Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 478 560 483
Rank change year-on-year +82 -77 +20
Contract jobs citing NUnit 418 366 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.39% 2.13% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 280 336
UK median daily rate £450 £395 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +12.06% -6.00%
10th Percentile £309 £292 £298
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +6.43% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.73% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year -18.54% - -

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 17478 17204 14935
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.13% 15.86% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11997 11696 9740
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £274
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £365
% change year-on-year +1.27% +8.22% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 276 283
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.67% -
10th Percentile £28.83 £26.13 £21.52
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.13 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £38.38
% change year-on-year +1.19% +9.45% +2.33%

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 19 August 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 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 August 2017. 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 +94 395 £470 +18.99% 104
London +99 268 £500 +11.11% 38
UK excluding London +28 150 £373 +6.43% 68
South East -2 56 £413 +17.86% 26
North of England +67 23 £325 -7.14% 20
North West +44 20 £333 -5.00% 14
Midlands +34 20 £330 -5.71% 3
South West +5 17 £350 +14.01% 6
East Midlands -8 16 £300 -4.00% 3
Wales -5 13 £300 -23.81% 1
East of England -16 13 £300 -7.69% 10
Northern Ireland -42 7 £413 -
West Midlands +37 4 £355 +1.43%
Scotland +27 3 £425 - 2
Yorkshire +17 3 £325 -7.14% 6

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 320 (76.56%) C#
2 308 (73.68%) .NET
3 247 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 212 (50.72%) SQL Server
5 201 (48.09%) SQL
5 201 (48.09%) TDD
6 161 (38.52%) JavaScript
7 153 (36.60%) HTML
8 151 (36.12%) MVC
8 151 (36.12%) Continuous Integration
9 140 (33.49%) Microsoft
10 131 (31.34%) MSTest
11 124 (29.67%) ASP.NET
12 122 (29.19%) .NET Framework
13 116 (27.75%) WCF
14 115 (27.51%) Unit Testing
15 113 (27.03%) OO
16 109 (26.08%) Finance
17 108 (25.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 103 (24.64%) Web Services
19 102 (24.40%) CSS
19 102 (24.40%) Scrum
20 100 (23.92%) ASP.NET MVC
21 97 (23.21%) Moq
21 97 (23.21%) Java
22 95 (22.73%) Oracle
22 95 (22.73%) NoSQL
23 92 (22.01%) ASP.NET Web API
24 86 (20.57%) AngularJS
25 80 (19.14%) Windows

