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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rhino Mocks
Rank 543 526 487
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -39
Contract jobs citing Rhino Mocks 52 56 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 0.93% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 50
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£500 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+48.30% -15.71%
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
7285 5995 5826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 11.62% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5033 3850 3585
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 144 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 2014.

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 30 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 19 December 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 -36 50 £500 +17.64% 64
London +19 45 £500 +11.11% 20
City of London -2 4 £338 -28.94% 2
South East -19 4 £525 +81.03% 21
Surrey -2 3 £525 +156.09% 4
South Wales - 2 £350 -
Wales - 2 £350 -
South West -24 1 - - 5
Kent - 1 £300 - 8
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 2
Canterbury - - - - 2
Chepstow - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 2
Daventry - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Fordingbridge - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Hinckley - - - -
Hull - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kettering - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 1

Rhino Mocks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 92 (96.84%) .NET
2 89 (93.68%) C#
3 88 (92.63%) TDD
4 83 (87.37%) SQL Server
5 78 (82.11%) NUnit
6 76 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (65.26%) Scrum
8 61 (64.21%) BDD
9 51 (53.68%) HTML
10 50 (52.63%) MVC
11 48 (50.53%) ASP.NET
11 48 (50.53%) NHibernate
11 48 (50.53%) HTML5
12 47 (49.47%) Castle Windsor
13 46 (48.42%) Microsoft
14 45 (47.37%) .NET Framework
15 44 (46.32%) Domain-Driven Design
16 43 (45.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 42 (44.21%) Moq
18 40 (42.11%) jQuery
19 39 (41.05%) WPF
20 38 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 37 (38.95%) JavaScript
21 37 (38.95%) Finance
22 36 (37.89%) WCF
23 35 (36.84%) SpecFlow
24 30 (31.58%) RabbitMQ
25 29 (30.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 29 (30.53%) Continuous Integration
26 28 (29.47%) CSS

Rhino Mocks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (15.79%) Sitecore CMS
1 15 (15.79%) CMS
2 2 (2.11%) Node.js
3 1 (1.05%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) GitHub
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (87.37%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.32%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.32%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.21%) MarkLogic
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.11%) RavenDB
7 2 (2.11%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.05%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 78 (82.11%) NUnit
2 42 (44.21%) Moq
3 35 (36.84%) SpecFlow
4 21 (22.11%) MSTest
5 18 (18.95%) Visual Studio
6 11 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (7.37%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (7.37%) NSubstitute
8 6 (6.32%) NBehave
9 4 (4.21%) QUnit
9 4 (4.21%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.21%) Subversion
10 3 (3.16%) CruiseControl
10 3 (3.16%) Selenium
10 3 (3.16%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.16%) MSBuild
10 3 (3.16%) Hudson
11 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.05%) ReSharper
General
1 37 (38.95%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Front Office
3 8 (8.42%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (91.58%) Developer
2 47 (49.47%) C# Developer
3 31 (32.63%) .NET Developer
4 17 (17.89%) Senior Developer
5 12 (12.63%) WPF Developer
5 12 (12.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Lead Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Agile .NET Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Lead .NET Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (4.21%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (2.11%) UI Programmer
11 2 (2.11%) UI Developer
12 1 (1.05%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (96.84%) .NET
2 51 (53.68%) HTML
3 48 (50.53%) ASP.NET
3 48 (50.53%) NHibernate
3 48 (50.53%) HTML5
4 47 (49.47%) Castle Windsor
5 45 (47.37%) .NET Framework
6 43 (45.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (42.11%) jQuery
8 39 (41.05%) WPF
9 38 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 36 (37.89%) WCF
11 30 (31.58%) RabbitMQ
12 29 (30.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 28 (29.47%) CSS
14 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (23.16%) Spring.NET
16 21 (22.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (22.11%) Ninject
17 19 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) Blog
2 8 (8.42%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (8.42%) Open Source
3 7 (7.37%) Equities
4 6 (6.32%) Fixed Income
4 6 (6.32%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.11%) User Experience
6 2 (2.11%) Tandem
7 1 (1.05%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Android
3 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (92.63%) TDD
2 76 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (65.26%) Scrum
4 61 (64.21%) BDD
5 50 (52.63%) MVC
6 44 (46.32%) Domain-Driven Design
7 29 (30.53%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (24.21%) CQRS
9 15 (15.79%) Project Management
10 12 (12.63%) MVVM
11 9 (9.47%) Kanban
12 8 (8.42%) OO
12 8 (8.42%) Unit Testing
12 8 (8.42%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (8.42%) Refactoring
13 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
14 5 (5.26%) Business Analysis
14 5 (5.26%) SOA
14 5 (5.26%) Web Application Development
15 4 (4.21%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (93.68%) C#
2 37 (38.95%) JavaScript
3 24 (25.26%) T-SQL
4 19 (20.00%) F#
5 16 (16.84%) SQL
6 9 (9.47%) PL/SQL
7 8 (8.42%) VB.NET
7 8 (8.42%) C++
8 5 (5.26%) Java
9 2 (2.11%) Perl
9 2 (2.11%) Korn
10 1 (1.05%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) logstash
Vendors
1 46 (48.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.79%) Sitecore
3 9 (9.47%) Oracle
4 6 (6.32%) Typemock
5 5 (5.26%) Twitter
6 2 (2.11%) Facebook
7 1 (1.05%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.05%) New Relic