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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 612 598
Rank change year-on-year +76 -14  
Contract jobs citing NServiceBus 41 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.028% 0.016%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 0.16% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 7
Median daily rate £406 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £305 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £498 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £431 £450
% change year-on-year -17.68% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 7286 8567 8474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.46% 17.25% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4767 5521 5073
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 209 317
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +40 17 £475 +26.66% 9
South East +23 8 £375 +3.44% 2
West Midlands +17 5 £515 +3.00%
East Midlands - 3 - - 2
North East - 3 £340 -
North West - 2 £363 - 1
South West - 2 £325 - 1
NServiceBus
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 72 (98.63%) .NET
2 68 (93.15%) C#
3 61 (83.56%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (60.27%) SQL
5 41 (56.16%) Microsoft
6 36 (49.32%) SQL Server
7 32 (43.84%) TDD
7 32 (43.84%) Software Engineering
8 31 (42.47%) PowerShell
9 29 (39.73%) MVC
10 28 (38.36%) WCF
11 26 (35.62%) .NET Framework
11 26 (35.62%) HTML
12 25 (34.25%) JavaScript
13 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
13 24 (32.88%) CSS
13 24 (32.88%) Scrum
14 22 (30.14%) AngularJS
14 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (28.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (28.77%) Visual Studio
16 20 (27.40%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (27.40%) SOLID
17 18 (24.66%) Finance
17 18 (24.66%) Entity Framework
18 17 (23.29%) Unit Testing
19 16 (21.92%) jQuery
19 16 (21.92%) MSMQ
19 16 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
19 16 (21.92%) BDD

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 6 (8.22%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.48%) IIS
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.11%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.74%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.74%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.59%) SaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.74%) IaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) Broadband
2 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.74%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (49.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (16.44%) MongoDB
4 11 (15.07%) NoSQL
5 9 (12.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (9.59%) RavenDB
7 3 (4.11%) GIS
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.37%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.37%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.37%) Event Store
9 1 (1.37%) MySQL
9 1 (1.37%) Redis
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 21 (28.77%) Visual Studio
2 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.96%) JSUnit
3 8 (10.96%) SpecFlow
4 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (8.22%) GoCD
5 6 (8.22%) StyleCop
6 5 (6.85%) Subversion
7 4 (5.48%) MSTest
7 4 (5.48%) NUnit
7 4 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (5.48%) ReSharper
7 4 (5.48%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.11%) FxCop
8 3 (4.11%) MSBuild
8 3 (4.11%) NCover
8 3 (4.11%) NDepend
8 3 (4.11%) NuGet
9 2 (2.74%) Selenium
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Avionics
3 2 (2.74%) Military
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (53.42%) Developer
2 25 (34.25%) .NET Developer
3 19 (26.03%) C# Developer
4 16 (21.92%) C# Software Engineer
4 16 (21.92%) Software Engineer
5 15 (20.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (15.07%) .NET Software Engineer
7 10 (13.70%) Architect
7 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
7 10 (13.70%) Technical Architect
8 8 (10.96%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.85%) C# Architect
10 5 (6.85%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Angular Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Azure Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (98.63%) .NET
2 28 (38.36%) WCF
3 26 (35.62%) .NET Framework
3 26 (35.62%) HTML
4 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
4 24 (32.88%) CSS
5 22 (30.14%) AngularJS
5 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (24.66%) Entity Framework
7 16 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (21.92%) jQuery
7 16 (21.92%) MSMQ
8 12 (16.44%) SOAP
8 12 (16.44%) Web Services
8 12 (16.44%) XML
9 11 (15.07%) HTML5
9 11 (15.07%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (15.07%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (15.07%) StructureMap
10 10 (13.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) User Experience
2 3 (4.11%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.74%) Fintech
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (83.56%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.84%) Software Engineering
2 32 (43.84%) TDD
3 29 (39.73%) MVC
4 24 (32.88%) Scrum
5 20 (27.40%) SOLID
6 17 (23.29%) Unit Testing
7 16 (21.92%) BDD
8 15 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (19.18%) SOA
10 13 (17.81%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (15.07%) UML
12 10 (13.70%) DevOps
13 9 (12.33%) CQRS
14 8 (10.96%) Automated Testing
14 8 (10.96%) CRM
14 8 (10.96%) Kanban
14 8 (10.96%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (9.59%) Pair Programming
15 7 (9.59%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 68 (93.15%) C#
2 44 (60.27%) SQL
3 31 (42.47%) PowerShell
4 25 (34.25%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.07%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.48%) C++
7 3 (4.11%) VB
8 2 (2.74%) C
8 2 (2.74%) Python
8 2 (2.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.11%) Puppet
3 2 (2.74%) Ansible
3 2 (2.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (56.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle
2 2 (2.74%) SaltStack
2 2 (2.74%) Splunk
3 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
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