The table below looks at the statistics for QUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QUnit over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QUnit
Rank 256 241 232
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing QUnit 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.056% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.082% 0.48% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
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£413 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
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 - - -
QUnit
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1215 1035 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.27% 11.55% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 566 488
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 50
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.70 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

QUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

QUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

QUnit
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

QUnit Daily Rate Trend in the South East

QUnit
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QUnit within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +3 1 £413 +26.43%
QUnit
England

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Dojo
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Groovy
3 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) JSLint
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) LESS
4 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Grunt

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (25.00%) JSHint
3 1 (25.00%) Bower
3 1 (25.00%) webpack
3 1 (25.00%) gulp
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Dojo
3 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) DOM
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) JSLint
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared