The table below looks at the statistics for NUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NUnit over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NUnit
Rank 80 75 91
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing NUnit 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.17% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.30% 1.48% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
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£325 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £321 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.14% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
186 135 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.10% 11.30% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 83 71
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -31.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

NUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

NUnit Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

NUnit
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

NUnit Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

NUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

NUnit Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

NUnit
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NUnit within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 1
NUnit
North West

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) MVC
2 20 (90.91%) C#
3 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 12 (54.55%) WCF
5 10 (45.45%) TDD
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (45.45%) CSS
5 10 (45.45%) Finance
5 10 (45.45%) CSS3
6 9 (40.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (40.91%) HTML5
6 9 (40.91%) CMS
6 9 (40.91%) HTML
7 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 8 (36.36%) Ajax
7 8 (36.36%) Umbraco
7 8 (36.36%) TeamCity
8 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (18.18%) Sitecore
10 4 (18.18%) jQuery
10 4 (18.18%) IIS
11 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
12 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (40.91%) CMS
2 8 (36.36%) Umbraco
3 4 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (18.18%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) TeamCity
2 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
3 2 (9.09%) ReSharper
3 2 (9.09%) Moq
4 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.55%) JMeter
4 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Umbraco Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (9.09%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) WCF
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) CSS3
4 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) HTML5
4 9 (40.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 8 (36.36%) Ajax
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (18.18%) jQuery
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (9.09%) NHibernate
9 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 2 (9.09%) Web Services
9 2 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (4.55%) LESS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (45.45%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Sitecore