The table below looks at the statistics for NUnit 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 NUnit over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NUnit
Rank 134 125 125
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing NUnit 9 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.40% 3.13% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
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£325 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £323 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.40% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
375 351 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.60% 11.93% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 180 186
Average daily rate £325 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 16
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.03 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% -14.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

NUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

NUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NUnit
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

NUnit Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NUnit across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

NUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

NUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

NUnit Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

NUnit
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 NUnit within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -11 7 £325 +12.06% 13
Cheshire +3 2 £298 -23.71% 8
Merseyside - - - - 1
NUnit
England

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 20 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) MVC
2 19 (95.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) TDD
4 12 (60.00%) WCF
5 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (50.00%) CSS
6 9 (45.00%) HTML
6 9 (45.00%) CSS3
7 8 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (40.00%) TeamCity
7 8 (40.00%) HTML5
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (35.00%) Ajax
8 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (30.00%) Umbraco
10 5 (25.00%) CMS
10 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (20.00%) IIS
12 3 (15.00%) Web Services
12 3 (15.00%) Scrum
12 3 (15.00%) jQuery
12 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (10.00%) Mercurial

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (30.00%) Umbraco
2 5 (25.00%) CMS
3 4 (20.00%) IIS
4 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (10.00%) JMeter
2 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (10.00%) MSTest
2 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) WCF
3 10 (50.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) CSS3
5 8 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (40.00%) HTML5
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (35.00%) Ajax
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.00%) jQuery
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (10.00%) WPF
9 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
10 1 (5.00%) LESS
10 1 (5.00%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) MVC
2 13 (65.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Kanban
7 1 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.00%) MVVM
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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