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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rhino Mocks
Rank 570 533 561
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +28
Contract jobs citing Rhino Mocks 43 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.098% 0.082%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.82% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 31
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£500 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.25% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00

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
7343 6186 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.76% 11.90% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4856 4000 3518
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 £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 130 216
Average hourly rate £37.78 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.05 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 18 September 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 18 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 -40 41 £500 +25.00% 81
London -6 37 £500 +25.00% 28
City of London +19 3 £475 +2.70% 1
Basildon +1 2 £550 +6.79% 1
Essex -10 2 £550 +6.79% 1
East of England -28 2 £550 +6.79% 12
North West - 1 £220 - 5
Cheshire - 1 £220 - 5
Warrington - 1 £220 - 3
Warwick - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wirral - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Worcester - - - - 1
Worthing - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 4
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 6
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 4
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 4
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 3

Rhino Mocks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 89 (96.74%) .NET
2 79 (85.87%) C#
3 74 (80.43%) TDD
4 70 (76.09%) SQL Server
5 69 (75.00%) ASP.NET
6 67 (72.83%) MVC
7 60 (65.22%) NUnit
7 60 (65.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 59 (64.13%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (63.04%) .NET Framework
10 49 (53.26%) jQuery
11 47 (51.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 45 (48.91%) WCF
13 44 (47.83%) HTML
14 43 (46.74%) BDD
15 40 (43.48%) JavaScript
16 39 (42.39%) Microsoft
17 37 (40.22%) Scrum
17 37 (40.22%) MSTest
18 35 (38.04%) CSS
19 34 (36.96%) WPF
20 32 (34.78%) Moq
21 31 (33.70%) Web Services
22 30 (32.61%) NHibernate
22 30 (32.61%) SQL Server 2008
23 28 (30.43%) Castle Windsor
24 27 (29.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 26 (28.26%) SpecFlow
25 26 (28.26%) HTML5
25 26 (28.26%) Unit Testing

Rhino Mocks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (7.61%) CMS
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) Node.js
4 1 (1.09%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (76.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (32.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 7 (7.61%) NoSQL
6 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (5.43%) MarkLogic
8 2 (2.17%) RavenDB
8 2 (2.17%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.17%) OLAP
9 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 60 (65.22%) NUnit
2 37 (40.22%) MSTest
3 32 (34.78%) Moq
4 26 (28.26%) SpecFlow
5 24 (26.09%) Visual Studio
6 13 (14.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (11.96%) TeamCity
9 10 (10.87%) QUnit
10 8 (8.70%) NSubstitute
11 7 (7.61%) Jasmine
12 6 (6.52%) MSBuild
13 5 (5.43%) NBehave
13 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
15 3 (3.26%) ClearQuest
15 3 (3.26%) Subversion
16 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
16 2 (2.17%) Selenium
16 2 (2.17%) xUnit.net
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 14 (15.22%) Front Office
3 6 (6.52%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (82.61%) Developer
2 39 (42.39%) .NET Developer
3 28 (30.43%) C# Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 12 (13.04%) WPF Developer
5 10 (10.87%) Agile .NET Developer
5 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Lead Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Lead .NET Developer
6 9 (9.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Architect
7 6 (6.52%) Programmer
8 5 (5.43%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.35%) Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
10 3 (3.26%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (96.74%) .NET
2 69 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 60 (65.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 58 (63.04%) .NET Framework
5 49 (53.26%) jQuery
6 47 (51.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 45 (48.91%) WCF
8 44 (47.83%) HTML
9 35 (38.04%) CSS
10 34 (36.96%) WPF
11 31 (33.70%) Web Services
12 30 (32.61%) NHibernate
13 28 (30.43%) Castle Windsor
14 27 (29.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 26 (28.26%) HTML5
16 25 (27.17%) Ajax
17 24 (26.09%) RabbitMQ
18 18 (19.57%) AngularJS
19 17 (18.48%) Silverlight
20 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Blog
2 7 (7.61%) W3C
2 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (5.43%) Open Source
5 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.17%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.17%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.17%) Equities
7 1 (1.09%) Tandem
7 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.26%) UNIX
4 2 (2.17%) Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (80.43%) TDD
2 67 (72.83%) MVC
3 59 (64.13%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (46.74%) BDD
5 37 (40.22%) Scrum
6 26 (28.26%) Unit Testing
7 24 (26.09%) Domain-Driven Design
8 19 (20.65%) Dependency Injection
9 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (14.13%) MVVM
10 13 (14.13%) Project Management
10 13 (14.13%) OO
11 12 (13.04%) OOP
11 12 (13.04%) CQRS
12 10 (10.87%) Business Analysis
13 9 (9.78%) Use Case
14 8 (8.70%) Analytics
15 7 (7.61%) Web Application Development
15 7 (7.61%) Kanban
15 7 (7.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 79 (85.87%) C#
2 40 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 22 (23.91%) T-SQL
4 16 (17.39%) SQL
5 8 (8.70%) VB
6 7 (7.61%) VB6
6 7 (7.61%) VBScript
7 6 (6.52%) Java
8 4 (4.35%) XAML
8 4 (4.35%) F#
9 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.17%) Korn
10 2 (2.17%) C++
10 2 (2.17%) Perl
11 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) logstash
Vendors
1 39 (42.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) Sitecore
3 6 (6.52%) Oracle
4 4 (4.35%) Twitter
5 3 (3.26%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.17%) Telerik
7 1 (1.09%) New Relic
7 1 (1.09%) Sybase
7 1 (1.09%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.09%) Typemock
7 1 (1.09%) Demandware
7 1 (1.09%) Facebook
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