The first table below looks at the demand for NHibernate skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHibernate over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NHibernate
Rank 119 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing NHibernate 17 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.25% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 0.96% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 18
Average daily rate £350 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £275 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 - £10.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
782 626 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 26.00% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 322 503
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 36
Average hourly rate £40.29 £29.96 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% +37.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.39 £13.50 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.50 £146.10 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
NHibernate
England

NHibernate
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHibernate across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

NHibernate Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NHibernate
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

NHibernate Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NHibernate
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHibernate across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

NHibernate Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

NHibernate
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHibernate within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -5 8 £404 - 2
Manchester -10 8 £350 +27.27% 6
Merseyside - 1 £350 - 2
Lancashire - - - -
NHibernate
England

NHibernate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing NHibernate 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 NHibernate.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) MVC
3 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
4 14 (73.68%) SQL
4 14 (73.68%) C#
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
6 10 (52.63%) CSS
6 10 (52.63%) HTML
6 10 (52.63%) Visual Studio
6 10 (52.63%) TDD
6 10 (52.63%) LINQ
6 10 (52.63%) CSS3
7 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
8 8 (42.11%) Scrum
8 8 (42.11%) Refactoring
8 8 (42.11%) Ajax
8 8 (42.11%) JSON
8 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
8 8 (42.11%) User Stories
8 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (42.11%) HTML5
9 7 (36.84%) jQuery
9 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
9 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
10 6 (31.58%) WCF
10 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (26.32%) Moq

NHibernate
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing NHibernate 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 NHibernate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) RavenDB
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Visual Studio
2 5 (26.32%) Moq
2 5 (26.32%) SpecFlow
2 5 (26.32%) ReSharper
2 5 (26.32%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 10 (52.63%) LINQ
3 10 (52.63%) CSS3
4 8 (42.11%) Ajax
4 8 (42.11%) JSON
4 8 (42.11%) HTML5
5 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
6 6 (31.58%) WCF
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (26.32%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (5.26%) Kendo UI
10 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) MVC
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) Refactoring
4 8 (42.11%) User Stories
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
6 5 (26.32%) OOD
6 5 (26.32%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft