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 28 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.

Microsoft NuGet
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 597 600
Rank change year-on-year +29 +3  
Contract jobs citing NuGet 15 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.034% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.23% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 3
Median daily rate £400 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.94% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £398 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £575 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £363
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.68%  
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 7290 7244 6442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.52% 14.66% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4924 4879 4175
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 171 125
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £49.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 28 March 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 28 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
South East +12 6 £390 -8.23% 2
London +19 4 £450 -21.73% 2
West Midlands - 3 £563 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 2
South West - 1 £358 - 2
NuGet
UK

NuGet
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 25 (73.53%) C#
2 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
3 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
6 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
6 18 (52.94%) TDD
6 18 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 16 (47.06%) Web Services
9 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (38.24%) React
10 13 (38.24%) BDD
10 13 (38.24%) Windows
11 12 (35.29%) TeamCity
11 12 (35.29%) Kanban
11 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
11 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
12 11 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (29.41%) DevOps
13 10 (29.41%) JIRA
13 10 (29.41%) jQuery
13 10 (29.41%) CSS
14 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
14 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (26.47%) WCF
14 9 (26.47%) Confluence
14 9 (26.47%) Node.js
15 8 (23.53%) CSS3

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 (26.47%) Confluence
2 8 (23.53%) OpenStack
3 5 (14.71%) IIS
4 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (8.82%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.76%) IaaS
3 4 (11.76%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Slack
4 1 (2.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (5.88%) GIS
4 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
2 20 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (35.29%) TeamCity
5 10 (29.41%) JIRA
6 8 (23.53%) Bower
6 8 (23.53%) Grunt
6 8 (23.53%) SpecFlow
6 8 (23.53%) Vagrant
7 7 (20.59%) MSTest
7 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
8 6 (17.65%) NUnit
9 5 (14.71%) ReSharper
9 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (11.76%) Moq
10 4 (11.76%) MSBuild
10 4 (11.76%) Selenium
10 4 (11.76%) webpack
11 3 (8.82%) NDepend
11 3 (8.82%) StyleCop
General
1 8 (23.53%) Publishing
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 17 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (14.71%) C# Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (8.82%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Azure Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 16 (47.06%) Web Services
3 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (38.24%) React
5 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
6 10 (29.41%) CSS
6 10 (29.41%) jQuery
7 9 (26.47%) Node.js
7 9 (26.47%) WCF
8 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 8 (23.53%) CSS3
8 8 (23.53%) Entity Framework
8 8 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (20.59%) LESS
9 7 (20.59%) Sass
10 5 (14.71%) RESTful
10 5 (14.71%) XML
11 4 (11.76%) HTML
11 4 (11.76%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) TDD
3 13 (38.24%) BDD
4 12 (35.29%) Kanban
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (29.41%) DevOps
7 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (23.53%) MVC
8 8 (23.53%) Web Development
9 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
10 5 (14.71%) Release Management
10 5 (14.71%) Scrum
11 4 (11.76%) Change Data Capture
11 4 (11.76%) Full Text Search
11 4 (11.76%) OWASP
11 4 (11.76%) Software Delivery
11 4 (11.76%) SOLID
12 3 (8.82%) ATDD
12 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 3 (8.82%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) ES6
5 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
5 5 (14.71%) TypeScript
6 4 (11.76%) F#
6 4 (11.76%) VB
7 3 (8.82%) Python
8 2 (5.88%) C++
9 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Atlassian
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) SAP