The table below looks at the statistics for QUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QUnit over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
QUnit
Rank 412 409 418
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing QUnit 20 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.080% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.58% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 12
Average daily rate £518 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £434 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £288
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +34.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QUnit
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3775 3127 3098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.40% 13.94% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2771 2186 2304
Average daily rate £463 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 10
Average hourly rate £43.63 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £20.31 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

QUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QUnit across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

QUnit Jobs Demand Trend in London

QUnit
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QUnit across the London region.

QUnit Daily Rate Trend in London

QUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QUnit across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

QUnit Daily Rate Histogram in London

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 50 (96.15%) JavaScript
1 50 (96.15%) HTML
1 50 (96.15%) CSS
2 45 (86.54%) Node.js
2 45 (86.54%) AngularJS
3 44 (84.62%) HTML5
4 43 (82.69%) Jasmine
5 39 (75.00%) Mocha
6 38 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (71.15%) Sinon.JS
8 34 (65.38%) CSS3
8 34 (65.38%) Git (software)
9 33 (63.46%) Sass
10 32 (61.54%) TDD
11 31 (59.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 31 (59.62%) User Experience
12 29 (55.77%) Protractor
13 28 (53.85%) MEAN Stack
14 25 (48.08%) ES6
14 25 (48.08%) ECMAScript
15 22 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (40.38%) BDD
16 21 (40.38%) MongoDB
17 20 (38.46%) Express
18 18 (34.62%) ATDD
18 18 (34.62%) Pair Programming
19 17 (32.69%) SOLID
20 16 (30.77%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
20 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 45 (86.54%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (7.69%) CouchDB
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) Big Data
3 2 (3.85%) DB2
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) KDB
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (82.69%) Jasmine
2 39 (75.00%) Mocha
3 37 (71.15%) Sinon.JS
4 34 (65.38%) Git (software)
5 29 (55.77%) Protractor
6 12 (23.08%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (17.31%) gulp
8 8 (15.38%) Grunt
9 7 (13.46%) Subversion
10 5 (9.62%) Selenium
11 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
11 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
12 3 (5.77%) JSUnit
12 3 (5.77%) NUnit
13 2 (3.85%) JIRA
13 2 (3.85%) Moq
13 2 (3.85%) PHPUnit
13 2 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
13 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (92.31%) Developer
2 32 (61.54%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (32.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Node.js Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Angular Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (13.46%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (13.46%) HTML Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Web Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (96.15%) CSS
1 50 (96.15%) HTML
2 45 (86.54%) AngularJS
3 44 (84.62%) HTML5
4 34 (65.38%) CSS3
5 33 (63.46%) Sass
6 31 (59.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 28 (53.85%) MEAN Stack
8 20 (38.46%) Express
9 11 (21.15%) jQuery
10 10 (19.23%) Ember.js
11 9 (17.31%) RequireJS
12 8 (15.38%) REST
13 7 (13.46%) Backbone.js
13 7 (13.46%) Ext JS
13 7 (13.46%) React
13 7 (13.46%) YUI
14 6 (11.54%) .NET
14 6 (11.54%) LESS
15 5 (9.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (59.62%) User Experience
2 22 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Equities
4 1 (1.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.92%) IPTV
4 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) CentOS
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
1 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (61.54%) TDD
3 21 (40.38%) BDD
4 18 (34.62%) ATDD
4 18 (34.62%) Pair Programming
5 17 (32.69%) SOLID
6 16 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (30.77%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 14 (26.92%) Front End Development
8 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Web Development
9 8 (15.38%) MVC
10 7 (13.46%) Scrum
11 5 (9.62%) Workflow
12 4 (7.69%) Dependency Management
12 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
12 4 (7.69%) Typography
12 4 (7.69%) Vertical Rhythm
13 3 (5.77%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 50 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 25 (48.08%) ECMAScript
2 25 (48.08%) ES6
3 7 (13.46%) Scala
4 6 (11.54%) C#
4 6 (11.54%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle
1 4 (7.69%) Twitter
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft