Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 433 454 558
Rank change year-on-year +21 +104 -45
Contract jobs citing NUnit 550 510 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.50% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.45% 2.68% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 413 263
UK median daily rate £495 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +15.63% -
10th Percentile £339 £325 £300
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% -49.70% +22.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £46.00
% change year-on-year +51.25% -49.70% +22.67%

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 22,408 19,057 16,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.33% 18.60% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,392 13,310 11,333
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 271 245
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.00 £29.00 £22.51
90th Percentile £53.75 £62.00 £55.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -19 495 £500 +5.26% 141
London -5 276 £525 +5.00% 39
UK excluding London +34 269 £425 +13.33% 106
South East -20 89 £484 +21.00% 26
South West +13 76 £425 +21.43% 21
Wales -16 28 £390 +11.43% 2
Midlands -1 26 £410 +9.33% 15
Scotland -6 22 £365 -3.95% 2
West Midlands -2 19 £375 +5.63% 12
North of England -7 19 £450 +28.57% 30
North West -7 13 £450 +28.57% 21
East of England -20 9 £423 +25.19% 10
East Midlands +2 7 £445 +17.88% 3
North East - 5 £420 - 1
Yorkshire -13 1 - - 8

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 404 (73.45%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (58.55%) TDD
3 301 (54.73%) MSTest
4 293 (53.27%) Continuous Integration
5 289 (52.55%) C#
6 287 (52.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 259 (47.09%) .NET
8 245 (44.55%) OO
9 211 (38.36%) Java
10 196 (35.64%) Oracle
11 195 (35.45%) Amazon AWS
12 192 (34.91%) Ansible
13 190 (34.55%) NoSQL
14 188 (34.18%) WebSphere
15 185 (33.64%) PostgreSQL
16 181 (32.91%) WebLogic
17 180 (32.73%) MySQL
17 180 (32.73%) Tomcat
17 180 (32.73%) Puppet
17 180 (32.73%) Opscode Chef
17 180 (32.73%) OpenStack
18 160 (29.09%) SQL Server
19 146 (26.55%) SQL
20 124 (22.55%) Microsoft
20 124 (22.55%) Test Automation
21 121 (22.00%) MVC
22 119 (21.64%) ASP.NET
23 118 (21.45%) JavaScript
24 113 (20.55%) Selenium
25 112 (20.36%) Jenkins

