The table below looks at the statistics for QUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QUnit over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
QUnit
Rank - 158 139
Contract jobs citing QUnit 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.93% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £330 £335
% change year-on-year
- -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
467 642 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.67% 15.33% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 360 250
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £25.00 £27.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

QUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing QUnit as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

QUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QUnit
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

QUnit Daily Rate Trend in the North West

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for QUnit.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (80.00%) JsTestDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Animation
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) XHTML
3 3 (60.00%) GitHub
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
5 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Banking

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (80.00%) JsTestDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) LESS
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Animation
2 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree