The table below looks at the statistics for NUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NUnit over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NUnit
Rank 58 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing NUnit 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 0.78% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.06% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.35%
NUnit
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
99 70 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.41% 7.82% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 27
Average daily rate £325 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £38.22 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

NUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NUnit across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

NUnit Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

NUnit
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NUnit across the Cheshire region.

NUnit Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

NUnit
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NUnit within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Warrington - - - - 3
NUnit
North West

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing NUnit also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NUnit.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (66.67%) LINQ
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (33.33%) FxCop
6 3 (33.33%) StyleCop
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (33.33%) SQLite
6 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (33.33%) Moq

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing NUnit also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQLite
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) FxCop
4 3 (33.33%) StyleCop
4 3 (33.33%) Moq
5 2 (22.22%) Ant
5 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
5 2 (22.22%) MSTest
6 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
6 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
1 6 (66.67%) LINQ
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Ninject
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) MVVM
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft