Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 418 479 559
Rank change year-on-year +61 +80 -69
Contract jobs citing NUnit 561 401 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.68% 2.34% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 322 278
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £298
90th Percentile £575 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
UK median hourly rate - £37.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.25 £44.50
% change year-on-year - -18.54% -

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 20,897 17,172 17,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.42% 17.96% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,342 11,796 11,608
UK median daily rate £473 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.53% +5.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 302 276
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.80% -1.65% +13.20%
10th Percentile £26.50 £28.75 £26.38
90th Percentile £53.63 £57.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.13 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -0.88% +0.59% +12.31%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +48 520 £475 +1.06% 150
London +24 312 £525 +5.00% 54
UK excluding London +63 246 £413 +10.00% 105
South West +69 93 £425 +21.43% 15
South East -41 41 £444 +10.94% 34
Scotland -5 35 £425 - 6
North of England -4 32 £350 +7.69% 24
East of England +12 24 £400 +33.33% 11
Midlands -9 18 £400 +21.21% 12
North West -16 16 £338 +1.50% 12
East Midlands +4 12 £498 +65.83% 6
Yorkshire -9 10 £350 +7.69% 11
West Midlands -20 6 £349 -5.10% 6
North East - 6 £420 - 1
Wales -24 3 £318 +5.83% 2

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 418 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (68.63%) C#
3 336 (59.89%) .NET
4 327 (58.29%) TDD
5 265 (47.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 252 (44.92%) SQL Server
7 234 (41.71%) Continuous Integration
8 221 (39.39%) SQL
9 212 (37.79%) MSTest
10 208 (37.08%) OO
11 194 (34.58%) MVC
12 176 (31.37%) JavaScript
13 169 (30.12%) Java
13 169 (30.12%) Amazon AWS
14 164 (29.23%) ASP.NET
15 146 (26.02%) Test Automation
16 137 (24.42%) AngularJS
17 133 (23.71%) Oracle
18 132 (23.53%) Ansible
19 130 (23.17%) WebSphere
20 128 (22.82%) NoSQL
21 126 (22.46%) Selenium
22 123 (21.93%) BDD
23 122 (21.75%) .NET Framework
24 121 (21.57%) Microsoft
25 119 (21.21%) Finance
26 118 (21.03%) PostgreSQL
27 117 (20.86%) Puppet
27 117 (20.86%) Git (software)
28 116 (20.68%) WebLogic

