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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QUnit
Rank 572 533 543
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +10
Contract jobs citing QUnit 15 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.071% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.55% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 10
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£500 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £326 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -16.66%
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
6959 6416 5500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.48% 13.00% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4630 4199 3513
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 131 133
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 £22.00 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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 -10 12 £500 +11.11% 5
South East -32 3 £425 +21.42%
QUnit
UK

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 26 (96.30%) JavaScript
2 25 (92.59%) HTML
2 25 (92.59%) CSS
3 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (77.78%) AngularJS
4 19 (70.37%) HTML5
5 17 (62.96%) TDD
6 15 (55.56%) Node.js
6 15 (55.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 14 (51.85%) Ember.js
7 14 (51.85%) Backbone.js
7 14 (51.85%) Jasmine
8 12 (44.44%) jQuery
9 11 (40.74%) Selenium
9 11 (40.74%) CSS3
9 11 (40.74%) MVC
9 11 (40.74%) Grunt
9 11 (40.74%) gulp
10 10 (37.04%) REST
10 10 (37.04%) Mocha
11 9 (33.33%) LESS
11 9 (33.33%) JSON
11 9 (33.33%) HTTP
11 9 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (29.63%) Dependency Management
12 8 (29.63%) Sinon.JS
12 8 (29.63%) React
12 8 (29.63%) User Experience
12 8 (29.63%) Sass
13 7 (25.93%) YUI

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (55.56%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) CouchDB
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Karma Test Runner
2 14 (51.85%) Jasmine
3 11 (40.74%) Selenium
3 11 (40.74%) Grunt
3 11 (40.74%) gulp
4 10 (37.04%) Mocha
5 8 (29.63%) Sinon.JS
6 7 (25.93%) Bower
6 7 (25.93%) webpack
7 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
8 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
9 4 (14.81%) Maven
10 3 (11.11%) Subversion
10 3 (11.11%) Ant
10 3 (11.11%) JUnit
10 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
10 3 (11.11%) JSHint
11 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
11 2 (7.41%) NUnit
General
1 5 (18.52%) Publishing
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Web Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (11.11%) UI Programmer
6 3 (11.11%) UI Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Coach
8 1 (3.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Lead Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) UX Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) HTML
1 25 (92.59%) CSS
2 21 (77.78%) AngularJS
3 19 (70.37%) HTML5
4 14 (51.85%) Backbone.js
4 14 (51.85%) Ember.js
5 12 (44.44%) jQuery
6 11 (40.74%) CSS3
7 10 (37.04%) REST
8 9 (33.33%) LESS
8 9 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (33.33%) JSON
9 8 (29.63%) React
9 8 (29.63%) Sass
10 7 (25.93%) YUI
10 7 (25.93%) RESTful
10 7 (25.93%) Ext JS
11 6 (22.22%) Web Services
11 6 (22.22%) XML
12 5 (18.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 2 (7.41%) Social Media
3 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) CentOS
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) MVC
4 8 (29.63%) Dependency Management
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Web Development
6 6 (22.22%) Pair Programming
7 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
7 5 (18.52%) SOA
7 5 (18.52%) BDD
8 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (14.81%) OO
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum
9 3 (11.11%) Web Design
9 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
10 2 (7.41%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) PHP
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) Scala
4 3 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) HND
1 2 (7.41%) Sun Certification
1 2 (7.41%) OCMJD
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Twitter
2 2 (7.41%) Endeca
2 2 (7.41%) hybris
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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