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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NUnit
Rank 392 361 350
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -11
Contract jobs citing NUnit 217 220 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.11% 3.46% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 139 145
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
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
6982 6366 5205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.01% 12.26% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4469 4037 3301
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 110 142
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £17.90 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 March 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 March 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 -14 207 £400 +14.28% 171
London +8 96 £425 +13.33% 64
South East -33 57 £350 +7.69% 32
Yorkshire +3 24 £325 +1.56% 17
Hampshire -10 21 £315 +5.17% 5
West Yorkshire +10 20 £325 +1.56% 10
Leeds +4 20 £325 +1.56% 8
South West +2 14 £400 +36.75% 10
Gloucestershire - 13 £406 - 2
City of London -12 12 £475 +26.66% 11
Surrey +13 9 £406 +36.55% 4
East Sussex -2 9 - - 3
Brighton -5 9 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -11 8 £415 +3.75% 5
Berkshire -4 7 £340 +14.28% 3
Scotland -5 7 £325 -
Milton Keynes -11 7 £401 +0.31% 5
North West -25 7 £295 -15.71% 21
Cheltenham - 7 £419 - 2
Reading +5 6 £330 +10.92% 3
Manchester -17 6 £300 -14.28% 11
Edinburgh -7 5 £338 -
Leicestershire +2 3 £300 -29.41% 2
East of England -9 3 £485 +39.56% 8
East Midlands -11 3 £300 -29.41% 6
Hook -15 3 £315 +5.52%
West Sussex -18 3 - - 3
Leicester +6 2 £300 -29.41% 2
Hertfordshire +2 2 - - 3
Sheffield +1 2 £313 -12.58% 1

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 367 (75.20%) .NET
2 354 (72.54%) C#
3 277 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 265 (54.30%) TDD
5 256 (52.46%) SQL Server
6 176 (36.07%) MVC
7 175 (35.86%) JavaScript
8 172 (35.25%) .NET Framework
9 171 (35.04%) Scrum
9 171 (35.04%) ASP.NET
10 150 (30.74%) HTML
10 150 (30.74%) SQL
11 146 (29.92%) WCF
12 144 (29.51%) OO
13 134 (27.46%) Continuous Integration
14 133 (27.25%) Microsoft
15 125 (25.61%) CSS
16 118 (24.18%) Finance
17 116 (23.77%) Subversion
18 114 (23.36%) jQuery
19 109 (22.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 105 (21.52%) BDD
21 103 (21.11%) ASP.NET MVC
22 95 (19.47%) Web Services
23 93 (19.06%) Visual Studio
24 89 (18.24%) ASP.NET Web API
25 87 (17.83%) OOD
26 84 (17.21%) Windows
27 80 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
28 79 (16.19%) WPF

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 41 (8.40%) CMS
2 29 (5.94%) TIBCO EMS
3 19 (3.89%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.28%) IIS
4 16 (3.28%) Confluence
5 15 (3.07%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (2.87%) Node.js
7 13 (2.66%) Kentico
8 9 (1.84%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.43%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.43%) MQSeries
11 6 (1.23%) JBoss
11 6 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.02%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.82%) Apache
14 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.61%) ArcSDE
15 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.02%) GitHub
3 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.05%) HTTP
2 4 (0.82%) HTTPS
2 4 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) Firewall
3 1 (0.20%) VPN
3 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (52.46%) SQL Server
2 52 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (9.22%) Relational Database
4 34 (6.97%) Oracle Database
5 33 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (4.92%) Ingres
7 24 (4.92%) MongoDB
8 22 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (3.07%) Couchbase
9 15 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.84%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.43%) MySQL
14 6 (1.23%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (0.82%) MS Access
16 4 (0.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 116 (23.77%) Subversion
2 93 (19.06%) Visual Studio
3 76 (15.57%) MSTest
4 75 (15.37%) Rhino Mocks
4 75 (15.37%) Selenium
5 71 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 68 (13.93%) SpecFlow
7 67 (13.73%) Moq
8 65 (13.32%) ClearCase
9 64 (13.11%) GoogleTest
10 63 (12.91%) CppUnit
11 61 (12.50%) Ant
12 51 (10.45%) CruiseControl
13 47 (9.63%) TeamCity
14 40 (8.20%) JIRA
15 35 (7.17%) Jenkins
16 27 (5.53%) JUnit
17 24 (4.92%) Rational Rose
