The table below looks at the statistics for QUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QUnit over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
QUnit
Rank 589 604 550
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -54
Contract jobs citing QUnit 37 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.014% 0.065%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 0.11% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 16
Median daily rate £450 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £423 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.61% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7549 6411 6138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.32% 13.02% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5221 4198 4053
Median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 118 139
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.60 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.28%

QUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing QUnit as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QUnit within the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 14 £515 +24.84% 2
South East - 13 £450 -
East Midlands +15 4 £420 +2.43%
North West - 2 £400 - 1
East of England - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 3
South West - 1 - -
QUnit
UK

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for QUnit.

1 75 (97.40%) JavaScript
2 71 (92.21%) HTML
3 60 (77.92%) CSS
4 48 (62.34%) Jasmine
5 46 (59.74%) AngularJS
5 46 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (50.65%) HTML5
7 37 (48.05%) Mocha
7 37 (48.05%) Node.js
8 36 (46.75%) Git (software)
9 34 (44.16%) TDD
10 32 (41.56%) CSS3
11 30 (38.96%) Sinon.JS
12 29 (37.66%) MVC
13 28 (36.36%) Sass
14 26 (33.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (33.77%) Protractor
14 26 (33.77%) Unit Testing
15 25 (32.47%) User Experience
16 24 (31.17%) MEAN Stack
16 24 (31.17%) jQuery
16 24 (31.17%) Subversion
17 21 (27.27%) Spring
17 21 (27.27%) ECMAScript
17 21 (27.27%) ES6
17 21 (27.27%) BDD
18 20 (25.97%) Java
19 18 (23.38%) Pair Programming
19 18 (23.38%) Spring MVC
19 18 (23.38%) Express

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (48.05%) Node.js
2 14 (18.18%) JBoss
3 11 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 10 (12.99%) GlassFish
5 6 (7.79%) ColdFusion
6 2 (2.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) LaTeX
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Intranet
2 4 (5.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.60%) Big Data
4 2 (2.60%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.60%) DB2
5 1 (1.30%) KDB
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (62.34%) Jasmine
2 37 (48.05%) Mocha
3 36 (46.75%) Git (software)
4 30 (38.96%) Sinon.JS
5 26 (33.77%) Protractor
6 24 (31.17%) Subversion
7 17 (22.08%) Karma Test Runner
8 16 (20.78%) Jenkins
9 14 (18.18%) JUnit
9 14 (18.18%) Maven
10 13 (16.88%) JSUnit
10 13 (16.88%) Selenium
11 10 (12.99%) gulp
11 10 (12.99%) jMock
11 10 (12.99%) Mockito
12 9 (11.69%) Grunt
13 6 (7.79%) Ant
14 4 (5.19%) Checkstyle
14 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
15 3 (3.90%) JIRA
General
1 2 (2.60%) Publishing
2 1 (1.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (89.61%) Developer
2 38 (49.35%) JavaScript Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (16.88%) HTML CSS Developer
4 13 (16.88%) HTML Developer
5 12 (15.58%) UI Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Software Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Agile Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (10.39%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Angular Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Database Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.90%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (92.21%) HTML
2 60 (77.92%) CSS
3 46 (59.74%) AngularJS
4 39 (50.65%) HTML5
5 32 (41.56%) CSS3
6 28 (36.36%) Sass
7 26 (33.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (31.17%) jQuery
8 24 (31.17%) MEAN Stack
9 21 (27.27%) Spring
10 18 (23.38%) Ember.js
10 18 (23.38%) Express
10 18 (23.38%) RequireJS
10 18 (23.38%) Spring MVC
11 17 (22.08%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (18.18%) JSTL
13 10 (12.99%) Buster.JS
13 10 (12.99%) JAXB
13 10 (12.99%) JSP
13 10 (12.99%) React
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) User Experience
2 18 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) Semantic Web
4 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) Equities
5 1 (1.30%) Fintech
5 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.30%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) CentOS
2 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) webOS
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.16%) TDD
3 29 (37.66%) MVC
4 26 (33.77%) Unit Testing
5 21 (27.27%) BDD
6 18 (23.38%) Pair Programming
7 17 (22.08%) Web Development
8 16 (20.78%) ATDD
8 16 (20.78%) Front End Development
8 16 (20.78%) SOLID
9 14 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (18.18%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.09%) SOA
12 6 (7.79%) Scrum
12 6 (7.79%) Workflow
13 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.19%) Rapid Prototyping
15 3 (3.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 75 (97.40%) JavaScript
2 21 (27.27%) ECMAScript
2 21 (27.27%) ES6
3 20 (25.97%) Java
4 10 (12.99%) PL/SQL
5 9 (11.69%) SQL
6 7 (9.09%) C#
7 5 (6.49%) Scala
8 3 (3.90%) PHP
8 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.60%) Groovy
9 2 (2.60%) Python
10 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.69%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (3.90%) OCMJD
5 3 (3.90%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Oracle
2 10 (12.99%) ESRI
3 3 (3.90%) Sun
4 2 (2.60%) Twitter
5 1 (1.30%) Endeca
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
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