The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 30 May 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.

Particular Software NServiceBus
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 640 610
Rank change year-on-year +83 -30  
Contract jobs citing NServiceBus 40 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.028% 0.042%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.53% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 15
Median daily rate £530 £344 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.18% -5.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £303 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £420 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £355
% change year-on-year - -4.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7511 9689 9772
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.77% 18.05% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4802 6418 6002
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 227 358
Median hourly rate £19.64 £19.53 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -3.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.43%  

NServiceBus
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

NServiceBus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NServiceBus in the UK

NServiceBus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NServiceBus over the 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NServiceBus in the UK

NServiceBus
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NServiceBus over the 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NServiceBus in the UK

NServiceBus
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NServiceBus within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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 +95 40 £530 +54.18% 12
London +22 18 £550 +46.66% 4
East Midlands - 11 £356 -
Lincolnshire - 9 - -
South West +12 5 £320 -5.18%
City of London - 5 £530 - 2
Hammersmith -2 2 £518 -
Lincoln - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £356 -
Northampton - 2 £356 -
West Midlands +29 1 £375 +7.14%
South East - 1 £430 - 3
North West - 1 £338 - 3
Surrey - 1 £430 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £338 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £338 - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £430 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 with a requirement for NServiceBus.

1 75 (97.40%) .NET
2 73 (94.81%) C#
3 57 (74.03%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
5 36 (46.75%) ASP.NET
6 34 (44.16%) JavaScript
6 34 (44.16%) TDD
7 32 (41.56%) Scrum
7 32 (41.56%) SQL
8 30 (38.96%) Software Engineering
8 30 (38.96%) .NET Framework
8 30 (38.96%) AngularJS
8 30 (38.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (37.66%) SQL Server
10 26 (33.77%) SOLID
11 24 (31.17%) BDD
12 23 (29.87%) Finance
13 22 (28.57%) MVC
14 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
14 21 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (25.97%) MongoDB
15 20 (25.97%) NoSQL
15 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (24.68%) Unit Testing
16 19 (24.68%) WPF
16 19 (24.68%) CQRS
17 18 (23.38%) Entity Framework
17 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (23.38%) Test Automation
18 17 (22.08%) WCF

NServiceBus
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 7 (9.09%) ArcGIS
2 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.19%) IIS
3 3 (3.90%) CMS
3 3 (3.90%) GeoServer
3 3 (3.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.60%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.09%) SaaS
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.30%) IaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Link 16
2 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (37.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.97%) MongoDB
2 20 (25.97%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.39%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (10.39%) RavenDB
4 3 (3.90%) GIS
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.30%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.30%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.30%) Event Store
5 1 (1.30%) Redis
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Anywhere
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 17 (22.08%) SpecFlow
3 14 (18.18%) Subversion
4 9 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (10.39%) JSUnit
6 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 6 (7.79%) GoCD
8 5 (6.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (5.19%) MSTest
9 4 (5.19%) NUnit
9 4 (5.19%) ReSharper
9 4 (5.19%) StyleCop
9 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
9 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (3.90%) MSBuild
10 3 (3.90%) NCover
10 3 (3.90%) NDepend
10 3 (3.90%) NuGet
11 2 (2.60%) Fiddler
11 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Avionics
2 7 (9.09%) Military
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (66.23%) Developer
2 28 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 26 (33.77%) C# Developer
4 15 (19.48%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (16.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (15.58%) C# Software Engineer
6 12 (15.58%) Software Engineer
7 11 (14.29%) Senior Developer
8 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (11.69%) Architect
10 8 (10.39%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (10.39%) Technical Architect
11 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
12 6 (7.79%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (7.79%) Technical Leader
13 5 (6.49%) .NET Software Engineer
13 5 (6.49%) Angular Developer
13 5 (6.49%) C# Architect
13 5 (6.49%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (97.40%) .NET
2 36 (46.75%) ASP.NET
3 30 (38.96%) .NET Framework
3 30 (38.96%) AngularJS
3 30 (38.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (24.68%) WPF
7 18 (23.38%) Entity Framework
8 17 (22.08%) SignalR
8 17 (22.08%) WCF
9 16 (20.78%) MSMQ
10 14 (18.18%) HTML
10 14 (18.18%) Kafka
10 14 (18.18%) Reactive Extensions
11 13 (16.88%) Akka
11 13 (16.88%) HTML5
11 13 (16.88%) React
11 13 (16.88%) Redux
11 13 (16.88%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (16.88%) User Experience
3 12 (15.58%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.60%) Fintech
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.60%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (74.03%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.16%) TDD
3 32 (41.56%) Scrum
4 30 (38.96%) Software Engineering
5 26 (33.77%) SOLID
6 24 (31.17%) BDD
7 22 (28.57%) MVC
8 19 (24.68%) CQRS
8 19 (24.68%) Unit Testing
9 18 (23.38%) Test Automation
10 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (19.48%) Domain-Driven Design
10 15 (19.48%) UML
11 14 (18.18%) OO
11 14 (18.18%) SOA
12 12 (15.58%) Complex Event Processing
12 12 (15.58%) Pair Programming
13 10 (12.99%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (11.69%) DevOps
14 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 73 (94.81%) C#
2 34 (44.16%) JavaScript
3 32 (41.56%) SQL
4 17 (22.08%) PowerShell
5 12 (15.58%) T-SQL
6 9 (11.69%) VB
7 7 (9.09%) C
8 4 (5.19%) C++
9 2 (2.60%) Python
9 2 (2.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (9.09%) Degree
3 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) QA
2 7 (9.09%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.60%) Ansible
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.60%) Splunk
3 2 (2.60%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.30%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.30%) SAP
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