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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NUnit
Rank 425 394 364
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -30
Contract jobs citing NUnit 204 194 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% 3.11% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 154 142
Average daily rate
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£388 £372 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £293 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -

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
7287 6235 6449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.79% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4798 4019 3625
Average daily rate £395 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 132 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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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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 +14 202 £395 +5.33% 153
London +16 125 £425 +9.32% 52
City of London +38 31 £425 -5.55% 10
South East -41 25 £400 +17.64% 30
East of England -9 21 £338 -3.57% 25
Cambridgeshire - 13 £259 - 9
Cambridge - 10 £259 - 8
West Midlands - 9 £385 - 6
North West -4 8 £325 +12.06% 10
Brighton -6 8 £366 +12.69% 2
East Sussex -8 8 £366 +12.69% 2
Manchester -2 7 £325 +20.37% 5
Milton Keynes +6 6 £400 +6.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £400 +6.66% 1
Essex -11 6 £375 -6.25% 5
South West -33 6 £315 -1.09% 14
Croydon - 6 £450 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £338 - 1
Warwick - 5 £338 - 1
East Midlands +7 4 £395 +97.50% 4
West Sussex 0 4 £313 -21.87% 3
Hampshire -39 4 £337 +8.79% 11
Leeds +10 3 - - 3
Yorkshire +6 3 - - 8
West Yorkshire +3 3 - - 4
Dorset - 3 £315 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £395 - 1
Coventry - 3 £425 - 2
Scotland -20 2 £300 +26.31% 3
Edinburgh - 2 £300 - 1

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (87.72%) C#
2 347 (86.97%) .NET
3 250 (62.66%) Agile Software Development
4 239 (59.90%) MVC
5 225 (56.39%) TDD
6 219 (54.89%) ASP.NET
7 214 (53.63%) SQL Server
8 166 (41.60%) HTML
9 165 (41.35%) JavaScript
10 149 (37.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 143 (35.84%) .NET Framework
12 141 (35.34%) CSS
13 137 (34.34%) WCF
14 125 (31.33%) Microsoft
15 119 (29.82%) Web Services
16 116 (29.07%) jQuery
17 115 (28.82%) Visual Studio
18 111 (27.82%) Scrum
19 109 (27.32%) OO
20 99 (24.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 97 (24.31%) SQL
22 96 (24.06%) Finance
23 82 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
24 79 (19.80%) BDD
25 76 (19.05%) XML
26 75 (18.80%) Unit Testing
26 75 (18.80%) Team Foundation Server
27 73 (18.30%) HTML5
28 71 (17.79%) Windows
29 66 (16.54%) Ajax

