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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 421 466 402
Rank change year-on-year +45 -64  
Contract jobs citing NUnit 197 180 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.39% 2.16% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 126 198
Median daily rate £475 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +23.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Median hourly rate £51.25 £46.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.41% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year -18.47% -  

NUnit is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8258 8338 7465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.62% 15.46% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5649 5746 4927
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 125 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

NUnit
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NUnit as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NUnit over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NUnit in the UK

NUnit
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +60 187 £500 +33.33% 106
London +64 141 £500 +17.64% 35
City of London +25 31 £475 +18.75% 2
South East +3 22 £425 +32.81% 26
Surrey +10 13 £425 +6.25% 10
East Midlands -7 7 £300 -3.61% 3
Belfast -35 7 £413 -
County Antrim -38 7 £413 -
Northern Ireland -41 7 £413 -
North West +27 6 £345 -4.16% 8
Middlesex - 5 £500 -
Leicester +1 4 £300 -4.00%
Leicestershire -7 4 £300 -3.61% 1
East of England -9 4 £363 +11.53% 14
Hampshire -11 4 £351 +13.30% 11
Yorkshire +24 3 £325 -7.14% 6
Manchester +12 3 £345 -4.49% 7
Cambridge +10 3 £300 +4.34% 4
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £300 -7.69% 8
Kingston Upon Thames -7 3 - -
Bromley - 3 £575 -
Berkshire - 3 £400 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £315 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £315 - 1
West Midlands +21 2 £360 +10.76% 1
South West +7 2 - - 12
Kent - 2 - - 1
Cheshire - 2 £340 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £413 -
Scotland +30 1 £300 - 3

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 276 (79.31%) C#
2 262 (75.29%) .NET
3 198 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
4 182 (52.30%) SQL Server
5 175 (50.29%) SQL
6 168 (48.28%) TDD
7 130 (37.36%) JavaScript
8 116 (33.33%) HTML
9 113 (32.47%) Continuous Integration
10 111 (31.90%) Microsoft
11 109 (31.32%) MVC
12 100 (28.74%) .NET Framework
13 97 (27.87%) MSTest
14 96 (27.59%) WCF
15 92 (26.44%) Web Services
16 88 (25.29%) Finance
16 88 (25.29%) Unit Testing
17 85 (24.43%) Scrum
17 85 (24.43%) ASP.NET
18 83 (23.85%) Moq
19 78 (22.41%) OO
20 76 (21.84%) CSS
20 76 (21.84%) Oracle
21 74 (21.26%) Java
22 72 (20.69%) WPF
23 68 (19.54%) Visual Studio
24 67 (19.25%) REST
24 67 (19.25%) ASP.NET Web API
25 65 (18.68%) MVVM
26 64 (18.39%) ASP.NET MVC

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 29 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 29 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 27 (7.76%) WebSphere
3 26 (7.47%) OpenStack
4 14 (4.02%) Apache Spark
5 13 (3.74%) IIS
6 11 (3.16%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.01%) CMS
8 4 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.15%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.57%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.29%) Apache
11 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (4.02%) RMDS
2 12 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 64 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.31%) GitHub
4 9 (2.59%) SaaS
5 6 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.57%) DNS
1 2 (0.57%) Kerberos
1 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) NFC
2 1 (0.29%) SMPP
2 1 (0.29%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (52.30%) SQL Server
2 62 (17.82%) NoSQL
3 48 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (12.07%) Relational Database
5 33 (9.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (8.05%) Big Data
7 27 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (7.47%) MySQL
9 25 (7.18%) MongoDB
10 17 (4.89%) Redis
11 14 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (3.16%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (1.72%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.72%) Presto
15 6 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
16 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 97 (27.87%) MSTest
2 83 (23.85%) Moq
3 68 (19.54%) Visual Studio
4 61 (17.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (16.95%) SpecFlow
6 49 (14.08%) TeamCity
7 38 (10.92%) Selenium
8 37 (10.63%) Git (software)
9 35 (10.06%) Jenkins
10 30 (8.62%) Subversion
11 27 (7.76%) MSBuild
12 26 (7.47%) ReSharper
13 24 (6.90%) Maven
14 20 (5.75%) JIRA
15 15 (4.31%) JUnit
16 14 (4.02%) Cucumber
16 14 (4.02%) Gradle
16 14 (4.02%) Mockito
17 13 (3.74%) Rhino Mocks
18 12 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 88 (25.29%) Finance
2 55 (15.80%) Banking
3 44 (12.64%) Front Office
4 28 (8.05%) Investment Banking
5 24 (6.90%) Retail
6 8 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.15%) Back Office
8 3 (0.86%) Marketing
8 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.86%) Prime Brokerage
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 291 (83.62%) Developer
2 134 (38.51%) C# Developer
3 126 (36.21%) .NET Developer
4 59 (16.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (12.93%) WPF Developer
6 42 (12.07%) Java Developer
6 42 (12.07%) Senior Developer
7 41 (11.78%) Full Stack Developer
8 32 (9.20%) C# WPF Developer
9 28 (8.05%) UI Developer
10 25 (7.18%) SQL Developer
11 24 (6.90%) Angular Developer
12 23 (6.61%) XAML Developer
13 21 (6.03%) JavaScript Developer
14 20 (5.75%) Senior C# Developer
15 17 (4.89%) Web Developer
16 16 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (4.60%) Oracle Developer
16 16 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
17 15 (4.31%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (75.29%) .NET
2 116 (33.33%) HTML
3 100 (28.74%) .NET Framework
4 96 (27.59%) WCF
5 92 (26.44%) Web Services
6 85 (24.43%) ASP.NET
7 76 (21.84%) CSS
8 72 (20.69%) WPF
9 67 (19.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 67 (19.25%) REST
10 64 (18.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 62 (17.82%) AngularJS
12 57 (16.38%) HTML5
12 57 (16.38%) jQuery
13 51 (14.66%) Entity Framework
14 49 (14.08%) XML
15 39 (11.21%) RESTful
16 36 (10.34%) Ajax
16 36 (10.34%) LINQ
17 32 (9.20%) React
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (6.61%) Fixed Income
5 20 (5.75%) User Experience
6 16 (4.60%) Client/Server
7 15 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (3.74%) Virtual Team
9 10 (2.87%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.01%) Derivative
10 7 (2.01%) Fintech
11 5 (1.44%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.44%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.44%) Equities
11 5 (1.44%) Grid Computing
11 5 (1.44%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.86%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.86%) Blog
13 2 (0.57%) Credit Derivative
14 1 (0.29%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.82%) Windows
2 10 (2.87%) Android
2 10 (2.87%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.01%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.15%) Linux
5 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.86%) Solaris
6 3 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.57%) Unix
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (48.28%) TDD
3 113 (32.47%) Continuous Integration
4 109 (31.32%) MVC
5 88 (25.29%) Unit Testing
6 85 (24.43%) Scrum
7 78 (22.41%) OO
8 65 (18.68%) MVVM
9 63 (18.10%) BDD
10 61 (17.53%) Test Automation
11 42 (12.07%) SDLC
12 40 (11.49%) Dependency Injection
13 37 (10.63%) Multithreading
13 37 (10.63%) Software Engineering
13 37 (10.63%) SOLID
14 33 (9.48%) OOP
15 31 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (8.33%) SOA
17 27 (7.76%) Inversion of Control
17 27 (7.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 276 (79.31%) C#
2 175 (50.29%) SQL
3 130 (37.36%) JavaScript
4 74 (21.26%) Java
5 59 (16.95%) T-SQL
6 34 (9.77%) XAML
7 25 (7.18%) TypeScript
8 22 (6.32%) VB.NET
9 19 (5.46%) C++
10 18 (5.17%) PowerShell
11 17 (4.89%) VBA
12 12 (3.45%) Python
13 11 (3.16%) Shell Script
14 10 (2.87%) C
15 7 (2.01%) C++/CLI
16 5 (1.44%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.44%) Ruby
16 5 (1.44%) XPath
17 4 (1.15%) VB
18 3 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (4.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.87%) Degree
3 9 (2.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.15%) ISEB
5 3 (0.86%) CFA
5 3 (0.86%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.02%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) ISO 8583
2 2 (0.57%) MiFID
3 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.29%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (2.59%) Docker
2 8 (2.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (8.33%) Puppet
3 26 (7.47%) Ansible
4 7 (2.01%) Control-M
5 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.29%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.29%) Kibana
6 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 111 (31.90%) Microsoft
2 76 (21.84%) Oracle
3 14 (4.02%) ION Trading
3 14 (4.02%) Reuters
3 14 (4.02%) TIBCO
4 12 (3.45%) Xamarin
5 11 (3.16%) Google
6 10 (2.87%) Typemock
7 7 (2.01%) Infragistics
7 7 (2.01%) Perforce
8 5 (1.44%) IBM
8 5 (1.44%) Kofax
9 4 (1.15%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.15%) Sybase
9 4 (1.15%) Telerik
10 3 (0.86%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.86%) HP
10 3 (0.86%) New Relic
10 3 (0.86%) Sun
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe
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