The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSUnit
Rank 576 533 590
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +57
Contract jobs citing JSUnit 27 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.039% 0.003%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.35% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 1
Average daily rate £425 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -0.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £305 -
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7045 5495 5884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.26% 11.31% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3484 3429
Average daily rate £375 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £526 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 143 206
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

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 April 2014.

JSUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JSUnit
Top 11 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -28 24 £400 +25.00% 5
London -25 21 £400 +14.28% 5
City of London -9 3 - -
South East -16 1 - -
Clapham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Brighton - - - -

JSUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 32 (86.49%) JavaScript
2 31 (83.78%) HTML
2 31 (83.78%) CSS
3 29 (78.38%) HTML5
4 26 (70.27%) CSS3
5 23 (62.16%) jQuery
6 21 (56.76%) Jasmine
7 20 (54.05%) Unit Testing
8 19 (51.35%) Backbone.js
8 19 (51.35%) OO
8 19 (51.35%) TDD
9 18 (48.65%) AngularJS
10 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (37.84%) PHP
12 11 (29.73%) Python
13 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
14 9 (24.32%) XML
14 9 (24.32%) Subversion
14 9 (24.32%) SEO
14 9 (24.32%) CMS
14 9 (24.32%) Ajax
15 7 (18.92%) Web Development
15 7 (18.92%) Java
15 7 (18.92%) C#
15 7 (18.92%) WebDriver
15 7 (18.92%) BDD
16 6 (16.22%) Node.js
16 6 (16.22%) Ruby
16 6 (16.22%) Semantic HTML
16 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap

JSUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (24.32%) CMS
2 6 (16.22%) Node.js
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) PaaS
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) Jasmine
2 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
3 9 (24.32%) Subversion
4 7 (18.92%) WebDriver
5 6 (16.22%) PHPUnit
5 6 (16.22%) QUnit
6 4 (10.81%) Selenium
7 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
7 3 (8.11%) MSTest
7 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
7 3 (8.11%) NUnit
8 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.70%) JUnit
9 1 (2.70%) WATIR
9 1 (2.70%) JIRA
9 1 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 3 (8.11%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Front-End Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Web Developer
2 9 (24.32%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (8.11%) UI Programmer
3 3 (8.11%) UI Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Tester
5 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (83.78%) HTML
1 31 (83.78%) CSS
2 29 (78.38%) HTML5
3 26 (70.27%) CSS3
4 23 (62.16%) jQuery
5 19 (51.35%) Backbone.js
6 18 (48.65%) AngularJS
7 9 (24.32%) XML
7 9 (24.32%) Ajax
8 6 (16.22%) Semantic HTML
8 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (10.81%) .NET
9 4 (10.81%) Web Services
9 4 (10.81%) Sass
9 4 (10.81%) REST
10 3 (8.11%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (8.11%) FreeMarker
10 3 (8.11%) OOCSS
10 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
10 3 (8.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) W3C
2 3 (8.11%) Semantic Web
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Online Games
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Unit Testing
2 19 (51.35%) OO
2 19 (51.35%) TDD
3 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) SEO
5 7 (18.92%) Web Development
5 7 (18.92%) BDD
6 6 (16.22%) OO PHP
6 6 (16.22%) Benchmarking
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.41%) MVC
9 2 (5.41%) Project Management
9 2 (5.41%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) JavaScript
2 14 (37.84%) PHP
3 11 (29.73%) Python
4 7 (18.92%) Java
4 7 (18.92%) C#
5 6 (16.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Facebook
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss