Period
to 17 July 2018

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 6 months to 17 July 2018 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
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 713 751 858
Rank change year-on-year +38 +107 -9
Contract jobs citing NServiceBus 169 95 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% 0.59% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 75 36
UK median daily rate £475 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £363 £320 £313
90th Percentile £588 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +13.01% -2.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -

NServiceBus is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,210 16,116 19,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.60% 16.97% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,307 10,411 12,826
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +6.41%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +4.38% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 396 472
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £45.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year - -6.82% +10.22%

NServiceBus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing NServiceBus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NServiceBus in the UK

NServiceBus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NServiceBus in the UK

NServiceBus
Top 13 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 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 166 £481 +16.67% 26
London +32 121 £500 -5.21% 7
UK excluding London -34 45 £413 +13.01% 21
North of England -5 15 £385 +13.24% 3
South East -30 13 £425 +13.33% 8
Midlands -18 10 £438 +16.67% 5
North East -3 7 £345 +1.47% 1
North West -12 7 £386 +0.98% 1
South West -5 6 £375 +17.19% 2
East Midlands -7 6 £438 +29.63% 4
West Midlands -21 4 - - 1
East of England - 1 £463 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NServiceBus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for NServiceBus.

1 163 (96.45%) C#
2 156 (92.31%) .NET
3 134 (79.29%) TDD
4 91 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 87 (51.48%) SQL Server
6 85 (50.30%) BDD
7 79 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (46.15%) SQL
9 72 (42.60%) RabbitMQ
10 70 (41.42%) SOA
11 69 (40.83%) Microsoft
12 64 (37.87%) Unit Testing
13 61 (36.09%) MVC
14 55 (32.54%) AngularJS
15 50 (29.59%) Microservices
16 49 (28.99%) Finance
16 49 (28.99%) T-SQL
17 48 (28.40%) TeamCity
17 48 (28.40%) ASP.NET Web API
18 47 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
18 47 (27.81%) Scrum
19 46 (27.22%) ASP.NET
20 45 (26.63%) MSMQ
20 45 (26.63%) SOLID
21 44 (26.04%) Octopus Deploy
21 44 (26.04%) Software Engineering
22 42 (24.85%) Banking
22 42 (24.85%) .NET Framework
23 41 (24.26%) Multithreading
23 41 (24.26%) OO

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 38 (22.49%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.73%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.96%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.59%) Mule
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (21.30%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (51.48%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.57%) NoSQL
3 25 (14.79%) MongoDB
4 23 (13.61%) RavenDB
5 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.59%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 48 (28.40%) TeamCity
2 44 (26.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 27 (15.98%) NUnit
4 21 (12.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (10.65%) SpecFlow
6 14 (8.28%) Git (software)
7 10 (5.92%) Moq
8 8 (4.73%) Artifactory
8 8 (4.73%) Bitbucket
8 8 (4.73%) Jenkins
8 8 (4.73%) ReSharper
8 8 (4.73%) Subversion
9 7 (4.14%) NCrunch
10 6 (3.55%) Selenium
10 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio
10 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (2.96%) ER Studio
11 5 (2.96%) JIRA
11 5 (2.96%) TestRail
12 4 (2.37%) Protractor
General
1 49 (28.99%) Finance
2 42 (24.85%) Banking
3 9 (5.33%) Retail
4 7 (4.14%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (91.72%) Developer
2 103 (60.95%) .NET Developer
3 85 (50.30%) C# Developer
4 44 (26.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 44 (26.04%) Senior Developer
5 37 (21.89%) Senior .NET Developer
6 23 (13.61%) Software Developer
7 14 (8.28%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (8.28%) C# Software Developer
8 12 (7.10%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (6.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (6.51%) SQL Developer
10 10 (5.92%) Azure Developer
11 9 (5.33%) Principal .NET Developer
11 9 (5.33%) Principal Developer
12 7 (4.14%) Angular Developer
12 7 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (4.14%) NoSQL Developer
12 7 (4.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (92.31%) .NET
2 72 (42.60%) RabbitMQ
3 55 (32.54%) AngularJS
4 48 (28.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 46 (27.22%) ASP.NET
6 45 (26.63%) MSMQ
7 42 (24.85%) .NET Framework
8 34 (20.12%) REST
9 33 (19.53%) React
10 31 (18.34%) .NET Core
11 29 (17.16%) Entity Framework
12 28 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (15.38%) Web Services
14 22 (13.02%) RESTful
15 18 (10.65%) Angular 2
15 18 (10.65%) WCF
16 15 (8.88%) jQuery
17 13 (7.69%) NHibernate
18 11 (6.51%) CSS
18 11 (6.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.49%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (13.02%) Fintech
3 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.96%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.18%) User Experience
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.59%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (79.29%) TDD
2 85 (50.30%) BDD
3 79 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (41.42%) SOA
5 64 (37.87%) Unit Testing
6 61 (36.09%) MVC
7 50 (29.59%) Microservices
8 47 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (27.81%) Scrum
9 45 (26.63%) SOLID
10 44 (26.04%) Software Engineering
11 41 (24.26%) Multithreading
11 41 (24.26%) OO
12 40 (23.67%) CQRS
13 28 (16.57%) Domain-Driven Design
14 21 (12.43%) Pair Programming
15 19 (11.24%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 19 (11.24%) OOP
16 17 (10.06%) Asset Management
16 17 (10.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 163 (96.45%) C#
2 78 (46.15%) SQL
3 49 (28.99%) T-SQL
4 24 (14.20%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 10 (5.92%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.59%) VB
8 1 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (2.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (4.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.96%) Control-M
1 5 (2.96%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.78%) Grafana
2 3 (1.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (40.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.14%) DevExpress
3 5 (2.96%) Embarcadero
4 4 (2.37%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.78%) New Relic
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle
5 3 (1.78%) Splunk
5 3 (1.78%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.59%) Cubic Transportation
6 1 (0.59%) MuleSoft