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 1 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QUnit
Rank 397 388 370
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing QUnit 11 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.077% 0.068%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.58% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 11
Average daily rate
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£419 £388 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £288 £330
% change year-on-year
+34.78% -12.87%
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
3055 3099 2723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.65% 13.29% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2133 2287 2033
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £107.50 £56.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QUnit within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
City of London +2 4 £413 +26.92%
QUnit
England

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
1 31 (86.11%) HTML
1 31 (86.11%) CSS
2 30 (83.33%) Jasmine
2 30 (83.33%) AngularJS
3 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (80.56%) TDD
4 27 (75.00%) HTML5
5 26 (72.22%) CSS3
6 23 (63.89%) Backbone.js
7 20 (55.56%) Mocha
7 20 (55.56%) Pair Programming
7 20 (55.56%) jQuery
8 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (50.00%) OO
10 17 (47.22%) Ember.js
11 15 (41.67%) Node.js
11 15 (41.67%) User Experience
11 15 (41.67%) React
11 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (41.67%) Web Services
11 15 (41.67%) JSON
11 15 (41.67%) MVC
12 14 (38.89%) XML
12 14 (38.89%) koa
12 14 (38.89%) Meteor
12 14 (38.89%) bluebird
12 14 (38.89%) webpack
12 14 (38.89%) Bower

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 15 (41.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (83.33%) Jasmine
2 20 (55.56%) Mocha
3 14 (38.89%) webpack
3 14 (38.89%) Bower
3 14 (38.89%) Grunt
4 7 (19.44%) NUnit
4 7 (19.44%) MSTest
4 7 (19.44%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (13.89%) JUnit
6 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.78%) Selenium
8 1 (2.78%) Subversion
8 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.78%) Hudson
8 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.78%) Marketing
1 1 (2.78%) Legal
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
3 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (13.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Programmer
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.78%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (86.11%) HTML
1 31 (86.11%) CSS
2 30 (83.33%) AngularJS
3 27 (75.00%) HTML5
4 26 (72.22%) CSS3
5 23 (63.89%) Backbone.js
6 20 (55.56%) jQuery
7 17 (47.22%) Ember.js
8 15 (41.67%) React
8 15 (41.67%) Web Services
8 15 (41.67%) JSON
9 14 (38.89%) XML
9 14 (38.89%) koa
9 14 (38.89%) Meteor
9 14 (38.89%) bluebird
10 10 (27.78%) .NET
11 5 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (11.11%) Sass
12 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
12 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) User Experience
2 12 (33.33%) Social Media
3 4 (11.11%) Digital Media
4 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (80.56%) TDD
2 20 (55.56%) Pair Programming
3 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (50.00%) OO
5 15 (41.67%) MVC
6 14 (38.89%) Dependency Management
7 12 (33.33%) Web Development
8 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
8 7 (19.44%) BDD
8 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.89%) Scrum
10 5 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (8.33%) OOP
11 3 (8.33%) SOA
11 3 (8.33%) SEO
11 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (8.33%) DevOps
12 2 (5.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.89%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
4 3 (8.33%) Groovy
5 2 (5.56%) Scala
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe
2 1 (2.78%) Twitter