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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QUnit
Rank 189 206 198
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing QUnit 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.064% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% 0.47% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £269 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £464 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -24.24%
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
707 853 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.42% 13.64% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 648 559
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.37 £58.75 £50.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.41% +16.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

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 31 March 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 13 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (92.31%) HTML5
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) jQuery
4 10 (76.92%) CSS3
4 10 (76.92%) Ember.js
4 10 (76.92%) Backbone.js
5 9 (69.23%) Node.js
5 9 (69.23%) TDD
5 9 (69.23%) User Experience
6 8 (61.54%) OO
7 7 (53.85%) Web Development
7 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (46.15%) Social Media
8 6 (46.15%) Mocha
8 6 (46.15%) Grunt
8 6 (46.15%) Dependency Management
8 6 (46.15%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (46.15%) Bower
8 6 (46.15%) JSON
8 6 (46.15%) Pair Programming
8 6 (46.15%) Web Services
8 6 (46.15%) XML
8 6 (46.15%) React
8 6 (46.15%) koa

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Jasmine
2 6 (46.15%) Grunt
2 6 (46.15%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (46.15%) Bower
2 6 (46.15%) webpack
2 6 (46.15%) Mocha
3 4 (30.77%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.69%) MSTest
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (7.69%) NUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) UI Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) HTML5
3 11 (84.62%) jQuery
4 10 (76.92%) CSS3
4 10 (76.92%) Backbone.js
4 10 (76.92%) Ember.js
5 6 (46.15%) React
5 6 (46.15%) koa
5 6 (46.15%) Meteor
5 6 (46.15%) bluebird
5 6 (46.15%) JSON
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) XML
6 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (30.77%) YUI
7 4 (30.77%) Mustache
7 4 (30.77%) Sass
7 4 (30.77%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) User Experience
2 6 (46.15%) Social Media
3 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) OO
4 7 (53.85%) Web Development
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) Dependency Management
5 6 (46.15%) Pair Programming
6 5 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
9 1 (7.69%) MVC
9 1 (7.69%) Scrum
9 1 (7.69%) DevOps
9 1 (7.69%) Graceful Degradation
9 1 (7.69%) BDD
9 1 (7.69%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) Scala
3 2 (15.38%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter