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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
QUnit
Rank 604 613 580
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -33
Contract jobs citing QUnit 40 10 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.018% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 0.14% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 20
Median daily rate £450 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £343 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £422 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -1.66%
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
8179 7182 6935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.24% 13.04% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 4697 4491
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 130 155
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 30 May 2016.

QUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

QUnit
Top 20 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 30 May 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 +41 40 £450 +8.10% 8
London +13 14 £515 +22.98% 5
South East - 13 £450 -
Surrey - 9 £475 -
Leatherhead - 9 £475 -
East Midlands +8 4 £420 +2.43%
East of England - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 £338 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £420 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Fareham - 3 £325 -
York - 2 £380 - 1
Manchester - 2 £400 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £380 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £380 - 2
North West - 2 £400 - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Salford - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £350 -

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 74 (97.37%) JavaScript
2 71 (93.42%) HTML
3 61 (80.26%) CSS
4 48 (63.16%) Jasmine
5 46 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (59.21%) AngularJS
7 39 (51.32%) HTML5
8 36 (47.37%) Mocha
9 35 (46.05%) Node.js
10 34 (44.74%) Git (software)
11 32 (42.11%) CSS3
11 32 (42.11%) TDD
12 29 (38.16%) MVC
13 28 (36.84%) Sinon.JS
14 26 (34.21%) Sass
15 25 (32.89%) Unit Testing
16 24 (31.58%) Subversion
16 24 (31.58%) User Experience
16 24 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (31.58%) Protractor
17 22 (28.95%) MEAN Stack
17 22 (28.95%) jQuery
18 21 (27.63%) Spring
19 20 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
19 20 (26.32%) BDD
20 19 (25.00%) Ember.js
20 19 (25.00%) ES6
20 19 (25.00%) Pair Programming
20 19 (25.00%) ECMAScript
20 19 (25.00%) Java

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 35 (46.05%) Node.js
2 14 (18.42%) JBoss
3 11 (14.47%) Tomcat
4 10 (13.16%) GlassFish
5 5 (6.58%) ColdFusion
6 2 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) LaTeX
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) HTTP
1 4 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.63%) Big Data
4 2 (2.63%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (1.32%) KDB
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (63.16%) Jasmine
2 36 (47.37%) Mocha
3 34 (44.74%) Git (software)
4 28 (36.84%) Sinon.JS
5 24 (31.58%) Protractor
5 24 (31.58%) Subversion
6 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 16 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
7 14 (18.42%) JUnit
7 14 (18.42%) Maven
7 14 (18.42%) Selenium
8 13 (17.11%) JSUnit
9 10 (13.16%) gulp
9 10 (13.16%) jMock
9 10 (13.16%) Mockito
10 9 (11.84%) Grunt
11 6 (7.89%) Ant
12 4 (5.26%) Checkstyle
12 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
13 3 (3.95%) JIRA
General
1 2 (2.63%) Publishing
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (90.79%) Developer
2 38 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 14 (18.42%) HTML CSS Developer
3 14 (18.42%) HTML Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (15.79%) UI Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Agile Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (10.53%) Node.js Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Angular Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Database Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior UI Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (93.42%) HTML
2 61 (80.26%) CSS
3 45 (59.21%) AngularJS
4 39 (51.32%) HTML5
5 32 (42.11%) CSS3
6 26 (34.21%) Sass
7 24 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (28.95%) jQuery
8 22 (28.95%) MEAN Stack
9 21 (27.63%) Spring
10 20 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
11 19 (25.00%) Ember.js
12 18 (23.68%) RequireJS
12 18 (23.68%) Spring MVC
13 16 (21.05%) Express
14 14 (18.42%) JSTL
15 10 (13.16%) .NET
15 10 (13.16%) Buster.JS
15 10 (13.16%) JAXB
15 10 (13.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.58%) User Experience
2 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Semantic Web
4 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Equities
5 1 (1.32%) Fintech
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) CentOS
2 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) webOS
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.11%) TDD
3 29 (38.16%) MVC
4 25 (32.89%) Unit Testing
5 20 (26.32%) BDD
6 19 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 18 (23.68%) Front End Development
7 18 (23.68%) Web Development
8 16 (21.05%) SOLID
9 15 (19.74%) ATDD
10 13 (17.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (17.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
12 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
12 7 (9.21%) SOA
13 6 (7.89%) Scrum
13 6 (7.89%) Workflow
14 4 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
15 3 (3.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 74 (97.37%) JavaScript
2 19 (25.00%) ECMAScript
2 19 (25.00%) ES6
2 19 (25.00%) Java
3 9 (11.84%) PL/SQL
4 8 (10.53%) C#
4 8 (10.53%) SQL
5 5 (6.58%) Scala
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.63%) Groovy
7 2 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (3.95%) OCMJD
5 3 (3.95%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.32%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) Oracle
2 10 (13.16%) ESRI
3 3 (3.95%) Sun
4 2 (2.63%) Twitter
5 1 (1.32%) Endeca
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
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