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
1 130 (23.17%) WebSphere
2 116 (20.68%) WebLogic
3 115 (20.50%) OpenStack
3 115 (20.50%) Tomcat
4 27 (4.81%) NServiceBus
5 23 (4.10%) IIS
6 16 (2.85%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.07%) CMS
10 5 (0.89%) Mule
11 4 (0.71%) Apache
11 4 (0.71%) Confluence
11 4 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.71%) Eagle PACE
2 4 (0.71%) Front Arena
2 4 (0.71%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.71%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.18%) RMDS
3 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 265 (47.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 169 (30.12%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (6.95%) GitHub
4 12 (2.14%) Office 365
5 10 (1.78%) OpenShift
6 8 (1.43%) SaaS
7 5 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.89%) NuGet
8 4 (0.71%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.71%) npm
9 3 (0.53%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.53%) PaaS
10 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.36%) Sauce Labs
10 2 (0.36%) Serverless
11 1 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.18%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.71%) HTTP
2 2 (0.36%) Internet
2 2 (0.36%) RTMP
3 1 (0.18%) LAN
3 1 (0.18%) WAN
3 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (44.92%) SQL Server
2 128 (22.82%) NoSQL
3 118 (21.03%) PostgreSQL
4 116 (20.68%) MySQL
5 56 (9.98%) Relational Database
6 34 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 21 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (2.67%) RDBMS
12 12 (2.14%) Big Data
13 10 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.25%) MongoDB
15 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.89%) HBase
17 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
18 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
18 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 212 (37.79%) MSTest
2 126 (22.46%) Selenium
3 117 (20.86%) Git (software)
4 111 (19.79%) Jenkins
5 104 (18.54%) SpecFlow
6 93 (16.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 92 (16.40%) Visual Studio
8 69 (12.30%) Moq
9 65 (11.59%) TeamCity
10 52 (9.27%) Cucumber
11 48 (8.56%) Visual Studio Team System
12 41 (7.31%) ReSharper
13 39 (6.95%) Octopus Deploy
14 38 (6.77%) GitLab
15 35 (6.24%) Jasmine
16 31 (5.53%) JUnit
17 25 (4.46%) MSBuild
18 23 (4.10%) Subversion
18 23 (4.10%) WebDriver
19 20 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 119 (21.21%) Finance
2 20 (3.57%) Banking
3 17 (3.03%) Front Office
4 14 (2.50%) Retail
5 11 (1.96%) Back Office
6 10 (1.78%) Advertising
7 7 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.89%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.53%) Marketing
10 2 (0.36%) Games
10 2 (0.36%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 445 (79.32%) Developer
2 161 (28.70%) .NET Developer
2 161 (28.70%) C# Developer
3 109 (19.43%) Java Developer
4 78 (13.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 72 (12.83%) Full Stack Developer
6 71 (12.66%) Senior Developer
7 46 (8.20%) Digital Transformation
8 36 (6.42%) Digital Developer
9 35 (6.24%) Senior Java Developer
10 32 (5.70%) Software Developer
11 28 (4.99%) ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (4.99%) Tester
12 25 (4.46%) AWS Developer
13 24 (4.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 22 (3.92%) Angular Developer
15 21 (3.74%) Agile Developer
16 20 (3.57%) Automation Tester
17 19 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 19 (3.39%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (59.89%) .NET
2 164 (29.23%) ASP.NET
3 137 (24.42%) AngularJS
4 122 (21.75%) .NET Framework
5 114 (20.32%) jQuery
6 112 (19.96%) HTML
7 106 (18.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 100 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 97 (17.29%) CSS
10 95 (16.93%) Web Services
11 83 (14.80%) WCF
12 77 (13.73%) Entity Framework
12 77 (13.73%) REST
13 65 (11.59%) .NET Core
14 64 (11.41%) XML
15 63 (11.23%) RESTful
16 51 (9.09%) JSON
16 51 (9.09%) React
17 49 (8.73%) Angular 2
17 49 (8.73%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.52%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.81%) Fintech
4 16 (2.85%) Fixed Income
5 12 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (1.96%) Equities
7 10 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.43%) Derivative
8 8 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.25%) Clustering
9 7 (1.25%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.25%) User Experience
10 5 (0.89%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.71%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.71%) Exotic Derivative
11 4 (0.71%) iPad
11 4 (0.71%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.36%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 74 (13.19%) Windows
2 14 (2.50%) Android
2 14 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.60%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.53%) Linux
4 3 (0.53%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (0.53%) Unix
4 3 (0.53%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.18%) VMS
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (58.29%) TDD
3 234 (41.71%) Continuous Integration
4 208 (37.08%) OO
5 194 (34.58%) MVC
6 146 (26.02%) Test Automation
7 123 (21.93%) BDD
8 108 (19.25%) Scrum
8 108 (19.25%) Unit Testing
9 72 (12.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 68 (12.12%) Migration
11 66 (11.76%) SOLID
12 60 (10.70%) Microservices
13 57 (10.16%) SDLC
14 46 (8.20%) DevOps
15 44 (7.84%) Multithreading
15 44 (7.84%) Software Engineering
16 39 (6.95%) SDET
17 34 (6.06%) OOP
18 31 (5.53%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 385 (68.63%) C#
2 221 (39.39%) SQL
3 176 (31.37%) JavaScript
4 169 (30.12%) Java
5 89 (15.86%) T-SQL
6 62 (11.05%) TypeScript
7 46 (8.20%) PowerShell
8 19 (3.39%) C++
9 16 (2.85%) C
10 13 (2.32%) Scala
10 13 (2.32%) XAML
11 11 (1.96%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.25%) Java 8
12 7 (1.25%) Python
12 7 (1.25%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.89%) C++/CLI
14 4 (0.71%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.71%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.36%) Ruby
15 2 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (5.88%) Degree
2 10 (1.78%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.36%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.36%) ISEB
7 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.10%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) GCP
2 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (6.42%) Docker
2 8 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 132 (23.53%) Ansible
2 117 (20.86%) Puppet
3 115 (20.50%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.43%) Control-M
5 4 (0.71%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 133 (23.71%) Oracle
2 121 (21.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.60%) IBM
4 8 (1.43%) Embarcadero
5 7 (1.25%) DevExpress
6 6 (1.07%) Cadence
6 6 (1.07%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.89%) Perfecto Mobile
8 4 (0.71%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.71%) Calypso
8 4 (0.71%) Charles River
8 4 (0.71%) FXall
8 4 (0.71%) SimCorp
8 4 (0.71%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.71%) Typemock
9 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.53%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.36%) Google
10 2 (0.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.18%) VMware