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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QUnit
Rank 568 526 509
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -17
Contract jobs citing QUnit 3 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.069% 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.047% 0.54% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 11
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£420 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
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
6316 6102 4674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.97% 12.83% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4179 4007 2985
Average daily rate £400 £388 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £517 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 135 143
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £31.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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
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 2 June 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 -13 2 £419 +8.06% 1
East Midlands - 1 £420 -
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QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 31 (83.78%) JavaScript
1 31 (83.78%) TDD
2 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (78.38%) HTML
4 28 (75.68%) CSS
5 26 (70.27%) Jasmine
5 26 (70.27%) AngularJS
6 24 (64.86%) jQuery
7 22 (59.46%) JSON
7 22 (59.46%) HTML5
8 21 (56.76%) CSS3
9 19 (51.35%) Backbone.js
9 19 (51.35%) XML
10 18 (48.65%) OO
11 17 (45.95%) Mocha
11 17 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (43.24%) Web Services
12 16 (43.24%) Ember.js
12 16 (43.24%) Grunt
13 15 (40.54%) User Experience
13 15 (40.54%) React
13 15 (40.54%) Pair Programming
13 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (40.54%) Node.js
14 14 (37.84%) koa
14 14 (37.84%) Meteor
14 14 (37.84%) bluebird
14 14 (37.84%) webpack
14 14 (37.84%) Bower

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 15 (40.54%) Node.js
2 2 (5.41%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (70.27%) Jasmine
2 17 (45.95%) Mocha
3 16 (43.24%) Grunt
4 14 (37.84%) webpack
4 14 (37.84%) Bower
5 7 (18.92%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (16.22%) MSTest
6 6 (16.22%) NUnit
7 5 (13.51%) Selenium
7 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
7 5 (13.51%) Subversion
8 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
8 4 (10.81%) Ant
8 4 (10.81%) JUnit
9 2 (5.41%) PhantomJS
9 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
9 2 (5.41%) JMeter
9 2 (5.41%) Maven
9 2 (5.41%) Checkstyle
10 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Web Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Programmer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) LAMP Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.70%) PHP Programmer
9 1 (2.70%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Lead Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) HTML
2 28 (75.68%) CSS
3 26 (70.27%) AngularJS
4 24 (64.86%) jQuery
5 22 (59.46%) JSON
5 22 (59.46%) HTML5
6 21 (56.76%) CSS3
7 19 (51.35%) Backbone.js
7 19 (51.35%) XML
8 16 (43.24%) Web Services
8 16 (43.24%) Ember.js
9 15 (40.54%) React
10 14 (37.84%) koa
10 14 (37.84%) Meteor
10 14 (37.84%) bluebird
11 7 (18.92%) .NET
12 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
12 5 (13.51%) Sass
13 4 (10.81%) Spring
13 4 (10.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) User Experience
2 12 (32.43%) Social Media
3 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.41%) Smartcard
3 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) W3C
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) CentOS
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) TDD
2 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (48.65%) OO
4 17 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (40.54%) Pair Programming
6 14 (37.84%) Dependency Management
7 12 (32.43%) Web Development
7 12 (32.43%) MVC
8 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
9 7 (18.92%) Scrum
9 7 (18.92%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
11 5 (13.51%) SOA
12 3 (8.11%) DevOps
13 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
13 2 (5.41%) Workflow
13 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
13 2 (5.41%) Software Deployment
13 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) JavaScript
2 9 (24.32%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) HND
2 2 (5.41%) Sun Certification
2 2 (5.41%) OCMJD
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco
1 2 (5.41%) Sun
1 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
1 2 (5.41%) Splunk
1 2 (5.41%) hybris
1 2 (5.41%) Endeca
2 1 (2.70%) Twitter
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe
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