Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 526 574 430
Rank change year-on-year +48 -144 +93
Contract jobs citing NUnit 87 273 554
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.30% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 1.48% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 216 457
Median daily rate £465 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £354 £325
90th Percentile £750 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +6.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 8,460 18,494 19,630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.06% 20.38% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,506 12,305 13,499
Median daily rate £493 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £333 £315
90th Percentile £663 £638 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 287 222
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.49% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £20.12 £23.70 £27.55
90th Percentile £57.90 £54.25 £67.25
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -8.05% +2.35% -

NUnit
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NUnit in the UK

NUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NUnit.

Daily rate trend for NUnit in the UK

NUnit
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NUnit over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for NUnit in the UK

NUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NUnit.

Hourly rate trend for NUnit in the UK

NUnit
Top 13 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 28 May 2020. 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 +75 78 £475 - 28
London +88 52 £588 +20.82% 4
UK excluding London +96 35 £425 -5.56% 26
South East +85 10 £385 -23.69% 8
Scotland +29 9 £445 +9.54% 2
Midlands +69 6 £400 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +61 6 £400 +23.08% 2
South West +52 6 £475 +18.75% 3
North of England +87 3 £350 -28.21% 10
North East +21 2 £350 - 2
East of England +54 1 £350 -22.22% 1
North West +50 1 £390 -22.00% 3
Work from Home - 1 £350 - 3

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 81 (93.10%) C#
2 67 (77.01%) .NET
3 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (58.62%) Azure
4 41 (47.13%) Test Automation
5 40 (45.98%) TDD
6 37 (42.53%) JavaScript
7 35 (40.23%) DevOps
8 34 (39.08%) AngularJS
9 30 (34.48%) HTML
10 29 (33.33%) SQL
10 29 (33.33%) Selenium
11 28 (32.18%) .NET Framework
12 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
13 24 (27.59%) Scrum
13 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (26.44%) BDD
15 22 (25.29%) MVC
16 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
16 21 (24.14%) Unit Testing
16 21 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET
17 20 (22.99%) Windows
17 20 (22.99%) HTML5
17 20 (22.99%) SDLC
18 19 (21.84%) MVVM
18 19 (21.84%) Front Office
18 19 (21.84%) Investment Banking
18 19 (21.84%) Banking
19 18 (20.69%) Visual Studio

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 9 (10.34%) Apache Spark
2 8 (9.20%) IIS
3 5 (5.75%) Confluence
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Endur
1 1 (1.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 51 (58.62%) Azure
2 10 (11.49%) GitHub
3 8 (9.20%) AWS
4 3 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.30%) Azure Stack
5 2 (2.30%) Office 365
5 2 (2.30%) PaaS
5 2 (2.30%) ShareGate
6 1 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.15%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) RTMP
2 4 (4.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
3 10 (11.49%) MongoDB
4 9 (10.34%) Big Data
4 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.34%) Redis
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.60%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.15%) MySQL
8 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (33.33%) Selenium
2 18 (20.69%) Visual Studio
3 16 (18.39%) SpecFlow
4 14 (16.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
5 13 (14.94%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (12.64%) JIRA
7 10 (11.49%) JUnit
7 10 (11.49%) Mockito
7 10 (11.49%) MSTest
7 10 (11.49%) ReSharper
7 10 (11.49%) Subversion
8 9 (10.34%) Gradle
8 9 (10.34%) Maven
8 9 (10.34%) WebDriver
9 8 (9.20%) Moq
10 6 (6.90%) Mocha
10 6 (6.90%) TeamCity
11 5 (5.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (5.75%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (21.84%) Banking
1 19 (21.84%) Front Office
1 19 (21.84%) Investment Banking
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 9 (10.34%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (63.22%) Developer
2 28 (32.18%) C# Developer
3 20 (22.99%) .NET Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Automation Tester
5 8 (9.20%) Azure Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Tester
6 7 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.05%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
6 7 (8.05%) Developer in Test
6 7 (8.05%) React Developer
7 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.75%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (5.75%) C# WCF Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Test Automation Developer
8 5 (5.75%) WCF Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Agile Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (77.01%) .NET
2 34 (39.08%) AngularJS
3 30 (34.48%) HTML
4 28 (32.18%) .NET Framework
5 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET
6 20 (22.99%) HTML5
7 17 (19.54%) Entity Framework
8 16 (18.39%) WCF
9 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (17.24%) React
10 14 (16.09%) Web Services
11 13 (14.94%) Reactive Extensions
11 13 (14.94%) RESTful
12 10 (11.49%) Middleware
12 10 (11.49%) OAuth
13 9 (10.34%) Drools
13 9 (10.34%) Spring
13 9 (10.34%) WinForms
13 9 (10.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.75%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.60%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Derivative
4 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.15%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Windows
2 13 (14.94%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (47.13%) Test Automation
3 40 (45.98%) TDD
4 35 (40.23%) DevOps
5 24 (27.59%) Scrum
6 23 (26.44%) BDD
7 22 (25.29%) MVC
8 21 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (24.14%) Unit Testing
9 20 (22.99%) SDLC
10 19 (21.84%) MVVM
11 15 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (14.94%) Pair Programming
12 13 (14.94%) Technical Analysis
13 12 (13.79%) Test Scripting
13 12 (13.79%) User Stories
14 11 (12.64%) Kanban
14 11 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (12.64%) Test Strategy
15 9 (10.34%) Impact Mapping
Programming Languages
1 81 (93.10%) C#
2 37 (42.53%) JavaScript
3 29 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (16.09%) Java
5 9 (10.34%) C++
5 9 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.75%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.60%) Java 8
9 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) ISTQB
1 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Docker
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.75%) Terraform
3 3 (3.45%) MIIS
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.30%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.15%) MEDITECH
5 1 (1.15%) Reuters
5 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.15%) Xamarin