The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 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
England / South West
Rank 134 135 133
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs citing NUnit 3 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.17% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 1.25% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 13
Median daily rate £475 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.00% -21.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £300 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £360 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 South West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 519 399 450
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 20.16% 13.75% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 240 287
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 29
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +7.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £31.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.20 £47.00
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 the South West

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

NUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NUnit in the South West

NUnit
Contractor 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 in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NUnit 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NUnit within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Somerset - 2 £475 -
Bristol +4 1 - - 3
NUnit
England

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 South West region with a requirement for NUnit.

1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) MSTest
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Release Management
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Test Management

NUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) MSTest
3 2 (25.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
4 1 (12.50%) Moq
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Release Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) API Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) SOLID
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft