The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 529 542 535
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing QUnit 33 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.026% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.22% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 24
Average daily rate
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£438 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £348 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £315
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6404 5496 5676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.98% 11.79% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4187 3524 3394
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 131 134 203
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 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
QUnit
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +10 23 £450 +25.00% 7
South East -3 7 £350 - 2
East of England -25 3 £450 -18.18%
South West - - - -
QUnit
UK

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 59 (90.77%) JavaScript
2 58 (89.23%) HTML
3 48 (73.85%) TDD
4 47 (72.31%) HTML5
5 46 (70.77%) CSS
6 42 (64.62%) jQuery
7 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (53.85%) Jasmine
9 28 (43.08%) CSS3
9 28 (43.08%) MVC
10 27 (41.54%) AngularJS
11 25 (38.46%) OO
11 25 (38.46%) Git (software)
12 19 (29.23%) Java
13 18 (27.69%) Internet
13 18 (27.69%) Backbone.js
14 17 (26.15%) C#
15 16 (24.62%) Scrum
16 15 (23.08%) Mocha
16 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
17 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
17 14 (21.54%) .NET
17 14 (21.54%) Web Services
17 14 (21.54%) Sass
18 13 (20.00%) JUnit
18 13 (20.00%) RESTful
18 13 (20.00%) MongoDB
18 13 (20.00%) JSON
19 12 (18.46%) BDD
19 12 (18.46%) Grunt

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (10.77%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) Internet
2 4 (6.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.62%) CouchDB
3 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 35 (53.85%) Jasmine
2 25 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 15 (23.08%) Mocha
4 13 (20.00%) JUnit
5 12 (18.46%) Grunt
6 10 (15.38%) Maven
6 10 (15.38%) MSTest
7 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
8 8 (12.31%) Hudson
8 8 (12.31%) Subversion
9 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
9 7 (10.77%) NUnit
9 7 (10.77%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (9.23%) Selenium
11 5 (7.69%) SpecFlow
12 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
13 3 (4.62%) PHPUnit
13 3 (4.62%) JSUnit
13 3 (4.62%) Ant
General
1 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 57 (87.69%) Developer
2 21 (32.31%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.77%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (89.23%) HTML
2 47 (72.31%) HTML5
3 46 (70.77%) CSS
4 42 (64.62%) jQuery
5 28 (43.08%) CSS3
6 27 (41.54%) AngularJS
7 18 (27.69%) Backbone.js
8 14 (21.54%) Sass
8 14 (21.54%) .NET
8 14 (21.54%) Web Services
9 13 (20.00%) RESTful
9 13 (20.00%) JSON
10 11 (16.92%) XML
10 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
10 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
11 10 (15.38%) REST
12 9 (13.85%) Spring
13 8 (12.31%) Java EE
13 8 (12.31%) SVG
13 8 (12.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) RIA
2 4 (6.15%) Open Source
3 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.08%) BBC
4 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.54%) New Media
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (73.85%) TDD
2 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (43.08%) MVC
4 25 (38.46%) OO
5 16 (24.62%) Scrum
6 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 12 (18.46%) BDD
8 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.85%) OOP
9 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (12.31%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (7.69%) Pair Programming
12 4 (6.15%) SOA
12 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (4.62%) Refactoring
13 3 (4.62%) Automated Testing
13 3 (4.62%) SEO
14 2 (3.08%) Software Testing
14 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 59 (90.77%) JavaScript
2 19 (29.23%) Java
3 17 (26.15%) C#
4 10 (15.38%) Groovy
5 9 (13.85%) SQL
6 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) Python
8 1 (1.54%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) OpenIDM
1 2 (3.08%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (3.08%) ForgeRock
2 1 (1.54%) Zend
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago