The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NuGet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NuGet 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.

Microsoft NuGet
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 609 616
Rank change year-on-year +33 +7  
Contract jobs citing NuGet 14 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.057% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.36% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 2
Median daily rate £475 £463 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £338 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £344 £413
% change year-on-year +4.36% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NuGet is in the development application 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 development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7651 7719 6811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.78% 15.58% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5248 5386 4548
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 119 101
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +13.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

NuGet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing NuGet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for NuGet in England

NuGet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NuGet in England

NuGet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for NuGet in England

NuGet
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 NuGet 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 +9 8 £498 -2.92% 4
East Midlands - 3 £475 - 1
South West +12 2 £359 +6.29%
North West - 1 - - 1
NuGet
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NuGet 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 NuGet.

1 23 (79.31%) .NET
2 21 (72.41%) C#
3 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
4 16 (55.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (51.72%) TeamCity
5 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
6 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
7 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
7 12 (41.38%) DevOps
8 11 (37.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
9 10 (34.48%) Web Services
9 10 (34.48%) Windows
9 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
9 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
9 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (31.03%) WCF
10 9 (31.03%) TDD
10 9 (31.03%) IIS
10 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
10 9 (31.03%) Entity Framework
10 9 (31.03%) SpecFlow
11 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (27.59%) MSTest
11 8 (27.59%) Scrum
11 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (24.14%) Kanban
12 7 (24.14%) Release Management

NuGet
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 9 (31.03%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) CMS
2 4 (13.79%) Confluence
2 4 (13.79%) NServiceBus
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (13.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.79%) IaaS
3 4 (13.79%) PaaS
4 3 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (10.34%) Datadog
4 3 (10.34%) GitHub
5 1 (3.45%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (10.34%) MySQL
4 3 (10.34%) Redis
4 3 (10.34%) Riak
5 2 (6.90%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (6.90%) GIS
6 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
2 15 (51.72%) TeamCity
3 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
4 11 (37.93%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (31.03%) SpecFlow
6 8 (27.59%) MSTest
7 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
7 6 (20.69%) MSBuild
7 6 (20.69%) NUnit
8 5 (17.24%) Moq
8 5 (17.24%) ReSharper
8 5 (17.24%) Selenium
9 4 (13.79%) JIRA
9 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (13.79%) webpack
10 3 (10.34%) Apache Archiva
10 3 (10.34%) GitLab
10 3 (10.34%) MSI
10 3 (10.34%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (13.79%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) .NET Developer
3 9 (31.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) Azure Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
3 10 (34.48%) Web Services
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 9 (31.03%) Entity Framework
4 9 (31.03%) WCF
5 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (17.24%) React
8 4 (13.79%) Ajax
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (13.79%) HTML
8 4 (13.79%) LINQ
8 4 (13.79%) OAuth2
8 4 (13.79%) OpenID
8 4 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (13.79%) Redux
8 4 (13.79%) XML
8 4 (13.79%) XML-RPC
9 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) CentOS
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) DevOps
3 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
4 9 (31.03%) TDD
5 8 (27.59%) Scrum
6 7 (24.14%) Kanban
6 7 (24.14%) MVC
6 7 (24.14%) Release Management
7 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
7 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
8 5 (17.24%) BDD
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.24%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (13.79%) ATDD
9 4 (13.79%) Change Data Capture
9 4 (13.79%) Full Text Search
9 4 (13.79%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (13.79%) OWASP
9 4 (13.79%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) ES6
4 5 (17.24%) TypeScript
5 4 (13.79%) F#
5 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.79%) VB
6 3 (10.34%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
1 3 (10.34%) Terraform
2 1 (3.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Sitecore
3 3 (10.34%) AppDynamics
3 3 (10.34%) Atlassian
3 3 (10.34%) Dynatrace
3 3 (10.34%) New Relic
4 2 (6.90%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.45%) SAP