The table below looks at the statistics for Rhino Mocks skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rhino Mocks over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rhino Mocks
Rank 572 548 535
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -13
Contract jobs citing Rhino Mocks 39 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.082% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.64% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 38
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£335 £433 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.54% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £525 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7542 6993 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 12.78% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 4486 3661
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 149 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Rhino Mocks
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rhino Mocks within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rhino Mocks Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rhino Mocks
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rhino Mocks within the UK.

Rhino Mocks Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Rhino Mocks
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rhino Mocks within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Rhino Mocks Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Rhino Mocks
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rhino Mocks within the UK.

Rhino Mocks Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Rhino Mocks
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rhino Mocks within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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 -30 39 £335 -23.86% 53
Leeds - 18 £330 -
West Yorkshire - 18 £330 -
Yorkshire - 18 £330 - 1
London -22 13 £400 -7.51% 24
South West - 5 £338 - 6
Wiltshire - 3 £338 - 1
West Midlands 0 2 £369 -18.05% 2
City of London -14 2 £354 -16.76% 1
Birmingham - 2 £369 -
East of England -5 1 - - 1
Peterborough - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Rhino Mocks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Rhino Mocks 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 Rhino Mocks.

1 66 (92.96%) .NET
2 65 (91.55%) C#
3 63 (88.73%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (85.92%) TDD
5 60 (84.51%) SQL Server
6 55 (77.46%) NUnit
7 47 (66.20%) MVC
8 38 (53.52%) CSS
8 38 (53.52%) OO
9 37 (52.11%) .NET Framework
10 36 (50.70%) NHibernate
11 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
12 33 (46.48%) jQuery
13 32 (45.07%) Entity Framework
14 31 (43.66%) HTML
14 31 (43.66%) ASP.NET
15 29 (40.85%) SQL
15 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
15 29 (40.85%) JSON
15 29 (40.85%) WCF
16 27 (38.03%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (33.80%) Unit Testing
18 23 (32.39%) Moq
18 23 (32.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (30.99%) BDD
19 22 (30.99%) Selenium
19 22 (30.99%) Scrum
20 19 (26.76%) WPF
20 19 (26.76%) Team Foundation Server

Rhino Mocks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Rhino Mocks 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 Rhino Mocks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.08%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (7.04%) Node.js
3 4 (5.63%) IIS
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) CMS
5 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (84.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.82%) DTS
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.41%) MS Access
7 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.41%) QlikView
7 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.41%) Redis
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (77.46%) NUnit
2 23 (32.39%) Moq
3 22 (30.99%) Selenium
4 19 (26.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (16.90%) SpecFlow
6 9 (12.68%) MSTest
7 7 (9.86%) Cucumber
8 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
9 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
10 3 (4.23%) NCover
10 3 (4.23%) FxCop
10 3 (4.23%) Subversion
10 3 (4.23%) Hudson
10 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.82%) NSubstitute
11 2 (2.82%) JIRA
11 2 (2.82%) ReSharper
11 2 (2.82%) Log4Net
11 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Back Office
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (81.69%) Developer
2 39 (54.93%) .NET Developer
3 19 (26.76%) C# Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Agile .NET Developer
5 11 (15.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.04%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (5.63%) AWS Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Programmer
7 4 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Software Tester
9 2 (2.82%) Tester
9 2 (2.82%) Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.82%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (92.96%) .NET
2 38 (53.52%) CSS
3 37 (52.11%) .NET Framework
4 36 (50.70%) NHibernate
5 33 (46.48%) jQuery
6 32 (45.07%) Entity Framework
7 31 (43.66%) HTML
7 31 (43.66%) ASP.NET
8 29 (40.85%) JSON
8 29 (40.85%) WCF
9 27 (38.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (32.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (26.76%) WPF
13 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 14 (19.72%) WinForms
15 11 (15.49%) Web Services
16 10 (14.08%) SOAP
16 10 (14.08%) HTML5
16 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.23%) Hedge funds
2 3 (4.23%) Equities
2 3 (4.23%) NHS
3 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.82%) Social Network
3 2 (2.82%) Derivative
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.41%) Social Media
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.41%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (88.73%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (85.92%) TDD
3 47 (66.20%) MVC
4 38 (53.52%) OO
5 24 (33.80%) Unit Testing
6 22 (30.99%) BDD
6 22 (30.99%) Scrum
7 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce
9 10 (14.08%) SOA
10 8 (11.27%) OOP
11 5 (7.04%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (7.04%) OOD
11 5 (7.04%) Web Development
11 5 (7.04%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (5.63%) MVVM
12 4 (5.63%) Open Source
12 4 (5.63%) SDLC
12 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (91.55%) C#
2 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
3 29 (40.85%) SQL
4 5 (7.04%) Java
4 5 (7.04%) VB
4 5 (7.04%) VB6
5 4 (5.63%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.63%) C++
5 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.82%) C
7 1 (1.41%) VBA
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) MCP
3 1 (1.41%) MCAD
3 1 (1.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Sybase
3 3 (4.23%) Facebook
3 3 (4.23%) Twitter
4 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore