The table below looks at the statistics for QUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QUnit over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
QUnit
Rank 598 636 585
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -51
Contract jobs citing QUnit 36 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.048% 0.089%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.35% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 34
Median daily rate £405 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £344 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £625 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.48% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8745 8062 7301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.40% 13.82% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 5288 4656
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 160 137
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

QUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing QUnit as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

QUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QUnit
Daily Rate Trend

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

QUnit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

QUnit
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

QUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

QUnit
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 36 £405 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire - 11 £385 - 1
London -1 10 £531 +6.25% 2
West Yorkshire - 7 - -
East of England - 6 - -
Cambridgeshire - 6 - -
North West - 5 £370 -
Leeds - 4 - -
Manchester - 3 £370 -
Wetherby - 3 - -
York - 3 £385 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £385 - 1
City of London +29 2 £470 +39.25%
South East +8 2 £393 -6.26% 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £393 -
Fareham - 2 £393 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Chester - 1 £425 -
Salford - 1 £348 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for QUnit.

1 70 (94.59%) JavaScript
2 65 (87.84%) HTML
3 61 (82.43%) CSS
4 53 (71.62%) Jasmine
5 39 (52.70%) AngularJS
5 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (50.00%) MVC
7 33 (44.59%) KnockoutJS
8 31 (41.89%) HTML5
8 31 (41.89%) TDD
9 29 (39.19%) Web Development
9 29 (39.19%) Mocha
10 26 (35.14%) CSS3
11 24 (32.43%) Subversion
11 24 (32.43%) Selenium
11 24 (32.43%) Git (software)
11 24 (32.43%) Java
12 23 (31.08%) JSON
12 23 (31.08%) Node.js
12 23 (31.08%) BDD
12 23 (31.08%) SOLID
13 22 (29.73%) Software Engineering
14 21 (28.38%) Jenkins
15 19 (25.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (25.68%) Spring
15 19 (25.68%) JUnit
16 18 (24.32%) Pair Programming
16 18 (24.32%) Unit Testing
16 18 (24.32%) Ember.js
17 17 (22.97%) jQuery

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (21.62%) JBoss
2 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 9 (12.16%) GlassFish
4 6 (8.11%) Confluence
5 4 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) GitHub
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) CloudBees
2 4 (5.41%) IaaS
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.41%) OpenShift
2 4 (5.41%) PaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.70%) Google Play
3 2 (2.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) HTTP
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) DB2
3 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (71.62%) Jasmine
2 29 (39.19%) Mocha
3 24 (32.43%) Git (software)
3 24 (32.43%) Selenium
3 24 (32.43%) Subversion
4 21 (28.38%) Jenkins
5 19 (25.68%) JUnit
6 15 (20.27%) Maven
6 15 (20.27%) Sinon.JS
7 12 (16.22%) Karma Test Runner
7 12 (16.22%) Protractor
8 11 (14.86%) JSUnit
9 9 (12.16%) Ant
9 9 (12.16%) jMock
9 9 (12.16%) Mockito
10 7 (9.46%) gulp
10 7 (9.46%) JIRA
11 6 (8.11%) Checkstyle
11 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
11 6 (8.11%) Grunt
General
1 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (86.49%) Developer
2 39 (52.70%) JavaScript Developer
3 18 (24.32%) HTML Developer
4 16 (21.62%) HTML CSS Developer
5 13 (17.57%) UI Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Web Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (8.11%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Agile Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Senior UI Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Angular Developer
12 2 (2.70%) C# Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Java Web Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (87.84%) HTML
2 61 (82.43%) CSS
3 39 (52.70%) AngularJS
4 33 (44.59%) KnockoutJS
5 31 (41.89%) HTML5
6 26 (35.14%) CSS3
7 23 (31.08%) JSON
7 23 (31.08%) Node.js
8 19 (25.68%) Spring
8 19 (25.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (24.32%) Ember.js
10 17 (22.97%) jQuery
11 16 (21.62%) Sass
11 16 (21.62%) Spring MVC
12 15 (20.27%) JSTL
13 14 (18.92%) RequireJS
14 13 (17.57%) D3.js
14 13 (17.57%) DOM
14 13 (17.57%) LESS
15 11 (14.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) User Experience
2 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Animation
3 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.05%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.70%) Equities
5 2 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.70%) Semantic Web
5 2 (2.70%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Android
2 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.00%) MVC
3 31 (41.89%) TDD
4 29 (39.19%) Web Development
5 23 (31.08%) BDD
5 23 (31.08%) SOLID
6 22 (29.73%) Software Engineering
7 18 (24.32%) Pair Programming
7 18 (24.32%) Unit Testing
8 16 (21.62%) Front End Development
9 14 (18.92%) ATDD
10 12 (16.22%) E-Commerce
10 12 (16.22%) SOA
11 11 (14.86%) Business Transformation
12 10 (13.51%) Scrum
13 8 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (10.81%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 8 (10.81%) OO
14 5 (6.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 70 (94.59%) JavaScript
2 24 (32.43%) Java
3 15 (20.27%) C#
4 10 (13.51%) ES6
5 8 (10.81%) ECMAScript
6 6 (8.11%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.05%) SQL
7 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.70%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.70%) Groovy
8 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
1 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) OCMJD
2 3 (4.05%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) ESRI
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle
3 4 (5.41%) Telerik
3 4 (5.41%) Xamarin
4 3 (4.05%) Endeca
4 3 (4.05%) Sun
5 2 (2.70%) Apple
5 2 (2.70%) Google
5 2 (2.70%) hybris
5 2 (2.70%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.70%) Syncfusion
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft