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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 517 521 509
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing QUnit 62 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.064% 0.056%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 16 25
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£438 £450 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £358 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +14.42%
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
6594 5417 5299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.30% 11.57% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 3532 3333
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 131 217
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.07 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -3.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.10 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.25 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +21 30 £450 - 1
South East -13 18 £365 - 1
East of England -4 7 £450 -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
QUnit
UK

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 100 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 93 (89.42%) HTML
3 85 (81.73%) CSS
4 80 (76.92%) TDD
5 69 (66.35%) HTML5
6 68 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (61.54%) Jasmine
8 59 (56.73%) AngularJS
9 57 (54.81%) CSS3
10 55 (52.88%) jQuery
11 50 (48.08%) MVC
12 39 (37.50%) Git (software)
13 38 (36.54%) Backbone.js
14 35 (33.65%) OO
15 33 (31.73%) Java
16 30 (28.85%) Sass
17 29 (27.88%) JSON
18 28 (26.92%) Mocha
19 23 (22.12%) PHP
20 22 (21.15%) C#
20 22 (21.15%) JUnit
20 22 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (21.15%) Node.js
21 21 (20.19%) BDD
21 21 (20.19%) Ajax
21 21 (20.19%) .NET
22 19 (18.27%) Scrum
22 19 (18.27%) XML
22 19 (18.27%) Ember.js
23 18 (17.31%) Grunt

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (21.15%) Node.js
2 5 (4.81%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.96%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) HTTP
2 5 (4.81%) Firewall
3 4 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.81%) Pentaho
2 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 64 (61.54%) Jasmine
2 39 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 28 (26.92%) Mocha
4 22 (21.15%) JUnit
5 18 (17.31%) Grunt
6 17 (16.35%) Sinon.JS
7 14 (13.46%) Subversion
8 11 (10.58%) Karma Test Runner
8 11 (10.58%) Jenkins
9 10 (9.62%) Cucumber
9 10 (9.62%) NUnit
10 9 (8.65%) Selenium
10 9 (8.65%) MSTest
11 6 (5.77%) Hudson
12 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (4.81%) WebDriver
12 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
12 5 (4.81%) Eclipse
12 5 (4.81%) JMeter
13 4 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (0.96%) Advertising
3 1 (0.96%) Publishing
3 1 (0.96%) Games
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (94.23%) Developer
2 34 (32.69%) Front-End Developer
3 20 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 15 (14.42%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 12 (11.54%) Web Developer
7 8 (7.69%) UI Developer
7 8 (7.69%) UI Programmer
8 6 (5.77%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Programmer
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (3.85%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (3.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (2.88%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (89.42%) HTML
2 85 (81.73%) CSS
3 69 (66.35%) HTML5
4 59 (56.73%) AngularJS
5 57 (54.81%) CSS3
6 55 (52.88%) jQuery
7 38 (36.54%) Backbone.js
8 30 (28.85%) Sass
9 29 (27.88%) JSON
10 21 (20.19%) Ajax
10 21 (20.19%) .NET
11 19 (18.27%) XML
11 19 (18.27%) Ember.js
12 16 (15.38%) RESTful
13 15 (14.42%) REST
13 15 (14.42%) .NET Framework
14 14 (13.46%) Web Services
14 14 (13.46%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (12.50%) Grails
16 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) User Experience
2 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.69%) W3C
4 5 (4.81%) Smartcard
4 5 (4.81%) PKI
4 5 (4.81%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.85%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.85%) Open Source
6 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.81%) CentOS
2 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.96%) Windows
2 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (76.92%) TDD
2 68 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (48.08%) MVC
4 35 (33.65%) OO
5 22 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (20.19%) BDD
7 19 (18.27%) Scrum
8 16 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 15 (14.42%) E-Commerce
10 13 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (10.58%) OOP
11 11 (10.58%) Web Development
12 10 (9.62%) Pair Programming
13 9 (8.65%) SOA
13 9 (8.65%) SEO
14 7 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (5.77%) Software Engineering
16 5 (4.81%) Integration Testing
16 5 (4.81%) Workflow
16 5 (4.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 100 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 33 (31.73%) Java
3 23 (22.12%) PHP
4 22 (21.15%) C#
5 15 (14.42%) Groovy
6 12 (11.54%) Scala
7 11 (10.58%) Python
7 11 (10.58%) SQL
8 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.73%) Degree
3 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 6 (5.77%) Google
2 5 (4.81%) Splunk
2 5 (4.81%) Cisco
2 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.92%) Twitter
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.96%) Adobe
4 1 (0.96%) Facebook
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day initally 6 months
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: Competitive
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