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
1 188 (34.18%) WebSphere
2 181 (32.91%) WebLogic
3 180 (32.73%) OpenStack
3 180 (32.73%) Tomcat
4 18 (3.27%) NServiceBus
5 16 (2.91%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.82%) JBoss
9 8 (1.45%) IIS
10 5 (0.91%) Confluence
11 4 (0.73%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.36%) Apache
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.18%) CMS
13 1 (0.18%) Mule
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Markit EDM
1 6 (1.09%) RMDS
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 287 (52.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 195 (35.45%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (9.82%) GitHub
4 18 (3.27%) Serverless
5 16 (2.91%) Azure Functions
5 16 (2.91%) OpenShift
6 14 (2.55%) Office 365
7 11 (2.00%) npm
8 9 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.09%) NuGet
9 6 (1.09%) SaaS
10 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.73%) iPaaS
11 4 (0.73%) Yarn
12 3 (0.55%) PaaS
13 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.36%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.36%) Trello
14 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.91%) HTTP
2 2 (0.36%) RTMP
3 1 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (34.55%) NoSQL
2 185 (33.64%) PostgreSQL
3 180 (32.73%) MySQL
4 160 (29.09%) SQL Server
5 68 (12.36%) Relational Database
6 43 (7.82%) RDBMS
7 17 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (2.00%) Data Lake
11 10 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
11 10 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (1.09%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.91%) Big Data
15 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 301 (54.73%) MSTest
2 113 (20.55%) Selenium
3 112 (20.36%) Jenkins
4 95 (17.27%) Moq
5 90 (16.36%) SpecFlow
6 81 (14.73%) Git (software)
7 75 (13.64%) Visual Studio
8 74 (13.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 57 (10.36%) Visual Studio Team System
10 50 (9.09%) GitLab
11 43 (7.82%) TeamCity
12 39 (7.09%) Subversion
13 35 (6.36%) JUnit
13 35 (6.36%) WebDriver
14 34 (6.18%) Cucumber
15 30 (5.45%) ReSharper
16 28 (5.09%) JIRA
17 27 (4.91%) JMeter
17 27 (4.91%) Visual Studio Coded UI
18 24 (4.36%) GoogleTest
General
1 102 (18.55%) Finance
2 20 (3.64%) Banking
3 16 (2.91%) Front Office
4 11 (2.00%) Retail
5 10 (1.82%) Advertising
6 8 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.27%) Back Office
7 7 (1.27%) Billing
8 4 (0.73%) Games
9 3 (0.55%) Marketing
10 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 432 (78.55%) Developer
2 171 (31.09%) Java Developer
3 112 (20.36%) C# Developer
4 107 (19.45%) .NET Developer
5 80 (14.55%) Senior Developer
6 45 (8.18%) Full Stack Developer
7 40 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (6.18%) AWS Developer
9 32 (5.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 30 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
11 28 (5.09%) Azure Developer
12 26 (4.73%) Digital Developer
13 25 (4.55%) Digital Transformation
14 24 (4.36%) Analyst
15 23 (4.18%) Architect
15 23 (4.18%) Software Developer
16 22 (4.00%) Test Analyst
17 21 (3.82%) Automation Tester
17 21 (3.82%) Tester
18 19 (3.45%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (47.09%) .NET
2 119 (21.64%) ASP.NET
3 111 (20.18%) .NET Framework
4 90 (16.36%) AngularJS
5 78 (14.18%) HTML
6 73 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 67 (12.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 64 (11.64%) CSS
8 64 (11.64%) Entity Framework
9 63 (11.45%) jQuery
10 59 (10.73%) REST
11 57 (10.36%) WPF
12 56 (10.18%) WCF
13 55 (10.00%) .NET Core
14 45 (8.18%) React
15 39 (7.09%) HTML5
16 38 (6.91%) Web Services
17 34 (6.18%) LINQ
18 33 (6.00%) RESTful
19 29 (5.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.73%) Derivative
3 24 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.45%) Fintech
6 16 (2.91%) Fixed Income
7 13 (2.36%) Hedge funds
8 11 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.45%) NHS
10 7 (1.27%) User Experience
10 7 (1.27%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.91%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.73%) Equities
13 4 (0.73%) Reinsurance
14 3 (0.55%) Social Network
15 2 (0.36%) Algorithms
16 1 (0.18%) Data Structures
16 1 (0.18%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.36%) Windows
2 24 (4.36%) Android
2 24 (4.36%) Apple iOS
2 24 (4.36%) Linux
3 22 (4.00%) Unix
4 7 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.18%) Solaris
5 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (73.45%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (58.55%) TDD
3 293 (53.27%) Continuous Integration
4 245 (44.55%) OO
5 124 (22.55%) Test Automation
6 121 (22.00%) MVC
7 110 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 105 (19.09%) Migration
9 94 (17.09%) Scrum
10 80 (14.55%) BDD
11 54 (9.82%) SDLC
12 53 (9.64%) Multithreading
13 50 (9.09%) OOP
14 47 (8.55%) DevOps
15 44 (8.00%) Software Engineering
16 39 (7.09%) OOD
17 37 (6.73%) UML
18 35 (6.36%) Configuration Management
19 33 (6.00%) Microservices
20 31 (5.64%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 289 (52.55%) C#
2 211 (38.36%) Java
3 146 (26.55%) SQL
4 118 (21.45%) JavaScript
5 42 (7.64%) TypeScript
6 35 (6.36%) C
7 34 (6.18%) PowerShell
7 34 (6.18%) T-SQL
8 33 (6.00%) C++
9 28 (5.09%) Python
10 20 (3.64%) XAML
11 6 (1.09%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.73%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.73%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.73%) U-SQL
13 4 (0.73%) VBA
14 3 (0.55%) Java 8
15 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.36%) Go
Qualifications
1 27 (4.91%) Degree
2 26 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.91%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.36%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.64%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) PMO
3 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (4.36%) Docker
2 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 192 (34.91%) Ansible
2 180 (32.73%) Opscode Chef
2 180 (32.73%) Puppet
3 8 (1.45%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.91%) Terraform
5 1 (0.18%) Grafana
5 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 196 (35.64%) Oracle
2 124 (22.55%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.82%) Xamarin
4 13 (2.36%) TIBCO
5 9 (1.64%) DevExpress
6 8 (1.45%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.09%) Cadence
7 6 (1.09%) Reuters
8 5 (0.91%) ION Trading
8 5 (0.91%) Perfecto Mobile
9 4 (0.73%) Facebook
10 3 (0.55%) Google
10 3 (0.55%) IBM
10 3 (0.55%) Twitter
11 1 (0.18%) Apple
11 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.18%) CODA
11 1 (0.18%) HP
11 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.18%) Sun