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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NUnit
Rank 378 388 372
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing NUnit 216 182 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.07% 3.08% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 137 144
Average daily rate
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£378 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £319 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7039 5902 6101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.54% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 3695 3573
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 219
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 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £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 30 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 30 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 -1 214 £384 +2.33% 158
London +29 121 £413 +3.12% 57
City of London +24 40 £490 +3.15% 16
South East -24 32 £370 +14.72% 39
East of England -5 19 £285 -18.57% 20
Cambridgeshire - 18 £259 - 6
Cambridge - 13 £259 - 5
Buckinghamshire +1 12 £395 +5.33% 1
South West -16 12 £325 +4.83% 6
West Midlands -5 11 £425 +88.88% 2
East Midlands +9 10 - - 4
Milton Keynes +6 10 £400 +6.66%
North West +12 9 £325 +25.00% 22
Hampshire -23 9 £300 -3.30% 6
Derbyshire - 8 - -
Derby - 8 - -
Manchester 0 7 £325 +25.00% 8
Brighton 0 4 - - 3
East Sussex -3 4 - - 3
Dorset +7 3 £315 - 2
Surrey 0 3 - - 15
West Sussex -5 2 £313 -21.87% 3
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £331 - 3
Devon - 2 £313 - 2
Exeter - 2 £313 - 2
Yorkshire +4 1 £325 - 6
West Yorkshire 0 1 £325 - 2
Leeds -5 1 £325 - 2
Scotland -28 1 £250 - 1

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 347 (86.32%) .NET
2 339 (84.33%) C#
3 240 (59.70%) MVC
4 218 (54.23%) TDD
5 216 (53.73%) ASP.NET
6 213 (52.99%) SQL Server
7 156 (38.81%) HTML
8 150 (37.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 141 (35.07%) JavaScript
9 141 (35.07%) .NET Framework
10 140 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
10 140 (34.83%) CSS
11 133 (33.08%) jQuery
12 122 (30.35%) WCF
13 117 (29.10%) Visual Studio
14 112 (27.86%) Scrum
15 109 (27.11%) Web Services
16 108 (26.87%) OO
17 107 (26.62%) Microsoft
18 102 (25.37%) Unit Testing
19 82 (20.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 82 (20.40%) XML
20 80 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
21 77 (19.15%) Finance
22 75 (18.66%) SQL
23 71 (17.66%) Ajax
24 69 (17.16%) Team Foundation Server
25 66 (16.42%) Windows
26 65 (16.17%) BDD
27 61 (15.17%) SQL Server 2008

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (11.69%) IIS
1 47 (11.69%) CMS
2 24 (5.97%) Umbraco
3 23 (5.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 19 (4.73%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (2.24%) Node.js
8 7 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.24%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.00%) Joomla!
11 4 (1.00%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.00%) Content Management Server
12 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.75%) JCAPS
12 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.75%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.75%) Kentico
12 3 (0.75%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 23 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.74%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.99%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.75%) MS Office
4 3 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.24%) SaaS
4 8 (1.99%) PaaS
5 7 (1.74%) Office 365
6 6 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.24%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.24%) CloudFront
7 5 (1.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.24%) HTTP
2 5 (1.24%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.75%) DNS
3 3 (0.75%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.50%) SNMP
4 2 (0.50%) Internet
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (52.99%) SQL Server
2 61 (15.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (5.97%) Oracle Database
5 21 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (3.98%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (2.74%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.74%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.24%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.24%) Couchbase
10 7 (1.74%) MySQL
10 7 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.74%) Big Data
11 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.00%) RavenDB
14 3 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.50%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 117 (29.10%) Visual Studio
2 69 (17.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 59 (14.68%) Subversion
4 57 (14.18%) MSTest
5 53 (13.18%) Moq
6 50 (12.44%) SpecFlow
7 49 (12.19%) Rhino Mocks
8 46 (11.44%) Selenium
9 34 (8.46%) TeamCity
10 31 (7.71%) Git (software)
11 29 (7.21%) JUnit
12 28 (6.97%) MSBuild
13 23 (5.72%) JIRA
14 17 (4.23%) GoogleTest
15 16 (3.98%) CppUnit
15 16 (3.98%) Jenkins
15 16 (3.98%) Ant
15 16 (3.98%) CruiseControl
16 15 (3.73%) ClearCase
16 15 (3.73%) Cucumber
General
1 77 (19.15%) Finance
2 28 (6.97%) Banking
3 14 (3.48%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.49%) Front Office
5 8 (1.99%) Marketing
6 5 (1.24%) Advertising
7 4 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.75%) Electronics
8 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.25%) Retail
9 1 (0.25%) Military
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 313 (77.86%) Developer
2 181 (45.02%) .NET Developer
3 103 (25.62%) C# Developer
4 68 (16.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 58 (14.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 39 (9.70%) Senior Developer
7 35 (8.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (6.72%) Software Developer
8 27 (6.72%) Software Engineer
9 23 (5.72%) Web Developer
10 19 (4.73%) Senior .NET Developer
11 16 (3.98%) Agile .NET Developer
12 13 (3.23%) Analyst
13 11 (2.74%) Programmer
13 11 (2.74%) .NET Web Developer
13 11 (2.74%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (2.49%) C# Web Developer
14 10 (2.49%) Tester
15 9 (2.24%) Test Analyst
15 9 (2.24%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (86.32%) .NET
2 216 (53.73%) ASP.NET
3 156 (38.81%) HTML
4 150 (37.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 141 (35.07%) .NET Framework
6 140 (34.83%) CSS
7 133 (33.08%) jQuery
8 122 (30.35%) WCF
9 109 (27.11%) Web Services
10 82 (20.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 82 (20.40%) XML
11 71 (17.66%) Ajax
12 61 (15.17%) HTML5
13 52 (12.94%) NHibernate
14 50 (12.44%) CSS3
15 43 (10.70%) WPF
15 43 (10.70%) REST
15 43 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 38 (9.45%) JSON
17 35 (8.71%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.46%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (4.48%) N-Tier
3 15 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (3.48%) Derivative
5 11 (2.74%) Fixed Income
6 7 (1.74%) W3C
7 6 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.00%) Open Source
9 4 (1.00%) Streaming Music
10 3 (0.75%) DTV
11 2 (0.50%) Blog
11 2 (0.50%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.50%) Social Media
11 2 (0.50%) GIS
11 2 (0.50%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.25%) NHS
12 1 (0.25%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.42%) Windows
2 26 (6.47%) Linux
3 19 (4.73%) UNIX
4 18 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.49%) Android
8 6 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (59.70%) MVC
2 218 (54.23%) TDD
3 140 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (27.86%) Scrum
5 108 (26.87%) OO
6 102 (25.37%) Unit Testing
7 80 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (16.17%) BDD
9 53 (13.18%) Software Engineering
10 44 (10.95%) SOA
11 43 (10.70%) OOD
12 36 (8.96%) Web Development
13 33 (8.21%) Multithreading
14 32 (7.96%) UML
14 32 (7.96%) Configuration Management
15 31 (7.71%) Project Management
16 30 (7.46%) Automated Testing
17 25 (6.22%) E-Commerce
18 23 (5.72%) Kanban
19 22 (5.47%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 339 (84.33%) C#
2 141 (35.07%) JavaScript
3 75 (18.66%) SQL
4 38 (9.45%) Java
5 34 (8.46%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.98%) C
7 15 (3.73%) VB.NET
8 13 (3.23%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.74%) VB
10 10 (2.49%) C++
11 8 (1.99%) Ruby
12 7 (1.74%) VBScript
12 7 (1.74%) VB6
13 6 (1.49%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.49%) Python
14 4 (1.00%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.00%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.75%) VBA
15 3 (0.75%) PHP
15 3 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.97%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.73%) Degree
4 7 (1.74%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.75%) ISEB
6 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.25%) MCAD
7 1 (0.25%) MCSD
7 1 (0.25%) MCTS
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.47%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (2.24%) SCCM
2 2 (0.50%) SCOM
3 1 (0.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 107 (26.62%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.69%) Oracle
3 25 (6.22%) Sitecore
4 15 (3.73%) EPiServer
5 12 (2.99%) Ektron
6 6 (1.49%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.49%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.24%) Sybase
7 5 (1.24%) Telerik
7 5 (1.24%) DevExpress
8 4 (1.00%) RedDot
9 3 (0.75%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.75%) SAP
9 3 (0.75%) Adobe
9 3 (0.75%) Serena
9 3 (0.75%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.50%) StreamBase
10 2 (0.50%) Red Gate
10 2 (0.50%) Metastorm
11 1 (0.25%) MathWorks
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Loughton
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago