Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 574 422 460
Rank change year-on-year -152 +38 +104
Contract jobs citing NUnit 222 517 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.55% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.42% 2.68% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 437 318
England median daily rate £475 £463 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -1.60% +18.99%
10th Percentile £331 £327 £310
90th Percentile £565 £575 £625
UK median daily rate £458 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +1.83% - +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
England median hourly rate £42.00 - £44.38
10th Percentile £41.00 - £35.13
90th Percentile £43.00 - £57.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 - £37.50

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 15,592 19,325 16,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.91% 20.54% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,275 13,355 11,122
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £340 £325 £310
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 210 283
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.83%
10th Percentile £23.25 £26.48 £28.80
90th Percentile £56.50 £52.63 £54.88
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +0.59%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 -101 135 £485 -7.62% 34
South East +20 39 £350 -21.13% 17
North of England +6 18 £478 +36.43% 33
Midlands +25 13 £336 -13.23% 4
East of England +18 13 £400 - 12
East Midlands +21 9 £360 -27.64% 1
North West +4 9 £425 +21.43% 18
Yorkshire +15 8 £501 +43.21% 11
West Midlands +17 4 £313 -13.79% 3
South West -105 4 £325 -23.53% 11
North East +17 1 £350 -16.67% 4
NUnit
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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.

1 198 (89.19%) C#
2 171 (77.03%) .NET
3 152 (68.47%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (48.65%) TDD
5 100 (45.05%) JavaScript
6 94 (42.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 91 (40.99%) SQL Server
8 89 (40.09%) SQL
9 76 (34.23%) Test Automation
9 76 (34.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 72 (32.43%) ASP.NET
11 68 (30.63%) HTML
11 68 (30.63%) .NET Framework
12 65 (29.28%) Git (software)
13 61 (27.48%) AngularJS
14 59 (26.58%) CSS
15 58 (26.13%) MSTest
16 57 (25.68%) Visual Studio
17 55 (24.77%) Unit Testing
18 54 (24.32%) SpecFlow
19 53 (23.87%) .NET Core
19 53 (23.87%) Scrum
20 50 (22.52%) Selenium
21 47 (21.17%) Entity Framework
22 45 (20.27%) Microservices
22 45 (20.27%) Finance
22 45 (20.27%) MVC
23 44 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
24 43 (19.37%) Derivative
25 42 (18.92%) Microsoft

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 6 (2.70%) IIS
2 5 (2.25%) Confluence
3 4 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.35%) K2 blackpearl
4 3 (1.35%) OpenEdge
4 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.90%) CMS
5 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.45%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.95%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.90%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 94 (42.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (8.56%) SaaS
3 18 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (6.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (6.76%) PaaS
5 10 (4.50%) Serverless
6 6 (2.70%) npm
7 5 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (2.25%) GitHub
7 5 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.80%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.45%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.66%) AMQP
2 2 (0.90%) Wireless
3 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (40.99%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 21 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (8.56%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 12 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.50%) Big Data
8 8 (3.60%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.15%) Cosmos DB
9 7 (3.15%) MySQL
9 7 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.25%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.35%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.90%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 65 (29.28%) Git (software)
2 58 (26.13%) MSTest
3 57 (25.68%) Visual Studio
4 54 (24.32%) SpecFlow
5 50 (22.52%) Selenium
6 34 (15.32%) Moq
7 31 (13.96%) Jenkins
8 25 (11.26%) Jasmine
9 24 (10.81%) Subversion
10 23 (10.36%) TeamCity
11 22 (9.91%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 20 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (8.56%) JIRA
14 18 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
14 18 (8.11%) MSBuild
15 17 (7.66%) Visual Studio Team System
16 14 (6.31%) Octopus Deploy
17 12 (5.41%) WebDriver
18 11 (4.95%) Ant
18 11 (4.95%) CppUnit
General
1 45 (20.27%) Finance
2 24 (10.81%) Public Sector
3 9 (4.05%) Back Office
4 7 (3.15%) Front Office
5 6 (2.70%) Games
6 5 (2.25%) Banking
7 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.35%) Retail
8 2 (0.90%) Law
8 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Military
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (71.17%) Developer
2 95 (42.79%) .NET Developer
3 75 (33.78%) C# Developer
4 48 (21.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (12.61%) Software Developer
6 27 (12.16%) Full Stack Developer
7 20 (9.01%) Tester
8 18 (8.11%) Software Engineer
9 17 (7.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (7.66%) F# Developer
9 17 (7.66%) NoSQL Developer
9 17 (7.66%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (5.41%) Azure Developer
11 12 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (4.95%) Analyst
12 11 (4.95%) Developer in Test
13 10 (4.50%) Test Analyst
14 9 (4.05%) Angular Developer
14 9 (4.05%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (77.03%) .NET
2 76 (34.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 72 (32.43%) ASP.NET
4 68 (30.63%) .NET Framework
4 68 (30.63%) HTML
5 61 (27.48%) AngularJS
6 59 (26.58%) CSS
7 53 (23.87%) .NET Core
8 47 (21.17%) Entity Framework
9 38 (17.12%) HTML5
10 33 (14.86%) RESTful
11 30 (13.51%) Web Services
12 29 (13.06%) WCF
13 28 (12.61%) React
14 27 (12.16%) REST
15 26 (11.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (10.81%) WPF
17 22 (9.91%) Unity DI Container
18 21 (9.46%) CSS3
18 21 (9.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.37%) Derivative
2 21 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.05%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (3.15%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.25%) Equities
6 5 (2.25%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.25%) User Experience
7 4 (1.80%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (1.80%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.80%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.80%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.35%) Robotics
8 3 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.90%) iPad
10 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.46%) Windows
2 15 (6.76%) Linux
3 12 (5.41%) Unix
4 5 (2.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (68.47%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (48.65%) TDD
3 76 (34.23%) Test Automation
4 55 (24.77%) Unit Testing
5 53 (23.87%) Scrum
6 45 (20.27%) Microservices
6 45 (20.27%) MVC
7 44 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (17.57%) BDD
9 36 (16.22%) DevOps
10 33 (14.86%) OO
11 32 (14.41%) Dependency Injection
11 32 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (13.51%) Software Engineering
13 26 (11.71%) Integration Testing
13 26 (11.71%) User Stories
14 23 (10.36%) Analytics
14 23 (10.36%) Continuous Deployment
15 21 (9.46%) Asset Management
15 21 (9.46%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 198 (89.19%) C#
2 100 (45.05%) JavaScript
3 89 (40.09%) SQL
4 39 (17.57%) PowerShell
5 34 (15.32%) TypeScript
6 33 (14.86%) C++
7 32 (14.41%) T-SQL
8 21 (9.46%) Python
9 17 (7.66%) F#
9 17 (7.66%) PL/SQL
10 15 (6.76%) C
11 13 (5.86%) Java
12 4 (1.80%) ES6
13 2 (0.90%) U-SQL
13 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.90%) VBA
14 1 (0.45%) Java 8
14 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.60%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.15%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.35%) Degree
5 2 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.90%) HP APS
6 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.45%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.95%) QA
System Software
1 17 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.70%) HP ALM
2 5 (2.25%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.25%) MIIS
3 2 (0.90%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) Automic
4 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.36%) Oracle
3 11 (4.95%) Sparx
4 8 (3.60%) Telerik
5 6 (2.70%) HP
6 5 (2.25%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.80%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.80%) Google
8 2 (0.90%) Cognos
8 2 (0.90%) Sony
9 1 (0.45%) BISAM
9 1 (0.45%) Cadence
9 1 (0.45%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.45%) Pega
9 1 (0.45%) Sitecore