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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft NuGet
UK
Rank 581 608 616
Rank change year-on-year +27 +8  
Contract jobs citing NuGet 18 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.038% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.26% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 3
Median daily rate £400 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £400 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £575 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £363
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.68%  
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 7755 7671 6891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.34% 14.52% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5219 5093 4404
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 185 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NuGet in the UK

NuGet
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 NuGet within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +31 15 £400 -27.27% 7
South East +16 6 £390 -8.23%
Hampshire - 5 £400 -
London +10 4 £450 -21.73% 2
Coventry - 3 £563 -
West Midlands - 3 £563 -
Wales - 2 £335 -
South Wales - 2 £335 -
Andover - 2 £425 -
Romsey - 1 £380 -
Southampton - 1 £325 -
Swindon - 1 £358 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 2
City of London - 1 £360 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £358 -
South West - 1 £358 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 2

NuGet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 38 (92.68%) .NET
2 31 (75.61%) Git (software)
3 30 (73.17%) C#
4 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (58.54%) SQL Server
6 22 (53.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
8 20 (48.78%) TDD
9 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (46.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (41.46%) Web Services
11 16 (39.02%) TeamCity
12 15 (36.59%) BDD
12 15 (36.59%) Windows
13 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (34.15%) React
14 13 (31.71%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (31.71%) DevOps
14 13 (31.71%) Kanban
14 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
14 13 (31.71%) JIRA
15 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
16 11 (26.83%) jQuery
16 11 (26.83%) CSS
16 11 (26.83%) Docker
16 11 (26.83%) Vagrant
16 11 (26.83%) Confluence
17 10 (24.39%) Node.js
17 10 (24.39%) JavaScript

NuGet
Top Related 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 11 (26.83%) Confluence
2 8 (19.51%) OpenStack
3 5 (12.20%) IIS
4 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (7.32%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.76%) IaaS
3 4 (9.76%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Slack
4 1 (2.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) DNS
1 2 (4.88%) LDAP
1 2 (4.88%) SSH
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.88%) tcpdump
2 1 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (58.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (4.88%) GIS
5 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.44%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.44%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 31 (75.61%) Git (software)
2 22 (53.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (46.34%) Octopus Deploy
4 16 (39.02%) TeamCity
5 13 (31.71%) JIRA
6 11 (26.83%) Vagrant
7 9 (21.95%) Bower
7 9 (21.95%) Grunt
8 8 (19.51%) SpecFlow
9 7 (17.07%) MSTest
9 7 (17.07%) NUnit
9 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
10 6 (14.63%) MSBuild
11 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
11 5 (12.20%) ReSharper
11 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (9.76%) Hudson
12 4 (9.76%) Moq
12 4 (9.76%) Selenium
12 4 (9.76%) Subversion
General
1 8 (19.51%) Publishing
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Front Office
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) .NET Developer
3 11 (26.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Azure Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) .NET
2 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET Web API
2 17 (41.46%) Web Services
3 14 (34.15%) React
4 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
5 11 (26.83%) CSS
5 11 (26.83%) jQuery
6 10 (24.39%) Node.js
7 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
7 9 (21.95%) CSS3
7 9 (21.95%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (21.95%) WCF
8 8 (19.51%) Entity Framework
8 8 (19.51%) LESS
8 8 (19.51%) Sass
9 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (14.63%) RESTful
10 6 (14.63%) XML
11 4 (9.76%) Ajax
11 4 (9.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) TDD
3 15 (36.59%) BDD
4 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (31.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (31.71%) DevOps
5 13 (31.71%) Kanban
6 9 (21.95%) Web Development
7 8 (19.51%) MVC
8 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
9 5 (12.20%) OO
9 5 (12.20%) Release Management
9 5 (12.20%) Scrum
9 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
10 4 (9.76%) Change Data Capture
10 4 (9.76%) Full Text Search
10 4 (9.76%) OWASP
10 4 (9.76%) SOLID
10 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) C#
2 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
3 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.95%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) ES6
5 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.20%) TypeScript
6 4 (9.76%) F#
6 4 (9.76%) VB
7 3 (7.32%) Python
8 2 (4.88%) C++
8 2 (4.88%) Perl
9 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.44%) Java
9 1 (2.44%) JCL
9 1 (2.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) iptables
2 2 (4.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
1 1 (2.44%) Control-M
1 1 (2.44%) Icinga
1 1 (2.44%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (2.44%) logstash
1 1 (2.44%) Nagios
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Atlassian
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.44%) BMC
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Solace
5 1 (2.44%) Splunk
5 1 (2.44%) Thunderhead