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 25 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.

NDepend
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 650 635
Contract jobs citing NDepend 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.024% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £563 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £563 -
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 8117 8240 7471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.54% 15.53% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5548 5678 4924
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 125 126
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.75 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services

NDepend
Co-occurring 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
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%) Test Automation
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