The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Unity DI Container skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unity DI Container over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Microsoft Unity Application Block
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 618 588
Rank change year-on-year +56 -30  
Contract jobs citing Unity DI Container 40 25 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.046% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 32
Median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £306 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -21.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Unity DI Container is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15019 15261 15400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.08% 28.36% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10384 10752 10284
Median daily rate £427 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 178 208
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.69% -1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £16.60 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Unity DI Container
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Unity DI Container as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Unity DI Container in the UK

Unity DI Container
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unity DI Container.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unity DI Container in the UK

Unity DI Container
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unity DI Container over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unity DI Container in the UK

Unity DI Container
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unity DI Container in the UK

Unity DI Container
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unity DI Container within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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 +47 40 £420 +5.00% 24
London +11 24 £475 +12.75% 11
South East +16 9 £225 -47.05% 2
City of London - 7 £575 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £225 -
Reading - 6 £225 -
Yorkshire +26 4 £332 -14.45% 3
Sheffield +10 2 £348 -10.19%
South Yorkshire +6 2 £348 -10.19%
East Sussex +1 2 £225 -47.05%
West Yorkshire - 2 £315 -
North West - 2 £320 - 2
Leeds - 2 £315 -
West Midlands +14 1 £275 - 1
Hove - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £320 - 1
Oxford - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £275 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £275 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unity DI Container 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 Unity DI Container.

1 61 (93.85%) C#
2 40 (61.54%) TDD
3 34 (52.31%) SQL
4 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
6 27 (41.54%) .NET
6 27 (41.54%) MVC
7 26 (40.00%) Unit Testing
8 25 (38.46%) WCF
9 23 (35.38%) NUnit
10 22 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (30.77%) .NET Framework
11 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
11 20 (30.77%) Entity Framework
11 20 (30.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 19 (29.23%) Test Automation
13 18 (27.69%) Dependency Injection
13 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
13 18 (27.69%) Web Services
14 17 (26.15%) CSS
15 16 (24.62%) C++
15 16 (24.62%) Inversion of Control
16 15 (23.08%) WPF
16 15 (23.08%) Unreal Engine
16 15 (23.08%) HTML
17 14 (21.54%) Web Development
17 14 (21.54%) MSTest
17 14 (21.54%) MVVM
17 14 (21.54%) BDD
18 13 (20.00%) Functional Testing

Unity DI Container
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 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.31%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) DNS
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
1 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.54%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.54%) Redis
8 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) NUnit
2 14 (21.54%) MSTest
3 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 11 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (15.38%) Moq
6 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
7 6 (9.23%) XMLSpy
8 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
9 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (3.08%) Hudson
10 2 (3.08%) JIRA
10 2 (3.08%) MSI
10 2 (3.08%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (3.08%) Selenium
10 2 (3.08%) WiX
11 1 (1.54%) Log4Net
11 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.54%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Games
4 5 (7.69%) Front Office
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) Developer
2 21 (32.31%) C# Developer
3 9 (13.85%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Consultant
3 9 (13.85%) CRM Consultant
3 9 (13.85%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Consultant
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 9 (13.85%) WPF Developer
4 8 (12.31%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.31%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) C# WPF Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (41.54%) .NET
2 25 (38.46%) WCF
3 20 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 20 (30.77%) Entity Framework
3 20 (30.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 18 (27.69%) Web Services
5 17 (26.15%) CSS
6 15 (23.08%) HTML
6 15 (23.08%) Unreal Engine
6 15 (23.08%) WPF
7 10 (15.38%) jQuery
7 10 (15.38%) XML
8 9 (13.85%) REST
8 9 (13.85%) SOAP
9 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
9 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 8 (12.31%) Razor View Engine
10 7 (10.77%) LINQ
11 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (9.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.08%) Derivative
3 2 (3.08%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (3.08%) HoloLens
3 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.54%) Equities
4 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Unix
3 2 (3.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (61.54%) TDD
2 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (41.54%) MVC
4 26 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 22 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (29.23%) Test Automation
7 18 (27.69%) Dependency Injection
8 16 (24.62%) Inversion of Control
9 14 (21.54%) BDD
9 14 (21.54%) MVVM
9 14 (21.54%) Web Development
10 13 (20.00%) Functional Testing
11 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
12 11 (16.92%) Scrum
12 11 (16.92%) SOLID
13 10 (15.38%) Multithreading
13 10 (15.38%) Workflow
14 9 (13.85%) Business Analysis
14 9 (13.85%) CRM
15 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (93.85%) C#
2 34 (52.31%) SQL
3 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
4 16 (24.62%) C++
5 10 (15.38%) VBA
6 9 (13.85%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.08%) Go
8 2 (3.08%) Java
8 2 (3.08%) Python
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby
8 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.08%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) Firmware
3 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
1 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) Kofax
4 3 (4.62%) DevExpress
4 3 (4.62%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Perforce
5 1 (1.54%) Splunk
5 1 (1.54%) Telerik