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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 539 542 559
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing QUnit 41 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.042% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 21
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£388 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
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
6615 5751 5924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.72% 11.95% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4460 3815 3321
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 221
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +19 20 £438 -7.89% 4
South East +1 15 £330 -5.71%
East of England -24 2 £550 +6.79%
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
QUnit
UK

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 67 (97.10%) JavaScript
2 65 (94.20%) HTML
3 56 (81.16%) TDD
4 49 (71.01%) HTML5
5 48 (69.57%) CSS
6 46 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (62.32%) jQuery
8 40 (57.97%) Jasmine
9 37 (53.62%) CSS3
10 36 (52.17%) AngularJS
10 36 (52.17%) MVC
11 30 (43.48%) OO
12 28 (40.58%) Git (software)
13 25 (36.23%) Backbone.js
14 24 (34.78%) Sass
15 19 (27.54%) Web Services
15 19 (27.54%) Scrum
16 18 (26.09%) Java
17 17 (24.64%) JSON
18 16 (23.19%) Unit Testing
18 16 (23.19%) XML
19 15 (21.74%) C#
19 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
20 14 (20.29%) .NET
20 14 (20.29%) OOP
21 13 (18.84%) Ajax
21 13 (18.84%) Grunt
22 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
22 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
22 12 (17.39%) BDD

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (13.04%) Node.js
2 1 (1.45%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Internet
2 3 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.45%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 40 (57.97%) Jasmine
2 28 (40.58%) Git (software)
3 13 (18.84%) Grunt
4 10 (14.49%) JUnit
4 10 (14.49%) Mocha
4 10 (14.49%) MSTest
5 9 (13.04%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (13.04%) Subversion
6 7 (10.14%) Sinon.JS
7 6 (8.70%) NUnit
8 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
8 5 (7.25%) Selenium
8 5 (7.25%) Hudson
8 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
8 5 (7.25%) Maven
9 4 (5.80%) Ant
10 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.90%) Trac
11 2 (2.90%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Legal
2 1 (1.45%) Advertising
2 1 (1.45%) Front Office
2 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (97.10%) Developer
2 29 (42.03%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.49%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Web Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) UI Programmer
9 2 (2.90%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (2.90%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.90%) LAMP Developer
9 2 (2.90%) UI Developer
10 1 (1.45%) Senior UI Developer
10 1 (1.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (1.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (94.20%) HTML
2 49 (71.01%) HTML5
3 48 (69.57%) CSS
4 43 (62.32%) jQuery
5 37 (53.62%) CSS3
6 36 (52.17%) AngularJS
7 25 (36.23%) Backbone.js
8 24 (34.78%) Sass
9 19 (27.54%) Web Services
10 17 (24.64%) JSON
11 16 (23.19%) XML
12 14 (20.29%) .NET
13 13 (18.84%) Ajax
14 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
14 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET
15 10 (14.49%) RESTful
15 10 (14.49%) Dojo
16 9 (13.04%) WCF
16 9 (13.04%) WPF
17 8 (11.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) User Experience
2 5 (7.25%) W3C
3 1 (1.45%) RIA
3 1 (1.45%) Open Source
3 1 (1.45%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Android
1 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (81.16%) TDD
2 46 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (52.17%) MVC
4 30 (43.48%) OO
5 19 (27.54%) Scrum
6 16 (23.19%) Unit Testing
7 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (20.29%) OOP
9 12 (17.39%) BDD
10 9 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (11.59%) SOA
11 8 (11.59%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.80%) Web Design
13 4 (5.80%) SEO
14 3 (4.35%) Refactoring
14 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce
14 3 (4.35%) Pair Programming
15 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
15 2 (2.90%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 67 (97.10%) JavaScript
2 18 (26.09%) Java
3 15 (21.74%) C#
4 9 (13.04%) PHP
4 9 (13.04%) SQL
5 8 (11.59%) T-SQL
5 8 (11.59%) Groovy
6 6 (8.70%) Python
6 6 (8.70%) Ruby
7 5 (7.25%) Scala
8 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (1.45%) Google
1 1 (1.45%) Facebook
1 1 (1.45%) Twitter
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