The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 395 371 406
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +35
Contract jobs citing QUnit 17 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.083% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.67% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 12
Average daily rate £388 £465 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £433 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3226 2694 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.33% 12.47% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2006 1817
Average daily rate £413 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
QUnit
England

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 18 April 2014.

QUnit Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 4 £325 -27.77% 1
Clapham - - - -
QUnit
England

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (88.57%) HTML
2 30 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 29 (82.86%) CSS
4 28 (80.00%) HTML5
5 27 (77.14%) TDD
6 26 (74.29%) CSS3
6 26 (74.29%) Jasmine
7 23 (65.71%) jQuery
8 21 (60.00%) MVC
9 20 (57.14%) BDD
10 18 (51.43%) Git (software)
11 17 (48.57%) OO
12 15 (42.86%) Scrum
12 15 (42.86%) Mocha
13 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
14 12 (34.29%) JUnit
15 11 (31.43%) Node.js
16 9 (25.71%) Spring MVC
16 9 (25.71%) Groovy
16 9 (25.71%) PHP
16 9 (25.71%) Pair Programming
16 9 (25.71%) Spring
17 8 (22.86%) C#
17 8 (22.86%) Web Services
17 8 (22.86%) JSON
17 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
17 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
17 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
18 7 (20.00%) RESTful

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (31.43%) Node.js
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
1 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (74.29%) Jasmine
2 18 (51.43%) Git (software)
3 15 (42.86%) Mocha
4 12 (34.29%) JUnit
5 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
6 7 (20.00%) Hudson
6 7 (20.00%) Subversion
7 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
7 6 (17.14%) JSUnit
8 5 (14.29%) PHPUnit
8 5 (14.29%) Selenium
9 4 (11.43%) Spring Roo
9 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
9 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
9 4 (11.43%) MSTest
10 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
10 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (8.57%) NUnit
11 2 (5.71%) Grunt
11 2 (5.71%) Firebug
General
1 3 (8.57%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Publishing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Software Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.86%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) HTML
2 29 (82.86%) CSS
3 28 (80.00%) HTML5
4 26 (74.29%) CSS3
5 23 (65.71%) jQuery
6 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (25.71%) Spring MVC
7 9 (25.71%) Spring
8 8 (22.86%) Web Services
8 8 (22.86%) JSON
9 7 (20.00%) RESTful
9 7 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (17.14%) .NET
10 6 (17.14%) REST
11 5 (14.29%) Backbone.js
12 4 (11.43%) Semantic HTML
12 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
12 4 (11.43%) SOAP
12 4 (11.43%) Grails
12 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) W3C
2 3 (8.57%) Open Source
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) BBC
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) TDD
2 21 (60.00%) MVC
3 20 (57.14%) BDD
4 17 (48.57%) OO
5 15 (42.86%) Scrum
6 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.71%) Pair Programming
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (20.00%) OOP
8 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
10 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (11.43%) OO PHP
11 4 (11.43%) Refactoring
11 4 (11.43%) Kanban
12 3 (8.57%) RDF
12 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
13 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.71%) Groovy
2 9 (25.71%) PHP
3 8 (22.86%) C#
4 7 (20.00%) Ruby
5 6 (17.14%) Java
6 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.43%) PHP5
6 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.57%) Python
8 2 (5.71%) SQL
9 1 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) WCAG
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) OpenIDM
1 2 (5.71%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Zend
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) ForgeRock
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago