The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 29 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.

NUnit
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 153 147
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6  
Contract jobs citing NUnit 13 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.02% 0.95% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Median daily rate £319 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +27.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £355 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £299
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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 430 525 404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.64% 13.57% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 316 262
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £35.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £44.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

NUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

NUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NUnit in the North West

NUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NUnit 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NUnit within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +28 11 £313 -16.66% 9
Cheshire - 2 £340 - 1
NUnit
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for NUnit.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) MVC
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
5 10 (66.67%) HTML
6 9 (60.00%) SQL
6 9 (60.00%) Web Services
6 9 (60.00%) OOP
6 9 (60.00%) OO
6 9 (60.00%) OOD
6 9 (60.00%) Microservices
7 8 (53.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (46.67%) REST
8 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
9 6 (40.00%) SOA
9 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (33.33%) B2B
10 5 (33.33%) B2C
10 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 5 (33.33%) Degree
10 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
11 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
11 4 (26.67%) RESTful

NUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Moq
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Bower
3 1 (6.67%) gulp
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Developer
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Developer in Test
7 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
5 7 (46.67%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) RESTful
7 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (20.00%) Ninject
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
9 1 (6.67%) AutoMapper
9 1 (6.67%) CSS
9 1 (6.67%) HTML5
9 1 (6.67%) jQuery
9 1 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) MVC
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) Microservices
4 9 (60.00%) OO
4 9 (60.00%) OOD
4 9 (60.00%) OOP
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
7 6 (40.00%) SOA
8 5 (33.33%) B2B
8 5 (33.33%) B2C
8 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (26.67%) TDD
10 2 (13.33%) BDD
10 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
11 1 (6.67%) Kanban
11 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA