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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 431 464 440
Rank change year-on-year +33 -24  
Contract jobs citing NUnit 167 186 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% 2.26% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 158 144
Median daily rate £473 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.12% +4.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -9.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.38 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -

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 8203 8248 7246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.41% 14.76% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5574 5601 4640
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 160 142
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.70 £26.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £48.10 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.49% +14.17%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NUnit over the 3 months to 29 April 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 29 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NUnit in the UK

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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 29 April 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 +33 162 £475 +18.75% 112
London +25 103 £550 +22.22% 35
South East +14 24 £393 +4.66% 25
City of London -4 20 £450 +2.32% 5
Kent +30 15 £393 +4.66%
North West +47 13 £306 -15.51% 11
Manchester +23 10 £306 -18.33% 9
Cambridgeshire +2 8 £250 -23.07% 8
East of England -17 8 £250 -23.07% 19
Cambridge +9 7 £250 -50.00% 5
Hampshire +10 6 £400 +45.45% 9
East Midlands -4 6 £320 +2.81% 6
Maidstone -4 5 £375 -
Yorkshire +27 3 £325 - 3
West Midlands +21 3 £375 +7.14% 4
South West +4 3 £475 +46.15% 9
Nottingham - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Scotland +41 2 £425 - 1
Edinburgh +16 2 £425 -
Birmingham +7 2 £388 +10.71% 1
Surrey -5 2 £424 +5.93% 11
Somerset - 2 £475 - 2
Cheshire - 2 £340 - 1
Bath - 2 £475 - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £413 -
Havant - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 - - 2
Bromley - 2 £580 -

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 253 (78.57%) C#
2 239 (74.22%) .NET
3 175 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
4 169 (52.48%) SQL
5 146 (45.34%) SQL Server
6 129 (40.06%) TDD
7 108 (33.54%) Microsoft
8 98 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 96 (29.81%) MVC
10 92 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 92 (28.57%) WCF
10 92 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 89 (27.64%) MSTest
12 85 (26.40%) Unit Testing
12 85 (26.40%) Scrum
13 78 (24.22%) HTML
14 77 (23.91%) Web Services
14 77 (23.91%) WPF
15 75 (23.29%) ASP.NET
16 74 (22.98%) MVVM
17 73 (22.67%) Team Foundation Server
17 73 (22.67%) Moq
18 69 (21.43%) Finance
19 66 (20.50%) Visual Studio
19 66 (20.50%) Selenium
19 66 (20.50%) ASP.NET Web API
20 64 (19.88%) BDD
21 63 (19.57%) Windows
22 61 (18.94%) Oracle
22 61 (18.94%) REST

