The table below looks at the statistics for QUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QUnit over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 87 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing QUnit 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.086% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.11% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.72% +7.21%
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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
180 136 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.77% 11.64% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 81 89
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £411 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £28.13 £32.00 £24.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.10% +29.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

QUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

QUnit Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

QUnit
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

QUnit Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (100.00%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (66.67%) W3C
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Trac
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (100.00%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Trac
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) W3C
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Java