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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QUnit
Rank 409 384 388
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs citing QUnit 2 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.095% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.061% 0.69% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3303 3195 2894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.13% 13.74% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2372 2300 2110
Average daily rate £433 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -2.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £30.00 £32.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £48.25 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (95.45%) HTML
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
1 21 (95.45%) CSS
1 21 (95.45%) AngularJS
2 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) TDD
2 20 (90.91%) HTML5
3 19 (86.36%) Jasmine
4 17 (77.27%) Mocha
4 17 (77.27%) jQuery
4 17 (77.27%) Backbone.js
4 17 (77.27%) Node.js
4 17 (77.27%) CSS3
5 16 (72.73%) Ember.js
5 16 (72.73%) Grunt
5 16 (72.73%) Dependency Management
5 16 (72.73%) gulp
6 15 (68.18%) React
6 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (68.18%) JSON
6 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (68.18%) Pair Programming
7 14 (63.64%) Web Services
7 14 (63.64%) XML
7 14 (63.64%) OO
7 14 (63.64%) koa
7 14 (63.64%) Meteor
7 14 (63.64%) bluebird
7 14 (63.64%) Bower

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 17 (77.27%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) CouchDB
1 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Jasmine
2 17 (77.27%) Mocha
3 16 (72.73%) Grunt
3 16 (72.73%) gulp
4 14 (63.64%) Bower
4 14 (63.64%) webpack
5 5 (22.73%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (9.09%) MSTest
6 2 (9.09%) NUnit
7 1 (4.55%) Selenium
7 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.55%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) UX Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) HTML
1 21 (95.45%) CSS
1 21 (95.45%) AngularJS
2 20 (90.91%) HTML5
3 17 (77.27%) CSS3
3 17 (77.27%) Backbone.js
3 17 (77.27%) jQuery
4 16 (72.73%) Ember.js
5 15 (68.18%) React
5 15 (68.18%) JSON
6 14 (63.64%) Web Services
6 14 (63.64%) XML
6 14 (63.64%) koa
6 14 (63.64%) Meteor
6 14 (63.64%) bluebird
7 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (13.64%) RESTful
8 2 (9.09%) Ajax
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) User Experience
2 12 (54.55%) Social Media
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) CentOS
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (90.91%) TDD
2 16 (72.73%) Dependency Management
3 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (68.18%) Pair Programming
4 14 (63.64%) OO
5 8 (36.36%) Web Development
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (13.64%) DevOps
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.09%) MVC
10 1 (4.55%) OOP
10 1 (4.55%) SOA
10 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Graceful Degradation
10 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
10 1 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Twitter