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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 511 531 532
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing QUnit 63 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.061% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.96% 0.53% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 20
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£423 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
6573 5481 5618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.82% 11.58% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4580 3602 3357
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 123 225
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £18.50 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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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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 +17 31 £438 -7.89% 4
South East -1 17 £330 -5.71% 2
East of England -3 8 £450 -12.62% 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 97 (98.98%) JavaScript
2 92 (93.88%) HTML
3 80 (81.63%) CSS
4 73 (74.49%) TDD
5 67 (68.37%) HTML5
6 65 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (58.16%) Jasmine
8 55 (56.12%) jQuery
9 54 (55.10%) CSS3
9 54 (55.10%) AngularJS
10 49 (50.00%) MVC
11 40 (40.82%) Backbone.js
12 37 (37.76%) Git (software)
13 35 (35.71%) OO
14 34 (34.69%) Java
15 27 (27.55%) JSON
15 27 (27.55%) Mocha
15 27 (27.55%) Sass
16 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (22.45%) Node.js
18 21 (21.43%) C#
18 21 (21.43%) JUnit
19 20 (20.41%) Ajax
20 19 (19.39%) PHP
20 19 (19.39%) XML
20 19 (19.39%) BDD
20 19 (19.39%) Ember.js
21 17 (17.35%) Scrum
21 17 (17.35%) Grunt
22 16 (16.33%) .NET

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 22 (22.45%) Node.js
2 4 (4.08%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.02%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) HTTP
2 5 (5.10%) Internet
3 4 (4.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.08%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (58.16%) Jasmine
2 37 (37.76%) Git (software)
3 27 (27.55%) Mocha
4 21 (21.43%) JUnit
5 17 (17.35%) Grunt
6 15 (15.31%) Sinon.JS
7 12 (12.24%) Subversion
8 10 (10.20%) Selenium
9 9 (9.18%) Jenkins
9 9 (9.18%) Cucumber
10 7 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (5.10%) NUnit
11 5 (5.10%) WebDriver
11 5 (5.10%) MSTest
11 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
11 5 (5.10%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (5.10%) Hudson
12 4 (4.08%) JMeter
12 4 (4.08%) Ant
General
1 5 (5.10%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (1.02%) Marketing
3 1 (1.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Advertising
3 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (96.94%) Developer
2 33 (33.67%) Front-End Developer
3 20 (20.41%) Senior Developer
4 18 (18.37%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (9.18%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.14%) UI Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.14%) UI Programmer
8 5 (5.10%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.06%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (93.88%) HTML
2 80 (81.63%) CSS
3 67 (68.37%) HTML5
4 55 (56.12%) jQuery
5 54 (55.10%) CSS3
5 54 (55.10%) AngularJS
6 40 (40.82%) Backbone.js
7 27 (27.55%) JSON
7 27 (27.55%) Sass
8 20 (20.41%) Ajax
9 19 (19.39%) XML
9 19 (19.39%) Ember.js
10 16 (16.33%) .NET
10 16 (16.33%) RESTful
11 15 (15.31%) .NET Framework
11 15 (15.31%) Web Services
12 14 (14.29%) REST
13 13 (13.27%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (13.27%) Grails
14 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) User Experience
2 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) W3C
4 5 (5.10%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.08%) Smartcard
5 4 (4.08%) PKI
6 3 (3.06%) Open Source
7 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) CentOS
2 1 (1.02%) Android
2 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (74.49%) TDD
2 65 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (50.00%) MVC
4 35 (35.71%) OO
5 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (19.39%) BDD
7 17 (17.35%) Scrum
8 16 (16.33%) Unit Testing
9 11 (11.22%) OOP
9 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
10 10 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (10.20%) Pair Programming
11 9 (9.18%) SOA
11 9 (9.18%) SEO
12 7 (7.14%) Web Development
12 7 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (5.10%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.10%) Integration Testing
14 4 (4.08%) Progressive Enhancement
14 4 (4.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 97 (98.98%) JavaScript
2 34 (34.69%) Java
3 21 (21.43%) C#
4 19 (19.39%) PHP
5 16 (16.33%) Groovy
6 12 (12.24%) Scala
6 12 (12.24%) SQL
7 10 (10.20%) Python
8 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 6 (6.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 6 (6.12%) Google
2 4 (4.08%) Splunk
2 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.08%) Cisco
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.02%) Facebook
3 1 (1.02%) Twitter
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