The table below looks at the statistics for QUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QUnit over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QUnit
Rank 571 555 560
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing QUnit 29 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.064% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.49% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £326 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £540 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7553 6698 5770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.02% 13.09% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5036 4352 3774
Average daily rate £410 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 123 123
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

QUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

QUnit Jobs Demand Trend in England

QUnit
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

QUnit Daily Rate Trend in England

QUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QUnit across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

QUnit Daily Rate Histogram in England

QUnit
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QUnit within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 22 £500 +8.10% 4
South East -32 5 £413 +23.13%
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
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UK

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 28 (87.50%) HTML
3 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (78.13%) AngularJS
5 19 (59.38%) Karma Test Runner
5 19 (59.38%) Node.js
6 18 (56.25%) HTML5
6 18 (56.25%) Jasmine
6 18 (56.25%) Backbone.js
6 18 (56.25%) TDD
7 15 (46.88%) MVC
7 15 (46.88%) Ember.js
7 15 (46.88%) REST
8 14 (43.75%) LESS
8 14 (43.75%) Sinon.JS
9 13 (40.63%) jQuery
9 13 (40.63%) HTTP
10 12 (37.50%) CSS3
10 12 (37.50%) BDD
10 12 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (34.38%) Ext JS
11 11 (34.38%) YUI
11 11 (34.38%) Selenium
12 10 (31.25%) Publishing
12 10 (31.25%) Spring
12 10 (31.25%) Sass
13 9 (28.13%) Grunt
13 9 (28.13%) User Experience
13 9 (28.13%) gulp

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 19 (59.38%) Node.js
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.25%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) CouchDB
1 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Karma Test Runner
2 18 (56.25%) Jasmine
3 14 (43.75%) Sinon.JS
4 11 (34.38%) Selenium
5 9 (28.13%) Grunt
5 9 (28.13%) gulp
6 8 (25.00%) Mocha
7 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
8 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
8 5 (15.63%) Bower
8 5 (15.63%) webpack
9 4 (12.50%) SpecFlow
9 4 (12.50%) NUnit
10 3 (9.38%) Subversion
10 3 (9.38%) Maven
10 3 (9.38%) Checkstyle
10 3 (9.38%) Ant
10 3 (9.38%) JUnit
10 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (31.25%) Publishing
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Web Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Front-End Web Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) UI Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) UI Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 28 (87.50%) HTML
3 25 (78.13%) AngularJS
4 18 (56.25%) Backbone.js
4 18 (56.25%) HTML5
5 15 (46.88%) REST
5 15 (46.88%) Ember.js
6 14 (43.75%) LESS
7 13 (40.63%) jQuery
8 12 (37.50%) CSS3
8 12 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (34.38%) Ext JS
9 11 (34.38%) YUI
10 10 (31.25%) Spring
10 10 (31.25%) Sass
11 7 (21.88%) RESTful
12 6 (18.75%) Spring MVC
12 6 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (15.63%) React
13 5 (15.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Graphic Design
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Social Media
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) CentOS
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) TDD
3 15 (46.88%) MVC
4 12 (37.50%) BDD
5 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
6 6 (18.75%) SOA
6 6 (18.75%) Dependency Management
7 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 4 (12.50%) Web Development
8 4 (12.50%) OO
8 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
9 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.38%) Web Design
9 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
10 2 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) PHP
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) Scala
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) HND
1 2 (6.25%) Sun Certification
1 2 (6.25%) OCMJD
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Twitter
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Endeca
2 3 (9.38%) hybris
3 2 (6.25%) Sun
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