The table below looks at the statistics for NUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NUnit over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NUnit
Rank 449 454 377
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -77
Contract jobs citing NUnit 180 194 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.35% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.16% 2.33% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 130 220
Median daily rate £398 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%

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
8345 8312 7463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 14.96% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5608 5588 5117
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 188 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

NUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NUnit as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 173 £400 - 84
London +6 95 £425 - 33
South East +1 30 £375 +25.00% 16
City of London +3 26 £425 -15.00% 8
West Midlands -4 19 £366 -18.61%
Birmingham - 17 £375 -
Surrey +23 13 £390 -22.00% 3
East of England +19 10 £288 +4.54% 9
Hampshire -10 9 £316 +10.00% 5
Hertfordshire +6 7 £285 +3.45% 4
Woking - 7 £403 - 2
Greenford - 7 £413 -
South West -1 6 £315 -7.35% 6
Hook -2 5 £318 +15.45%
Yorkshire +14 4 - - 3
South Wales +12 4 £338 -32.50%
Wales 0 4 £338 -32.50% 2
East Midlands -7 4 £375 +7.14% 2
Rickmansworth - 4 £304 -
Cardiff +18 3 £331 -33.75%
Scotland +13 3 £325 +5.69% 2
Glasgow +3 3 £325 -
North West +2 3 £300 -8.04% 15
Bristol -3 3 - - 5
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Oxford - 3 £375 -
Westminster - 3 £315 -
York - 3 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £375 -

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NUnit.

1 271 (75.91%) C#
2 239 (66.95%) .NET
3 194 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (40.34%) TDD
5 143 (40.06%) SQL
6 136 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 123 (34.45%) MVC
8 122 (34.17%) .NET Framework
9 118 (33.05%) JavaScript
10 108 (30.25%) Selenium
11 107 (29.97%) ASP.NET
12 106 (29.69%) Entity Framework
13 104 (29.13%) Web Services
14 101 (28.29%) BDD
14 101 (28.29%) WCF
15 100 (28.01%) SpecFlow
15 100 (28.01%) Microsoft
16 95 (26.61%) Scrum
17 88 (24.65%) OO
17 88 (24.65%) Unit Testing
18 84 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
19 82 (22.97%) Windows
20 81 (22.69%) ASP.NET MVC
21 79 (22.13%) Git (software)
22 75 (21.01%) HTML
23 73 (20.45%) Visual Studio
24 70 (19.61%) Moq
25 69 (19.33%) ASP.NET Web API
26 67 (18.77%) jQuery
27 65 (18.21%) Test Automation

