The first table below looks at the demand for xUnit.net skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited xUnit.net over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xUnit.net
Rank 603 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing xUnit.net 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.014% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7010 5871 6100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.82% 11.49% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4495 3682 3574
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 143 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

xUnit.net
Jobs Demand Trend

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

xUnit.net Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

xUnit.net
Daily Rate Trend

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

xUnit.net Daily Rate Trend in the UK

xUnit.net
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing xUnit.net within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

xUnit.net
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing xUnit.net 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 xUnit.net.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (100.00%) Moq
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (66.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (66.67%) NMock
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) OLAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g

xUnit.net
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing xUnit.net 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 xUnit.net. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (100.00%) Moq
2 2 (66.67%) NMock
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (66.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) YUI
3 1 (33.33%) Spring.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) StructureMap
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Ninject
3 1 (33.33%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum-ban
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (33.33%) CQRS
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle