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 3 months to 26 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.

Microsoft NuGet
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 619 631
Rank change year-on-year +27 +12  
Contract jobs citing NuGet 15 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.060% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.39% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 4
Median daily rate £469 £413 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £310 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £344 £413
% change year-on-year +4.36% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NuGet 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 8255 8238 7480
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.56% 15.52% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5637 5677 4940
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 150 125 128
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%  

NuGet
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NuGet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NuGet in the UK

NuGet
Top 10 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +16 14 £475 +15.15% 9
London -16 8 £498 +7.56% 2
East Midlands - 3 £475 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £475 -
South West +4 2 £359 +6.29% 2
Bristol -5 2 £359 +6.29% 1
Nottingham - 2 - -
Bury - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 2
North West - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 25 (75.76%) .NET
2 23 (69.70%) C#
3 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
4 19 (57.58%) Git (software)
5 17 (51.52%) TeamCity
5 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (48.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
8 14 (42.42%) DevOps
9 13 (39.39%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
10 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
10 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
11 11 (33.33%) TDD
12 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
12 10 (30.30%) Web Services
12 10 (30.30%) Windows
12 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (30.30%) SpecFlow
13 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
13 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
13 9 (27.27%) IIS
13 9 (27.27%) SQL
13 9 (27.27%) WCF
14 8 (24.24%) NUnit
14 8 (24.24%) Scrum
14 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
14 8 (24.24%) Jenkins

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 9 (27.27%) IIS
2 6 (18.18%) Confluence
3 4 (12.12%) CMS
3 4 (12.12%) NServiceBus
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (12.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.12%) IaaS
3 4 (12.12%) PaaS
4 3 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (9.09%) Datadog
4 3 (9.09%) GitHub
5 1 (3.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
1 2 (6.06%) LDAP
1 2 (6.06%) SSH
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.06%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.09%) Redis
4 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) Riak
5 2 (6.06%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (6.06%) GIS
6 1 (3.03%) PowerCenter
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Git (software)
2 17 (51.52%) TeamCity
3 16 (48.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (39.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 10 (30.30%) SpecFlow
7 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
7 8 (24.24%) MSTest
7 8 (24.24%) NUnit
8 6 (18.18%) JIRA
8 6 (18.18%) MSBuild
9 5 (15.15%) Moq
9 5 (15.15%) ReSharper
9 5 (15.15%) Selenium
9 5 (15.15%) Vagrant
10 4 (12.12%) Maven
10 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (12.12%) webpack
11 3 (9.09%) Apache Archiva
11 3 (9.09%) GitLab
General
1 4 (12.12%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) .NET Developer
3 11 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Azure Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
3 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (30.30%) Web Services
4 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
4 9 (27.27%) WCF
5 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (15.15%) React
6 5 (15.15%) REST
7 4 (12.12%) Ajax
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (12.12%) HTML
7 4 (12.12%) LINQ
7 4 (12.12%) OAuth2
7 4 (12.12%) OpenID
7 4 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (12.12%) Redux
7 4 (12.12%) XML
7 4 (12.12%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.09%) CentOS
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) DevOps
3 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 11 (33.33%) TDD
5 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
5 8 (24.24%) Scrum
6 7 (21.21%) BDD
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (21.21%) Kanban
6 7 (21.21%) MVC
6 7 (21.21%) Release Management
7 6 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 5 (15.15%) ATDD
9 4 (12.12%) Change Data Capture
9 4 (12.12%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (12.12%) OWASP
9 4 (12.12%) Software Delivery
9 4 (12.12%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) ES6
5 5 (15.15%) TypeScript
6 4 (12.12%) F#
6 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.12%) VB
7 3 (9.09%) C++
7 3 (9.09%) Java
7 3 (9.09%) Python
8 2 (6.06%) Perl
9 1 (3.03%) JCL
9 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) iptables
2 2 (6.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Ansible
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.09%) Terraform
3 1 (3.03%) Control-M
3 1 (3.03%) Kibana
3 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Sitecore
4 3 (9.09%) AppDynamics
4 3 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 3 (9.09%) Dynatrace
4 3 (9.09%) New Relic
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.06%) Xamarin
6 1 (3.03%) BMC
6 1 (3.03%) Informatica
6 1 (3.03%) Micro Focus
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Thunderhead