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 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.

Particular Software NServiceBus
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 626 617
Rank change year-on-year +67 -9  
Contract jobs citing NServiceBus 41 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.026% 0.015%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.52% 0.15% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 7
Median daily rate £406 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £305 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £498 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £431 £450
% change year-on-year -17.68% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 7862 9307 9295
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.27% 17.19% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5141 5965 5523
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 219 346
Median hourly rate £18.59 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.15% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

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 March 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 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NServiceBus in the UK

NServiceBus
Top 20 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 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 +75 41 £406 +8.33% 18
London +43 17 £475 +26.66% 10
South East +24 8 £375 +3.44% 2
Surrey - 8 £375 -
Leatherhead - 7 £375 -
West Midlands +22 5 £515 +3.00%
Coventry +6 5 £515 +3.00%
City of London +14 3 £530 +8.71% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £340 -
Lincolnshire - 3 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £340 -
North East - 3 £340 -
East Midlands - 3 - - 2
Hammersmith +2 2 £518 -
North West - 2 £363 -
South West - 2 £325 - 1
Manchester - 1 £388 -
Cheshire - 1 £338 -
Wilmslow - 1 £338 -
Lincoln - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 71 (98.61%) .NET
2 67 (93.06%) C#
3 60 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (59.72%) SQL
5 41 (56.94%) Microsoft
6 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
7 32 (44.44%) TDD
8 31 (43.06%) Software Engineering
8 31 (43.06%) PowerShell
9 28 (38.89%) WCF
9 28 (38.89%) MVC
10 25 (34.72%) HTML
10 25 (34.72%) .NET Framework
11 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 24 (33.33%) Scrum
12 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET
12 23 (31.94%) CSS
13 22 (30.56%) AngularJS
14 21 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (29.17%) Visual Studio
15 20 (27.78%) SOLID
15 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (25.00%) Finance
17 17 (23.61%) Entity Framework
18 16 (22.22%) BDD
18 16 (22.22%) Unit Testing
19 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
19 15 (20.83%) jQuery

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 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.56%) IIS
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.17%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.78%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.78%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.72%) SaaS
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.78%) IaaS
4 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) Broadband
2 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 11 (15.28%) NoSQL
5 9 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (9.72%) RavenDB
7 3 (4.17%) GIS
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.39%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.39%) Event Store
9 1 (1.39%) Redis
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 21 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.11%) JSUnit
3 8 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (8.33%) GoCD
5 6 (8.33%) StyleCop
6 5 (6.94%) Subversion
7 4 (5.56%) MSTest
7 4 (5.56%) NUnit
7 4 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (5.56%) ReSharper
7 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.17%) FxCop
8 3 (4.17%) MSBuild
8 3 (4.17%) NCover
8 3 (4.17%) NDepend
8 3 (4.17%) NuGet
9 2 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Avionics
3 2 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Developer
2 25 (34.72%) .NET Developer
3 19 (26.39%) C# Developer
4 16 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
4 16 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 15 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (15.28%) .NET Software Engineer
7 10 (13.89%) Architect
7 10 (13.89%) Senior Developer
7 10 (13.89%) Technical Architect
8 8 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.94%) C# Architect
10 5 (6.94%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (98.61%) .NET
2 28 (38.89%) WCF
3 25 (34.72%) .NET Framework
3 25 (34.72%) HTML
4 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET
4 23 (31.94%) CSS
5 22 (30.56%) AngularJS
6 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (23.61%) Entity Framework
8 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (20.83%) jQuery
8 15 (20.83%) MSMQ
9 12 (16.67%) Web Services
10 11 (15.28%) HTML5
10 11 (15.28%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (15.28%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (15.28%) SOAP
10 11 (15.28%) StructureMap
10 11 (15.28%) XML
11 10 (13.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) User Experience
2 3 (4.17%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.78%) Fintech
3 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) TDD
3 31 (43.06%) Software Engineering
4 28 (38.89%) MVC
5 24 (33.33%) Scrum
6 20 (27.78%) SOLID
7 16 (22.22%) BDD
7 16 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (19.44%) SOA
10 13 (18.06%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (15.28%) UML
12 9 (12.50%) CQRS
12 9 (12.50%) DevOps
13 8 (11.11%) Automated Testing
13 8 (11.11%) Kanban
14 7 (9.72%) CRM
14 7 (9.72%) Pair Programming
14 7 (9.72%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 67 (93.06%) C#
2 43 (59.72%) SQL
3 31 (43.06%) PowerShell
4 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.28%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.56%) C++
7 3 (4.17%) VB
8 2 (2.78%) C
8 2 (2.78%) Python
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.17%) Puppet
3 2 (2.78%) Ansible
3 2 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (56.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) SaltStack
2 2 (2.78%) Splunk
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
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