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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QUnit over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 132 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing QUnit 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.036% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
384 311 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.98% 11.30% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 163 176
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% +5.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.11 £16.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.57 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

QUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QUnit across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (80.00%) Sinon.JS
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Hudson
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) W3C
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Trac
5 1 (20.00%) LESS
5 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (80.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (80.00%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Trac
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Sass
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) LESS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) W3C
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Java