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (6.44%) IIS
2 20 (5.60%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.36%) Confluence
4 9 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.52%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.40%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.12%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.84%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.56%) RMDS
4 1 (0.28%) Beauchamp
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (5.04%) PaaS
3 16 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (0.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.52%) DNS
1 9 (2.52%) Kerberos
2 5 (1.40%) SMS
2 5 (1.40%) SNMP
3 4 (1.12%) snoop
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (8.12%) NoSQL
4 27 (7.56%) MongoDB
5 25 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (6.16%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.20%) Oracle Database
7 15 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.96%) Couchbase
9 7 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.68%) Big Data
11 5 (1.40%) Redis
12 4 (1.12%) MySQL
12 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.56%) DB2
13 2 (0.56%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 108 (30.25%) Selenium
2 100 (28.01%) SpecFlow
3 79 (22.13%) Git (software)
4 73 (20.45%) Visual Studio
5 70 (19.61%) Moq
6 65 (18.21%) MSTest
7 64 (17.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 62 (17.37%) Subversion
9 52 (14.57%) TeamCity
10 48 (13.45%) Jenkins
11 45 (12.61%) WebDriver
12 37 (10.36%) JUnit
13 35 (9.80%) Cucumber
13 35 (9.80%) JIRA
14 25 (7.00%) ClearCase
14 25 (7.00%) MSBuild
14 25 (7.00%) SoapUI
15 24 (6.72%) Gradle
16 23 (6.44%) GoogleTest
17 22 (6.16%) JMeter
General
1 47 (13.17%) Finance
2 36 (10.08%) Banking
3 27 (7.56%) Front Office
4 21 (5.88%) Retail
5 20 (5.60%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.24%) Advertising
7 6 (1.68%) Back Office
7 6 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) Marketing
9 2 (0.56%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 231 (64.71%) Developer
2 131 (36.69%) C# Developer
3 126 (35.29%) .NET Developer
4 72 (20.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (10.08%) SQL Developer
6 30 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 27 (7.56%) Tester
8 25 (7.00%) Agile Developer
9 22 (6.16%) ASP.NET Developer
9 22 (6.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (5.60%) Agile C# Developer
11 18 (5.04%) Build Engineer
11 18 (5.04%) Senior Developer
11 18 (5.04%) Software Developer
12 17 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
12 17 (4.76%) Test Engineer
13 16 (4.48%) Automation Tester
13 16 (4.48%) WPF Developer
14 15 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (4.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (66.95%) .NET
2 122 (34.17%) .NET Framework
3 107 (29.97%) ASP.NET
4 106 (29.69%) Entity Framework
5 104 (29.13%) Web Services
6 101 (28.29%) WCF
7 81 (22.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 75 (21.01%) HTML
9 69 (19.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 67 (18.77%) jQuery
11 64 (17.93%) CSS
12 59 (16.53%) XML
13 53 (14.85%) WPF
14 51 (14.29%) RESTful
15 50 (14.01%) AngularJS
15 50 (14.01%) SOAP
16 36 (10.08%) REST
17 35 (9.80%) HTML5
18 29 (8.12%) Unity DI Container
19 28 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.72%) Derivative
3 16 (4.48%) User Experience
4 14 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.36%) Mathematics
5 12 (3.36%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.24%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (1.68%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.68%) Grid Computing
8 6 (1.68%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.40%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.40%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.40%) iPad
10 4 (1.12%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.12%) Physics
11 3 (0.84%) Clustering
11 3 (0.84%) Economics
11 3 (0.84%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 82 (22.97%) Windows
2 32 (8.96%) Unix
3 26 (7.28%) Linux
4 9 (2.52%) Android
4 9 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.24%) Windows Phone
5 8 (2.24%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (40.34%) TDD
3 123 (34.45%) MVC
4 101 (28.29%) BDD
5 95 (26.61%) Scrum
6 88 (24.65%) OO
6 88 (24.65%) Unit Testing
7 84 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (18.21%) Test Automation
9 55 (15.41%) SOLID
10 54 (15.13%) OOD
11 48 (13.45%) Multithreading
12 47 (13.17%) MVVM
13 38 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
13 38 (10.64%) SDLC
13 38 (10.64%) Software Engineering
14 37 (10.36%) Dependency Injection
15 33 (9.24%) Configuration Management
15 33 (9.24%) DevOps
16 30 (8.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 271 (75.91%) C#
2 143 (40.06%) SQL
3 118 (33.05%) JavaScript
4 61 (17.09%) T-SQL
5 57 (15.97%) Java
6 40 (11.20%) Python
7 29 (8.12%) C++
8 23 (6.44%) C
9 22 (6.16%) VB
10 20 (5.60%) XAML
11 19 (5.32%) TypeScript
12 16 (4.48%) PowerShell
12 16 (4.48%) Ruby
13 8 (2.24%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.96%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.68%) Scala
16 5 (1.40%) Clojure
17 4 (1.12%) VB6
18 2 (0.56%) PHP
18 2 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.68%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.44%) Degree
4 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.68%) ISEB
5 6 (1.68%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.68%) MCAD
5 6 (1.68%) MCSD
5 6 (1.68%) MCTS
6 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.56%) PhD
7 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (14.85%) QA
2 10 (2.80%) SDET
3 5 (1.40%) ISO 14001
3 5 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (5.60%) Docker
2 11 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (7.00%) Ansible
2 19 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.76%) Puppet
4 13 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.40%) SCOM
6 3 (0.84%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.84%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 100 (28.01%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.68%) Oracle
3 21 (5.88%) Perforce
4 20 (5.60%) DevExpress
5 12 (3.36%) HP
6 9 (2.52%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.96%) BMC
7 7 (1.96%) Infragistics
7 7 (1.96%) Rackspace
7 7 (1.96%) RedGate
7 7 (1.96%) Remedy
8 6 (1.68%) EPiServer
9 4 (1.12%) Adobe
9 4 (1.12%) IBM
9 4 (1.12%) Telerik
10 3 (0.84%) Sybase
11 2 (0.56%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.56%) Reuters
11 2 (0.56%) Syncfusion
11 2 (0.56%) TIBCO
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