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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 518 525 524
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing QUnit 31 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.031% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.26% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £360 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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
6162 5327 5398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.93% 11.69% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4027 3399 3272
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 144 196
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 £33.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
QUnit
UK

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 11 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 11 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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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 +8 22 £450 +25.00% 6
South East -8 6 £350 - 1
East of England -9 3 £450 -18.18%
QUnit
UK

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 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 55 (90.16%) JavaScript
2 54 (88.52%) HTML
3 44 (72.13%) TDD
3 44 (72.13%) CSS
3 44 (72.13%) HTML5
4 41 (67.21%) jQuery
5 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (52.46%) Jasmine
7 27 (44.26%) MVC
8 26 (42.62%) CSS3
9 25 (40.98%) OO
10 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
11 23 (37.70%) AngularJS
12 18 (29.51%) Java
13 17 (27.87%) Internet
14 16 (26.23%) C#
14 16 (26.23%) Scrum
14 16 (26.23%) Backbone.js
15 14 (22.95%) Web Services
15 14 (22.95%) Mocha
15 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
15 14 (22.95%) RESTful
15 14 (22.95%) Unit Testing
16 13 (21.31%) JSON
16 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
16 13 (21.31%) .NET
16 13 (21.31%) JUnit
16 13 (21.31%) Sass
17 12 (19.67%) BDD
18 11 (18.03%) XML

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 5 (8.20%) Node.js
2 2 (3.28%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) Internet
2 5 (8.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.92%) CouchDB
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 32 (52.46%) Jasmine
2 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
3 14 (22.95%) Mocha
4 13 (21.31%) JUnit
5 11 (18.03%) Grunt
6 10 (16.39%) Maven
7 9 (14.75%) MSTest
7 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
7 9 (14.75%) Hudson
8 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
8 7 (11.48%) NUnit
8 7 (11.48%) Subversion
9 6 (9.84%) Selenium
9 6 (9.84%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (8.20%) SpecFlow
11 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (4.92%) WebDriver
12 3 (4.92%) PHPUnit
12 3 (4.92%) Ant
12 3 (4.92%) JSUnit
General
1 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 53 (86.89%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.48%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (88.52%) HTML
2 44 (72.13%) CSS
2 44 (72.13%) HTML5
3 41 (67.21%) jQuery
4 26 (42.62%) CSS3
5 23 (37.70%) AngularJS
6 16 (26.23%) Backbone.js
7 14 (22.95%) RESTful
7 14 (22.95%) Web Services
8 13 (21.31%) .NET
8 13 (21.31%) JSON
8 13 (21.31%) Sass
9 11 (18.03%) XML
10 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
10 10 (16.39%) .NET Framework
10 10 (16.39%) REST
11 9 (14.75%) Spring
12 8 (13.11%) Java EE
12 8 (13.11%) SVG
12 8 (13.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) RIA
2 4 (6.56%) Open Source
3 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.28%) BBC
4 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.64%) New Media
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
1 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (72.13%) TDD
2 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (44.26%) MVC
4 25 (40.98%) OO
5 16 (26.23%) Scrum
6 14 (22.95%) Unit Testing
7 12 (19.67%) BDD
8 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
9 9 (14.75%) OOP
9 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.48%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (8.20%) Pair Programming
12 4 (6.56%) SOA
12 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
13 3 (4.92%) Refactoring
13 3 (4.92%) Automated Testing
14 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
14 2 (3.28%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 55 (90.16%) JavaScript
2 18 (29.51%) Java
3 16 (26.23%) C#
4 10 (16.39%) Groovy
5 8 (13.11%) SQL
6 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) Python
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) OpenIDM
1 2 (3.28%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) ForgeRock
2 1 (1.64%) Zend