Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NUnit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NUnit over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 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.

NUnit
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 444 440 546
Rank change year-on-year -4 +106 -57
Contract jobs citing NUnit 465 451 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.37% 2.67% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 370 266
England median daily rate £475 £470 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +25.33% -
10th Percentile £350 £325 £285
90th Percentile £575 £601 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +2.78% +20.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
England median hourly rate - - £46.00
UK median hourly rate - £23.14 £46.00
% change year-on-year - -49.70% +22.67%

NUnit is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19,638 16,871 16,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.00% 18.46% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,555 11,748 11,020
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 274 237
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.19%
10th Percentile £25.66 £30.40 £24.60
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%

NUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing NUnit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for NUnit in England

NUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NUnit in England

NUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NUnit in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NUnit in England

NUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NUnit in England

NUnit
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 NUnit within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -34 269 £525 +5.00% 41
South West +33 77 £425 +21.43% 19
South East -43 47 £500 +23.76% 36
North of England -8 30 £370 +7.25% 16
Midlands -11 27 £423 +21.58% 15
West Midlands -1 19 £400 +14.29% 11
North West -7 16 £370 +7.25% 10
East of England +5 15 £410 +17.14% 19
Yorkshire -15 9 £350 +16.67% 6
East Midlands -3 8 £445 +41.27% 4
North East - 5 £420 -
NUnit
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for NUnit.

1 347 (74.62%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (64.52%) C#
3 291 (62.58%) TDD
4 260 (55.91%) .NET
5 258 (55.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 227 (48.82%) Continuous Integration
7 214 (46.02%) MSTest
8 174 (37.42%) SQL Server
9 172 (36.99%) OO
10 156 (33.55%) Java
11 145 (31.18%) Oracle
12 142 (30.54%) Amazon AWS
13 140 (30.11%) SQL
13 140 (30.11%) WebSphere
14 138 (29.68%) Ansible
15 137 (29.46%) NoSQL
16 132 (28.39%) PostgreSQL
17 129 (27.74%) MySQL
17 129 (27.74%) WebLogic
18 128 (27.53%) Tomcat
18 128 (27.53%) Puppet
18 128 (27.53%) OpenStack
18 128 (27.53%) Opscode Chef
19 119 (25.59%) JavaScript
20 115 (24.73%) MVC
21 112 (24.09%) ASP.NET
22 111 (23.87%) Test Automation
23 104 (22.37%) Selenium
24 99 (21.29%) Microsoft
25 97 (20.86%) Jenkins

NUnit
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
1 140 (30.11%) WebSphere
2 129 (27.74%) WebLogic
3 128 (27.53%) OpenStack
3 128 (27.53%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.66%) NServiceBus
5 12 (2.58%) IIS
6 8 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.29%) Confluence
8 4 (0.86%) CMS
8 4 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.65%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.43%) Apache
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.22%) Mule
11 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.08%) RMDS
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 258 (55.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 142 (30.54%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (9.03%) GitHub
4 15 (3.23%) Serverless
5 13 (2.80%) Azure Functions
6 9 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.29%) NuGet
7 6 (1.29%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.08%) npm
8 5 (1.08%) SaaS
9 4 (0.86%) iPaaS
9 4 (0.86%) PaaS
10 3 (0.65%) BrowserStack
10 3 (0.65%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.22%) Apigee
12 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.86%) HTTP
2 2 (0.43%) Internet
2 2 (0.43%) RTMP
3 1 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (37.42%) SQL Server
2 137 (29.46%) NoSQL
3 132 (28.39%) PostgreSQL
4 129 (27.74%) MySQL
5 36 (7.74%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.58%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.94%) Data Lake
11 8 (1.72%) Big Data
12 7 (1.51%) Cosmos DB
13 6 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.29%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 214 (46.02%) MSTest
2 104 (22.37%) Selenium
3 97 (20.86%) Jenkins
4 95 (20.43%) Moq
5 89 (19.14%) SpecFlow
6 82 (17.63%) Git (software)
7 63 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 57 (12.26%) Visual Studio
9 51 (10.97%) TeamCity
10 48 (10.32%) Visual Studio Team System
11 40 (8.60%) GitLab
12 33 (7.10%) ReSharper
12 33 (7.10%) WebDriver
13 31 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
14 27 (5.81%) Cucumber
14 27 (5.81%) JIRA
15 25 (5.38%) Jasmine
15 25 (5.38%) JUnit
16 19 (4.09%) Rhino Mocks
17 18 (3.87%) Bitbucket
General
1 96 (20.65%) Finance
2 19 (4.09%) Banking
3 16 (3.44%) Front Office
4 12 (2.58%) Retail
5 9 (1.94%) Advertising
6 8 (1.72%) Back Office
7 7 (1.51%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.29%) Billing
9 5 (1.08%) Games
9 5 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.86%) Marketing
11 2 (0.43%) Legal
11 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 373 (80.22%) Developer
2 132 (28.39%) C# Developer
3 130 (27.96%) Java Developer
4 115 (24.73%) .NET Developer
5 71 (15.27%) Senior Developer
6 53 (11.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 48 (10.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 28 (6.02%) Digital Developer
8 28 (6.02%) Senior C# Developer
9 27 (5.81%) Digital Transformation
9 27 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 26 (5.59%) Angular Developer
11 23 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (4.52%) Analyst
12 21 (4.52%) Azure Developer
13 19 (4.09%) Software Developer
13 19 (4.09%) Test Analyst
14 18 (3.87%) AWS Developer
14 18 (3.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (3.44%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (55.91%) .NET
2 112 (24.09%) ASP.NET
3 89 (19.14%) AngularJS
4 79 (16.99%) HTML
5 76 (16.34%) .NET Framework
6 75 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 72 (15.48%) WCF
8 67 (14.41%) .NET Core
9 66 (14.19%) REST
10 63 (13.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 62 (13.33%) CSS
12 61 (13.12%) jQuery
13 55 (11.83%) WPF
14 53 (11.40%) Web Services
15 44 (9.46%) Entity Framework
16 42 (9.03%) RESTful
17 28 (6.02%) HTML5
18 27 (5.81%) MSMQ
19 26 (5.59%) Node.js
20 24 (5.16%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (6.24%) Fintech
4 18 (3.87%) Fixed Income
5 16 (3.44%) Hedge funds
6 13 (2.80%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.72%) Equities
8 8 (1.72%) User Experience
9 7 (1.51%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.08%) Derivative
10 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.08%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.86%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.65%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.65%) iPad
12 3 (0.65%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.43%) NHS
13 2 (0.43%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.40%) Windows
2 9 (1.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.51%) Android
3 7 (1.51%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.86%) Linux
5 2 (0.43%) Unix
5 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.22%) Solaris
6 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (74.62%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (62.58%) TDD
3 227 (48.82%) Continuous Integration
4 172 (36.99%) OO
5 115 (24.73%) MVC
6 111 (23.87%) Test Automation
7 88 (18.92%) Scrum
8 81 (17.42%) BDD
9 76 (16.34%) Unit Testing
10 66 (14.19%) Migration
11 56 (12.04%) Microservices
12 42 (9.03%) SDLC
13 37 (7.96%) Software Engineering
14 36 (7.74%) DevOps
14 36 (7.74%) Multithreading
15 32 (6.88%) SOLID
16 30 (6.45%) SOA
17 29 (6.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 27 (5.81%) OOP
19 25 (5.38%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 300 (64.52%) C#
2 156 (33.55%) Java
3 140 (30.11%) SQL
4 119 (25.59%) JavaScript
5 43 (9.25%) T-SQL
6 33 (7.10%) TypeScript
7 28 (6.02%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.66%) C++
9 14 (3.01%) C
10 10 (2.15%) Python
11 9 (1.94%) XAML
12 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.86%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.86%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.65%) Java 8
14 3 (0.65%) Scala
14 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.43%) VBA
15 2 (0.43%) XPath
15 2 (0.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (4.73%) Degree
2 6 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.24%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (5.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 138 (29.68%) Ansible
2 128 (27.53%) Opscode Chef
2 128 (27.53%) Puppet
3 7 (1.51%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.86%) Terraform
5 1 (0.22%) Grafana
5 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 145 (31.18%) Oracle
2 99 (21.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.58%) TIBCO
4 9 (1.94%) DevExpress
5 8 (1.72%) Bloomberg
6 6 (1.29%) Cadence
7 5 (1.08%) Perfecto Mobile
7 5 (1.08%) Reuters
7 5 (1.08%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.86%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.65%) Facebook
9 3 (0.65%) Google
9 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.65%) Typemock
9 3 (0.65%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.43%) IBM
10 2 (0.43%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (0.43%) Twitter
11 1 (0.22%) Sun