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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QUnit
Rank 555 546 519
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Contract jobs citing QUnit 25 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.058% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 16
Average daily rate
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£420 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £325 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+52.50% -24.24%
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
6565 6292 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.97% 12.25% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4235 4100 3246
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 111 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.05 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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
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 17 April 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 +7 19 £425 -7.60% 2
South East -21 3 £363 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -
QUnit
UK

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 76 (92.68%) JavaScript
2 70 (85.37%) CSS
3 69 (84.15%) HTML
4 61 (74.39%) TDD
5 59 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (63.41%) Jasmine
7 51 (62.20%) AngularJS
8 48 (58.54%) HTML5
9 45 (54.88%) jQuery
10 42 (51.22%) CSS3
11 35 (42.68%) Backbone.js
11 35 (42.68%) Mocha
12 34 (41.46%) JSON
13 32 (39.02%) MVC
13 32 (39.02%) Ember.js
14 29 (35.37%) Node.js
14 29 (35.37%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (32.93%) OO
16 26 (31.71%) Java
16 26 (31.71%) User Experience
17 23 (28.05%) XML
18 22 (26.83%) Pair Programming
18 22 (26.83%) Grunt
19 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
20 18 (21.95%) Web Development
20 18 (21.95%) Web Services
21 17 (20.73%) PHP
21 17 (20.73%) JUnit
22 16 (19.51%) C#
22 16 (19.51%) E-Commerce

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (35.37%) Node.js
2 6 (7.32%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (2.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) HTTP
2 6 (7.32%) Firewall
3 2 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.32%) Pentaho
2 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (63.41%) Jasmine
2 35 (42.68%) Mocha
3 22 (26.83%) Grunt
4 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
5 17 (20.73%) JUnit
6 14 (17.07%) Karma Test Runner
6 14 (17.07%) Bower
6 14 (17.07%) webpack
7 11 (13.41%) Sinon.JS
7 11 (13.41%) Selenium
8 10 (12.20%) Subversion
8 10 (12.20%) Jenkins
9 8 (9.76%) Cucumber
10 7 (8.54%) MSTest
10 7 (8.54%) NUnit
10 7 (8.54%) Eclipse
11 6 (7.32%) JMeter
11 6 (7.32%) WebDriver
12 4 (4.88%) Ant
12 4 (4.88%) PhantomJS
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Legal
2 1 (1.22%) Advertising
2 1 (1.22%) Publishing
2 1 (1.22%) Games
2 1 (1.22%) Banking
2 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (85.37%) Developer
2 15 (18.29%) Senior Developer
3 14 (17.07%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (14.63%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Web Developer
6 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.54%) UI Developer
7 7 (8.54%) UI Programmer
8 5 (6.10%) Programmer
8 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (2.44%) PHP Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (85.37%) CSS
2 69 (84.15%) HTML
3 51 (62.20%) AngularJS
4 48 (58.54%) HTML5
5 45 (54.88%) jQuery
6 42 (51.22%) CSS3
7 35 (42.68%) Backbone.js
8 34 (41.46%) JSON
9 32 (39.02%) Ember.js
10 23 (28.05%) XML
11 18 (21.95%) Web Services
12 15 (18.29%) .NET
12 15 (18.29%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (18.29%) React
13 14 (17.07%) koa
13 14 (17.07%) Meteor
13 14 (17.07%) bluebird
13 14 (17.07%) Mustache
14 13 (15.85%) REST
15 12 (14.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.71%) User Experience
2 12 (14.63%) Social Media
3 7 (8.54%) Digital Media
4 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.32%) Smartcard
4 6 (7.32%) PKI
5 4 (4.88%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.88%) Open Source
6 3 (3.66%) W3C
7 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) CentOS
2 2 (2.44%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (74.39%) TDD
2 59 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (39.02%) MVC
4 29 (35.37%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (32.93%) OO
6 22 (26.83%) Pair Programming
7 18 (21.95%) Web Development
8 16 (19.51%) E-Commerce
9 14 (17.07%) Dependency Management
10 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
11 11 (13.41%) BDD
11 11 (13.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (9.76%) SOA
12 8 (9.76%) Scrum
13 7 (8.54%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (7.32%) Integration Testing
14 6 (7.32%) Workflow
15 5 (6.10%) SEO
15 5 (6.10%) Progressive Enhancement
15 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 76 (92.68%) JavaScript
2 26 (31.71%) Java
3 17 (20.73%) PHP
4 16 (19.51%) C#
5 9 (10.98%) SQL
5 9 (10.98%) Groovy
6 8 (9.76%) Scala
7 7 (8.54%) Python
8 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) HND
3 2 (2.44%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.44%) OCMJD
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 6 (7.32%) Cisco
1 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
1 6 (7.32%) Splunk
2 5 (6.10%) Google
3 2 (2.44%) hybris
3 2 (2.44%) Endeca
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) Sun
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe
4 1 (1.22%) Twitter
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