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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 187 217 219
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +2
Contract jobs citing QUnit 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.042% 0.090%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.37% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£431 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £344 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £315
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +42.85%
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
788 818 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.68% 11.54% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 611 606
Average daily rate £450 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +26.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
1 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) Jasmine
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) Node.js
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) Mocha
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
6 2 (22.22%) JUnit
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Web Design
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
6 2 (22.22%) CouchDB

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) CouchDB
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) RavenDB
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jasmine
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (22.22%) Mocha
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Firebug
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) MSTest
4 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
4 1 (11.11%) JSUnit
4 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Calabash
4 1 (11.11%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior UI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) SAML
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) Modernizr
6 1 (11.11%) Sass
6 1 (11.11%) LESS
6 1 (11.11%) D3.js
6 1 (11.11%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) BBC
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
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