The table below looks at the statistics for QUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QUnit over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank - 107 -
Contract jobs citing QUnit 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.23% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
455 222 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.50% 10.30% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 141 169
Average daily rate £388 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 55
Average hourly rate £47.50 £41.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.26 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

QUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

QUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QUnit
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

QUnit Daily Rate Trend in the South West