The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for NDepend skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NDepend 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
NDepend
UK
Rank 605 640 622
Rank change year-on-year +35 -18  
Contract jobs citing NDepend 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.052% 0.013% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £515 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NDepend 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7747 7746 6990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.56% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5227 5162 4464
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.89 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

NDepend
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NDepend in the UK

NDepend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NDepend in the UK

NDepend
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NDepend over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NDepend in the UK

NDepend
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NDepend within the UK 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
England +42 4 £515 -6.36%
West Midlands - 3 £563 -
Coventry - 3 £563 -
South East - 1 £473 -
Camberley - 1 £473 -
Surrey - 1 £473 -

NDepend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NDepend also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NDepend.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 4 (100.00%) StyleCop
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) YAGNI
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (75.00%) NServiceBus
2 3 (75.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) ATDD
2 3 (75.00%) NuGet
2 3 (75.00%) MSTest
2 3 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (75.00%) NCover
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming

NDepend
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (75.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 4 (100.00%) StyleCop
2 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (75.00%) MSTest
2 3 (75.00%) NCover
2 3 (75.00%) NuGet
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Bower
3 1 (25.00%) FxCop
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) JSHint
3 1 (25.00%) Moq
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Azure Developer
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) ATDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (75.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 3 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) YAGNI
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle