The first table below looks at the demand for NUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NUnit over the 3 months to 16 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 Development Applications category for the South 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NUnit
Rank 134 106 144
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +38
Contract jobs citing NUnit 7 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.88% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.51% 6.95% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Average daily rate £293 £305 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.09% -14.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.75 -
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
464 302 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.81% 12.65% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 189 265
Average daily rate £350 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £31.50 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
NUnit
England

NUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

NUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NUnit
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

NUnit Daily Rate Trend in the South West

NUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

NUnit Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

NUnit
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 16 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
Devon -7 3 £310 - 2
Bristol -13 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
NUnit
England

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) MSTest
5 5 (35.71%) Mercurial
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) Ninject
6 4 (28.57%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) MSBuild
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) OOD
6 4 (28.57%) Subversion
6 4 (28.57%) Content Management
6 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) CMS
6 4 (28.57%) Selenium
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (28.57%) Sitecore
6 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) WCF

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (28.57%) CMS
1 4 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
1 3 (21.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MSTest
2 5 (35.71%) Mercurial
3 4 (28.57%) MSBuild
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) Subversion
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (21.43%) ReSharper
4 3 (21.43%) NuGet
5 2 (14.29%) Moq
6 1 (7.14%) xUnit.net
6 1 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 7 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) Ninject
3 4 (28.57%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
4 3 (21.43%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) WPF
5 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Content Management
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) OOD
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) MVVM
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum-ban
6 1 (7.14%) ATDD
6 1 (7.14%) CQRS
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft