The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NServiceBus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NServiceBus over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Particular Software NServiceBus
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 611 599
Rank change year-on-year +67 -12  
Contract jobs citing NServiceBus 46 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.052% 0.045%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.64% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 16
Median daily rate £419 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% +5.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +4.28% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

NServiceBus is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7176 8847 9088
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.67% 17.86% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 6014 5789
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 200 304
Median hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.75% -2.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.05 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

NServiceBus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing NServiceBus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for NServiceBus in England

NServiceBus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NServiceBus in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for NServiceBus in England

NServiceBus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NServiceBus in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NServiceBus in England

NServiceBus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NServiceBus in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NServiceBus in England

NServiceBus
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NServiceBus in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NServiceBus in England

NServiceBus
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NServiceBus within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 17 £530 +30.46% 7
East Midlands - 11 £335 - 3
South West +15 7 £320 -5.18% 2
South East - 7 £365 - 8
West Midlands +22 1 £375 +15.38%
North West - 1 £338 - 1
NServiceBus
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NServiceBus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for NServiceBus.

1 83 (97.65%) .NET
2 81 (95.29%) C#
3 62 (72.94%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (49.41%) ASP.NET
5 41 (48.24%) JavaScript
6 39 (45.88%) TDD
7 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
7 37 (43.53%) .NET Framework
7 37 (43.53%) AngularJS
8 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (37.65%) Scrum
9 32 (37.65%) Software Engineering
10 31 (36.47%) SQL Server
11 30 (35.29%) SQL
11 30 (35.29%) SOLID
12 26 (30.59%) Unit Testing
13 25 (29.41%) MVC
13 25 (29.41%) BDD
13 25 (29.41%) Entity Framework
14 24 (28.24%) MSMQ
15 23 (27.06%) Domain-Driven Design
15 23 (27.06%) WCF
15 23 (27.06%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (25.88%) Git (software)
16 22 (25.88%) Finance
17 21 (24.71%) HTML
17 21 (24.71%) WPF
17 21 (24.71%) NoSQL
17 21 (24.71%) CQRS

NServiceBus
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.41%) ArcGIS
2 7 (8.24%) CMS
3 3 (3.53%) GeoServer
3 3 (3.53%) IIS
3 3 (3.53%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (12.94%) SaaS
3 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.18%) IaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) Link 16
2 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.47%) SQL Server
2 21 (24.71%) NoSQL
3 20 (23.53%) MongoDB
4 9 (10.59%) RavenDB
5 8 (9.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.53%) GIS
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.18%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.18%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.18%) Event Store
7 1 (1.18%) Redis
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.18%) SpecFlow
3 15 (17.65%) Subversion
4 14 (16.47%) JSUnit
5 8 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (8.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (7.06%) GoCD
7 6 (7.06%) TeamCity
8 5 (5.88%) PostCSS
8 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.71%) MSTest
9 4 (4.71%) NuGet
9 4 (4.71%) NUnit
9 4 (4.71%) ReSharper
9 4 (4.71%) StyleCop
10 3 (3.53%) MSBuild
10 3 (3.53%) NCover
10 3 (3.53%) NDepend
11 2 (2.35%) JIRA
11 2 (2.35%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Avionics
2 8 (9.41%) Military
3 1 (1.18%) Billing
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (70.59%) Developer
2 35 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 32 (37.65%) C# Developer
4 17 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 14 (16.47%) Senior Developer
6 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (15.29%) C# Software Engineer
6 13 (15.29%) Software Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (10.59%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Angular Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Architect
9 7 (8.24%) Technical Leader
10 6 (7.06%) Lead Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Technical Architect
11 5 (5.88%) C# Architect
11 5 (5.88%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (97.65%) .NET
2 42 (49.41%) ASP.NET
3 37 (43.53%) .NET Framework
3 37 (43.53%) AngularJS
4 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (29.41%) Entity Framework
6 24 (28.24%) MSMQ
7 23 (27.06%) RabbitMQ
7 23 (27.06%) WCF
8 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (24.71%) HTML
9 21 (24.71%) WPF
10 20 (23.53%) HTML5
11 19 (22.35%) Angular 2
11 19 (22.35%) CSS
11 19 (22.35%) REST
12 18 (21.18%) SignalR
13 17 (20.00%) Web Services
14 15 (17.65%) Kafka
14 15 (17.65%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) User Experience
2 16 (18.82%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (15.29%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.35%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (72.94%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.88%) TDD
3 32 (37.65%) Scrum
3 32 (37.65%) Software Engineering
4 30 (35.29%) SOLID
5 26 (30.59%) Unit Testing
6 25 (29.41%) BDD
6 25 (29.41%) MVC
7 23 (27.06%) Domain-Driven Design
8 21 (24.71%) CQRS
9 20 (23.53%) SOA
10 18 (21.18%) Test Automation
11 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (18.82%) OO
13 14 (16.47%) UML
14 13 (15.29%) Complex Event Processing
14 13 (15.29%) Pair Programming
15 10 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (11.76%) Software Testing
15 10 (11.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 81 (95.29%) C#
2 41 (48.24%) JavaScript
3 30 (35.29%) SQL
4 18 (21.18%) PowerShell
4 18 (21.18%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.76%) VB
6 8 (9.41%) C
7 6 (7.06%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.71%) C++
9 3 (3.53%) ECMAScript
10 2 (2.35%) Python
10 2 (2.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (9.41%) Degree
3 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) QA
2 8 (9.41%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.35%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.53%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.35%) Splunk
3 2 (2.35%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.18%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago