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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NUnit
Rank 433 382 343
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -39
Contract jobs citing NUnit 199 239 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.61% 3.40% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 182 155
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £33.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.13

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
7623 7027 5839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.82% 13.62% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5092 4732 3679
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 130 126
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 £24.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.73 £47.50 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -36 195 £408 +1.87% 160
London -12 83 £500 +14.94% 53
South East -4 68 £300 -22.58% 34
Hampshire +12 41 £288 -7.25% 8
City of London +55 20 £500 +17.64% 12
Hook +13 18 £295 -3.27%
Surrey 0 15 £450 +7.46% 13
Yorkshire -14 15 £600 +84.61% 11
East of England +3 10 £350 -6.66% 15
West Yorkshire -14 10 £600 +84.61% 8
South West +8 9 £320 -20.00% 13
Bradford - 9 £600 - 3
Basingstoke +6 7 £275 -11.21% 2
Camberley +2 7 £550 +4.76% 3
North West -22 7 £330 +10.00% 19
Manchester -14 6 £330 -5.71% 10
West Sussex - 6 £338 - 2
South Yorkshire - 5 - - 1
Sheffield - 5 - - 1
Luton - 4 £281 - 1
Devon - 4 £300 - 4
Bedfordshire - 4 £281 - 1
Bristol +3 3 £340 - 2
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £300 -27.27% 1
Redhill - 3 £395 - 4
Hertfordshire +9 2 - - 4
Ipswich +4 2 £450 +20.00%
Welwyn Garden City +4 2 - -
Suffolk +3 2 £450 +20.00% 1
Essex 0 2 £350 -6.66% 4

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 297 (77.75%) C#
2 286 (74.87%) .NET
3 234 (61.26%) SQL Server
4 196 (51.31%) MVC
5 181 (47.38%) TDD
6 179 (46.86%) JavaScript
7 177 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
8 173 (45.29%) ASP.NET
9 152 (39.79%) Unit Testing
10 141 (36.91%) HTML
11 136 (35.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 134 (35.08%) CSS
13 133 (34.82%) .NET Framework
14 130 (34.03%) WCF
15 119 (31.15%) SQL
16 114 (29.84%) OO
17 112 (29.32%) Continuous Integration
18 107 (28.01%) AngularJS
19 105 (27.49%) Multithreading
20 95 (24.87%) jQuery
21 93 (24.35%) Microsoft
22 92 (24.08%) Web Services
22 92 (24.08%) BDD
23 89 (23.30%) Team Foundation Server
23 89 (23.30%) Software Engineering
24 85 (22.25%) Entity Framework
25 81 (21.20%) Moq
26 79 (20.68%) HTML5
26 79 (20.68%) Git (software)
26 79 (20.68%) WPF

