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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NUnit
UK
Rank 437 441 415
Rank change year-on-year +4 -26  
Contract jobs citing NUnit 156 208 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.98% 2.69% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 171 150
Median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.13 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

NUnit is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7860 7745 6973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.35% 14.56% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 5162 4461
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.22 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

NUnit
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NUnit as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NUnit in the UK

NUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NUnit.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NUnit in the UK

NUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NUnit over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NUnit in the UK

NUnit
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 148 £421 +5.25% 111
London +12 78 £525 +5.00% 41
South East -8 23 £384 +13.70% 18
North West +36 14 £319 -15.00% 15
Kent +20 14 £393 +4.66% 2
City of London +1 13 £450 -5.26% 6
Manchester +24 12 £313 -16.66% 12
Cambridgeshire +15 11 £225 -35.71% 9
East of England -9 11 £225 -30.76% 16
East Midlands - 11 £320 - 3
West Midlands +12 9 £379 +8.21% 4
Hampshire -8 6 £344 +17.52% 6
Northamptonshire - 6 - -
Scotland +27 5 £425 -
Cambridge +10 5 £225 -55.00% 7
Coventry +5 4 £563 +25.00%
Maidstone +4 4 £375 - 1
Lincolnshire - 4 - -
Leicestershire - 4 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 - - 2
Yorkshire +14 3 £363 - 6
Glasgow +4 3 - -
South West +1 3 £475 +52.00% 8
Nottingham - 3 - - 2
Leeds +10 2 £363 - 3
West Yorkshire +8 2 £363 - 3
Staffordshire +4 2 £345 -1.42% 3
Sheffield +2 2 £363 -
South Yorkshire +1 2 £363 - 2
Birmingham -3 2 £379 +8.21% 1

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 261 (78.38%) C#
2 243 (72.97%) .NET
3 189 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (48.95%) SQL
5 137 (41.14%) SQL Server
6 131 (39.34%) TDD
7 112 (33.63%) MVC
8 107 (32.13%) .NET Framework
9 105 (31.53%) JavaScript
10 102 (30.63%) Microsoft
11 97 (29.13%) Web Services
12 96 (28.83%) Scrum
13 93 (27.93%) ASP.NET
13 93 (27.93%) WCF
13 93 (27.93%) Continuous Integration
14 88 (26.43%) Unit Testing
15 82 (24.62%) Entity Framework
16 81 (24.32%) MSTest
16 81 (24.32%) OO
17 80 (24.02%) Moq
18 77 (23.12%) Selenium
19 75 (22.52%) WPF
20 74 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
21 73 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
21 73 (21.92%) MVVM
22 72 (21.62%) BDD
23 69 (20.72%) HTML
24 67 (20.12%) ASP.NET Web API
25 62 (18.62%) Visual Studio
26 61 (18.32%) REST

NUnit
Top Related 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 17 (5.11%) IIS
2 14 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.10%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.20%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.20%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.20%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.60%) Confluence
8 2 (0.60%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.30%) Apache
9 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 38 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.90%) MS Office
4 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.60%) RMDS
2 11 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.90%) GitHub
4 3 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.90%) PaaS
5 2 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.60%) SaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.30%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.20%) snoop
2 2 (0.60%) DNS
2 2 (0.60%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.60%) SMS
3 1 (0.30%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) NFC
3 1 (0.30%) SMPP
3 1 (0.30%) SNMP
3 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (41.14%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.91%) NoSQL
3 32 (9.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (9.01%) Relational Database
5 17 (5.11%) Big Data
6 15 (4.50%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.70%) Redis
9 8 (2.40%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.80%) MySQL
11 6 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.20%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.20%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 81 (24.32%) MSTest
2 80 (24.02%) Moq
3 77 (23.12%) Selenium
4 74 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 62 (18.62%) Visual Studio
6 58 (17.42%) SpecFlow
7 52 (15.62%) Subversion
8 51 (15.32%) Git (software)
9 32 (9.61%) MSBuild
10 29 (8.71%) ReSharper
11 28 (8.41%) JUnit
11 28 (8.41%) WebDriver
12 27 (8.11%) TeamCity
13 24 (7.21%) Jenkins
14 22 (6.61%) JIRA
15 21 (6.31%) Cucumber
16 18 (5.41%) CruiseControl
17 16 (4.80%) SoapUI
18 15 (4.50%) ClearCase
19 14 (4.20%) Maven
General
1 57 (17.12%) Finance
2 40 (12.01%) Front Office
3 39 (11.71%) Banking
4 19 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.00%) Retail
6 9 (2.70%) Advertising
7 6 (1.80%) Back Office
7 6 (1.80%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.20%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Automotive
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 251 (75.38%) Developer
2 137 (41.14%) .NET Developer
3 128 (38.44%) C# Developer
4 67 (20.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (12.01%) Senior Developer
6 39 (11.71%) WPF Developer
7 31 (9.31%) SQL Developer
8 26 (7.81%) C# WPF Developer
9 23 (6.91%) Agile Developer
10 22 (6.61%) Java Developer
11 21 (6.31%) UI Developer
12 20 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 20 (6.01%) Senior .NET Developer
13 19 (5.71%) Agile C# Developer
14 18 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (5.11%) Analyst
15 17 (5.11%) Software Developer
15 17 (5.11%) WCF Developer
16 16 (4.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (72.97%) .NET
2 107 (32.13%) .NET Framework
3 97 (29.13%) Web Services
4 93 (27.93%) ASP.NET
4 93 (27.93%) WCF
5 82 (24.62%) Entity Framework
6 75 (22.52%) WPF
7 73 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 69 (20.72%) HTML
9 67 (20.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 61 (18.32%) REST
11 50 (15.02%) RESTful
12 49 (14.71%) XML
13 47 (14.11%) jQuery
14 45 (13.51%) SOAP
15 37 (11.11%) CSS
16 36 (10.81%) AngularJS
17 34 (10.21%) Unity DI Container
18 29 (8.71%) HTML5
19 26 (7.81%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.11%) User Experience
3 23 (6.91%) Fixed Income
4 18 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (4.50%) Derivative
6 14 (4.20%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.40%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.10%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.80%) Grid Computing
9 6 (1.80%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.20%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.20%) iPad
10 4 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.90%) Fintech
12 2 (0.60%) BBC
12 2 (0.60%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.60%) NHS
13 1 (0.30%) Credit Derivative
13 1 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.12%) Windows
2 15 (4.50%) Unix
3 14 (4.20%) Linux
4 9 (2.70%) Android
4 9 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.50%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.20%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (0.90%) Solaris
7 3 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (39.34%) TDD
3 112 (33.63%) MVC
4 96 (28.83%) Scrum
5 93 (27.93%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (26.43%) Unit Testing
7 81 (24.32%) OO
8 73 (21.92%) MVVM
9 72 (21.62%) BDD
10 49 (14.71%) OOD
11 44 (13.21%) Multithreading
12 43 (12.91%) Test Automation
13 41 (12.31%) SOLID
14 39 (11.71%) SDLC
15 36 (10.81%) OOP
16 35 (10.51%) DevOps
16 35 (10.51%) Software Engineering
17 31 (9.31%) Dependency Injection
18 27 (8.11%) SOA
19 24 (7.21%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 261 (78.38%) C#
2 163 (48.95%) SQL
3 105 (31.53%) JavaScript
4 53 (15.92%) Java
5 52 (15.62%) T-SQL
6 27 (8.11%) XAML
7 23 (6.91%) PowerShell
8 22 (6.61%) C++
9 18 (5.41%) Python
10 15 (4.50%) VB.NET
11 12 (3.60%) Ruby
12 11 (3.30%) C
12 11 (3.30%) VB
13 10 (3.00%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.40%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.50%) Groovy
16 3 (0.90%) Perl
17 2 (0.60%) PHP
18 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (5.11%) Degree
2 15 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.10%) ISEB
5 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.50%) MCAD
6 5 (1.50%) MCSD
6 5 (1.50%) MCTS
7 3 (0.90%) CFA
8 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.41%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) SDET
3 2 (0.60%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.30%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.40%) Docker
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (2.40%) Puppet
2 6 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.30%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.30%) SCOM
4 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 102 (30.63%) Microsoft
2 47 (14.11%) Oracle
3 12 (3.60%) ION Trading
3 12 (3.60%) Reuters
3 12 (3.60%) TIBCO
4 10 (3.00%) DevExpress
4 10 (3.00%) Infragistics
5 7 (2.10%) Rackspace
5 7 (2.10%) RedGate
6 6 (1.80%) HP
6 6 (1.80%) Typemock
7 4 (1.20%) Adobe
7 4 (1.20%) Google
7 4 (1.20%) IBM
7 4 (1.20%) Telerik
7 4 (1.20%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.90%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.90%) Perforce
8 3 (0.90%) Sun
8 3 (0.90%) Sybase
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