The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for NHibernate skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHibernate over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

NHibernate
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 140 115
Contract jobs citing NHibernate 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.066% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.26% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NHibernate is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 490 766 549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.41% 25.37% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 490 353
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.16% +1.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

NHibernate
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing NHibernate as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for NHibernate in the West Midlands

NHibernate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHibernate in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHibernate 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for NHibernate.

1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (100.00%) NCover
1 3 (100.00%) StyleCop
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest
1 3 (100.00%) NDepend
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (100.00%) NServiceBus
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) ATDD
1 3 (100.00%) NuGet
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 3 (100.00%) SOLID
1 3 (100.00%) YAGNI

NHibernate
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest
1 3 (100.00%) NCover
1 3 (100.00%) NDepend
1 3 (100.00%) NuGet
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) StyleCop
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ATDD
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (100.00%) SOLID
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) YAGNI
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft