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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSUnit
Rank 597 575 604
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Contract jobs citing JSUnit 9 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.032% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.27% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -29.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £323 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - -
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
7309 6259 6454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.85% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4814 4042 3619
Average daily rate £400 £388 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £542 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 135 223
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 16 September 2014.

JSUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JSUnit
Top 9 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 16 September 2014. 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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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
England -9 9 £400 +37.93% 4
London +8 6 £500 +72.41% 4
South East - 3 £275 -
Brighton - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

JSUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 46 (93.88%) JavaScript
2 43 (87.76%) HTML
2 43 (87.76%) CSS
3 42 (85.71%) HTML5
4 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (67.35%) OO
5 33 (67.35%) CSS3
5 33 (67.35%) Jasmine
6 29 (59.18%) Unit Testing
7 28 (57.14%) jQuery
8 24 (48.98%) Backbone.js
9 23 (46.94%) AngularJS
10 20 (40.82%) TDD
11 15 (30.61%) CMS
12 14 (28.57%) XML
12 14 (28.57%) PHP
13 13 (26.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (24.49%) OO PHP
14 12 (24.49%) PHPUnit
14 12 (24.49%) MySQL
14 12 (24.49%) SEO
14 12 (24.49%) Benchmarking
14 12 (24.49%) Subversion
14 12 (24.49%) Ajax
14 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
15 9 (18.37%) BDD
16 6 (12.24%) Web Development
16 6 (12.24%) C#
16 6 (12.24%) Python
16 6 (12.24%) Web Design

JSUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 15 (30.61%) CMS
2 6 (12.24%) Node.js
3 3 (6.12%) TeamSite
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
1 3 (6.12%) Intranet
1 3 (6.12%) DAB
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (67.35%) Jasmine
2 12 (24.49%) PHPUnit
2 12 (24.49%) Subversion
2 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.20%) Selenium
4 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.16%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.12%) QUnit
5 3 (6.12%) MSTest
5 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.12%) NUnit
6 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.04%) Grunt
7 1 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.04%) Bower
7 1 (2.04%) jMock
7 1 (2.04%) JBehave
7 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
1 3 (6.12%) Advertising
2 2 (4.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Developer
2 20 (40.82%) Web Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (12.24%) UI Developer
5 6 (12.24%) UI Programmer
6 5 (10.20%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (87.76%) HTML
1 43 (87.76%) CSS
2 42 (85.71%) HTML5
3 33 (67.35%) CSS3
4 28 (57.14%) jQuery
5 24 (48.98%) Backbone.js
6 23 (46.94%) AngularJS
7 14 (28.57%) XML
8 13 (26.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (24.49%) Ajax
10 6 (12.24%) Semantic HTML
10 6 (12.24%) Sass
11 4 (8.16%) Web Services
11 4 (8.16%) .NET
12 3 (6.12%) SAML
12 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (6.12%) REST
12 3 (6.12%) JSON
12 3 (6.12%) RESTful
12 3 (6.12%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) W3C
1 3 (6.12%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Online Games
3 1 (2.04%) Open Source
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (67.35%) OO
3 29 (59.18%) Unit Testing
4 20 (40.82%) TDD
5 12 (24.49%) Benchmarking
5 12 (24.49%) SEO
5 12 (24.49%) OO PHP
6 9 (18.37%) BDD
7 6 (12.24%) Web Design
7 6 (12.24%) Web Development
7 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Scrum
9 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.08%) DevOps
9 2 (4.08%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (93.88%) JavaScript
2 14 (28.57%) PHP
3 6 (12.24%) Python
3 6 (12.24%) C#
4 3 (6.12%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Google
1 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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