The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Particular Software NServiceBus
England / South East
Rank 232 262 259
Rank change year-on-year +30 -3  
Contract jobs citing NServiceBus 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.033% 0.010%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 0.18% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £375 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +16.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £431 £450
% change year-on-year -18.26% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 - -

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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1282 1631 1652
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.58% 17.69% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 1060 920
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 49 73
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £52.25 £43.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

NServiceBus
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

NServiceBus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NServiceBus in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for NServiceBus in the South East

NServiceBus
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NServiceBus within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Surrey - 8 £375 -
NServiceBus
England

NServiceBus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for NServiceBus.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (100.00%) JSUnit
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (100.00%) REST
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) LESS
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (87.50%) SOLID
2 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (87.50%) Entity Framework
2 7 (87.50%) Domain-Driven Design
2 7 (87.50%) SaaS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) MSMQ
2 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL

NServiceBus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (87.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Azure SQL Database
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
2 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
2 1 (12.50%) Event Store
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) RavenDB
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JSUnit
2 6 (75.00%) GoCD
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Angular Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) LESS
1 8 (100.00%) REST
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) Entity Framework
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) MSMQ
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Durandal
4 1 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (12.50%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 7 (87.50%) Domain-Driven Design
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 7 (87.50%) SOLID
3 6 (75.00%) Change Management
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft