The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NUnit
England / West Midlands
Rank 107 123 125
Rank change year-on-year +16 +2  
Contract jobs citing NUnit 9 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.33% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.98% 2.14% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 0
Median daily rate £379 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% -  
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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 302 420 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.44% 15.60% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 220 130
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 17
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £31.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +19.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £40.00 £39.37
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 West Midlands

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

NUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NUnit in the West Midlands

NUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NUnit in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NUnit in the West Midlands

NUnit
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NUnit within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Coventry +6 4 £563 +25.00%
Staffordshire +3 2 £345 -1.42% 3
Birmingham 0 2 £379 +8.21% 1
NUnit
England

NUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for NUnit.

1 25 (96.15%) C#
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (84.62%) WCF
4 21 (80.77%) .NET Framework
4 21 (80.77%) MVC
4 21 (80.77%) Web Services
4 21 (80.77%) Entity Framework
5 19 (73.08%) Scrum
6 18 (69.23%) Moq
6 18 (69.23%) SOLID
7 17 (65.38%) OOD
7 17 (65.38%) Subversion
8 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (46.15%) OO
10 11 (42.31%) jQuery
11 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
11 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
11 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
12 9 (34.62%) SQL
12 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
12 9 (34.62%) XML
12 9 (34.62%) CruiseControl
13 8 (30.77%) TDD
13 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
14 7 (26.92%) BDD
15 6 (23.08%) Service Management
16 5 (19.23%) MSTest

NUnit
Top Related 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 4 (15.38%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Moq
2 17 (65.38%) Subversion
3 9 (34.62%) CruiseControl
3 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
4 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
5 5 (19.23%) MSTest
6 4 (15.38%) ReSharper
7 3 (11.54%) MSBuild
7 3 (11.54%) NCover
7 3 (11.54%) NDepend
7 3 (11.54%) NuGet
7 3 (11.54%) StyleCop
8 2 (7.69%) Selenium
9 1 (3.85%) Capybara
9 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.85%) RSpec
9 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 22 (84.62%) .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
5 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Azure Developer
8 2 (7.69%) XML Developer
9 1 (3.85%) ASP Developer
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) C# WCF Developer
9 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Principal .NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Principal Developer
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.85%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 22 (84.62%) WCF
3 21 (80.77%) .NET Framework
3 21 (80.77%) Entity Framework
3 21 (80.77%) Web Services
4 11 (42.31%) jQuery
5 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 9 (34.62%) XML
7 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (15.38%) CSS
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
9 3 (11.54%) NHibernate
10 2 (7.69%) HTML5
10 2 (7.69%) Ninject
10 2 (7.69%) Sass
11 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1 (3.85%) AutoMapper
11 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) MVC
3 19 (73.08%) Scrum
4 18 (69.23%) SOLID
5 17 (65.38%) OOD
6 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (46.15%) OO
8 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
9 8 (30.77%) TDD
10 7 (26.92%) BDD
11 6 (23.08%) Service Management
12 4 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (11.54%) ATDD
13 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
13 3 (11.54%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
13 3 (11.54%) YAGNI
14 2 (7.69%) Kanban
14 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) SAP