Period
to 22 May 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 May 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 556 427 511
Rank change year-on-year -129 +84 +42
Contract jobs citing NUnit 298 546 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 2.79% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 448 251
UK median daily rate £475 £457 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.34% +7.50%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £286
90th Percentile £650 £575 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +13.33% +8.70% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
UK median hourly rate - - £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 18,539 19,552 15,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.39% 19.42% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,353 13,455 10,324
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% +1.19%
10th Percentile £333 £315 £300
90th Percentile £638 £610 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 214 314
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +0.12%
10th Percentile £23.70 £28.95 £21.28
90th Percentile £54.25 £67.25 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +1.19%

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 May 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 16 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 May 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 -117 269 £475 - 26
London -96 164 £500 -4.76% 9
UK excluding London -77 133 £425 +13.33% 17
South East +20 62 £475 +26.67% 6
Scotland +28 19 £400 -7.25%
North of England -2 16 £475 +35.71% 2
Midlands +21 13 £360 +7.46%
North West +8 11 £500 +42.86% 2
East Midlands +20 9 £380 +20.63%
East of England +7 7 £438 +9.38% 2
Wales -19 7 £375 -10.71%
South West -72 7 £300 -20.00% 7
West Midlands +8 4 £325 -11.56%
North East +15 3 £350 -
Yorkshire -5 2 £444 +26.79%
Northern Ireland - 2 £430 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 230 (77.18%) C#
2 199 (66.78%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (66.44%) .NET
4 139 (46.64%) TDD
5 137 (45.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 119 (39.93%) MSTest
7 114 (38.26%) SQL Server
8 109 (36.58%) SQL
9 104 (34.90%) JavaScript
10 85 (28.52%) Git (software)
10 85 (28.52%) .NET Framework
11 80 (26.85%) Unit Testing
12 79 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
13 78 (26.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 77 (25.84%) Test Automation
14 77 (25.84%) Scrum
15 75 (25.17%) OO
16 73 (24.50%) Microsoft
17 68 (22.82%) .NET Core
18 67 (22.48%) ASP.NET
19 61 (20.47%) Finance
19 61 (20.47%) Entity Framework
20 60 (20.13%) Visual Studio
20 60 (20.13%) PowerShell
20 60 (20.13%) Selenium
21 58 (19.46%) SpecFlow
22 56 (18.79%) Oracle
22 56 (18.79%) MVC
23 54 (18.12%) DevOps
24 53 (17.79%) NoSQL

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 33 (11.07%) OpenStack
1 33 (11.07%) Tomcat
1 33 (11.07%) WebLogic
1 33 (11.07%) WebSphere
2 17 (5.70%) JBoss
3 16 (5.37%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.34%) Confluence
5 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.34%) CMS
6 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.34%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (4.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 137 (45.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (17.79%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (8.39%) OpenShift
4 21 (7.05%) SaaS
5 17 (5.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (5.03%) npm
6 15 (5.03%) Serverless
7 14 (4.70%) PaaS
8 9 (3.02%) Azure Functions
9 5 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.68%) GitHub
10 3 (1.01%) NuGet
11 1 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.34%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.34%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.03%) AMQP
2 2 (0.67%) Skype
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (38.26%) SQL Server
2 53 (17.79%) NoSQL
2 53 (17.79%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (12.08%) MySQL
4 26 (8.72%) Azure SQL Database
5 21 (7.05%) Cosmos DB
6 18 (6.04%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (4.03%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.02%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.01%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.68%) Big Data
11 5 (1.68%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.01%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 119 (39.93%) MSTest
2 85 (28.52%) Git (software)
3 60 (20.13%) Selenium
3 60 (20.13%) Visual Studio
4 58 (19.46%) SpecFlow
5 40 (13.42%) Subversion
6 37 (12.42%) Moq
7 33 (11.07%) Jenkins
7 33 (11.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (10.40%) TeamCity
9 28 (9.40%) Visual Studio Team System
