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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rhino Mocks
Rank 542 531 503
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -28
Contract jobs citing Rhino Mocks 58 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 0.83% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 48
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
7436 6024 5944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.64% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5098 3876 3531
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 145 240
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £18.90 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 November 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 28 November 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 -46 56 £500 +17.64% 71
London +24 52 £500 +11.11% 23
City of London +19 4 £338 -28.94% 1
South East -28 2 £300 -20.00% 20
Basildon +1 1 £550 +6.79% 1
East of England -7 1 £550 +6.79% 11
Essex -10 1 £550 +6.79% 1
South West -31 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 - - 8
Kent - 1 £300 - 4
Bristol - 1 - -
Cambridge - - - - 6
Canterbury - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Cobham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 1
Daventry - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 2
Hull - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1
Leamington Spa - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - - 1

Rhino Mocks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 93 (96.88%) .NET
2 89 (92.71%) C#
2 89 (92.71%) TDD
3 84 (87.50%) SQL Server
4 77 (80.21%) NUnit
5 75 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (65.63%) BDD
7 61 (63.54%) Scrum
8 54 (56.25%) MVC
9 51 (53.13%) HTML
9 51 (53.13%) ASP.NET
10 48 (50.00%) .NET Framework
10 48 (50.00%) NHibernate
10 48 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
12 46 (47.92%) HTML5
13 45 (46.88%) Domain-Driven Design
13 45 (46.88%) Castle Windsor
14 41 (42.71%) Moq
14 41 (42.71%) WPF
14 41 (42.71%) jQuery
15 40 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 39 (40.63%) WCF
17 37 (38.54%) Finance
18 36 (37.50%) JavaScript
18 36 (37.50%) SpecFlow
19 33 (34.38%) RabbitMQ
20 31 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 29 (30.21%) CSS
22 26 (27.08%) Continuous Integration

Rhino Mocks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (15.63%) CMS
1 15 (15.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.08%) Node.js
3 1 (1.04%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) GitHub
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.17%) MarkLogic
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.08%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.08%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.04%) MS Access
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 77 (80.21%) NUnit
2 41 (42.71%) Moq
3 36 (37.50%) SpecFlow
4 26 (27.08%) MSTest
5 20 (20.83%) Visual Studio
6 10 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (9.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (8.33%) NSubstitute
9 7 (7.29%) NBehave
10 6 (6.25%) TeamCity
11 5 (5.21%) QUnit
12 4 (4.17%) Jasmine
13 2 (2.08%) Subversion
13 2 (2.08%) Selenium
13 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
13 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
14 1 (1.04%) Hudson
14 1 (1.04%) MSBuild
14 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 1 (1.04%) CruiseControl
General
1 37 (38.54%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Front Office
3 7 (7.29%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 88 (91.67%) Developer
2 47 (48.96%) C# Developer
3 32 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 16 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 12 (12.50%) WPF Developer
6 11 (11.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (10.42%) Lead .NET Developer
7 10 (10.42%) Lead Developer
8 9 (9.38%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
12 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.08%) Web Developer
12 2 (2.08%) UI Developer
12 2 (2.08%) UI Programmer
13 1 (1.04%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (96.88%) .NET
2 51 (53.13%) HTML
2 51 (53.13%) ASP.NET
3 48 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 48 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 48 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (47.92%) HTML5
5 45 (46.88%) Castle Windsor
6 41 (42.71%) WPF
6 41 (42.71%) jQuery
7 40 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 39 (40.63%) WCF
9 33 (34.38%) RabbitMQ
10 31 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 29 (30.21%) CSS
12 23 (23.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (22.92%) Spring.NET
14 21 (21.88%) Ninject
15 20 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (19.79%) OpenRasta
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Blog
2 7 (7.29%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (7.29%) Open Source
2 7 (7.29%) Equities
3 6 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 6 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.08%) Tandem
5 2 (2.08%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Social Media
6 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) UNIX
2 2 (2.08%) Android
2 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (92.71%) TDD
2 75 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (65.63%) BDD
4 61 (63.54%) Scrum
5 54 (56.25%) MVC
6 45 (46.88%) Domain-Driven Design
7 26 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (25.00%) CQRS
9 15 (15.63%) Project Management
10 13 (13.54%) MVVM
11 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
12 8 (8.33%) Kanban
12 8 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (7.29%) Refactoring
13 7 (7.29%) OO
14 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
14 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
15 5 (5.21%) Web Application Development
15 5 (5.21%) OOP
15 5 (5.21%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 89 (92.71%) C#
2 36 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 25 (26.04%) T-SQL
4 17 (17.71%) F#
5 14 (14.58%) SQL
6 7 (7.29%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.29%) C++
6 7 (7.29%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.17%) Java
8 2 (2.08%) Perl
8 2 (2.08%) Korn
9 1 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) logstash
Vendors
1 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.63%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle
4 6 (6.25%) Typemock
5 5 (5.21%) Twitter
6 2 (2.08%) Facebook
7 1 (1.04%) New Relic
7 1 (1.04%) Bloomberg
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