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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rhino Mocks
Rank 563 540 527
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -13
Contract jobs citing Rhino Mocks 40 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.086% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 0.67% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 35
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£335 £440 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.86% +1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £373 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £520 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-25.55% +20.00%
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
7275 6844 5592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.21% 12.74% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 4344 3471
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 153 153
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £31.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 2 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 15 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 2 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 -21 40 £335 -23.86% 54
Yorkshire - 18 £330 - 3
Leeds - 17 £330 -
West Yorkshire - 17 £330 - 1
London -18 14 £363 -16.18% 21
City of London -7 6 £363 -17.14%
South West +5 5 £338 - 4
Wiltshire - 3 £338 - 1
West Midlands +3 2 £369 -18.05% 3
Birmingham - 2 £369 -
Bolton - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 1
York - 1 £375 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
North West - 1 £350 - 4

Rhino Mocks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 78 (93.98%) C#
1 78 (93.98%) .NET
2 72 (86.75%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (86.75%) TDD
3 66 (79.52%) SQL Server
3 66 (79.52%) NUnit
4 58 (69.88%) MVC
5 51 (61.45%) JavaScript
6 50 (60.24%) CSS
7 49 (59.04%) OO
7 49 (59.04%) .NET Framework
8 47 (56.63%) jQuery
9 46 (55.42%) NHibernate
10 44 (53.01%) Entity Framework
11 43 (51.81%) HTML
12 40 (48.19%) SQL
12 40 (48.19%) ASP.NET
13 39 (46.99%) JSON
14 38 (45.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 36 (43.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (43.37%) Microsoft
16 32 (38.55%) Selenium
17 30 (36.14%) Unit Testing
18 29 (34.94%) Moq
19 27 (32.53%) WCF
20 25 (30.12%) BDD
20 25 (30.12%) ASP.NET MVC
21 24 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
22 23 (27.71%) Scrum
23 22 (26.51%) Team Foundation Server

Rhino Mocks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (12.05%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.02%) Node.js
3 4 (4.82%) IIS
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.41%) CMS
4 2 (2.41%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.20%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (79.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.41%) DTS
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.20%) Redis
7 1 (1.20%) MS Access
7 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 66 (79.52%) NUnit
2 32 (38.55%) Selenium
3 29 (34.94%) Moq
4 22 (26.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (18.07%) SpecFlow
6 8 (9.64%) MSTest
7 7 (8.43%) Cucumber
8 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
8 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
9 5 (6.02%) Subversion
10 4 (4.82%) Hudson
11 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.61%) ReSharper
12 2 (2.41%) NCover
12 2 (2.41%) FxCop
12 2 (2.41%) JIRA
12 2 (2.41%) Log4Net
12 2 (2.41%) CruiseControl
12 2 (2.41%) MSBuild
12 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Back Office
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Retail
5 2 (2.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (85.54%) Developer
2 52 (62.65%) .NET Developer
3 23 (27.71%) C# Developer
4 14 (16.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (15.66%) Agile .NET Developer
6 11 (13.25%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.23%) AWS Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Agile C# Developer
8 5 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Programmer
10 3 (3.61%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Software Tester
11 2 (2.41%) Agile Tester
11 2 (2.41%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Tester
12 1 (1.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (93.98%) .NET
2 50 (60.24%) CSS
3 49 (59.04%) .NET Framework
4 47 (56.63%) jQuery
5 46 (55.42%) NHibernate
6 44 (53.01%) Entity Framework
7 43 (51.81%) HTML
8 40 (48.19%) ASP.NET
9 39 (46.99%) JSON
10 38 (45.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 36 (43.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (32.53%) WCF
13 25 (30.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (20.48%) WPF
15 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 14 (16.87%) AngularJS
17 13 (15.66%) WinForms
18 11 (13.25%) Web Services
18 11 (13.25%) HTML5
19 10 (12.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (3.61%) Equities
2 3 (3.61%) Hedge funds
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Social Network
3 2 (2.41%) Derivative
3 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.41%) NHS
3 2 (2.41%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.20%) Social Media
4 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (86.75%) Agile Software Development
1 72 (86.75%) TDD
2 58 (69.88%) MVC
3 49 (59.04%) OO
4 30 (36.14%) Unit Testing
5 25 (30.12%) BDD
6 24 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (27.71%) Scrum
8 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
9 11 (13.25%) Web Development
10 9 (10.84%) SOA
11 8 (9.64%) OOP
12 5 (6.02%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (6.02%) OOD
12 5 (6.02%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (4.82%) SDLC
13 4 (4.82%) Open Source
14 3 (3.61%) Domain-Driven Design
14 3 (3.61%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 78 (93.98%) C#
2 51 (61.45%) JavaScript
3 40 (48.19%) SQL
4 6 (7.23%) Java
5 5 (6.02%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.02%) VB
5 5 (6.02%) VB6
6 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.82%) C++
7 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.41%) C
9 1 (1.20%) VBA
9 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.20%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) MCP
2 1 (1.20%) MCAD
2 1 (1.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (43.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Twitter
4 3 (3.61%) Facebook
5 2 (2.41%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.41%) Sybase
6 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.20%) Sitecore