The table below looks at the statistics for QUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QUnit over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QUnit
Rank 595 544 531
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -13
Contract jobs citing QUnit 10 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.070% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.55% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 9
Average daily rate
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£394 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £479 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
7045 6731 5208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.95% 12.78% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4597 4354 3270
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 150 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.47 £52.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.62% +0.40%

QUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QUnit within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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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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 -25 6 £416 -4.85% 5
London -6 4 £419 -1.47% 3
Cardiff - 3 £350 -
South Wales - 3 £350 -
Wales - 3 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 £410 -
Scotland -10 1 £325 -13.33% 1
Glasgow - 1 £325 - 1

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QUnit 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 QUnit.

1 40 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 38 (82.61%) TDD
3 37 (80.43%) HTML
3 37 (80.43%) CSS
4 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (71.74%) Jasmine
6 30 (65.22%) AngularJS
6 30 (65.22%) jQuery
7 27 (58.70%) JSON
7 27 (58.70%) CSS3
8 26 (56.52%) HTML5
9 24 (52.17%) Backbone.js
10 21 (45.65%) XML
10 21 (45.65%) OO
11 20 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (43.48%) Ember.js
12 19 (41.30%) Web Services
13 18 (39.13%) Mocha
14 17 (36.96%) Grunt
15 16 (34.78%) Node.js
15 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (34.78%) User Experience
15 16 (34.78%) Pair Programming
16 15 (32.61%) MVC
16 15 (32.61%) React
16 15 (32.61%) koa
16 15 (32.61%) Meteor
16 15 (32.61%) bluebird
16 15 (32.61%) webpack

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QUnit 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 QUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (34.78%) Node.js
2 2 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.17%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) Pentaho
2 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (71.74%) Jasmine
2 18 (39.13%) Mocha
3 17 (36.96%) Grunt
4 15 (32.61%) Bower
4 15 (32.61%) webpack
5 10 (21.74%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (17.39%) NUnit
7 7 (15.22%) Subversion
7 7 (15.22%) MSTest
8 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
9 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
9 5 (10.87%) Selenium
10 4 (8.70%) Ant
10 4 (8.70%) JUnit
11 3 (6.52%) Sinon.JS
12 2 (4.35%) PhantomJS
12 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
12 2 (4.35%) JMeter
12 2 (4.35%) Maven
12 2 (4.35%) Checkstyle
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Web Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Programmer
9 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Agile C# Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Lead Web Developer
10 1 (2.17%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (80.43%) HTML
1 37 (80.43%) CSS
2 30 (65.22%) jQuery
2 30 (65.22%) AngularJS
3 27 (58.70%) CSS3
3 27 (58.70%) JSON
4 26 (56.52%) HTML5
5 24 (52.17%) Backbone.js
6 21 (45.65%) XML
7 20 (43.48%) Ember.js
8 19 (41.30%) Web Services
9 15 (32.61%) React
9 15 (32.61%) koa
9 15 (32.61%) Meteor
9 15 (32.61%) bluebird
10 9 (19.57%) .NET
11 7 (15.22%) REST
11 7 (15.22%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (10.87%) Java EE
12 5 (10.87%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) User Experience
2 13 (28.26%) Social Media
3 5 (10.87%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.35%) W3C
4 2 (4.35%) Smartcard
4 2 (4.35%) PKI
4 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (82.61%) TDD
2 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (45.65%) OO
4 20 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (34.78%) Pair Programming
6 15 (32.61%) MVC
6 15 (32.61%) Dependency Management
7 12 (26.09%) Web Development
8 11 (23.91%) Scrum
9 8 (17.39%) SOA
9 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
10 7 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
12 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.52%) BDD
12 3 (6.52%) DevOps
12 3 (6.52%) Data Visualisation
13 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.26%) Java
3 6 (13.04%) PHP
4 5 (10.87%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.35%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Groovy
6 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) HND
2 2 (4.35%) Sun Certification
2 2 (4.35%) OCMJD
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
1 3 (6.52%) Google
2 2 (4.35%) hybris
2 2 (4.35%) Splunk
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Sun
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.35%) Endeca
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) Sybase
3 1 (2.17%) Twitter
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