Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 397 527 537
Rank change year-on-year +130 +10 -100
Contract jobs citing NUnit 577 334 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.11% 2.10% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 250 265
UK median daily rate £469 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% - -0.06%
10th Percentile £325 £298 £264
90th Percentile £588 £575 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
UK median hourly rate - £50.63 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -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 18,546 15,939 15,936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.44% 16.61% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,995 10,660 10,630
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 271 403
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £29.00 £22.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £67.10 £53.75 £52.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 17 February 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 14 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 17 February 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 +113 523 £475 +18.75% 201
London +97 343 £513 +13.89% 94
UK excluding London +82 229 £375 +7.14% 114
South East +44 99 £375 - 33
South West +49 41 £350 +14.01% 6
Wales +27 35 £410 +112.99% 2
North of England +23 16 £350 +1.45% 40
Scotland -5 15 £375 +15.38% 5
East of England -27 15 £325 +13.04% 16
Midlands -30 12 £380 +6.29% 12
East Midlands -6 9 £390 +21.88% 6
North West +10 8 £345 +1.47% 20
Yorkshire +2 8 £385 +6.21% 19
West Midlands -24 3 £350 -2.10% 6

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 394 (68.28%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (64.30%) C#
2 371 (64.30%) .NET
3 280 (48.53%) TDD
4 246 (42.63%) Continuous Integration
5 228 (39.51%) SQL Server
6 207 (35.88%) SQL
7 206 (35.70%) MVC
8 199 (34.49%) JavaScript
9 190 (32.93%) Microsoft Azure
10 189 (32.76%) MSTest
11 181 (31.37%) ASP.NET
12 178 (30.85%) Java
12 178 (30.85%) Test Automation
13 170 (29.46%) Amazon AWS
14 166 (28.77%) .NET Framework
15 165 (28.60%) Unit Testing
16 156 (27.04%) HTML
16 156 (27.04%) OO
17 148 (25.65%) Selenium
18 142 (24.61%) CSS
19 140 (24.26%) ASP.NET MVC
20 138 (23.92%) AngularJS
21 137 (23.74%) Finance
22 135 (23.40%) Oracle
22 135 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
23 134 (23.22%) BDD
24 133 (23.05%) Git (software)
25 131 (22.70%) jQuery
26 127 (22.01%) Microsoft

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
1 100 (17.33%) Tomcat
2 96 (16.64%) OpenStack
2 96 (16.64%) WebLogic
2 96 (16.64%) WebSphere
3 21 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.95%) Confluence
5 15 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.21%) CMS
7 6 (1.04%) IIS
7 6 (1.04%) NServiceBus
8 5 (0.87%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.35%) Apache
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.17%) nginx
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 190 (32.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 170 (29.46%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.81%) GitHub
4 14 (2.43%) Office 365
5 8 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (1.39%) npm
5 8 (1.39%) Serverless
6 6 (1.04%) Yarn
7 5 (0.87%) SaaS
8 4 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.87%) AMQP
1 5 (0.87%) Internet
2 3 (0.52%) 3G
2 3 (0.52%) SMS
3 1 (0.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (39.51%) SQL Server
2 122 (21.14%) NoSQL
3 103 (17.85%) Relational Database
4 101 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
5 98 (16.98%) MySQL
6 49 (8.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 46 (7.97%) RDBMS
8 33 (5.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (3.81%) MongoDB
10 19 (3.29%) SQL Server 2016
10 19 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (2.95%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (2.77%) Big Data
13 15 (2.60%) Oracle Database
14 12 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (1.91%) Redis
16 8 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
18 5 (0.87%) KDB
Development Applications
1 189 (32.76%) MSTest
2 148 (25.65%) Selenium
3 133 (23.05%) Git (software)
4 102 (17.68%) SpecFlow
5 98 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 90 (15.60%) Visual Studio
7 87 (15.08%) Moq
8 86 (14.90%) TeamCity
9 82 (14.21%) Jenkins
10 65 (11.27%) JIRA
11 49 (8.49%) MSBuild
12 45 (7.80%) WebDriver
13 44 (7.63%) Cucumber
14 42 (7.28%) JUnit
15 40 (6.93%) ReSharper
16 37 (6.41%) Octopus Deploy
17 34 (5.89%) Jasmine
18 33 (5.72%) JMeter
19 30 (5.20%) Visual Studio Team System
20 25 (4.33%) Subversion
General
1 137 (23.74%) Finance
2 39 (6.76%) Retail Banking
3 32 (5.55%) Banking
4 31 (5.37%) Retail
5 29 (5.03%) Front Office
6 18 (3.12%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.91%) Advertising
7 11 (1.91%) Legal
8 5 (0.87%) Back Office
8 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.69%) Publishing
10 3 (0.52%) Marketing
