The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 197 219 224
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs citing QUnit 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.041% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£388 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
793 850 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.65% 11.54% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 642 593
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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 27 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 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Jasmine
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Node.js
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Mocha
5 2 (28.57%) CouchDB
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Sass
6 1 (14.29%) LESS
6 1 (14.29%) OOCSS
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5 Canvas

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (42.86%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) CouchDB
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) RavenDB
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jasmine
2 2 (28.57%) Mocha
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) MSTest
3 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Firebug
3 1 (14.29%) JSUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Calabash
3 1 (14.29%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) HTML5
1 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) LESS
4 1 (14.29%) Modernizr
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) SAML
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) OOCSS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenIDM
1 1 (14.29%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) ForgeRock