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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
QUnit
Rank 556 544 555
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing QUnit 40 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.10% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.77% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 14
Average daily rate £500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £336 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £504 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.45% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QUnit
UK

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
7025 6383 5445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.89% 13.56% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4728 4345 3525
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 114 121
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £47.50 £47.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 31 £540 +27.05% 5
South East +11 3 £330 -12.00%
North West -18 1 £325 - 1
QUnit
UK

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 92 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 85 (92.39%) HTML
3 81 (88.04%) CSS
4 77 (83.70%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (78.26%) Jasmine
6 69 (75.00%) AngularJS
7 63 (68.48%) Node.js
8 62 (67.39%) TDD
9 59 (64.13%) HTML5
10 54 (58.70%) Sinon.JS
11 47 (51.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 46 (50.00%) Mocha
13 42 (45.65%) CSS3
14 41 (44.57%) BDD
14 41 (44.57%) Sass
14 41 (44.57%) User Experience
15 39 (42.39%) Protractor
16 37 (40.22%) Git (software)
17 34 (36.96%) MEAN Stack
18 32 (34.78%) jQuery
19 30 (32.61%) ECMAScript
19 30 (32.61%) ES6
19 30 (32.61%) Ember.js
20 29 (31.52%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (29.35%) Karma Test Runner
22 26 (28.26%) Front End Development
22 26 (28.26%) Unit Testing
23 25 (27.17%) Continuous Integration
24 24 (26.09%) MVC
25 23 (25.00%) Pair Programming

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 63 (68.48%) Node.js
2 7 (7.61%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) LaTeX
2 2 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.09%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.65%) HTTP
2 7 (7.61%) Intranet
3 1 (1.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (6.52%) CouchDB
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.09%) KDB
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 72 (78.26%) Jasmine
2 54 (58.70%) Sinon.JS
3 46 (50.00%) Mocha
4 39 (42.39%) Protractor
5 37 (40.22%) Git (software)
6 27 (29.35%) Karma Test Runner
7 12 (13.04%) Selenium
8 11 (11.96%) gulp
9 10 (10.87%) Grunt
9 10 (10.87%) Subversion
10 7 (7.61%) Cucumber
11 6 (6.52%) JsTestDriver
11 6 (6.52%) WebDriver
12 5 (5.43%) NUnit
13 4 (4.35%) SpecFlow
14 3 (3.26%) Ant
14 3 (3.26%) PhantomJS
15 2 (2.17%) CasperJS
15 2 (2.17%) JIRA
15 2 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 12 (13.04%) Publishing
2 1 (1.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 84 (91.30%) Developer
2 51 (55.43%) JavaScript Developer
3 28 (30.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (17.39%) Angular Developer
4 16 (17.39%) Node.js Developer
5 13 (14.13%) Web Developer
6 11 (11.96%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (10.87%) HTML CSS Developer
7 10 (10.87%) HTML Developer
8 9 (9.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (8.70%) Software Developer
10 7 (7.61%) Agile Developer
10 7 (7.61%) Database Developer
11 5 (5.43%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.43%) JavaScript Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.26%) .NET Web Developer
12 3 (3.26%) Intranet Developer
12 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (92.39%) HTML
2 81 (88.04%) CSS
3 69 (75.00%) AngularJS
4 59 (64.13%) HTML5
5 47 (51.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 42 (45.65%) CSS3
7 41 (44.57%) Sass
8 34 (36.96%) MEAN Stack
9 32 (34.78%) jQuery
10 30 (32.61%) Ember.js
11 22 (23.91%) Backbone.js
11 22 (23.91%) REST
12 21 (22.83%) YUI
13 20 (21.74%) Ext JS
14 19 (20.65%) RequireJS
15 18 (19.57%) Spring
16 16 (17.39%) Express
17 15 (16.30%) Spring MVC
18 12 (13.04%) LESS
19 11 (11.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (44.57%) User Experience
2 29 (31.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Animation
4 5 (5.43%) IPTV
5 4 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.35%) Video on Demand
6 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.09%) Equities
7 1 (1.09%) Fintech
7 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.09%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) CentOS
2 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Android
3 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) webOS
4 1 (1.09%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (83.70%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (67.39%) TDD
3 41 (44.57%) BDD
4 26 (28.26%) Front End Development
4 26 (28.26%) Unit Testing
5 25 (27.17%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (26.09%) MVC
7 23 (25.00%) ATDD
7 23 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 22 (23.91%) SOLID
9 21 (22.83%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 16 (17.39%) Scrum
11 10 (10.87%) Web Development
12 8 (8.70%) OO
13 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
14 6 (6.52%) Integration Testing
14 6 (6.52%) OOP
14 6 (6.52%) Typography
14 6 (6.52%) Vertical Rhythm
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (32.61%) ECMAScript
2 30 (32.61%) ES6
3 12 (13.04%) SQL
4 9 (9.78%) Scala
5 8 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.52%) C#
6 6 (6.52%) Java
6 6 (6.52%) PHP
7 2 (2.17%) Groovy
8 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (8.70%) Oracle
2 6 (6.52%) Twitter
3 1 (1.09%) Endeca
3 1 (1.09%) Google
3 1 (1.09%) hybris
3 1 (1.09%) Sencha