Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for NUnit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NUnit over the 6 months to 24 June 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.

NUnit
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 434 514 541
Rank change year-on-year +80 +27 -81
Contract jobs citing NUnit 534 347 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.70% 2.18% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 269 289
UK median daily rate £450 £470 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +21.29% +6.90%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £288
90th Percentile £575 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.14% +6.62% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
UK median hourly rate - £51.25 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year - -15.73% -

NUnit 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 19,783 15,885 15,970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.73% 17.34% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,542 10,784 10,827
UK median daily rate £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £294
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 324 313
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.50 £24.30 £28.00
90th Percentile £65.90 £57.50 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

NUnit
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NUnit in the UK

NUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NUnit in the UK

NUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NUnit over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NUnit in the UK

NUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NUnit in the UK

NUnit
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NUnit within the UK over the 6 months to 24 June 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 +54 488 £475 - 150
London +30 309 £500 - 49
UK excluding London +55 222 £378 +4.14% 103
South West +57 56 £350 -26.32% 12
South East -14 54 £368 -8.13% 33
North of England -11 34 £350 +2.94% 35
Wales +10 22 £425 +30.77%
East of England +8 22 £400 +45.45% 10
Scotland -26 21 £438 +2.94% 2
North West -21 18 £350 +7.69% 18
Yorkshire -10 15 £365 +0.69% 15
Midlands -35 13 £381 +14.66% 11
East Midlands -9 9 £511 +70.42% 7
West Midlands -26 4 £349 -4.78% 4
North East - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NUnit 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 NUnit.

1 383 (71.72%) C#
2 368 (68.91%) Agile Software Development
3 366 (68.54%) .NET
4 284 (53.18%) TDD
5 259 (48.50%) SQL Server
6 218 (40.82%) MVC
7 215 (40.26%) SQL
8 204 (38.20%) Microsoft Azure
9 192 (35.96%) ASP.NET
10 178 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 174 (32.58%) MSTest
12 171 (32.02%) Continuous Integration
13 157 (29.40%) OO
14 152 (28.46%) .NET Framework
15 150 (28.09%) Unit Testing
16 134 (25.09%) Test Automation
17 133 (24.91%) Amazon AWS
18 128 (23.97%) AngularJS
19 127 (23.78%) jQuery
20 124 (23.22%) ASP.NET MVC
21 123 (23.03%) BDD
22 122 (22.85%) ASP.NET Web API
22 122 (22.85%) Finance
23 119 (22.28%) Git (software)
24 118 (22.10%) Microsoft
24 118 (22.10%) HTML
24 118 (22.10%) Java
25 117 (21.91%) Selenium
26 115 (21.54%) Web Services
27 111 (20.79%) WCF

NUnit
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 79 (14.79%) WebSphere
2 68 (12.73%) WebLogic
3 67 (12.55%) OpenStack
3 67 (12.55%) Tomcat
4 21 (3.93%) IIS
4 21 (3.93%) NServiceBus
5 10 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.50%) CMS
7 5 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.75%) Confluence
8 4 (0.75%) Mule
9 3 (0.56%) Apache
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.75%) Eagle PACE
2 4 (0.75%) Front Arena
2 4 (0.75%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.56%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.19%) RMDS
4 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 204 (38.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 133 (24.91%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.18%) GitHub
4 7 (1.31%) Office 365
5 6 (1.12%) SaaS
6 4 (0.75%) NuGet
6 4 (0.75%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.56%) BrowserStack
7 3 (0.56%) npm
8 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.37%) PaaS
8 2 (0.37%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.94%) AMQP
1 5 (0.94%) HTTP
2 2 (0.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.19%) LAN
3 1 (0.19%) WAN
3 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (48.50%) SQL Server
2 74 (13.86%) NoSQL
2 74 (13.86%) PostgreSQL
3 69 (12.92%) Relational Database
4 68 (12.73%) MySQL
5 40 (7.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (5.24%) RDBMS
7 24 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (2.06%) Big Data
10 11 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.87%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.31%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.94%) KDB
15 4 (0.75%) HBase
16 2 (0.37%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 174 (32.58%) MSTest
2 119 (22.28%) Git (software)
3 117 (21.91%) Selenium
4 100 (18.73%) SpecFlow
5 87 (16.29%) Visual Studio
6 79 (14.79%) Jenkins
7 74 (13.86%) Moq
8 73 (13.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 67 (12.55%) TeamCity
10 44 (8.24%) Cucumber
11 43 (8.05%) Octopus Deploy
11 43 (8.05%) ReSharper
12 36 (6.74%) Visual Studio Team System
13 32 (5.99%) JIRA
14 26 (4.87%) MSBuild
15 24 (4.49%) Jasmine
16 22 (4.12%) Subversion
16 22 (4.12%) WebDriver
17 19 (3.56%) JUnit
18 15 (2.81%) StyleCop
General
1 122 (22.85%) Finance
2 20 (3.75%) Retail
3 14 (2.62%) Banking
4 10 (1.87%) Front Office
5 9 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.50%) Advertising
7 7 (1.31%) Back Office
7 7 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.75%) Marketing
10 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.56%) Legal
11 2 (0.37%) Games
11 2 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 421 (78.84%) Developer
2 197 (36.89%) .NET Developer
3 187 (35.02%) C# Developer
4 95 (17.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 89 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 64 (11.99%) Digital Transformation
7 63 (11.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 62 (11.61%) Java Developer
9 45 (8.43%) Digital Developer
10 41 (7.68%) ASP.NET Developer
10 41 (7.68%) Senior Java Developer
11 34 (6.37%) Software Developer
12 31 (5.81%) Tester
13 30 (5.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 28 (5.24%) Senior .NET Developer
15 27 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 27 (5.06%) Senior C# Developer
16 24 (4.49%) Agile Developer
16 24 (4.49%) SQL Developer
17 23 (4.31%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (68.54%) .NET
2 192 (35.96%) ASP.NET
3 152 (28.46%) .NET Framework
4 128 (23.97%) AngularJS
5 127 (23.78%) jQuery
6 124 (23.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 122 (22.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 118 (22.10%) HTML
9 115 (21.54%) Web Services
10 111 (20.79%) WCF
11 109 (20.41%) CSS
12 93 (17.42%) Entity Framework
13 70 (13.11%) REST
14 66 (12.36%) RESTful
15 62 (11.61%) JSON
16 58 (10.86%) .NET Core
16 58 (10.86%) XML
17 54 (10.11%) React
18 49 (9.18%) WPF
19 48 (8.99%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.42%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (4.49%) Fintech
3 20 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.81%) NHS
5 13 (2.43%) Clustering
5 13 (2.43%) Equities
6 10 (1.87%) Derivative
6 10 (1.87%) Fixed Income
7 9 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.69%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.50%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.94%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.94%) iPad
9 5 (0.94%) Reinsurance
9 5 (0.94%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.75%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.75%) Exotic Derivative
10 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 79 (14.79%) Windows
2 10 (1.87%) Android
2 10 (1.87%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.94%) Nucleus RTOS
3 5 (0.94%) Windows Phone
4 3 (0.56%) Linux
4 3 (0.56%) Unix
4 3 (0.56%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (68.91%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (53.18%) TDD
3 218 (40.82%) MVC
4 171 (32.02%) Continuous Integration
5 157 (29.40%) OO
6 150 (28.09%) Unit Testing
7 134 (25.09%) Test Automation
8 123 (23.03%) BDD
9 99 (18.54%) Scrum
10 93 (17.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 68 (12.73%) SOLID
12 56 (10.49%) Microservices
13 46 (8.61%) Software Engineering
14 42 (7.87%) OOP
15 41 (7.68%) SDET
16 39 (7.30%) SDLC
17 38 (7.12%) Migration
18 37 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
19 36 (6.74%) DevOps
19 36 (6.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 383 (71.72%) C#
2 215 (40.26%) SQL
3 178 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 118 (22.10%) Java
5 88 (16.48%) T-SQL
6 62 (11.61%) TypeScript
7 35 (6.55%) PowerShell
8 23 (4.31%) C++
9 16 (3.00%) Scala
10 12 (2.25%) C
10 12 (2.25%) XAML
11 11 (2.06%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.87%) Java 8
12 10 (1.87%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.31%) Python
14 5 (0.94%) C++/CLI
15 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.56%) Ruby
16 3 (0.56%) XPath
17 2 (0.37%) ES6
Qualifications
1 36 (6.74%) Degree
2 9 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.56%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.37%) ISEB
7 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.19%) MCAD
8 1 (0.19%) MCSD
8 1 (0.19%) MCTS
8 1 (0.19%) PhD
8 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.18%) QA
2 13 (2.43%) HL7
3 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.37%) WCAG
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (5.62%) Docker
2 7 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 74 (13.86%) Ansible
2 69 (12.92%) Puppet
3 67 (12.55%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.50%) Control-M
5 7 (1.31%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.56%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 118 (22.10%) Microsoft
2 87 (16.29%) Oracle
3 9 (1.69%) IBM
4 8 (1.50%) Embarcadero
5 7 (1.31%) Sitecore
6 5 (0.94%) Telerik
6 5 (0.94%) Typemock
7 4 (0.75%) Calypso
7 4 (0.75%) Charles River
7 4 (0.75%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.75%) FXall
7 4 (0.75%) SimCorp
8 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.37%) Google
9 2 (0.37%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.37%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.19%) Facebook
10 1 (0.19%) Perfecto Mobile
10 1 (0.19%) Xamarin