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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 548 546 553
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing QUnit 35 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.023% 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.19% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 20
Average daily rate
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£388 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £346 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £510 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QUnit
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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
6628 5826 5876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.01% 11.97% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4308 3809 3419
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 122 202
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +30 21 £450 -5.26% 3
South East +11 12 £343 - 1
East of England -29 1 £550 -
South West - - - -
QUnit
UK

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 63 (94.03%) JavaScript
2 60 (89.55%) HTML
3 52 (77.61%) TDD
4 44 (65.67%) CSS
4 44 (65.67%) HTML5
5 39 (58.21%) jQuery
6 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (52.24%) Jasmine
8 30 (44.78%) MVC
9 29 (43.28%) CSS3
9 29 (43.28%) AngularJS
10 25 (37.31%) Git (software)
11 23 (34.33%) OO
12 21 (31.34%) Java
12 21 (31.34%) Backbone.js
13 18 (26.87%) JSON
14 17 (25.37%) Unit Testing
14 17 (25.37%) C#
15 16 (23.88%) Web Services
15 16 (23.88%) XML
15 16 (23.88%) Internet
15 16 (23.88%) Scrum
15 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
16 14 (20.90%) .NET
16 14 (20.90%) Sass
17 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET
17 13 (19.40%) RESTful
17 13 (19.40%) Mocha
18 12 (17.91%) MSTest
18 12 (17.91%) .NET Framework

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (14.93%) Node.js
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) Internet
2 4 (5.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.48%) CouchDB
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (52.24%) Jasmine
2 25 (37.31%) Git (software)
3 13 (19.40%) Mocha
4 12 (17.91%) MSTest
4 12 (17.91%) Grunt
5 11 (16.42%) JUnit
6 9 (13.43%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (13.43%) Maven
6 9 (13.43%) Subversion
7 8 (11.94%) NUnit
8 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
9 6 (8.96%) Selenium
9 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
10 5 (7.46%) Hudson
10 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (7.46%) Ant
11 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
11 3 (4.48%) JSUnit
11 3 (4.48%) PHPUnit
11 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Front Office
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (92.54%) Developer
2 26 (38.81%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.48%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (2.99%) UI Developer
7 2 (2.99%) UI Programmer
7 2 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (2.99%) C# Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.49%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.49%) Software Architect
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (89.55%) HTML
2 44 (65.67%) CSS
2 44 (65.67%) HTML5
3 39 (58.21%) jQuery
4 29 (43.28%) CSS3
4 29 (43.28%) AngularJS
5 21 (31.34%) Backbone.js
6 18 (26.87%) JSON
7 16 (23.88%) Web Services
7 16 (23.88%) XML
8 14 (20.90%) .NET
8 14 (20.90%) Sass
9 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET
9 13 (19.40%) RESTful
10 12 (17.91%) .NET Framework
11 10 (14.93%) Spring
11 10 (14.93%) Dojo
12 9 (13.43%) WCF
12 9 (13.43%) WPF
12 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) RIA
2 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.99%) BBC
3 1 (1.49%) Open Source
3 1 (1.49%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (77.61%) TDD
2 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (44.78%) MVC
4 23 (34.33%) OO
5 17 (25.37%) Unit Testing
6 16 (23.88%) Scrum
7 11 (16.42%) BDD
8 10 (14.93%) OOP
8 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
8 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (13.43%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (7.46%) SOA
12 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.97%) Pair Programming
12 4 (5.97%) SEO
13 3 (4.48%) Web Design
13 3 (4.48%) Automated Testing
13 3 (4.48%) Refactoring
14 2 (2.99%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (94.03%) JavaScript
2 21 (31.34%) Java
3 17 (25.37%) C#
4 10 (14.93%) Groovy
5 9 (13.43%) SQL
6 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) Python
8 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) BC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) OpenIDM
1 2 (2.99%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (2.99%) ForgeRock
2 1 (1.49%) Zend
2 1 (1.49%) Facebook
2 1 (1.49%) Twitter
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