire +6 1 £325 - 2
Yorkshire +6 1 £325 - 5

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 350 (86.21%) .NET
2 344 (84.73%) C#
3 242 (59.61%) MVC
4 222 (54.68%) TDD
5 217 (53.45%) SQL Server
6 215 (52.96%) ASP.NET
7 155 (38.18%) HTML
8 149 (36.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 142 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
10 141 (34.73%) .NET Framework
11 140 (34.48%) JavaScript
12 138 (33.99%) CSS
13 131 (32.27%) jQuery
14 121 (29.80%) WCF
15 119 (29.31%) Visual Studio
16 114 (28.08%) Scrum
17 110 (27.09%) OO
18 108 (26.60%) Microsoft
19 107 (26.35%) Web Services
20 103 (25.37%) Unit Testing
21 86 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
22 83 (20.44%) XML
23 82 (20.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 79 (19.46%) Finance
25 74 (18.23%) SQL
26 72 (17.73%) Ajax
27 71 (17.49%) Team Foundation Server
28 66 (16.26%) BDD
28 66 (16.26%) Windows
29 62 (15.27%) SQL Server 2008

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 47 (11.58%) CMS
2 46 (11.33%) IIS
3 24 (5.91%) Umbraco
3 24 (5.91%) Sitecore CMS
4 19 (4.68%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (2.22%) Node.js
8 7 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.99%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.99%) Content Management Server
12 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.74%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.74%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.74%) JCAPS
12 3 (0.74%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.74%) Kentico
Applications
1 23 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.71%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.97%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.99%) MS Office
5 3 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.22%) SaaS
3 8 (1.97%) PaaS
4 7 (1.72%) Office 365
5 6 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (1.23%) CloudFront
6 5 (1.23%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.22%) HTTP
2 5 (1.23%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.74%) DNS
3 3 (0.74%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.49%) SNMP
4 2 (0.49%) Internet
5 1 (0.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (53.45%) SQL Server
2 62 (15.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (6.40%) Oracle Database
5 21 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (3.69%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.71%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.46%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.22%) MongoDB
11 9 (2.22%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.72%) Big Data
12 7 (1.72%) MySQL
12 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.99%) RavenDB
16 3 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
17 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 119 (29.31%) Visual Studio
2 71 (17.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (15.02%) MSTest
4 60 (14.78%) Subversion
5 53 (13.05%) Moq
6 49 (12.07%) Rhino Mocks
6 49 (12.07%) SpecFlow
7 48 (11.82%) Selenium
8 37 (9.11%) TeamCity
9 31 (7.64%) Git (software)
10 30 (7.39%) MSBuild
11 29 (7.14%) JUnit
12 23 (5.67%) JIRA
13 19 (4.68%) Jenkins
14 17 (4.19%) GoogleTest
15 16 (3.94%) Cucumber
15 16 (3.94%) CruiseControl
15 16 (3.94%) CppUnit
15 16 (3.94%) Ant
16 15 (3.69%) ClearCase
General
1 79 (19.46%) Finance
2 28 (6.90%) Banking
3 14 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.46%) Front Office
5 8 (1.97%) Marketing
6 5 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.23%) Advertising
7 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
8 1 (0.25%) Military
8 1 (0.25%) German Language
8 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 318 (78.33%) Developer
2 182 (44.83%) .NET Developer
3 109 (26.85%) C# Developer
4 70 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (14.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 40 (9.85%) Senior Developer
7 35 (8.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (6.65%) Software Developer
9 26 (6.40%) Software Engineer
10 23 (5.67%) Web Developer
11 19 (4.68%) Senior .NET Developer
12 17 (4.19%) Agile .NET Developer
13 13 (3.20%) Analyst
14 11 (2.71%) Programmer
14 11 (2.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (2.71%) .NET Web Developer
15 10 (2.46%) C# Web Developer
15 10 (2.46%) Tester
16 9 (2.22%) Test Analyst
16 9 (2.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (86.21%) .NET
2 215 (52.96%) ASP.NET
3 155 (38.18%) HTML
4 149 (36.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 141 (34.73%) .NET Framework
6 138 (33.99%) CSS
7 131 (32.27%) jQuery
8 121 (29.80%) WCF
9 107 (26.35%) Web Services
10 83 (20.44%) XML
11 82 (20.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 72 (17.73%) Ajax
13 60 (14.78%) HTML5
14 53 (13.05%) NHibernate
15 49 (12.07%) CSS3
16 46 (11.33%) WPF
17 43 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 42 (10.34%) REST
19 39 (9.61%) JSON
20 34 (8.37%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.62%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (4.43%) N-Tier
3 16 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (3.45%) Derivative
5 11 (2.71%) Fixed Income
6 7 (1.72%) W3C
7 6 (1.48%) Open Source
7 6 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.99%) Streaming Music
9 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.74%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.74%) Blog
10 3 (0.74%) DTV
11 2 (0.49%) GIS
11 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.49%) Social Media
12 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.25%) Health Informatics
12 1 (0.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.26%) Windows
2 26 (6.40%) Linux
3 19 (4.68%) UNIX
4 18 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.48%) Android
8 6 (1.48%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.48%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (59.61%) MVC
2 222 (54.68%) TDD
3 142 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (28.08%) Scrum
5 110 (27.09%) OO
6 103 (25.37%) Unit Testing
7 86 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (16.26%) BDD
9 52 (12.81%) Software Engineering
10 45 (11.08%) SOA
11 44 (10.84%) OOD
12 36 (8.87%) Web Development
13 34 (8.37%) Multithreading
14 33 (8.13%) Configuration Management
15 32 (7.88%) UML
15 32 (7.88%) Automated Testing
16 31 (7.64%) Project Management
17 24 (5.91%) E-Commerce
18 23 (5.67%) Kanban
19 22 (5.42%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 344 (84.73%) C#
2 140 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 74 (18.23%) SQL
4 38 (9.36%) Java
5 34 (8.37%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.93%) C
7 14 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 13 (3.20%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.71%) VB
10 10 (2.46%) C++
11 8 (1.97%) Ruby
12 7 (1.72%) VB6
12 7 (1.72%) VBScript
13 6 (1.48%) Python
13 6 (1.48%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.99%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.74%) VBA
15 3 (0.74%) PHP
16 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 33 (8.13%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.69%) Degree
4 7 (1.72%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.74%) ISEB
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) MCTS
7 1 (0.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.25%) MCAD
7 1 (0.25%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.42%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (2.22%) SCCM
2 2 (0.49%) SCOM
3 1 (0.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 108 (26.60%) Microsoft
2 53 (13.05%) Oracle
3 26 (6.40%) Sitecore
4 14 (3.45%) EPiServer
5 12 (2.96%) Ektron
6 6 (1.48%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.48%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.23%) Telerik
8 4 (0.99%) RedDot
8 4 (0.99%) Sybase
8 4 (0.99%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.74%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.74%) SAP
9 3 (0.74%) Adobe
9 3 (0.74%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.74%) Serena
10 2 (0.49%) Metastorm
10 2 (0.49%) StreamBase
10 2 (0.49%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.25%) 29West
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Loughton
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago