The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for NUnit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NUnit over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NUnit
North West / Manchester
Rank 78 104 92
Rank change year-on-year +26 -12  
Contract jobs citing NUnit 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.92% 0.11% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.17% 0.85% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Median daily rate £313 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

NUnit is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 232 235 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 17.75% 13.10% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 161 137
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

NUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing NUnit as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for NUnit in Manchester

NUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NUnit in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for NUnit in Manchester

NUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NUnit in Manchester

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for NUnit.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) MVC
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
3 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 9 (75.00%) Web Services
4 9 (75.00%) OOP
4 9 (75.00%) OO
4 9 (75.00%) OOD
4 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (58.33%) Microservices
6 7 (58.33%) REST
6 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
7 6 (50.00%) SOA
7 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (41.67%) B2B
8 5 (41.67%) B2C
8 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
8 5 (41.67%) Degree
8 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
9 2 (16.67%) RESTful
9 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
6 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (75.00%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
3 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (75.00%) OO
3 9 (75.00%) OOD
3 9 (75.00%) OOP
4 8 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (58.33%) Microservices
5 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
6 6 (50.00%) SOA
7 5 (41.67%) B2B
7 5 (41.67%) B2C
7 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (16.67%) BDD
8 2 (16.67%) TDD
8 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Kanban
9 1 (8.33%) SDLC
9 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA