Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 450 451 545
Rank change year-on-year +1 +94 -36
Contract jobs citing NUnit 519 474 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.41% 2.60% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 389 276
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +18.42% +4.83%
10th Percentile £339 £318 £288
90th Percentile £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
UK median hourly rate - £39.07 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.07% +22.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.14 £46.00
% change year-on-year - -49.70% +22.67%

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 21,570 18,245 17,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.92% 18.35% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,766 12,620 11,763
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £623 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 293 253
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%
10th Percentile £26.30 £30.35 £24.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £61.55 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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 +8 470 £475 +1.06% 157
London -33 269 £525 +5.00% 46
UK excluding London +40 246 £425 +13.33% 120
South West +43 77 £425 +21.43% 20
South East -45 46 £500 +17.65% 37
North of England -13 31 £370 +7.25% 21
Midlands -4 29 £388 +12.32% 13
Scotland +1 24 £370 +2.78% 3
Wales -9 21 £400 +14.29% 5
West Midlands -2 19 £400 +14.29% 9
East of England -4 18 £400 +14.29% 20
North West -12 17 £370 +7.25% 14
East Midlands +1 10 £275 -10.57% 4
Yorkshire -13 9 £350 +16.67% 7
North East - 5 £420 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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.

1 382 (73.60%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (65.13%) C#
3 312 (60.12%) .NET
4 300 (57.80%) TDD
5 266 (51.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 240 (46.24%) Continuous Integration
7 235 (45.28%) MSTest
8 198 (38.15%) SQL Server
9 181 (34.87%) SQL
10 172 (33.14%) OO
11 158 (30.44%) Java
11 158 (30.44%) MVC
12 155 (29.87%) ASP.NET
13 147 (28.32%) Amazon AWS
14 145 (27.94%) JavaScript
15 142 (27.36%) Oracle
16 137 (26.40%) NoSQL
17 136 (26.20%) WebSphere
18 135 (26.01%) Ansible
19 128 (24.66%) PostgreSQL
20 125 (24.08%) MySQL
20 125 (24.08%) WebLogic
21 124 (23.89%) Tomcat
21 124 (23.89%) Opscode Chef
21 124 (23.89%) OpenStack
21 124 (23.89%) Puppet
22 122 (23.51%) Microsoft
23 119 (22.93%) Test Automation
24 113 (21.77%) .NET Framework
25 112 (21.58%) Selenium

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
1 136 (26.20%) WebSphere
2 125 (24.08%) WebLogic
3 124 (23.89%) OpenStack
3 124 (23.89%) Tomcat
4 18 (3.47%) NServiceBus
4 18 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (2.31%) IIS
7 11 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.16%) Confluence
9 4 (0.77%) CMS
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.58%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.39%) Apache
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.19%) Mule
12 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.16%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.96%) RMDS
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.19%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.19%) Summit
3 1 (0.19%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 266 (51.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 147 (28.32%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (7.90%) GitHub
4 15 (2.89%) Serverless
5 14 (2.70%) Office 365
6 13 (2.50%) Azure Functions
7 9 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.54%) NuGet
9 7 (1.35%) npm
10 6 (1.16%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.96%) SaaS
12 4 (0.77%) iPaaS
12 4 (0.77%) PaaS
13 3 (0.58%) BrowserStack
13 3 (0.58%) Sauce Labs
14 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.19%) Apigee
15 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.77%) HTTP
2 2 (0.39%) Internet
2 2 (0.39%) RTMP
3 1 (0.19%) FTP
3 1 (0.19%) LAN
3 1 (0.19%) WAN
3 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (38.15%) SQL Server
2 137 (26.40%) NoSQL
3 128 (24.66%) PostgreSQL
4 125 (24.08%) MySQL
5 64 (12.33%) Relational Database
6 37 (7.13%) RDBMS
7 19 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.73%) Data Lake
12 8 (1.54%) Big Data
13 7 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
13 7 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.16%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
15 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 235 (45.28%) MSTest
2 112 (21.58%) Selenium
3 101 (19.46%) Jenkins
3 101 (19.46%) Moq
4 91 (17.53%) SpecFlow
5 90 (17.34%) Git (software)
6 84 (16.18%) Visual Studio
7 82 (15.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 56 (10.79%) TeamCity
9 51 (9.83%) Visual Studio Team System
10 40 (7.71%) GitLab
11 36 (6.94%) ReSharper
12 34 (6.55%) WebDriver
13 33 (6.36%) Octopus Deploy
14 30 (5.78%) JUnit
15 27 (5.20%) Cucumber
15 27 (5.20%) Jasmine
15 27 (5.20%) JIRA
16 19 (3.66%) Rhino Mocks
17 18 (3.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 100 (19.27%) Finance
2 20 (3.85%) Banking
3 17 (3.28%) Front Office
4 16 (3.08%) Retail
5 9 (1.73%) Advertising
5 9 (1.73%) Back Office
6 7 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.16%) Billing
7 6 (1.16%) Games
8 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.77%) Marketing
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 416 (80.15%) Developer
2 144 (27.75%) C# Developer
3 138 (26.59%) .NET Developer
4 127 (24.47%) Java Developer
5 71 (13.68%) Senior Developer
6 61 (11.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 52 (10.02%) Full Stack Developer
8 28 (5.39%) Senior C# Developer
9 27 (5.20%) Digital Developer
10 26 (5.01%) Angular Developer
10 26 (5.01%) ASP.NET Developer
10 26 (5.01%) Digital Transformation
10 26 (5.01%) Senior Java Developer
11 24 (4.62%) Software Developer
12 23 (4.43%) Azure Developer
13 21 (4.05%) Analyst
13 21 (4.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (3.66%) Test Analyst
15 18 (3.47%) SQL Developer
15 18 (3.47%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (60.12%) .NET
2 155 (29.87%) ASP.NET
3 113 (21.77%) .NET Framework
4 112 (21.58%) AngularJS
5 101 (19.46%) HTML
6 96 (18.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 84 (16.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 84 (16.18%) CSS
8 82 (15.80%) WCF
9 80 (15.41%) jQuery
10 69 (13.29%) .NET Core
10 69 (13.29%) REST
11 67 (12.91%) WPF
12 66 (12.72%) Entity Framework
13 60 (11.56%) Web Services
14 45 (8.67%) HTML5
15 44 (8.48%) RESTful
16 37 (7.13%) React
17 34 (6.55%) XML
18 31 (5.97%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
1 37 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (5.59%) Fintech
3 21 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.66%) Fixed Income
5 17 (3.28%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.73%) Equities
9 8 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.54%) User Experience
10 7 (1.35%) NHS
11 6 (1.16%) Derivative
12 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.96%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.77%) Reinsurance
14 3 (0.58%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.58%) iPad
14 3 (0.58%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.39%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.49%) Windows
2 24 (4.62%) Android
2 24 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 10 (1.93%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.96%) Linux
5 2 (0.39%) Unix
5 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.19%) Solaris
6 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.19%) VMS
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (73.60%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (57.80%) TDD
3 240 (46.24%) Continuous Integration
4 172 (33.14%) OO
5 158 (30.44%) MVC
6 119 (22.93%) Test Automation
7 100 (19.27%) Unit Testing
8 94 (18.11%) Scrum
9 85 (16.38%) BDD
10 67 (12.91%) Migration
11 57 (10.98%) Microservices
12 55 (10.60%) SDLC
13 46 (8.86%) DevOps
14 44 (8.48%) OOP
15 43 (8.29%) Software Engineering
16 37 (7.13%) Multithreading
17 34 (6.55%) SOLID
18 31 (5.97%) SOA
19 28 (5.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
20 27 (5.20%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 338 (65.13%) C#
2 181 (34.87%) SQL
3 158 (30.44%) Java
4 145 (27.94%) JavaScript
5 47 (9.06%) T-SQL
6 46 (8.86%) TypeScript
7 42 (8.09%) PowerShell
8 21 (4.05%) XAML
9 17 (3.28%) C++
10 14 (2.70%) C
11 12 (2.31%) Python
12 6 (1.16%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.77%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.77%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.58%) Java 8
14 3 (0.58%) Scala
15 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.39%) C++/CLI
15 2 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (5.59%) Degree
2 6 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.59%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (5.20%) Docker
2 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 135 (26.01%) Ansible
2 124 (23.89%) Opscode Chef
2 124 (23.89%) Puppet
3 7 (1.35%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.77%) Terraform
5 1 (0.19%) Grafana
5 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 142 (27.36%) Oracle
2 122 (23.51%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.85%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.31%) TIBCO
5 9 (1.73%) DevExpress
6 8 (1.54%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.16%) Cadence
8 5 (0.96%) Perfecto Mobile
8 5 (0.96%) Reuters
8 5 (0.96%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.77%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.58%) Facebook
10 3 (0.58%) Google
10 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.58%) Typemock
11 2 (0.39%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.39%) IBM
11 2 (0.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 2 (0.39%) Twitter
12 1 (0.19%) Sun