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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Unity Application Block
UK
Rank 574 567 599
Rank change year-on-year -7 +32  
Contract jobs citing Unity DI Container 25 61 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.12% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.41% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 13
Median daily rate £371 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.18% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £333 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £648 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -25.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 -

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 14008 14779 13928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.32% 27.98% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9711 10236 9022
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 227 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unity DI Container.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unity DI Container in the UK

Unity DI Container
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 Unity DI Container within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 0 25 £371 -7.18% 23
London -10 13 £400 -20.00% 5
South East +10 6 £225 -40.00% 6
Berkshire +16 3 £163 -56.66% 1
East Midlands 0 3 £188 -
Yorkshire - 3 £348 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £348 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £348 -
Leicestershire - 3 £188 -
City of London +3 2 £513 -4.65%
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
East Sussex +13 1 £225 -40.00% 1
Reading +12 1 - -
Brighton +1 1 £225 -40.00%
Andover - 1 £400 -

Unity DI Container
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 46 (83.64%) C#
2 41 (74.55%) SQL
3 34 (61.82%) .NET
3 34 (61.82%) NUnit
4 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (58.18%) Entity Framework
5 29 (52.73%) TDD
5 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
6 28 (50.91%) MVC
7 27 (49.09%) .NET Framework
8 26 (47.27%) Unit Testing
9 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
9 24 (43.64%) Dependency Injection
10 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
11 21 (38.18%) WCF
11 21 (38.18%) jQuery
11 21 (38.18%) MSTest
12 18 (32.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (29.09%) Business Analysis
13 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET
13 16 (29.09%) Inversion of Control
14 14 (25.45%) Relational Database
15 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
15 13 (23.64%) HTML
15 13 (23.64%) Web Services
15 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
15 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (23.64%) Moq
16 12 (21.82%) SOAP
16 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering

Unity DI Container
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 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
1 2 (3.64%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.45%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (61.82%) NUnit
2 21 (38.18%) MSTest
3 18 (32.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (23.64%) Moq
5 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
7 8 (14.55%) Selenium
8 7 (12.73%) MSBuild
9 4 (7.27%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (3.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (3.64%) Hudson
10 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.64%) MSI
10 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
10 2 (3.64%) WiX
11 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Games
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Local Government
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.82%) Polish Language
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) C# Developer
3 14 (25.45%) SQL Developer
4 13 (23.64%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) CRM Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) CRM Technical Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
9 5 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) Software Quality Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (61.82%) .NET
2 32 (58.18%) Entity Framework
3 27 (49.09%) .NET Framework
4 21 (38.18%) jQuery
4 21 (38.18%) WCF
5 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET
6 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (23.64%) HTML
6 13 (23.64%) Web Services
7 12 (21.82%) SOAP
8 11 (20.00%) REST
8 11 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
10 8 (14.55%) Unreal Engine
11 7 (12.73%) WPF
12 6 (10.91%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (9.09%) CSS
14 4 (7.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) HoloLens
2 2 (3.64%) NHS
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) TDD
3 28 (50.91%) MVC
4 26 (47.27%) Unit Testing
5 24 (43.64%) Dependency Injection
6 16 (29.09%) Business Analysis
6 16 (29.09%) Inversion of Control
7 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
8 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (20.00%) SOLID
8 11 (20.00%) Workflow
9 10 (18.18%) CRM
9 10 (18.18%) Scrum
10 9 (16.36%) BDD
10 9 (16.36%) TOGAF
10 9 (16.36%) Zachman Framework
11 8 (14.55%) Functional Testing
11 8 (14.55%) OO
12 7 (12.73%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) C#
2 41 (74.55%) SQL
3 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
5 10 (18.18%) C++
6 7 (12.73%) VBA
7 2 (3.64%) Java
7 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.64%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) MCAD
2 5 (9.09%) MCSD
2 5 (9.09%) MCTS
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.82%) Kofax
4 1 (1.82%) Perforce