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 29 (7.59%) IIS
2 22 (5.76%) Node.js
3 12 (3.14%) CMS
3 12 (3.14%) Umbraco
4 10 (2.62%) Confluence
5 9 (2.36%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.09%) Apache
7 6 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.05%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.26%) JBoss
10 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.93%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.05%) RMDS
3 2 (0.52%) Beauchamp
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (11.26%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.62%) SaaS
4 6 (1.57%) IaaS
4 6 (1.57%) PaaS
5 5 (1.31%) GitHub
5 5 (1.31%) Rackspace Cloud
6 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.76%) Internet
2 9 (2.36%) HTTP
3 6 (1.57%) SMTP
4 3 (0.79%) Network Security
5 2 (0.52%) SNMP
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (61.26%) SQL Server
2 54 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (10.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (7.33%) Oracle Database
4 28 (7.33%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (3.66%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.88%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (2.36%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.83%) Big Data
10 6 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.57%) HBase
10 6 (1.57%) Ingres
10 6 (1.57%) MySQL
10 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.31%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 89 (23.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 81 (21.20%) Moq
3 79 (20.68%) Git (software)
4 78 (20.42%) Visual Studio
5 72 (18.85%) MSTest
6 67 (17.54%) Subversion
7 59 (15.45%) GoogleTest
8 57 (14.92%) TeamCity
9 52 (13.61%) SpecFlow
10 49 (12.83%) Rhino Mocks
10 49 (12.83%) Selenium
11 48 (12.57%) Ant
12 45 (11.78%) ClearCase
12 45 (11.78%) Jenkins
13 43 (11.26%) CppUnit
14 28 (7.33%) Cucumber
15 22 (5.76%) CruiseControl
15 22 (5.76%) JIRA
16 21 (5.50%) JUnit
17 20 (5.24%) MSBuild
General
1 43 (11.26%) Finance
2 32 (8.38%) Banking
3 18 (4.71%) Retail
4 15 (3.93%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.66%) Front Office
6 7 (1.83%) Back Office
6 7 (1.83%) Games
7 5 (1.31%) Marketing
8 2 (0.52%) Advertising
8 2 (0.52%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) Military
8 2 (0.52%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 289 (75.65%) Developer
2 148 (38.74%) .NET Developer
3 115 (30.10%) C# Developer
4 73 (19.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (10.99%) ASP.NET Developer
6 41 (10.73%) Senior Developer
7 40 (10.47%) C Developer
8 37 (9.69%) Software Engineer
9 34 (8.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (8.90%) WPF Developer
10 31 (8.12%) Software Developer
11 28 (7.33%) Senior .NET Developer
12 27 (7.07%) C# WPF Developer
13 26 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 20 (5.24%) Agile Developer
15 19 (4.97%) C# Software Engineer
16 18 (4.71%) Agile C# Developer
16 18 (4.71%) C++ Developer
17 17 (4.45%) C# Software Developer
17 17 (4.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (74.87%) .NET
2 173 (45.29%) ASP.NET
3 141 (36.91%) HTML
4 136 (35.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 134 (35.08%) CSS
6 133 (34.82%) .NET Framework
7 130 (34.03%) WCF
8 107 (28.01%) AngularJS
9 95 (24.87%) jQuery
10 92 (24.08%) Web Services
11 85 (22.25%) Entity Framework
12 79 (20.68%) HTML5
12 79 (20.68%) WPF
13 70 (18.32%) RESTful
14 65 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 60 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 52 (13.61%) CSS3
17 50 (13.09%) Unity DI Container
18 43 (11.26%) LINQ
19 42 (10.99%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (10.47%) Derivative
3 24 (6.28%) User Experience
4 17 (4.45%) Client/Server
5 13 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.14%) Clustering
7 11 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (2.36%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.83%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.31%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.05%) Fintech
11 4 (1.05%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.79%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 73 (19.11%) Linux
2 64 (16.75%) Windows
3 55 (14.40%) Unix
4 19 (4.97%) Android
5 15 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.88%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.09%) Windows Phone
8 6 (1.57%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.57%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.31%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (51.31%) MVC
2 181 (47.38%) TDD
3 177 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (39.79%) Unit Testing
5 114 (29.84%) OO
6 112 (29.32%) Continuous Integration
7 105 (27.49%) Multithreading
8 92 (24.08%) BDD
9 89 (23.30%) Software Engineering
10 71 (18.59%) Scrum
11 57 (14.92%) OOD
12 52 (13.61%) Memory Management
13 51 (13.35%) Integration Testing
13 51 (13.35%) UML
14 50 (13.09%) SOA
15 45 (11.78%) Configuration Management
16 39 (10.21%) Project Management
16 39 (10.21%) Use Case
17 38 (9.95%) System Integration Testing
18 35 (9.16%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 297 (77.75%) C#
2 179 (46.86%) JavaScript
3 119 (31.15%) SQL
4 69 (18.06%) Python
5 66 (17.28%) C++
6 65 (17.02%) C
7 59 (15.45%) T-SQL
8 36 (9.42%) Java
9 35 (9.16%) PowerShell
10 27 (7.07%) XAML
11 20 (5.24%) Ruby
12 13 (3.40%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.36%) PHP
13 9 (2.36%) VBA
14 8 (2.09%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.09%) VB
15 7 (1.83%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.83%) XPath
16 6 (1.57%) FQL
17 5 (1.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.69%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.97%) Degree
4 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.26%) ISEB
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.26%) MCAD
5 1 (0.26%) MCP
5 1 (0.26%) MCSA
5 1 (0.26%) MCSD
5 1 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.88%) QA
2 5 (1.31%) ISO 14001
2 5 (1.31%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.26%) EMIR
4 1 (0.26%) MiFID
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.57%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.09%) Puppet
3 4 (1.05%) Ansible
4 2 (0.52%) SCOM
5 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.26%) Kibana
5 1 (0.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 93 (24.35%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.78%) Oracle
3 12 (3.14%) Google
3 12 (3.14%) Sybase
4 10 (2.62%) EPiServer
5 7 (1.83%) Telerik
6 5 (1.31%) DevExpress
6 5 (1.31%) Rackspace
6 5 (1.31%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.05%) ION Trading
7 4 (1.05%) Reuters
7 4 (1.05%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.79%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.52%) Splunk
9 2 (0.52%) Twitter
9 2 (0.52%) Typemock
10 1 (0.26%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.26%) Currenex
10 1 (0.26%) FXall
10 1 (0.26%) Tableau
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
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Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
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Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Posted: 16 days ago
Warwick
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Manchester
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Devon
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