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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NUnit
Rank 129 118 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing NUnit 10 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.64% 3.91% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £288 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £363 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.18%
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
379 281 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.80% 9.92% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 150 172
Average daily rate £358 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.25 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.12 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Cheshire +12 6 £350 -12.50% 9
Manchester -12 4 £350 +12.90% 5
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
NUnit
England

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) MVC
3 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
4 16 (84.21%) .NET
5 14 (73.68%) TDD
6 12 (63.16%) WCF
6 12 (63.16%) HTML
6 12 (63.16%) CSS
7 10 (52.63%) Finance
7 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (42.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (36.84%) jQuery
9 7 (36.84%) CSS3
10 6 (31.58%) HTML5
10 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (31.58%) Ajax
10 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
11 5 (26.32%) Web Services
11 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
11 5 (26.32%) TeamCity
11 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (21.05%) LINQ
12 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
12 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (15.79%) Scrum
13 3 (15.79%) OO
13 3 (15.79%) XML

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) TeamCity
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) MSTest
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) Ant
4 2 (10.53%) Moq
4 2 (10.53%) JMeter
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.26%) FxCop
5 1 (5.26%) StyleCop
5 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
5 1 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 12 (63.16%) WCF
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (42.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (36.84%) CSS3
5 7 (36.84%) jQuery
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 6 (31.58%) Ajax
6 6 (31.58%) HTML5
7 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
8 4 (21.05%) LINQ
9 3 (15.79%) RESTful
9 3 (15.79%) XML
9 3 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) MVC
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) MVVM
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.26%) Kanban
7 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) VMware