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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 517 528 527
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing QUnit 63 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.063% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.54% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 19
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£423 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £515 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
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
6698 5509 5513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.84% 11.59% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 3642 3285
Average daily rate £400 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 124 207
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 +11 32 £444 -6.57% 3
South East -2 16 £330 -5.71% 3
East of England -10 8 £450 -12.62% 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
QUnit
UK

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 97 (98.98%) JavaScript
2 94 (95.92%) HTML
3 80 (81.63%) CSS
4 73 (74.49%) TDD
5 69 (70.41%) HTML5
6 66 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (59.18%) Jasmine
8 56 (57.14%) CSS3
9 55 (56.12%) AngularJS
10 53 (54.08%) jQuery
11 49 (50.00%) MVC
12 40 (40.82%) Backbone.js
13 38 (38.78%) Git (software)
14 36 (36.73%) OO
15 34 (34.69%) Java
16 28 (28.57%) Sass
17 26 (26.53%) Mocha
18 25 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (25.51%) JSON
19 23 (23.47%) Node.js
20 22 (22.45%) JUnit
21 21 (21.43%) C#
22 20 (20.41%) Ajax
23 19 (19.39%) PHP
23 19 (19.39%) XML
23 19 (19.39%) BDD
23 19 (19.39%) Ember.js
24 17 (17.35%) Scrum
24 17 (17.35%) Grunt
25 16 (16.33%) .NET

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (23.47%) Node.js
2 4 (4.08%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.02%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) HTTP
2 5 (5.10%) Internet
3 4 (4.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.08%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.02%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 58 (59.18%) Jasmine
2 38 (38.78%) Git (software)
3 26 (26.53%) Mocha
4 22 (22.45%) JUnit
5 17 (17.35%) Grunt
6 15 (15.31%) Sinon.JS
7 12 (12.24%) Subversion
8 10 (10.20%) Selenium
9 9 (9.18%) Cucumber
9 9 (9.18%) Jenkins
10 7 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (5.10%) Hudson
11 5 (5.10%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (5.10%) NUnit
11 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (5.10%) WebDriver
11 5 (5.10%) MSTest
11 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
12 4 (4.08%) JMeter
12 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.10%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (1.02%) Advertising
3 1 (1.02%) Publishing
3 1 (1.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Marketing
3 1 (1.02%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 96 (97.96%) Developer
2 34 (34.69%) Front-End Developer
3 20 (20.41%) Senior Developer
4 18 (18.37%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (9.18%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.14%) UI Developer
7 7 (7.14%) UI Programmer
8 5 (5.10%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (3.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (3.06%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (3.06%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (95.92%) HTML
2 80 (81.63%) CSS
3 69 (70.41%) HTML5
4 56 (57.14%) CSS3
5 55 (56.12%) AngularJS
6 53 (54.08%) jQuery
7 40 (40.82%) Backbone.js
8 28 (28.57%) Sass
9 25 (25.51%) JSON
10 20 (20.41%) Ajax
11 19 (19.39%) XML
11 19 (19.39%) Ember.js
12 16 (16.33%) RESTful
12 16 (16.33%) .NET
13 15 (15.31%) Web Services
13 15 (15.31%) .NET Framework
14 14 (14.29%) REST
15 13 (13.27%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (13.27%) Grails
16 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) User Experience
2 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) W3C
4 5 (5.10%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.08%) Smartcard
5 4 (4.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.02%) Open Source
6 1 (1.02%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) CentOS
2 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (74.49%) TDD
2 66 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (50.00%) MVC
4 36 (36.73%) OO
5 25 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (19.39%) BDD
7 17 (17.35%) Scrum
8 16 (16.33%) Unit Testing
9 11 (11.22%) OOP
9 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
10 10 (10.20%) Pair Programming
10 10 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (9.18%) SOA
11 9 (9.18%) SEO
12 7 (7.14%) Web Development
12 7 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
14 5 (5.10%) Integration Testing
14 5 (5.10%) Workflow
15 4 (4.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 97 (98.98%) JavaScript
2 34 (34.69%) Java
3 21 (21.43%) C#
4 19 (19.39%) PHP
5 16 (16.33%) Groovy
6 12 (12.24%) Scala
6 12 (12.24%) SQL
7 10 (10.20%) Python
8 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 6 (6.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 6 (6.12%) Google
2 4 (4.08%) Splunk
2 4 (4.08%) Cisco
2 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.02%) Facebook
3 1 (1.02%) Twitter
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Rate: £330 per day
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