Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 579 458 462
Rank change year-on-year -121 +4 +98
Contract jobs citing NUnit 239 519 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.60% 2.40% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 439 396
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +19.21%
10th Percentile £335 £340 £319
90th Percentile £550 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £42.00 - £23.14
10th Percentile £41.00 - £21.87
90th Percentile £43.00 - £24.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - £23.14

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 14,941 21,655 18,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.62% 20.97% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,767 14,818 12,663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 222 290
UK median hourly rate £44.02 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.58% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £24.25 £25.49 £30.23
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £61.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +3.66%

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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 -112 228 £475 - 111
London -73 123 £500 -4.76% 39
UK excluding London -50 112 £425 - 75
South East +37 38 £400 -20.00% 26
North of England +34 30 £423 +14.19% 20
North West +8 19 £413 +11.49% 15
East of England +25 14 £406 -0.91% 13
Midlands +40 13 £313 -26.04% 6
Yorkshire +33 10 £501 +43.21% 5
South West -73 10 £425 - 7
East Midlands +25 8 - - 4
West Midlands +14 5 £313 -21.88% 2
Scotland +12 5 £458 +23.65% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £431 -
North East +8 1 £350 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 203 (84.94%) C#
2 191 (79.92%) .NET
3 135 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (46.44%) SQL Server
5 110 (46.03%) SQL
6 102 (42.68%) Azure
7 96 (40.17%) TDD
8 91 (38.08%) JavaScript
9 68 (28.45%) .NET Framework
9 68 (28.45%) Test Automation
9 68 (28.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 65 (27.20%) AngularJS
11 64 (26.78%) ASP.NET
12 63 (26.36%) Unit Testing
13 61 (25.52%) HTML
14 60 (25.10%) MVC
15 59 (24.69%) .NET Core
16 57 (23.85%) Git (software)
17 53 (22.18%) Microsoft
18 52 (21.76%) Moq
19 51 (21.34%) Derivative
20 50 (20.92%) CSS
21 48 (20.08%) Finance
22 47 (19.67%) Microservices
23 45 (18.83%) MSTest
23 45 (18.83%) SpecFlow
24 44 (18.41%) DevOps
25 43 (17.99%) T-SQL
26 42 (17.57%) NoSQL
27 41 (17.15%) Entity Framework

