Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 535 504 420
Rank change year-on-year -31 -84 +137
Contract jobs citing NUnit 190 409 584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.42% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.63% 1.95% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 357 474
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £325 £340 £325
90th Percentile £550 £643 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £375
% change year-on-year -1.16% +14.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 11,676 20,996 18,735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.16% 21.33% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,687 14,340 13,118
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £462
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.76% +8.76%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £630 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £420
% change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 273 240
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +9.76%
10th Percentile £17.20 £30.85 £29.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.00 £67.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22% +9.76%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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 -15 180 £450 -10.00% 119
London +15 94 £500 -9.09% 40
UK excluding London +3 94 £425 -1.16% 81
North of England +76 38 £400 -11.11% 25
North West +62 33 £400 -11.11% 22
South East -2 20 £463 -7.50% 31
South West +24 14 £450 +5.88% 8
Midlands +40 8 £331 -17.19% 6
Scotland +25 7 £465 +18.47%
East of England +35 5 £419 +19.64% 9
Yorkshire +53 4 £518 - 3
East Midlands +33 4 - - 2
West Midlands +38 3 £313 -28.57% 4
Northern Ireland - 2 £431 - 2
North East +19 1 £400 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 166 (87.37%) C#
2 160 (84.21%) .NET
3 99 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (51.05%) SQL
5 90 (47.37%) Azure
6 75 (39.47%) MVC
7 74 (38.95%) SQL Server
8 73 (38.42%) TDD
9 61 (32.11%) JavaScript
10 60 (31.58%) Test Automation
11 59 (31.05%) .NET Framework
12 56 (29.47%) AngularJS
13 54 (28.42%) Microsoft
14 53 (27.89%) Unit Testing
14 53 (27.89%) DevOps
15 48 (25.26%) Selenium
16 46 (24.21%) Moq
17 45 (23.68%) HTML
18 44 (23.16%) NoSQL
19 43 (22.63%) BDD
20 41 (21.58%) ASP.NET
21 40 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
22 38 (20.00%) Scrum
23 37 (19.47%) .NET Core
24 35 (18.42%) SpecFlow
24 35 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
24 35 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
25 34 (17.89%) MongoDB
25 34 (17.89%) Entity Framework
26 33 (17.37%) Git (software)

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 12 (6.32%) IIS
2 8 (4.21%) Confluence
3 7 (3.68%) JBoss
4 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.53%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (12.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 90 (47.37%) Azure
2 18 (9.47%) GitHub
3 15 (7.89%) AWS
4 11 (5.79%) OpenShift
5 8 (4.21%) PaaS
6 7 (3.68%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (2.11%) IaaS
7 4 (2.11%) npm
7 4 (2.11%) Serverless
8 3 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.05%) Azure Stack
9 2 (1.05%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.53%) Apigee
10 1 (0.53%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.53%) GCP
10 1 (0.53%) SaaS
10 1 (0.53%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.32%) HTTP
2 11 (5.79%) AMQP
3 7 (3.68%) HTTPS
4 6 (3.16%) SSL
5 5 (2.63%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (38.95%) SQL Server
2 44 (23.16%) NoSQL
3 34 (17.89%) MongoDB
4 25 (13.16%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.74%) MySQL
6 9 (4.74%) Neo4j
6 9 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.68%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (3.68%) Cosmos DB
8 6 (3.16%) Infinispan
8 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.63%) Data Lake
10 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.58%) Redis
11 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (25.26%) Selenium
2 46 (24.21%) Moq
3 35 (18.42%) SpecFlow
4 33 (17.37%) Git (software)
5 23 (12.11%) JIRA
6 20 (10.53%) ReSharper
6 20 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (8.95%) JUnit
8 15 (7.89%) Jenkins
9 14 (7.37%) MSTest
9 14 (7.37%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (6.84%) Cucumber
10 13 (6.84%) WebDriver
11 12 (6.32%) TeamCity
12 10 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (5.26%) Visual Studio
13 8 (4.21%) MSBuild
14 7 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (3.68%) Eclipse
15 6 (3.16%) Ant
General
1 27 (14.21%) Finance
2 15 (7.89%) Public Sector
3 12 (6.32%) Publishing
4 9 (4.74%) Front Office
5 7 (3.68%) Banking
6 5 (2.63%) Retail
7 3 (1.58%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 156 (82.11%) Developer
2 93 (48.95%) .NET Developer
3 62 (32.63%) C# Developer
4 41 (21.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (13.68%) Senior Developer
6 19 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 18 (9.47%) Azure Developer
7 18 (9.47%) Software Developer
8 14 (7.37%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (7.37%) React Developer
9 12 (6.32%) Tester
10 11 (5.79%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.79%) NoSQL Developer
11 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.26%) F# Developer
12 9 (4.74%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (4.74%) Automation Tester
12 9 (4.74%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (4.21%) Developer in Test
13 8 (4.21%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (84.21%) .NET
2 59 (31.05%) .NET Framework
3 56 (29.47%) AngularJS
4 45 (23.68%) HTML
5 41 (21.58%) ASP.NET
6 40 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 37 (19.47%) .NET Core
8 35 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (17.89%) Entity Framework
10 32 (16.84%) JSON
11 30 (15.79%) WCF
12 27 (14.21%) WPF
13 25 (13.16%) CSS
14 24 (12.63%) REST
15 23 (12.11%) Middleware
16 21 (11.05%) Node.js
16 21 (11.05%) XML
17 18 (9.47%) HTML5
17 18 (9.47%) Reactive Extensions
17 18 (9.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.47%) Derivative
3 15 (7.89%) Virtual Team
4 9 (4.74%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.21%) Fixed Income
6 7 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.16%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (2.63%) Credit Risk
8 5 (2.63%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.11%) NHS
10 2 (1.05%) User Experience
11 1 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.53%) Equities
11 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.11%) Windows
2 5 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.58%) Android
4 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (39.47%) MVC
3 73 (38.42%) TDD
4 60 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 53 (27.89%) DevOps
5 53 (27.89%) Unit Testing
6 43 (22.63%) BDD
7 38 (20.00%) Scrum
8 35 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (16.32%) Microservices
10 29 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (11.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (11.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (11.05%) MVVM
12 19 (10.00%) SOLID
13 18 (9.47%) Waterfall
14 17 (8.95%) User Stories
15 16 (8.42%) Multithreading
15 16 (8.42%) SDLC
16 15 (7.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 166 (87.37%) C#
2 97 (51.05%) SQL
3 61 (32.11%) JavaScript
4 31 (16.32%) T-SQL
5 27 (14.21%) VBA
6 21 (11.05%) Java
7 11 (5.79%) C++
7 11 (5.79%) TypeScript
8 10 (5.26%) F#
9 7 (3.68%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.68%) Python
10 6 (3.16%) C
11 2 (1.05%) Java 8
11 2 (1.05%) XQuery
12 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.53%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.53%) VB
12 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.11%) Degree
3 4 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.74%) QA
System Software
1 26 (13.68%) Docker
2 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (5.26%) Ansible
1 10 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.74%) MIIS
2 9 (4.74%) Terraform
3 3 (1.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.74%) DevExpress
3 6 (3.16%) Atlassian
3 6 (3.16%) Oracle
4 4 (2.11%) Google
5 3 (1.58%) Telerik
6 2 (1.05%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.05%) MEDITECH
6 2 (1.05%) Solace
6 2 (1.05%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.05%) Typemock
7 1 (0.53%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.53%) MuleSoft