The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NUnit
Rank 143 135 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -28
Contract jobs citing NUnit 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.21% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.60% 1.78% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
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£338 £315 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £303 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £323 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.65%
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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
438 394 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.17% 11.99% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 236 155
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £299 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 15
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NUnit across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

NUnit Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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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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
Wiltshire - 3 £338 - 2
Gloucestershire -8 1 £398 - 1
NUnit
England

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 16 (84.21%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 12 (63.16%) MSTest
4 11 (57.89%) BDD
4 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) .NET
5 10 (52.63%) SOAP
5 10 (52.63%) TDD
5 10 (52.63%) Selenium
6 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
6 9 (47.37%) CSS
7 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
8 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
8 7 (36.84%) Scrum
8 7 (36.84%) Web Services
8 7 (36.84%) XML
8 7 (36.84%) Oracle
9 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
9 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (26.32%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (26.32%) REST
11 4 (21.05%) Web Development
11 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
11 4 (21.05%) C++
11 4 (21.05%) OO
11 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
12 3 (15.79%) MVC

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) Couchbase
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MSTest
2 10 (52.63%) Selenium
3 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
4 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (26.32%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
5 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
5 3 (15.79%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Agile .NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Tester
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) AWS Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) SOAP
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 7 (36.84%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) REST
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (10.53%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
1 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) BDD
3 10 (52.63%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (21.05%) Web Development
8 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (10.53%) Progressive Enhancement
9 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (10.53%) CQRS
9 2 (10.53%) SOA
9 2 (10.53%) Mobile First
10 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) C++
5 3 (15.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle