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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NUnit
Rank 147 121 116
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs citing NUnit 7 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.57% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.65% 5.90% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
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£338 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
NUnit
England

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
425 305 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.02% 9.63% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 161 97
Average daily rate £350 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £33.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +10.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £19.77 £28.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £52.00 £120.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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
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 21 April 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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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 -21 6 £350 - 11
Cheshire - 1 £325 - 5
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
NUnit
England

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 9 (60.00%) MVC
5 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
6 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (40.00%) HTML
7 6 (40.00%) Web Services
7 6 (40.00%) LINQ
7 6 (40.00%) WCF
7 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (40.00%) Moq
8 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 5 (33.33%) Ninject
8 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 5 (33.33%) jQuery
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) Umbraco
9 4 (26.67%) Scrum
9 4 (26.67%) XML
9 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 4 (26.67%) OO
9 4 (26.67%) CSS
9 4 (26.67%) CMS
9 4 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) CMS
1 4 (26.67%) Umbraco
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) SQLite
3 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (40.00%) Moq
3 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) FxCop
3 3 (20.00%) StyleCop
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) MSTest
5 1 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) CMS Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) WCF
3 6 (40.00%) LINQ
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (33.33%) Ninject
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Robotics
1 1 (6.67%) Social Network
1 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) MVVM
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Facebook
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter