The table below looks at the statistics for JSUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSUnit over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSUnit
Rank 626 603 568
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -35
Contract jobs citing JSUnit 2 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.012% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.026% 0.085% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
Average daily rate £480 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £371 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7623 7027 5839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.82% 13.62% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5092 4732 3679
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 130 126
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 £24.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.73 £47.50 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

JSUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSUnit within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JSUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JSUnit
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSUnit within the UK.

JSUnit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JSUnit
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

JSUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JSUnit
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +9 2 £480 -4.00%
England -13 2 £480 +1.05%

JSUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSUnit 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 JSUnit.

1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) Node.js
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Grunt
6 4 (33.33%) ES6
6 4 (33.33%) Babel
6 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) D3.js
7 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 3 (25.00%) Sass
7 3 (25.00%) Underscore.js
7 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (25.00%) lodash
7 3 (25.00%) User Experience
7 3 (25.00%) Express
7 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
8 2 (16.67%) Mentoring

JSUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JSUnit 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 JSUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) KDB
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Grunt
3 4 (33.33%) Babel
4 2 (16.67%) gulp
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) Bower
5 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) JSHint
5 1 (8.33%) Mocha
5 1 (8.33%) NUnit
5 1 (8.33%) QUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (8.33%) webpack
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Angular Developer
3 3 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) CSS3
3 4 (33.33%) D3.js
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (25.00%) Express
4 3 (25.00%) lodash
4 3 (25.00%) Sass
4 3 (25.00%) Underscore.js
5 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (16.67%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (8.33%) JSLint
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Equities
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) SEO
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) API Development
5 1 (8.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (8.33%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) ES6
3 2 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (8.33%) ECMAScript
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) yum
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Aquila
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Telerik