11 2 (0.35%) Law
11 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 451 (78.16%) Developer
2 203 (35.18%) .NET Developer
3 178 (30.85%) C# Developer
4 109 (18.89%) Senior Developer
5 104 (18.02%) Java Developer
6 99 (17.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 70 (12.13%) Digital Transformation
8 63 (10.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 53 (9.19%) Digital Developer
10 43 (7.45%) Senior .NET Developer
11 39 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 39 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 39 (6.76%) SQL Developer
12 38 (6.59%) Senior C# Developer
13 36 (6.24%) ASP.NET Developer
14 32 (5.55%) WPF Developer
15 31 (5.37%) C# WPF Developer
16 30 (5.20%) Tester
17 27 (4.68%) Software Developer
18 26 (4.51%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (64.30%) .NET
2 181 (31.37%) ASP.NET
3 166 (28.77%) .NET Framework
4 156 (27.04%) HTML
5 142 (24.61%) CSS
6 140 (24.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 138 (23.92%) AngularJS
8 135 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
9 131 (22.70%) jQuery
10 104 (18.02%) WCF
11 77 (13.34%) HTML5
11 77 (13.34%) Web Services
12 76 (13.17%) Entity Framework
13 67 (11.61%) RESTful
14 63 (10.92%) LINQ
15 60 (10.40%) React
15 60 (10.40%) WPF
16 53 (9.19%) JSON
17 42 (7.28%) REST
18 38 (6.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.88%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (3.64%) Fintech
3 19 (3.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (2.95%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.77%) Client/Server
5 16 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.77%) NHS
6 14 (2.43%) Clustering
7 13 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.21%) Derivative
8 7 (1.21%) Equities
8 7 (1.21%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.21%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.04%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.87%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.87%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.69%) User Experience
12 3 (0.52%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.52%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.35%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.96%) Windows
2 17 (2.95%) Android
2 17 (2.95%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.56%) Nucleus RTOS
3 9 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.04%) Windows Phone
5 3 (0.52%) Linux
5 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.52%) Unix
6 1 (0.17%) CentOS
6 1 (0.17%) Fedora
6 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (68.28%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (48.53%) TDD
3 246 (42.63%) Continuous Integration
4 206 (35.70%) MVC
5 178 (30.85%) Test Automation
6 165 (28.60%) Unit Testing
7 156 (27.04%) OO
8 134 (23.22%) BDD
9 121 (20.97%) Scrum
10 107 (18.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 52 (9.01%) SDLC
12 51 (8.84%) OOP
12 51 (8.84%) Software Engineering
13 47 (8.15%) MVVM
14 45 (7.80%) Continuous Delivery
15 42 (7.28%) Kanban
16 39 (6.76%) Mentoring
16 39 (6.76%) Microservices
17 36 (6.24%) Web Development
18 35 (6.07%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 371 (64.30%) C#
2 207 (35.88%) SQL
3 199 (34.49%) JavaScript
4 178 (30.85%) Java
5 77 (13.34%) T-SQL
5 77 (13.34%) TypeScript
6 35 (6.07%) PowerShell
7 26 (4.51%) C++
8 19 (3.29%) VB.NET
9 17 (2.95%) XAML
10 13 (2.25%) Scala
11 9 (1.56%) C
12 7 (1.21%) Apple Swift
12 7 (1.21%) PHP
12 7 (1.21%) Ruby
13 5 (0.87%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (0.87%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.87%) Python
13 5 (0.87%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (5.03%) Degree
2 10 (1.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.52%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.35%) MCAD
6 2 (0.35%) MCSD
6 2 (0.35%) MCTS
7 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.67%) QA
2 13 (2.25%) HL7
3 3 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.52%) WCAG
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (4.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 109 (18.89%) Puppet
2 108 (18.72%) Ansible
3 100 (17.33%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.43%) BladeLogic
5 6 (1.04%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.87%) Control-M
6 5 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.69%) Salt
8 2 (0.35%) Kibana
8 2 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 135 (23.40%) Oracle
2 127 (22.01%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.04%) Typemock
4 5 (0.87%) Telerik
5 4 (0.69%) Embarcadero
5 4 (0.69%) SAP
5 4 (0.69%) Sitecore
5 4 (0.69%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.52%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.52%) Capita
6 3 (0.52%) HP
7 2 (0.35%) Perfecto Mobile
8 1 (0.17%) Google
8 1 (0.17%) IBM
8 1 (0.17%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.17%) Reuters
8 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.17%) TIBCO