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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NUnit
Rank 422 406 383
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs citing NUnit 199 191 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.74% 3.06% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 155 134
Average daily rate
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£400 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £317
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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
7260 6249 6360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.69% 11.86% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4830 4042 3532
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 125 237
Average hourly rate £37.65 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -6 198 £400 +14.12% 169
London +42 130 £425 +9.67% 59
City of London +37 27 £415 -10.27% 10
South East -41 22 £400 +14.28% 37
East of England -15 16 £375 +60.42% 13
North West -9 10 £325 +4.83% 22
East Sussex -4 9 £366 +4.64% 4
Brighton -6 9 £366 +4.64% 3
West Midlands -8 8 £488 - 5
Manchester -11 7 £325 +4.83% 13
Essex -7 6 £375 -6.25% 4
Cambridgeshire - 6 £233 - 4
Croydon - 6 £450 -
Leeds +4 5 - - 6
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £400 +6.66% 4
Yorkshire +2 5 - - 12
Milton Keynes +1 5 £400 +3.22% 1
West Yorkshire -2 5 - - 7
South West -38 4 £315 -2.24% 11
Cheshire +6 3 £375 -3.84% 8
West Sussex +3 3 - - 3
Warrington -7 3 £375 -3.84% 4
Coventry - 3 £550 - 1
Dorset - 3 £315 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £233 - 3
East Midlands +4 2 £395 +97.50% 7
Bedfordshire -17 2 £413 +83.33% 1
Hampshire -36 2 £375 +18.57% 8
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 - 4
Leicestershire - 2 £395 - 2

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 361 (89.14%) .NET
2 356 (87.90%) C#
3 262 (64.69%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (61.48%) TDD
5 240 (59.26%) MVC
6 227 (56.05%) ASP.NET
7 206 (50.86%) SQL Server
8 166 (40.99%) HTML
9 163 (40.25%) JavaScript
10 154 (38.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 149 (36.79%) .NET Framework
12 136 (33.58%) CSS
13 129 (31.85%) Microsoft
14 126 (31.11%) WCF
15 124 (30.62%) Web Services
16 116 (28.64%) Scrum
17 112 (27.65%) jQuery
18 109 (26.91%) Visual Studio
19 105 (25.93%) Finance
20 101 (24.94%) OO
21 98 (24.20%) SQL
21 98 (24.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 97 (23.95%) BDD
23 84 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
24 76 (18.77%) SpecFlow
25 73 (18.02%) Team Foundation Server
26 71 (17.53%) HTML5
26 71 (17.53%) XML
27 70 (17.28%) Windows
28 68 (16.79%) Unit Testing

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 42 (10.37%) CMS
2 37 (9.14%) IIS
3 23 (5.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 23 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 18 (4.44%) Umbraco
5 12 (2.96%) Node.js
6 9 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.99%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.99%) Joomla!
9 4 (0.99%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (0.99%) Content Management Server
10 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.74%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.74%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.74%) JCAPS
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.47%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.22%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.25%) MS Office
5 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.73%) Office 365
5 5 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (1.23%) CloudFront
5 5 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.49%) SaaS
6 2 (0.49%) GitHub
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.47%) HTTP
2 6 (1.48%) Internet
3 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.49%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.49%) SNMP
3 2 (0.49%) FTP
3 2 (0.49%) DNS
4 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (50.86%) SQL Server
2 52 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (4.44%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.47%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.73%) MySQL
9 7 (1.73%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.48%) MarkLogic
11 5 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.23%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.74%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 109 (26.91%) Visual Studio
2 76 (18.77%) SpecFlow
3 73 (18.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 65 (16.05%) Selenium
5 63 (15.56%) Rhino Mocks
6 56 (13.83%) Moq
7 51 (12.59%) MSTest
8 47 (11.60%) Subversion
9 37 (9.14%) TeamCity
10 31 (7.65%) MSBuild
11 27 (6.67%) JIRA
12 25 (6.17%) Git (software)
13 19 (4.69%) JUnit
13 19 (4.69%) CruiseControl
14 14 (3.46%) StyleCop
15 13 (3.21%) Jenkins
15 13 (3.21%) NCover
16 12 (2.96%) ReSharper
16 12 (2.96%) Cucumber
16 12 (2.96%) Eclipse
General
1 105 (25.93%) Finance
2 29 (7.16%) Banking
3 15 (3.70%) Front Office
4 14 (3.46%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.98%) Marketing
6 3 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.49%) Publishing
7 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.49%) Retail
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 314 (77.53%) Developer
2 170 (41.98%) .NET Developer
3 112 (27.65%) C# Developer
4 68 (16.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (10.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 23 (5.68%) Senior Developer
9 18 (4.44%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.44%) Web Developer
9 18 (4.44%) Agile .NET Developer
10 16 (3.95%) Analyst
11 15 (3.70%) Architect
12 12 (2.96%) Lead .NET Developer
12 12 (2.96%) Lead Developer
12 12 (2.96%) .NET Web Developer
13 11 (2.72%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (2.72%) C# Web Developer
14 9 (2.22%) Tester
14 9 (2.22%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (89.14%) .NET
2 227 (56.05%) ASP.NET
3 166 (40.99%) HTML
4 154 (38.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 149 (36.79%) .NET Framework
6 136 (33.58%) CSS
7 126 (31.11%) WCF
8 124 (30.62%) Web Services
9 112 (27.65%) jQuery
10 98 (24.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 71 (17.53%) HTML5
11 71 (17.53%) XML
12 64 (15.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 62 (15.31%) Ajax
14 59 (14.57%) NHibernate
15 56 (13.83%) CSS3
16 53 (13.09%) ASP.NET Web API
17 50 (12.35%) Castle Windsor
18 47 (11.60%) WPF
19 46 (11.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.16%) Inversion of Control
2 24 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 14 (3.46%) Blog
5 11 (2.72%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.47%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.98%) Open Source
9 7 (1.73%) W3C
10 6 (1.48%) Derivative
10 6 (1.48%) User Experience
11 4 (0.99%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.99%) Equities
11 4 (0.99%) Streaming Music
12 3 (0.74%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.49%) Social Media
13 2 (0.49%) Tandem
13 2 (0.49%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 70 (17.28%) Windows
2 17 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.46%) Linux
5 12 (2.96%) Android
6 10 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.98%) UNIX
8 7 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.23%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (64.69%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (61.48%) TDD
3 240 (59.26%) MVC
4 116 (28.64%) Scrum
5 101 (24.94%) OO
6 97 (23.95%) BDD
7 84 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (16.79%) Unit Testing
9 41 (10.12%) Domain-Driven Design
10 36 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 34 (8.40%) SOA
12 31 (7.65%) E-Commerce
12 31 (7.65%) Web Development
13 29 (7.16%) Project Management
14 28 (6.91%) OOD
15 27 (6.67%) UML
16 23 (5.68%) Kanban
17 22 (5.43%) OOP
17 22 (5.43%) Automated Testing
18 21 (5.19%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 356 (87.90%) C#
2 163 (40.25%) JavaScript
3 98 (24.20%) SQL
4 45 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 44 (10.86%) Java
6 24 (5.93%) PowerShell
7 14 (3.46%) VB
8 13 (3.21%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.47%) VB6
10 8 (1.98%) F#
10 8 (1.98%) Ruby
10 8 (1.98%) C++
10 8 (1.98%) C
10 8 (1.98%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.73%) VBScript
12 4 (0.99%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.99%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.99%) Python
13 3 (0.74%) VBA
13 3 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (5.43%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.19%) Degree
3 20 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.73%) BC Cleared
5 4 (0.99%) ISEB
5 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
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 20 (4.94%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.49%) Docker
3 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.73%) SCCM
2 3 (0.74%) SCOM
3 2 (0.49%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.25%) WMI
4 1 (0.25%) logstash
4 1 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 129 (31.85%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.60%) Oracle
3 25 (6.17%) Sitecore
4 13 (3.21%) EPiServer
5 12 (2.96%) Ektron
6 10 (2.47%) DevExpress
7 7 (1.73%) Sybase
7 7 (1.73%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.48%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.99%) RedDot
10 3 (0.74%) Adobe
10 3 (0.74%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.74%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.49%) Typemock
11 2 (0.49%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.49%) StreamBase
11 2 (0.49%) Serena
11 2 (0.49%) Metastorm
11 2 (0.49%) Telerik
11 2 (0.49%) Endeca
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £470 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + doe
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per month
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