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 11 (4.60%) IIS
2 7 (2.93%) Confluence
2 7 (2.93%) JBoss
3 4 (1.67%) OpenEdge
4 3 (1.26%) K2 blackpearl
4 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.84%) CMS
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.84%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 102 (42.68%) Azure
2 15 (6.28%) AWS
3 14 (5.86%) GitHub
4 11 (4.60%) npm
5 10 (4.18%) OpenShift
6 9 (3.77%) PaaS
7 8 (3.35%) Serverless
8 7 (2.93%) SaaS
9 5 (2.09%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (2.09%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (1.67%) GCP
11 3 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.84%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.84%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.84%) IaaS
12 2 (0.84%) Trello
13 1 (0.42%) Apigee
13 1 (0.42%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.37%) AMQP
2 7 (2.93%) HTTP
2 7 (2.93%) HTTPS
3 6 (2.51%) SSL
4 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (46.44%) SQL Server
2 42 (17.57%) NoSQL
3 30 (12.55%) MongoDB
4 22 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (7.95%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (5.02%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (5.02%) MySQL
8 10 (4.18%) Cosmos DB
9 9 (3.77%) Neo4j
10 6 (2.51%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.51%) Infinispan
10 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.09%) Big Data
11 5 (2.09%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (23.85%) Git (software)
2 52 (21.76%) Moq
3 45 (18.83%) MSTest
3 45 (18.83%) SpecFlow
4 41 (17.15%) Selenium
5 29 (12.13%) Jenkins
6 26 (10.88%) Visual Studio
7 24 (10.04%) JIRA
8 21 (8.79%) Subversion
8 21 (8.79%) TeamCity
9 18 (7.53%) Jasmine
10 17 (7.11%) Ant
11 16 (6.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 16 (6.69%) ReSharper
11 16 (6.69%) Visual Studio Team System
12 15 (6.28%) MSBuild
13 14 (5.86%) JUnit
14 11 (4.60%) ClearCase
14 11 (4.60%) Cucumber
14 11 (4.60%) GoogleTest
General
1 48 (20.08%) Finance
2 9 (3.77%) Front Office
3 8 (3.35%) Games
3 8 (3.35%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.51%) Banking
4 6 (2.51%) Publishing
5 5 (2.09%) Retail
6 3 (1.26%) Law
6 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) German Language
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Military
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 188 (78.66%) Developer
2 105 (43.93%) .NET Developer
3 74 (30.96%) C# Developer
4 48 (20.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (12.55%) Software Developer
6 26 (10.88%) Senior Developer
7 22 (9.21%) Full Stack Developer
8 20 (8.37%) NoSQL Developer
9 19 (7.95%) F# Developer
9 19 (7.95%) Senior .NET Developer
10 18 (7.53%) Software Engineer
11 16 (6.69%) React Developer
12 14 (5.86%) Azure Developer
12 14 (5.86%) Tester
13 12 (5.02%) Java Developer
14 11 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (4.60%) Developer in Test
14 11 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
15 9 (3.77%) Angular Developer
15 9 (3.77%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (79.92%) .NET
2 68 (28.45%) .NET Framework
2 68 (28.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 65 (27.20%) AngularJS
4 64 (26.78%) ASP.NET
5 61 (25.52%) HTML
6 59 (24.69%) .NET Core
7 50 (20.92%) CSS
8 41 (17.15%) Entity Framework
9 40 (16.74%) REST
9 40 (16.74%) WPF
10 39 (16.32%) JSON
11 38 (15.90%) WCF
12 36 (15.06%) Node.js
13 32 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (12.97%) React
15 30 (12.55%) Middleware
16 26 (10.88%) HTML5
17 25 (10.46%) RabbitMQ
18 24 (10.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.34%) Derivative
2 28 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.02%) Virtual Team
4 10 (4.18%) Hedge funds
5 9 (3.77%) Credit Derivative
5 9 (3.77%) Credit Risk
5 9 (3.77%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.93%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (2.09%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.09%) Equities
8 5 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.67%) User Experience
10 3 (1.26%) Robotics
10 3 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.84%) iPad
11 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.30%) Windows
2 15 (6.28%) Linux
3 11 (4.60%) Unix
4 3 (1.26%) Android
5 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (40.17%) TDD
3 68 (28.45%) Test Automation
4 63 (26.36%) Unit Testing
5 60 (25.10%) MVC
6 47 (19.67%) Microservices
7 44 (18.41%) DevOps
8 41 (17.15%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (17.15%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (15.90%) Scrum
10 36 (15.06%) OO
11 35 (14.64%) BDD
12 32 (13.39%) SOLID
13 29 (12.13%) Software Engineering
14 26 (10.88%) Multithreading
15 24 (10.04%) OOD
16 23 (9.62%) CQRS
16 23 (9.62%) UML
17 22 (9.21%) Dependency Injection
18 20 (8.37%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 203 (84.94%) C#
2 110 (46.03%) SQL
3 91 (38.08%) JavaScript
4 43 (17.99%) T-SQL
5 36 (15.06%) C++
6 23 (9.62%) TypeScript
7 22 (9.21%) Java
8 21 (8.79%) Python
9 19 (7.95%) F#
10 16 (6.69%) C
11 13 (5.44%) PowerShell
11 13 (5.44%) VBA
12 5 (2.09%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.67%) ES6
14 2 (0.84%) U-SQL
14 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.84%) XQuery
15 1 (0.42%) Java 8
15 1 (0.42%) VB
15 1 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (10.46%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.26%) Degree
4 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.18%) QA
System Software
1 24 (10.04%) Docker
2 5 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (4.60%) Ansible
2 10 (4.18%) MIIS
3 6 (2.51%) Terraform
4 5 (2.09%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.84%) Puppet
6 1 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 53 (22.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.86%) Oracle
3 11 (4.60%) Sparx
4 9 (3.77%) DevExpress
5 7 (2.93%) Telerik
6 6 (2.51%) Google
7 4 (1.67%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.26%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.84%) Sony
10 1 (0.42%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.42%) Typemock
10 1 (0.42%) Xamarin