10 23 (7.72%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 18 (6.04%) MSBuild
12 17 (5.70%) Ant
12 17 (5.70%) ClearCase
12 17 (5.70%) CppUnit
12 17 (5.70%) GoogleTest
13 16 (5.37%) Cucumber
14 15 (5.03%) Jasmine
14 15 (5.03%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (20.47%) Finance
2 21 (7.05%) Front Office
3 14 (4.70%) Back Office
4 10 (3.36%) Banking
5 4 (1.34%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.67%) Advertising
6 2 (0.67%) Legal
6 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.67%) Marketing
6 2 (0.67%) Retail
6 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 198 (66.44%) Developer
2 110 (36.91%) .NET Developer
3 85 (28.52%) C# Developer
4 50 (16.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (12.08%) Full Stack Developer
6 28 (9.40%) Senior Developer
7 26 (8.72%) Software Developer
8 23 (7.72%) Tester
9 19 (6.38%) Analyst
10 18 (6.04%) Test Analyst
11 17 (5.70%) Architect
11 17 (5.70%) AWS Architect
11 17 (5.70%) Java Architect
11 17 (5.70%) Java Technical Architect
11 17 (5.70%) Technical Architect
12 14 (4.70%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (4.70%) Azure Developer
12 14 (4.70%) Senior .NET Developer
12 14 (4.70%) Software Engineer
13 13 (4.36%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (66.44%) .NET
2 85 (28.52%) .NET Framework
3 78 (26.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 68 (22.82%) .NET Core
5 67 (22.48%) ASP.NET
6 61 (20.47%) Entity Framework
7 49 (16.44%) HTML
7 49 (16.44%) Web Services
8 41 (13.76%) AngularJS
8 41 (13.76%) CSS
9 40 (13.42%) REST
10 36 (12.08%) RESTful
11 29 (9.73%) WPF
12 26 (8.72%) jQuery
12 26 (8.72%) React
13 25 (8.39%) WCF
14 24 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (8.05%) HTML5
14 24 (8.05%) JSON
15 23 (7.72%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.40%) Derivative
2 25 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.36%) Fintech
4 10 (3.36%) Virtual Team
5 8 (2.68%) Fixed Income
5 8 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.01%) Equities
7 3 (1.01%) User Experience
8 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.67%) iPad
8 2 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.34%) Clustering
9 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.34%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.34%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.05%) Windows
2 17 (5.70%) Unix
3 16 (5.37%) Linux
4 9 (3.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.34%) Android
5 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (66.78%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (46.64%) TDD
3 80 (26.85%) Unit Testing
4 79 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (25.84%) Scrum
5 77 (25.84%) Test Automation
6 75 (25.17%) OO
7 56 (18.79%) MVC
8 54 (18.12%) DevOps
9 52 (17.45%) Microservices
10 46 (15.44%) BDD
11 37 (12.42%) Multithreading
12 35 (11.74%) Integration Testing
13 31 (10.40%) Analytics
14 30 (10.07%) Migration
15 29 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (9.73%) Software Engineering
16 26 (8.72%) User Stories
17 24 (8.05%) Dependency Injection
17 24 (8.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 230 (77.18%) C#
2 109 (36.58%) SQL
3 104 (34.90%) JavaScript
4 60 (20.13%) PowerShell
5 50 (16.78%) Java
6 39 (13.09%) T-SQL
7 32 (10.74%) C++
8 26 (8.72%) TypeScript
9 22 (7.38%) Python
10 18 (6.04%) C
10 18 (6.04%) PL/SQL
11 12 (4.03%) F#
11 12 (4.03%) Java 8
12 6 (2.01%) XAML
13 5 (1.68%) U-SQL
14 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.67%) VBA
15 1 (0.34%) ES6
15 1 (0.34%) R
15 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (6.04%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.03%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.36%) Degree
4 9 (3.02%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.34%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.67%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.67%) HP APS
8 1 (0.34%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.34%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.36%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (13.09%) Ansible
2 33 (11.07%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (11.07%) Puppet
3 9 (3.02%) HP ALM
4 6 (2.01%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.67%) Terraform
7 1 (0.34%) Automic
7 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 73 (24.50%) Microsoft
2 56 (18.79%) Oracle
3 9 (3.02%) HP
4 7 (2.35%) Reuters
4 7 (2.35%) Telerik
4 7 (2.35%) TIBCO
4 7 (2.35%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.67%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.67%) Cognos
6 1 (0.34%) BISAM
6 1 (0.34%) Cadence
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco
6 1 (0.34%) Dell
6 1 (0.34%) EMC
6 1 (0.34%) IBM
6 1 (0.34%) NetApp
6 1 (0.34%) Pega
6 1 (0.34%) RedGate
6 1 (0.34%) SAP
6 1 (0.34%) VMware