The first table below looks at the demand for QUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QUnit over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 210 201 218
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing QUnit 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.075% 0.063% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 0.52% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate £338 £450 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £410 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £490 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
898 770 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 12.20% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 610 487
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £58.75 £56.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +52.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £49.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.75 £60.00 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
QUnit
London

QUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QUnit across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

QUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QUnit
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QUnit across the City of London region.

QUnit Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

QUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QUnit across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

QUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing QUnit also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QUnit.

1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) jQuery
1 8 (88.89%) HTML5
1 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 7 (77.78%) Jasmine
3 6 (66.67%) CSS3
3 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 5 (55.56%) HTTP
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) OOP
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) JSON
4 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 5 (55.56%) RESTful
5 4 (44.44%) Kanban
5 4 (44.44%) Groovy
5 4 (44.44%) Grails
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Spring
5 4 (44.44%) Ruby
5 4 (44.44%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) Windows

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing QUnit also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Jasmine
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Hudson
3 4 (44.44%) Spring Roo
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (22.22%) Mocha
6 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (11.11%) MSTest
6 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
6 1 (11.11%) Firebug
6 1 (11.11%) JSUnit
6 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (11.11%) NUnit
6 1 (11.11%) Subversion
6 1 (11.11%) Calabash
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) jQuery
1 8 (88.89%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) CSS3
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) JSON
3 5 (55.56%) RESTful
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Grails
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) D3.js
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) YUI
6 1 (11.11%) SAML
6 1 (11.11%) Modernizr
6 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) OOP
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 4 (44.44%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 4 (44.44%) Groovy
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OpenIDM
1 1 (11.11%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) ForgeRock