The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for NUnit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NUnit over the 3 months to 26 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.

NUnit
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 237 223
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14  
Contract jobs citing NUnit 19 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.48% 3.16% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 22
Median daily rate £438 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.71% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +23.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year -18.47% -  

NUnit 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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1286 1298 1228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.50% 14.72% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 794 747
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.85 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

NUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for NUnit in the South East

NUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NUnit in the South East

NUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NUnit in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NUnit in the South East

NUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NUnit in the South East

NUnit
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 NUnit within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Surrey +10 13 £425 +6.25% 10
Middlesex - 5 £500 -
Berkshire - 3 £400 - 1
Hampshire -17 2 £303 -1.62% 12
Kent - 1 - - 1
NUnit
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NUnit 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 NUnit.

1 37 (88.10%) C#
2 29 (69.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (64.29%) .NET
3 27 (64.29%) MVC
4 25 (59.52%) SQL Server
5 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 24 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (54.76%) Oracle
7 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (50.00%) SQL
9 18 (42.86%) Moq
9 18 (42.86%) WCF
9 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (40.48%) LINQ
10 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
11 16 (38.10%) ADO.NET
11 16 (38.10%) WinForms
11 16 (38.10%) WPF
11 16 (38.10%) ReSharper
11 16 (38.10%) MVVM
12 15 (35.71%) MSBuild
12 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 15 (35.71%) Unit Testing
12 15 (35.71%) VB.NET
12 15 (35.71%) Client/Server
12 15 (35.71%) Prototyping
12 15 (35.71%) Caliburn.Micro
13 14 (33.33%) TDD
14 12 (28.57%) Web Services

NUnit
Co-occurring 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 5 (11.90%) OpenStack
1 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
1 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
1 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) GitHub
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (59.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (69.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (42.86%) Moq
3 16 (38.10%) ReSharper
4 15 (35.71%) MSBuild
5 8 (19.05%) Selenium
6 7 (16.67%) MSTest
6 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
8 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
8 3 (7.14%) SpecFlow
9 2 (4.76%) Appium
9 2 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (4.76%) Hudson
9 2 (4.76%) MSI
9 2 (4.76%) Subversion
9 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
9 2 (4.76%) WiX
10 1 (2.38%) FxCop
10 1 (2.38%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Developer
2 23 (54.76%) .NET Developer
3 15 (35.71%) WinForms Developer
3 15 (35.71%) WPF Developer
4 14 (33.33%) SQL Developer
5 13 (30.95%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (23.81%) WCF Developer
7 9 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (21.43%) C# Developer
8 7 (16.67%) Applications Developer
8 7 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 7 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
8 7 (16.67%) Xamarin Developer
9 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
10 4 (9.52%) Analyst
10 4 (9.52%) C# WCF Developer
10 4 (9.52%) C# WPF Developer
10 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
11 3 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (64.29%) .NET
2 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (42.86%) WCF
5 17 (40.48%) LINQ
6 16 (38.10%) ADO.NET
6 16 (38.10%) WinForms
6 16 (38.10%) WPF
7 15 (35.71%) Caliburn.Micro
7 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 12 (28.57%) Web Services
9 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 7 (16.67%) jQuery
9 7 (16.67%) REST
10 6 (14.29%) CSS
10 6 (14.29%) HTML
11 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
11 4 (9.52%) XML
12 3 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Client/Server
2 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Android
1 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) MVC
2 24 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (38.10%) MVVM
5 15 (35.71%) Prototyping
5 15 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 14 (33.33%) TDD
7 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 9 (21.43%) Scrum
9 7 (16.67%) Android Development
9 7 (16.67%) iOS Development
9 7 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
9 7 (16.67%) OO
10 4 (9.52%) BDD
11 2 (4.76%) Change Data Capture
11 2 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (4.76%) OWASP
11 2 (4.76%) Release Management
11 2 (4.76%) SOA
11 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) C#
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.67%) XAML
6 6 (14.29%) Python
7 5 (11.90%) Java
8 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.76%) TypeScript
9 2 (4.76%) VB
10 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Ansible
1 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Oracle
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.76%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.38%) HP