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 44 (11.03%) IIS
2 43 (10.78%) CMS
3 24 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 19 (4.76%) Umbraco
5 15 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (2.51%) Node.js
8 8 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.00%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.00%) Joomla!
10 4 (1.00%) Content Management Server
10 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.75%) Sitefinity
11 3 (0.75%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.75%) JCAPS
Applications
1 27 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.76%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.26%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.25%) MS Office
5 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.01%) PaaS
5 7 (1.75%) Office 365
5 7 (1.75%) SaaS
6 5 (1.25%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (1.25%) CloudFront
6 5 (1.25%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.75%) HTTP
1 7 (1.75%) Internet
2 3 (0.75%) DNS
2 3 (0.75%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.50%) SNMP
3 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.50%) FTP
4 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (53.63%) SQL Server
2 62 (15.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.76%) Oracle Database
5 22 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (3.26%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.51%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (2.26%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.26%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (1.75%) MySQL
12 5 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.00%) MarkLogic
13 4 (1.00%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.00%) RavenDB
13 4 (1.00%) Big Data
14 3 (0.75%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 115 (28.82%) Visual Studio
2 75 (18.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (15.79%) SpecFlow
4 61 (15.29%) Selenium
5 57 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
6 51 (12.78%) Moq
7 45 (11.28%) Subversion
8 38 (9.52%) MSTest
9 33 (8.27%) TeamCity
10 31 (7.77%) JIRA
11 26 (6.52%) MSBuild
12 25 (6.27%) Git (software)
13 19 (4.76%) CruiseControl
14 18 (4.51%) JUnit
15 13 (3.26%) Eclipse
16 12 (3.01%) Cucumber
17 11 (2.76%) Jenkins
17 11 (2.76%) WebDriver
18 10 (2.51%) Maven
19 8 (2.01%) FitNesse
General
1 96 (24.06%) Finance
2 28 (7.02%) Banking
3 14 (3.51%) Investment Banking
3 14 (3.51%) Front Office
4 11 (2.76%) Marketing
5 6 (1.50%) Advertising
6 4 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.75%) Electronics
7 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) Retail
8 2 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Military
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 313 (78.45%) Developer
2 170 (42.61%) .NET Developer
3 104 (26.07%) C# Developer
4 69 (17.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (11.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (9.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (7.77%) Senior Developer
8 29 (7.27%) Software Developer
9 21 (5.26%) Web Developer
10 20 (5.01%) Software Engineer
10 20 (5.01%) Agile .NET Developer
11 16 (4.01%) Analyst
12 13 (3.26%) .NET Web Developer
13 12 (3.01%) C# Web Developer
14 11 (2.76%) Senior .NET Developer
15 10 (2.51%) Tester
16 9 (2.26%) Test Analyst
16 9 (2.26%) Programmer
16 9 (2.26%) Lead Developer
16 9 (2.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (86.97%) .NET
2 219 (54.89%) ASP.NET
3 166 (41.60%) HTML
4 149 (37.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 143 (35.84%) .NET Framework
6 141 (35.34%) CSS
7 137 (34.34%) WCF
8 119 (29.82%) Web Services
9 116 (29.07%) jQuery
10 99 (24.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 76 (19.05%) XML
12 73 (18.30%) HTML5
13 66 (16.54%) Ajax
14 62 (15.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 59 (14.79%) CSS3
16 51 (12.78%) NHibernate
17 46 (11.53%) LINQ
18 44 (11.03%) Castle Windsor
19 42 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
20 41 (10.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.02%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.51%) N-Tier
4 10 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (2.51%) Fixed Income
4 10 (2.51%) Blog
4 10 (2.51%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.75%) W3C
6 6 (1.50%) Open Source
7 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.25%) Derivative
8 4 (1.00%) Streaming Music
8 4 (1.00%) User Experience
9 3 (0.75%) DTV
9 3 (0.75%) GIS
10 2 (0.50%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.50%) Tandem
10 2 (0.50%) Social Media
10 2 (0.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 71 (17.79%) Windows
2 17 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (3.76%) Linux
4 13 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.26%) Android
5 10 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.26%) UNIX
7 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (62.66%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (59.90%) MVC
3 225 (56.39%) TDD
4 111 (27.82%) Scrum
5 109 (27.32%) OO
6 82 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (19.80%) BDD
8 75 (18.80%) Unit Testing
9 43 (10.78%) SOA
10 41 (10.28%) Software Engineering
11 32 (8.02%) OOD
12 28 (7.02%) Project Management
12 28 (7.02%) E-Commerce
12 28 (7.02%) Automated Testing
12 28 (7.02%) Web Development
13 27 (6.77%) UML
14 26 (6.52%) OOP
15 25 (6.27%) Configuration Management
15 25 (6.27%) Domain-Driven Design
16 24 (6.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 350 (87.72%) C#
2 165 (41.35%) JavaScript
3 97 (24.31%) SQL
4 42 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 41 (10.28%) Java
6 16 (4.01%) PowerShell
7 15 (3.76%) VB
8 14 (3.51%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.51%) VB6
9 10 (2.51%) C
10 9 (2.26%) C++
11 7 (1.75%) VBScript
11 7 (1.75%) Ruby
12 6 (1.50%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.25%) Python
14 4 (1.00%) F#
14 4 (1.00%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.75%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.75%) VBA
16 2 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.01%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.76%) Degree
4 7 (1.75%) BC Cleared
5 4 (1.00%) ISEB
5 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.50%) 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 18 (4.51%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.51%) SCCM
2 2 (0.50%) SCOM
3 1 (0.25%) logstash
3 1 (0.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 125 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 50 (12.53%) Oracle
3 26 (6.52%) Sitecore
4 13 (3.26%) EPiServer
5 12 (3.01%) Ektron
6 11 (2.76%) DevExpress
7 8 (2.01%) Sybase
8 6 (1.50%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.25%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.00%) RedDot
11 3 (0.75%) Serena
11 3 (0.75%) Telerik
11 3 (0.75%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.75%) Adobe
11 3 (0.75%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.75%) SAP
12 2 (0.50%) Motorola
12 2 (0.50%) Metastorm
12 2 (0.50%) StreamBase
12 2 (0.50%) Red Gate
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £399 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Loughton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Harrow
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 26 days ago