Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for NuGet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NuGet over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Microsoft NuGet
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 827 855
Rank change year-on-year +27 +28 -28
Contract jobs citing NuGet 79 61 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.059% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 44 15
UK median daily rate £469 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £270
90th Percentile £538 £561 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year - +1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NuGet is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19118 17172 16327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.51% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13309 11571 10870
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 250 341
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.30 £53.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

NuGet
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NuGet in the UK

NuGet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NuGet in the UK

NuGet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NuGet over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NuGet in the UK

NuGet
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NuGet within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +46 77 £469 +17.19% 8
London -4 46 £493 +1.03% 4
UK excluding London +44 33 £380 - 4
South East +4 15 £401 +5.59% 2
South West +16 7 £363 +8.21% 1
Midlands - 7 £525 -
West Midlands - 5 £525 -
North of England +56 2 £118 -72.07% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
North West +18 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £118 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NuGet 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 NuGet.

1 74 (93.67%) .NET
2 62 (78.48%) Git (software)
3 51 (64.56%) Microsoft
4 49 (62.03%) TeamCity
5 47 (59.49%) SQL Server
5 47 (59.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 40 (50.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (50.63%) PowerShell
7 39 (49.37%) Windows
7 39 (49.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 35 (44.30%) DevOps
9 34 (43.04%) Amazon AWS
9 34 (43.04%) C#
10 32 (40.51%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (34.18%) JIRA
12 27 (34.18%) Windows Server
13 26 (32.91%) Confluence
13 26 (32.91%) OpenStack
13 26 (32.91%) Atlassian
14 25 (31.65%) Service Delivery
14 25 (31.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
16 21 (26.58%) MVC
16 21 (26.58%) Docker
17 20 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (25.32%) TDD
18 19 (24.05%) Test Automation
18 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
19 16 (20.25%) AngularJS

NuGet
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 26 (32.91%) Confluence
1 26 (32.91%) OpenStack
2 14 (17.72%) IIS
3 12 (15.19%) CMS
4 9 (11.39%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (7.59%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (6.33%) Kentico
8 2 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (2.53%) NServiceBus
9 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (49.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (43.04%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (13.92%) GitHub
4 7 (8.86%) npm
5 6 (7.59%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (7.59%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (6.33%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (6.33%) Serverless
6 5 (6.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Intranet
2 1 (1.27%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (1.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (59.49%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.46%) NoSQL
3 9 (11.39%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.59%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.80%) Redis
6 2 (2.53%) DB2
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 62 (78.48%) Git (software)
2 49 (62.03%) TeamCity
3 47 (59.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 40 (50.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (34.18%) JIRA
6 15 (18.99%) NUnit
7 14 (17.72%) SpecFlow
7 14 (17.72%) Vagrant
8 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio
9 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
10 6 (7.59%) MSBuild
11 5 (6.33%) Bower
11 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (5.06%) Subversion
13 2 (2.53%) Artifactory
13 2 (2.53%) GoCD
13 2 (2.53%) ReSharper
13 2 (2.53%) TortoiseSVN
13 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (1.27%) Moq
General
1 8 (10.13%) Retail
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Front Office
3 3 (3.80%) Publishing
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (50.63%) Developer
2 31 (39.24%) .NET Developer
3 19 (24.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (18.99%) Azure Engineer
4 15 (18.99%) C# Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.86%) AWS Developer
8 7 (8.86%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Azure Developer
9 4 (5.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.06%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Azure DevOps
10 3 (3.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (93.67%) .NET
2 25 (31.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
4 16 (20.25%) AngularJS
4 16 (20.25%) HTML
5 13 (16.46%) jQuery
6 11 (13.92%) REST
7 10 (12.66%) CSS
7 10 (12.66%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (11.39%) Node.js
9 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (10.13%) HTML5
10 7 (8.86%) .NET Core
10 7 (8.86%) Entity Framework
10 7 (8.86%) LINQ
10 7 (8.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (7.59%) React
11 6 (7.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Derivative
2 3 (3.80%) Equities
2 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) DataPower
3 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.27%) Fintech
4 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.27%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 39 (49.37%) Windows
2 27 (34.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.53%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) DevOps
2 32 (40.51%) Continuous Delivery
3 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (31.65%) Service Delivery
5 21 (26.58%) MVC
6 20 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (25.32%) TDD
7 19 (24.05%) Test Automation
8 15 (18.99%) Software Delivery
9 14 (17.72%) Unit Testing
10 12 (15.19%) Open Source
11 11 (13.92%) Integration Testing
12 10 (12.66%) BDD
12 10 (12.66%) Microservices
13 9 (11.39%) Build Automation
14 8 (10.13%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 8 (10.13%) Performance Testing
14 8 (10.13%) SOA
14 8 (10.13%) SOLID
15 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.63%) PowerShell
2 34 (43.04%) C#
3 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.25%) SQL
5 15 (18.99%) TypeScript
6 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.33%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (2.53%) COBOL
8 2 (2.53%) Korn
9 1 (1.27%) C++
9 1 (1.27%) Java
9 1 (1.27%) Python
9 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (26.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Ansible
2 8 (10.13%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.80%) Puppet
3 3 (3.80%) Terraform
4 1 (1.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 51 (64.56%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.91%) Atlassian
3 7 (8.86%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.80%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.80%) Informatica
4 3 (3.80%) Infragistics
4 3 (3.80%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.53%) Adobe
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle
6 1 (1.27%) SAP