Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 460 541 501
Rank change year-on-year +81 -40 -33
Contract jobs citing NUnit 482 374 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% 2.13% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 275 336
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £319 £287 £275
90th Percentile £588 £588 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
UK median hourly rate £23.14 £46.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.70% +22.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £21.87 £41.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £24.42 £46.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.14 £46.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -49.70% +22.67% -11.76%

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 18302 17523 15954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.42% 16.49% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12684 11864 10558
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 254 313
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +4.46% +3.84%
10th Percentile £30.25 £24.00 £24.28
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.75 £49.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +3.66% +4.14% +4.99%

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 20 October 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
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 20 October 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 +107 451 £470 +25.33% 111
London +115 296 £500 +14.29% 46
UK excluding London +36 184 £375 +7.14% 67
South East +12 84 £404 +15.43% 20
South West +18 21 £350 +14.01% 6
Midlands +27 20 £348 -1.77% 10
East of England -12 17 £350 +18.34% 12
East Midlands +13 16 £315 -10.00% 6
North of England +53 15 £345 -1.43% 17
Wales +17 15 £350 -26.32% 2
North West +21 11 £345 -1.43% 11
Scotland +10 7 £360 +10.77%
Northern Ireland -43 7 £413 -
Yorkshire +17 4 £300 -14.29% 6
West Midlands +7 4 £350 +3.70% 4

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 342 (70.95%) C#
2 321 (66.60%) .NET
3 304 (63.07%) Agile Software Development
4 236 (48.96%) TDD
5 205 (42.53%) SQL
6 200 (41.49%) SQL Server
7 183 (37.97%) JavaScript
8 180 (37.34%) Continuous Integration
9 175 (36.31%) HTML
10 156 (32.37%) MVC
11 150 (31.12%) Java
12 148 (30.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 145 (30.08%) Microsoft
14 142 (29.46%) MSTest
15 130 (26.97%) OO
16 128 (26.56%) CSS
17 125 (25.93%) .NET Framework
17 125 (25.93%) AngularJS
18 124 (25.73%) NoSQL
19 123 (25.52%) ASP.NET
20 121 (25.10%) Amazon AWS
21 116 (24.07%) ASP.NET Web API
22 115 (23.86%) Unit Testing
23 111 (23.03%) Finance
24 108 (22.41%) Oracle
25 103 (21.37%) Test Automation
26 101 (20.95%) jQuery
26 101 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC
27 99 (20.54%) Web Services
28 95 (19.71%) WCF

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 73 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 70 (14.52%) WebSphere
3 69 (14.32%) OpenStack
3 69 (14.32%) WebLogic
4 17 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.90%) CMS
6 12 (2.49%) Apache Spark
6 12 (2.49%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.28%) Confluence
8 3 (0.62%) IIS
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.07%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.41%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 148 (30.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (25.10%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (4.15%) npm
4 17 (3.53%) Yarn
5 14 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (2.90%) Serverless
6 11 (2.28%) SaaS
7 9 (1.87%) GitHub
8 8 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.66%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.83%) Office 365
10 2 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.41%) PaaS
11 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.45%) Internet
2 3 (0.62%) 3G
3 1 (0.21%) Intranet
3 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (41.49%) SQL Server
2 124 (25.73%) NoSQL
3 69 (14.32%) MySQL
3 69 (14.32%) PostgreSQL
4 65 (13.49%) Relational Database
5 50 (10.37%) MongoDB
6 48 (9.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 40 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (6.64%) Big Data
9 27 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (4.36%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (4.15%) Redis
12 17 (3.53%) DocumentDB
13 14 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (2.49%) RDBMS
16 11 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
17 9 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
17 9 (1.87%) Presto
Development Applications
1 142 (29.46%) MSTest
2 95 (19.71%) Moq
3 91 (18.88%) TeamCity
4 86 (17.84%) Git (software)
5 83 (17.22%) SpecFlow
6 73 (15.15%) Selenium
7 69 (14.32%) Jenkins
8 66 (13.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 57 (11.83%) Visual Studio
10 40 (8.30%) JUnit
11 39 (8.09%) JIRA
11 39 (8.09%) Subversion
12 34 (7.05%) Octopus Deploy
12 34 (7.05%) Rhino Mocks
13 30 (6.22%) Maven
14 29 (6.02%) MSBuild
15 28 (5.81%) WebDriver
16 23 (4.77%) Bitbucket
16 23 (4.77%) Cucumber
16 23 (4.77%) ReSharper
General
1 111 (23.03%) Finance
2 58 (12.03%) Banking
3 36 (7.47%) Retail Banking
4 32 (6.64%) Front Office
5 28 (5.81%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.94%) Retail
7 10 (2.07%) Legal
8 5 (1.04%) Advertising
8 5 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.04%) Publishing
9 4 (0.83%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.62%) Back Office
10 3 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.62%) Law
11 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.21%) Marketing
12 1 (0.21%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 409 (84.85%) Developer
2 162 (33.61%) .NET Developer
3 134 (27.80%) C# Developer
4 100 (20.75%) Java Developer
5 88 (18.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 66 (13.69%) Senior Developer
7 63 (13.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 36 (7.47%) Digital Transformation
9 33 (6.85%) Angular Developer
10 30 (6.22%) Digital Developer
11 29 (6.02%) Senior .NET Developer
11 29 (6.02%) Web Developer
12 26 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 26 (5.39%) JavaScript Developer
13 24 (4.98%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 23 (4.77%) Agile Developer
15 20 (4.15%) SQL Developer
15 20 (4.15%) UI Developer
16 18 (3.73%) Web UI Developer
17 17 (3.53%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (66.60%) .NET
2 175 (36.31%) HTML
3 128 (26.56%) CSS
4 125 (25.93%) .NET Framework
4 125 (25.93%) AngularJS
5 123 (25.52%) ASP.NET
6 116 (24.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 101 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 101 (20.95%) jQuery
8 99 (20.54%) Web Services
9 95 (19.71%) WCF
10 88 (18.26%) HTML5
11 73 (15.15%) RESTful
12 69 (14.32%) REST
13 61 (12.66%) React
14 58 (12.03%) Entity Framework
15 52 (10.79%) Ajax
16 39 (8.09%) NancyFx
17 38 (7.88%) JSON
17 38 (7.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (4.77%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.28%) Fintech
6 10 (2.07%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.87%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.24%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.04%) Derivative
9 5 (1.04%) Grid Computing
9 5 (1.04%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.04%) User Experience
10 3 (0.62%) Equities
10 3 (0.62%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.41%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.41%) NHS
12 1 (0.21%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 85 (17.63%) Windows
2 20 (4.15%) Android
2 20 (4.15%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.28%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.62%) Linux
5 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.62%) Unix
5 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (63.07%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (48.96%) TDD
3 180 (37.34%) Continuous Integration
4 156 (32.37%) MVC
5 130 (26.97%) OO
6 115 (23.86%) Unit Testing
7 103 (21.37%) Test Automation
8 91 (18.88%) Scrum
9 87 (18.05%) BDD
10 63 (13.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 60 (12.45%) SOLID
12 58 (12.03%) SDLC
12 58 (12.03%) Software Engineering
13 55 (11.41%) OOP
14 45 (9.34%) Dependency Injection
15 44 (9.13%) Web Development
16 41 (8.51%) Microservices
16 41 (8.51%) MVVM
17 35 (7.26%) API Development
17 35 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 342 (70.95%) C#
2 205 (42.53%) SQL
3 183 (37.97%) JavaScript
4 150 (31.12%) Java
5 78 (16.18%) T-SQL
6 52 (10.79%) TypeScript
7 24 (4.98%) PowerShell
8 22 (4.56%) C++
9 19 (3.94%) XAML
10 16 (3.32%) VB.NET
11 12 (2.49%) C
11 12 (2.49%) Python
11 12 (2.49%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.49%) VBA
12 8 (1.66%) Ruby
13 7 (1.45%) C++/CLI
14 6 (1.24%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.04%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.04%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (3.32%) Degree
2 10 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.24%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.98%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) MiFID
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (6.22%) Docker
2 8 (1.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 84 (17.43%) Puppet
2 83 (17.22%) Ansible
3 74 (15.35%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.49%) Control-M
5 4 (0.83%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.83%) Salt
6 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.41%) Kibana
8 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 145 (30.08%) Microsoft
2 108 (22.41%) Oracle
3 16 (3.32%) Xamarin
4 11 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.87%) Google
6 7 (1.45%) Perforce
7 5 (1.04%) Typemock
8 4 (0.83%) HP
9 3 (0.62%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.62%) SAP
9 3 (0.62%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.41%) Capita
10 2 (0.41%) IBM
10 2 (0.41%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.41%) Reuters
10 2 (0.41%) Telerik
10 2 (0.41%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.41%) Yardi
11 1 (0.21%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.21%) Sybase