17 24 (4.92%) StyleCop
18 23 (4.71%) ClearQuest
General
1 118 (24.18%) Finance
2 69 (14.14%) Banking
3 42 (8.61%) Investment Banking
4 29 (5.94%) Front Office
5 11 (2.25%) Back Office
6 7 (1.43%) Retail
7 6 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.82%) Games
8 4 (0.82%) Legal
9 3 (0.61%) Billing
10 2 (0.41%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 379 (77.66%) Developer
2 201 (41.19%) .NET Developer
3 149 (30.53%) C# Developer
4 83 (17.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (10.45%) Senior Developer
6 31 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (5.74%) Senior .NET Developer
8 28 (5.74%) Web Developer
8 28 (5.74%) Software Developer
9 25 (5.12%) Software Engineer
10 23 (4.71%) Senior C# Developer
11 18 (3.69%) Agile .NET Developer
12 17 (3.48%) Agile C# Developer
13 16 (3.28%) C Developer
14 15 (3.07%) Technical Leader
15 14 (2.87%) .NET Web Developer
15 14 (2.87%) Tester
15 14 (2.87%) Lead Developer
15 14 (2.87%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (75.20%) .NET
2 172 (35.25%) .NET Framework
3 171 (35.04%) ASP.NET
4 150 (30.74%) HTML
5 146 (29.92%) WCF
6 125 (25.61%) CSS
7 114 (23.36%) jQuery
8 109 (22.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 103 (21.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 95 (19.47%) Web Services
11 89 (18.24%) ASP.NET Web API
12 79 (16.19%) WPF
13 65 (13.32%) Castle Windsor
14 59 (12.09%) XML
15 57 (11.68%) NHibernate
16 55 (11.27%) AngularJS
17 54 (11.07%) HTML5
18 46 (9.43%) Motif
19 45 (9.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 41 (8.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.38%) Derivative
3 24 (4.92%) Inversion of Control
4 20 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (3.28%) N-Tier
6 14 (2.87%) Fixed Income
6 14 (2.87%) Open Source
7 13 (2.66%) Equities
7 13 (2.66%) Blog
8 12 (2.46%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.84%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.64%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.43%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.02%) CMDB
12 5 (1.02%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.82%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.82%) iPad
14 3 (0.61%) User Experience
14 3 (0.61%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.61%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 84 (17.21%) Windows
2 73 (14.96%) Linux
3 64 (13.11%) UNIX
4 9 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (1.84%) Android
5 8 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (54.30%) TDD
3 176 (36.07%) MVC
4 171 (35.04%) Scrum
5 144 (29.51%) OO
6 134 (27.46%) Continuous Integration
7 105 (21.52%) BDD
8 87 (17.83%) OOD
9 79 (16.19%) Software Engineering
10 75 (15.37%) Multithreading
11 73 (14.96%) UML
11 73 (14.96%) Configuration Management
12 69 (14.14%) Unit Testing
13 65 (13.32%) SOA
14 48 (9.84%) Project Management
15 44 (9.02%) Use Case
16 41 (8.40%) Refactoring
17 38 (7.79%) Automated Testing
18 37 (7.58%) E-Commerce
18 37 (7.58%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 354 (72.54%) C#
2 175 (35.86%) JavaScript
3 150 (30.74%) SQL
4 73 (14.96%) C++
5 67 (13.73%) C
6 60 (12.30%) Java
7 44 (9.02%) T-SQL
8 32 (6.56%) Python
9 19 (3.89%) VB.NET
10 18 (3.69%) PL/SQL
11 16 (3.28%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.07%) F#
13 8 (1.64%) XAML
13 8 (1.64%) PHP
14 6 (1.23%) Perl
15 4 (0.82%) VBA
16 3 (0.61%) Ruby
16 3 (0.61%) XPath
16 3 (0.61%) C-shell
16 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 52 (10.66%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.89%) Degree
4 3 (0.61%) ISEB
5 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) EMIR
2 2 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.41%) GridGain
2 2 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (3.28%) Puppet
2 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 133 (27.25%) Microsoft
2 67 (13.73%) Oracle
3 35 (7.17%) TIBCO
4 19 (3.89%) IBM
5 18 (3.69%) Infragistics
6 17 (3.48%) DevExpress
7 15 (3.07%) Sitecore
8 10 (2.05%) Sybase
9 9 (1.84%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.43%) Typemock
11 5 (1.02%) VMware
12 4 (0.82%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.82%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.82%) Twitter
13 3 (0.61%) ESRI
13 3 (0.61%) Red Gate
14 2 (0.41%) Facebook
14 2 (0.41%) Informatica
14 2 (0.41%) Perforce
14 2 (0.41%) Bloomberg
City of London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
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Amoria Bond - UK
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