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 15 (4.66%) IIS
2 13 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.73%) Apache Spark
3 12 (3.73%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.73%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.80%) OpenStack
4 9 (2.80%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.24%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.62%) CMS
7 2 (0.62%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.31%) Apache
8 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.31%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.66%) RMDS
2 14 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.62%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.04%) GitHub
4 5 (1.55%) PaaS
5 3 (0.93%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.62%) DNS
1 2 (0.62%) Kerberos
1 2 (0.62%) snoop
1 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.31%) NFC
2 1 (0.31%) SMPP
2 1 (0.31%) SMS
2 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (45.34%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.35%) NoSQL
3 38 (11.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 23 (7.14%) Big Data
6 20 (6.21%) MongoDB
6 20 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (4.66%) Redis
8 11 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (3.11%) MySQL
9 10 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.55%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.55%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 89 (27.64%) MSTest
2 73 (22.67%) Moq
2 73 (22.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (20.50%) Selenium
3 66 (20.50%) Visual Studio
4 56 (17.39%) SpecFlow
5 41 (12.73%) Git (software)
6 33 (10.25%) MSBuild
7 31 (9.63%) Subversion
8 30 (9.32%) TeamCity
9 27 (8.39%) ReSharper
10 26 (8.07%) Jenkins
11 25 (7.76%) JUnit
12 22 (6.83%) WebDriver
13 19 (5.90%) JIRA
14 18 (5.59%) Cucumber
15 16 (4.97%) Maven
16 15 (4.66%) SoapUI
17 12 (3.73%) Gradle
17 12 (3.73%) Mockito
General
1 69 (21.43%) Finance
2 48 (14.91%) Banking
3 47 (14.60%) Front Office
4 26 (8.07%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.42%) Retail
6 6 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.55%) Back Office
8 4 (1.24%) Advertising
8 4 (1.24%) Marketing
9 2 (0.62%) Automotive
9 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.62%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 242 (75.16%) Developer
2 115 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 115 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 49 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 41 (12.73%) Senior Developer
4 41 (12.73%) WPF Developer
5 27 (8.39%) C# WPF Developer
6 26 (8.07%) Full Stack Developer
7 25 (7.76%) Java Developer
8 22 (6.83%) XAML Developer
9 21 (6.52%) SQL Developer
10 19 (5.90%) UI Developer
11 18 (5.59%) Senior .NET Developer
11 18 (5.59%) Software Developer
12 16 (4.97%) Agile Developer
12 16 (4.97%) Analyst
12 16 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (4.66%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
13 15 (4.66%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 15 (4.66%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (74.22%) .NET
2 92 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 92 (28.57%) WCF
3 78 (24.22%) HTML
4 77 (23.91%) Web Services
4 77 (23.91%) WPF
5 75 (23.29%) ASP.NET
6 66 (20.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 61 (18.94%) REST
8 59 (18.32%) Entity Framework
9 57 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 51 (15.84%) XML
11 47 (14.60%) SOAP
12 45 (13.98%) CSS
12 45 (13.98%) RESTful
13 40 (12.42%) AngularJS
14 35 (10.87%) jQuery
15 34 (10.56%) HTML5
16 33 (10.25%) LINQ
17 31 (9.63%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.07%) Fixed Income
3 25 (7.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (7.76%) User Experience
4 23 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (4.66%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.48%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.17%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.86%) Derivative
8 6 (1.86%) Fintech
8 6 (1.86%) Grid Computing
8 6 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.86%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.55%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.93%) Blog
10 3 (0.93%) Equities
11 2 (0.62%) iPad
11 2 (0.62%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 63 (19.57%) Windows
2 6 (1.86%) Unix
2 6 (1.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.55%) Linux
4 4 (1.24%) Android
4 4 (1.24%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.93%) Solaris
5 3 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (40.06%) TDD
3 96 (29.81%) MVC
4 92 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (26.40%) Scrum
5 85 (26.40%) Unit Testing
6 74 (22.98%) MVVM
7 64 (19.88%) BDD
8 55 (17.08%) OO
9 42 (13.04%) Test Automation
10 38 (11.80%) SDLC
11 35 (10.87%) Multithreading
12 34 (10.56%) DevOps
12 34 (10.56%) Software Engineering
13 31 (9.63%) OOP
14 30 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (9.01%) SOLID
16 24 (7.45%) Inversion of Control
16 24 (7.45%) Microservices
17 23 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 253 (78.57%) C#
2 169 (52.48%) SQL
3 98 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 59 (18.32%) T-SQL
5 57 (17.70%) Java
6 29 (9.01%) XAML
7 26 (8.07%) PowerShell
8 16 (4.97%) VB.NET
9 14 (4.35%) C++
10 13 (4.04%) TypeScript
11 10 (3.11%) VBA
12 8 (2.48%) Python
12 8 (2.48%) Ruby
12 8 (2.48%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.86%) VB
14 5 (1.55%) Groovy
14 5 (1.55%) XPath
15 3 (0.93%) C
15 3 (0.93%) Perl
16 2 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.11%) Degree
3 7 (2.17%) ISEB
4 5 (1.55%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.55%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.93%) CFA
6 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.31%) EMIR
3 1 (0.31%) MiFID
3 1 (0.31%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (2.80%) Active Directory
1 9 (2.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (4.04%) Puppet
2 10 (3.11%) Ansible
3 6 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 108 (33.54%) Microsoft
2 61 (18.94%) Oracle
3 15 (4.66%) ION Trading
3 15 (4.66%) Reuters
3 15 (4.66%) TIBCO
4 8 (2.48%) Infragistics
4 8 (2.48%) Typemock
5 7 (2.17%) HP
6 5 (1.55%) DevExpress
6 5 (1.55%) Kofax
7 4 (1.24%) Google
7 4 (1.24%) IBM
7 4 (1.24%) Telerik
7 4 (1.24%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.93%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.93%) New Relic
8 3 (0.93%) Perforce
8 3 (0.93%) Sun
8 3 (0.93%) Sybase
9 2 (0.62%) RedGate
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