Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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.

NUnit
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 440 545 509
Rank change year-on-year +105 -36 -40
Contract jobs citing NUnit 523 373 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.71% 2.14% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 281 323
UK median daily rate £470 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £290 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
UK median hourly rate £23.14 £46.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.70% +22.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £21.87 £41.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £24.42 £49.90 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.14 £46.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -49.70% +22.67% -11.76%

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 19285 17412 16125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.51% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13430 11718 10733
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.13%
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 287 252 336
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 £24.10 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.40 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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 +94 489 £475 +22.58% 113
London +89 323 £500 +17.65% 46
UK excluding London +35 195 £375 +7.14% 69
South East +9 89 £415 +10.73% 19
South West +15 25 £350 +15.32% 2
East of England -3 21 £350 +16.67% 9
Wales +32 20 £350 -26.32%
Midlands +13 20 £375 +4.90% 13
East Midlands +9 17 £375 +7.14% 8
North of England +54 12 £348 -0.71% 24
North West +9 9 £348 -0.71% 14
Scotland -4 6 £360 +10.77% 2
Northern Ireland -42 4 £413 -
Yorkshire +10 3 - - 8
West Midlands +6 3 £355 -0.70% 5

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NUnit 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 NUnit.

1 348 (66.54%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (66.16%) C#
3 333 (63.67%) .NET
4 256 (48.95%) TDD
5 212 (40.54%) SQL
6 211 (40.34%) Continuous Integration
7 197 (37.67%) SQL Server
8 190 (36.33%) JavaScript
9 182 (34.80%) Microsoft Azure
10 179 (34.23%) HTML
11 173 (33.08%) MVC
12 169 (32.31%) Java
12 169 (32.31%) MSTest
13 152 (29.06%) OO
14 143 (27.34%) Amazon AWS
15 140 (26.77%) ASP.NET
16 139 (26.58%) NoSQL
17 136 (26.00%) AngularJS
18 135 (25.81%) CSS
18 135 (25.81%) Microsoft
19 133 (25.43%) Unit Testing
20 131 (25.05%) .NET Framework
21 128 (24.47%) Oracle
22 125 (23.90%) ASP.NET Web API
23 124 (23.71%) ASP.NET MVC
23 124 (23.71%) Finance
24 123 (23.52%) Test Automation
25 109 (20.84%) Scrum
26 104 (19.89%) Puppet
27 103 (19.69%) Ansible

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 92 (17.59%) Tomcat
2 88 (16.83%) OpenStack
2 88 (16.83%) WebLogic
2 88 (16.83%) WebSphere
3 24 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (2.68%) CMS
5 13 (2.49%) Confluence
5 13 (2.49%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.53%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.57%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.38%) IIS
9 1 (0.19%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) nginx
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.38%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 182 (34.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 143 (27.34%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.44%) npm
4 17 (3.25%) GitHub
5 16 (3.06%) Yarn
6 11 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (2.10%) Serverless
7 8 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.53%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (1.53%) SaaS
8 6 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.76%) Office 365
10 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.53%) Internet
2 3 (0.57%) 3G
2 3 (0.57%) SMS
3 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (37.67%) SQL Server
2 139 (26.58%) NoSQL
3 90 (17.21%) MySQL
4 88 (16.83%) PostgreSQL
5 69 (13.19%) Relational Database
6 45 (8.60%) MongoDB
6 45 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (4.40%) Big Data
10 19 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (3.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 19 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (3.44%) RDBMS
12 17 (3.25%) DocumentDB
13 15 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (2.68%) Redis
15 11 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (1.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 169 (32.31%) MSTest
2 96 (18.36%) TeamCity
3 92 (17.59%) Moq
3 92 (17.59%) Selenium
4 91 (17.40%) Git (software)
5 88 (16.83%) SpecFlow
6 79 (15.11%) Jenkins
7 70 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 51 (9.75%) Visual Studio
9 46 (8.80%) JUnit
10 43 (8.22%) JIRA
11 38 (7.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 37 (7.07%) Subversion
13 36 (6.88%) WebDriver
14 35 (6.69%) Rhino Mocks
15 34 (6.50%) MSBuild
16 30 (5.74%) Cucumber
17 28 (5.35%) Maven
18 27 (5.16%) ReSharper
19 25 (4.78%) Jasmine
General
1 124 (23.71%) Finance
2 51 (9.75%) Banking
3 36 (6.88%) Retail Banking
4 34 (6.50%) Front Office
5 24 (4.59%) Investment Banking
6 23 (4.40%) Retail
7 10 (1.91%) Legal
8 7 (1.34%) Advertising
9 5 (0.96%) Publishing
10 4 (0.76%) Back Office
10 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.57%) Law
11 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.38%) Marketing
12 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 441 (84.32%) Developer
2 175 (33.46%) .NET Developer
3 135 (25.81%) C# Developer
4 110 (21.03%) Java Developer
5 90 (17.21%) Full Stack Developer
6 87 (16.63%) Senior Developer
7 71 (13.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (7.84%) Digital Transformation
9 37 (7.07%) Senior .NET Developer
10 34 (6.50%) Digital Developer
11 31 (5.93%) Angular Developer
11 31 (5.93%) JavaScript Developer
12 29 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 27 (5.16%) SQL Developer
14 26 (4.97%) Agile Developer
14 26 (4.97%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 26 (4.97%) Web Developer
15 25 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
16 22 (4.21%) Tester
17 21 (4.02%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (63.67%) .NET
2 179 (34.23%) HTML
3 140 (26.77%) ASP.NET
4 136 (26.00%) AngularJS
5 135 (25.81%) CSS
6 131 (25.05%) .NET Framework
7 125 (23.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 124 (23.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 100 (19.12%) jQuery
10 96 (18.36%) WCF
11 89 (17.02%) HTML5
12 86 (16.44%) Web Services
13 77 (14.72%) RESTful
14 68 (13.00%) Entity Framework
15 63 (12.05%) REST
16 58 (11.09%) React
17 44 (8.41%) Ajax
18 38 (7.27%) WPF
19 37 (7.07%) NancyFx
20 36 (6.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.31%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (4.59%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.87%) Fintech
7 11 (2.10%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.96%) Credit Risk
8 5 (0.96%) User Experience
9 4 (0.76%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.57%) Derivative
10 3 (0.57%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.57%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.57%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.57%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.38%) Clustering
11 2 (0.38%) Equities
11 2 (0.38%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 79 (15.11%) Windows
2 21 (4.02%) Android
2 21 (4.02%) Apple iOS
3 10 (1.91%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.76%) Linux
5 4 (0.76%) Nucleus RTOS
5 4 (0.76%) Unix
6 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Fedora
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (66.54%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (48.95%) TDD
3 211 (40.34%) Continuous Integration
4 173 (33.08%) MVC
5 152 (29.06%) OO
6 133 (25.43%) Unit Testing
7 123 (23.52%) Test Automation
8 109 (20.84%) Scrum
9 101 (19.31%) BDD
10 76 (14.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 64 (12.24%) OOP
12 62 (11.85%) Software Engineering
13 56 (10.71%) SOLID
14 52 (9.94%) SDLC
15 44 (8.41%) MVVM
16 43 (8.22%) Web Development
17 41 (7.84%) Dependency Injection
17 41 (7.84%) Microservices
18 37 (7.07%) API Development
19 33 (6.31%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 346 (66.16%) C#
2 212 (40.54%) SQL
3 190 (36.33%) JavaScript
4 169 (32.31%) Java
5 74 (14.15%) T-SQL
6 54 (10.33%) TypeScript
7 26 (4.97%) PowerShell
8 22 (4.21%) C++
9 16 (3.06%) VB.NET
10 13 (2.49%) Python
11 12 (2.29%) C
11 12 (2.29%) XAML
12 11 (2.10%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.72%) Ruby
13 9 (1.72%) Scala
14 8 (1.53%) PHP
15 7 (1.34%) Apple Swift
16 6 (1.15%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
18 4 (0.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (3.25%) Degree
2 5 (0.96%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.19%) ISEB
5 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) MiFID
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (5.54%) Docker
2 8 (1.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 104 (19.89%) Puppet
2 103 (19.69%) Ansible
3 94 (17.97%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.10%) Control-M
5 5 (0.96%) Salt
6 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.76%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.57%) Kibana
8 2 (0.38%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 135 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 128 (24.47%) Oracle
3 13 (2.49%) Xamarin
4 11 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.76%) Google
5 4 (0.76%) HP
5 4 (0.76%) SAP
5 4 (0.76%) Typemock
6 3 (0.57%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.57%) Capita
6 3 (0.57%) Perforce
6 3 (0.57%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.38%) ION Trading
7 2 (0.38%) Perfecto Mobile
7 2 (0.38%) Reuters
7 2 (0.38%) Telerik
7 2 (0.38%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.38%) Yardi