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 48 (11.48%) Tomcat
1 48 (11.48%) WebLogic
1 48 (11.48%) WebSphere
2 47 (11.24%) OpenStack
3 15 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (3.35%) CMS
5 11 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 11 (2.63%) IIS
5 11 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (1.91%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 108 (25.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.11%) GitHub
4 9 (2.15%) SaaS
5 8 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.72%) PaaS
7 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.72%) Internet
2 2 (0.48%) DNS
2 2 (0.48%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.24%) Intranet
3 1 (0.24%) NFC
3 1 (0.24%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (50.72%) SQL Server
2 95 (22.73%) NoSQL
3 55 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 50 (11.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (11.24%) MySQL
5 47 (11.24%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (11.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 42 (10.05%) MongoDB
8 27 (6.46%) Big Data
9 26 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (4.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (3.35%) Redis
12 13 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (2.87%) RDBMS
13 12 (2.87%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (2.39%) DocumentDB
14 10 (2.39%) Oracle Database
14 10 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (1.91%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 131 (31.34%) MSTest
2 97 (23.21%) Moq
3 74 (17.70%) SpecFlow
4 71 (16.99%) TeamCity
5 67 (16.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 67 (16.03%) Visual Studio
6 49 (11.72%) Jenkins
7 46 (11.00%) Git (software)
8 39 (9.33%) Selenium
9 34 (8.13%) Subversion
10 28 (6.70%) ReSharper
11 25 (5.98%) Maven
12 24 (5.74%) Rhino Mocks
13 22 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (5.02%) JIRA
15 20 (4.78%) JUnit
15 20 (4.78%) MSBuild
16 16 (3.83%) Cucumber
17 15 (3.59%) Protractor
17 15 (3.59%) WebDriver
General
1 109 (26.08%) Finance
2 60 (14.35%) Banking
3 37 (8.85%) Front Office
4 36 (8.61%) Retail
5 27 (6.46%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.91%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.20%) Back Office
9 4 (0.96%) Marketing
10 3 (0.72%) Advertising
10 3 (0.72%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (0.48%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Games
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 361 (86.36%) Developer
2 141 (33.73%) .NET Developer
3 128 (30.62%) C# Developer
4 72 (17.22%) Full Stack Developer
5 64 (15.31%) Java Developer
6 56 (13.40%) Senior Developer
7 53 (12.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (7.89%) WPF Developer
9 27 (6.46%) UI Developer
9 27 (6.46%) Web Developer
10 25 (5.98%) Angular Developer
10 25 (5.98%) SQL Developer
11 23 (5.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (5.02%) C# WPF Developer
13 20 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 18 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (4.31%) Senior C# Developer
14 18 (4.31%) Web UI Developer
15 17 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (4.07%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (73.68%) .NET
2 153 (36.60%) HTML
3 124 (29.67%) ASP.NET
4 122 (29.19%) .NET Framework
5 116 (27.75%) WCF
6 103 (24.64%) Web Services
7 102 (24.40%) CSS
8 100 (23.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 92 (22.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 86 (20.57%) AngularJS
11 73 (17.46%) HTML5
12 72 (17.22%) jQuery
13 71 (16.99%) REST
14 59 (14.11%) Entity Framework
15 57 (13.64%) RESTful
16 55 (13.16%) WPF
17 48 (11.48%) Ajax
18 42 (10.05%) LINQ
19 40 (9.57%) React
19 40 (9.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.59%) Fixed Income
6 13 (3.11%) Client/Server
6 13 (3.11%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.87%) Virtual Team
8 10 (2.39%) Fintech
8 10 (2.39%) User Experience
9 6 (1.44%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.44%) Derivative
10 5 (1.20%) Equities
10 5 (1.20%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.20%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.96%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.72%) Blog
13 2 (0.48%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 80 (19.14%) Windows
2 18 (4.31%) Android
2 18 (4.31%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.96%) Linux
5 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.48%) Unix
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (48.09%) TDD
3 151 (36.12%) Continuous Integration
3 151 (36.12%) MVC
4 115 (27.51%) Unit Testing
5 113 (27.03%) OO
6 102 (24.40%) Scrum
7 69 (16.51%) BDD
8 62 (14.83%) Test Automation
9 58 (13.88%) OOP
10 56 (13.40%) Software Engineering
11 55 (13.16%) Dependency Injection
11 55 (13.16%) SOLID
12 53 (12.68%) MVVM
13 47 (11.24%) SDLC
14 43 (10.29%) Web Development
15 37 (8.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 35 (8.37%) Multithreading
17 34 (8.13%) Microservices
18 33 (7.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 320 (76.56%) C#
2 201 (48.09%) SQL
3 161 (38.52%) JavaScript
4 97 (23.21%) Java
5 68 (16.27%) T-SQL
6 31 (7.42%) TypeScript
7 27 (6.46%) XAML
8 22 (5.26%) C++
8 22 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 21 (5.02%) VB.NET
10 20 (4.78%) VBA
11 14 (3.35%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.11%) C
12 13 (3.11%) Python
13 8 (1.91%) Ruby
14 7 (1.67%) C++/CLI
15 5 (1.20%) XPath
16 4 (0.96%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.96%) VB
17 3 (0.72%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 17 (4.07%) Degree
2 14 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.15%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.20%) ISEB
5 4 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.72%) CFA
6 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) ISO 8583
2 2 (0.48%) MiFID
3 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.39%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 53 (12.68%) Puppet
2 52 (12.44%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (11.96%) Ansible
4 12 (2.87%) Control-M
5 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.24%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.24%) Kibana
6 1 (0.24%) Salt
6 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 140 (33.49%) Microsoft
2 95 (22.73%) Oracle
3 18 (4.31%) Xamarin
4 11 (2.63%) Google
4 11 (2.63%) Typemock
5 10 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.91%) ION Trading
6 8 (1.91%) Reuters
6 8 (1.91%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.67%) Perforce
8 5 (1.20%) Kofax
9 4 (0.96%) HP
9 4 (0.96%) IBM
9 4 (0.96%) Telerik
10 3 (0.72%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.72%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.72%) New Relic
11 2 (0.48%) Infragistics
11 2 (0.48%) Sybase
11 2 (0.48%) Yardi