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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QUnit
Rank 524 533 539
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing QUnit 64 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.072% 0.046%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% 0.62% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 23
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£421 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-9.39% -
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
7330 6012 5885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 11.63% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5043 3860 3612
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 144 245
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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
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 17 December 2014.

QUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

QUnit
Top 23 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 17 December 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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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 64 £421 -6.38% 4
London +18 34 £430 -4.44% 3
South East - 16 £348 -
East of England +1 7 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £450 - 1
City of London +18 6 £423 -11.05%
Hampshire - 6 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

1 109 (97.32%) JavaScript
2 104 (92.86%) HTML
3 93 (83.04%) CSS
4 82 (73.21%) TDD
5 78 (69.64%) HTML5
6 75 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (64.29%) Jasmine
8 66 (58.93%) CSS3
9 60 (53.57%) AngularJS
10 58 (51.79%) jQuery
10 58 (51.79%) MVC
11 45 (40.18%) Backbone.js
12 41 (36.61%) Git (software)
13 38 (33.93%) OO
14 36 (32.14%) Java
15 32 (28.57%) Ajax
15 32 (28.57%) Sass
16 31 (27.68%) JSON
17 28 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (23.21%) Mocha
19 25 (22.32%) BDD
19 25 (22.32%) PHP
20 24 (21.43%) JUnit
21 23 (20.54%) XML
22 22 (19.64%) Unit Testing
22 22 (19.64%) Node.js
22 22 (19.64%) Ember.js
23 21 (18.75%) Sinon.JS
23 21 (18.75%) C#
24 20 (17.86%) .NET

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 22 (19.64%) Node.js
2 4 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.89%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) HTTP
2 4 (3.57%) Internet
2 4 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) Pentaho
2 4 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 72 (64.29%) Jasmine
2 41 (36.61%) Git (software)
3 26 (23.21%) Mocha
4 24 (21.43%) JUnit
5 21 (18.75%) Sinon.JS
6 18 (16.07%) Grunt
7 16 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 16 (14.29%) Subversion
8 13 (11.61%) Cucumber
9 12 (10.71%) Hudson
10 10 (8.93%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (8.93%) Selenium
11 9 (8.04%) NUnit
12 8 (7.14%) Maven
12 8 (7.14%) MSTest
13 6 (5.36%) JIRA
13 6 (5.36%) Trac
14 5 (4.46%) WebDriver
14 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
14 5 (4.46%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (4.46%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (0.89%) Advertising
3 1 (0.89%) Publishing
3 1 (0.89%) Games
3 1 (0.89%) Marketing
3 1 (0.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (97.32%) Developer
2 36 (32.14%) Front-End Developer
3 22 (19.64%) Senior Developer
4 21 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (13.39%) Web Developer
6 12 (10.71%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.14%) UI Developer
7 8 (7.14%) UI Programmer
8 7 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (2.68%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 3 (2.68%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (2.68%) PHP Developer
12 3 (2.68%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.68%) .NET Software Engineer
12 3 (2.68%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (92.86%) HTML
2 93 (83.04%) CSS
3 78 (69.64%) HTML5
4 66 (58.93%) CSS3
5 60 (53.57%) AngularJS
6 58 (51.79%) jQuery
7 45 (40.18%) Backbone.js
8 32 (28.57%) Ajax
8 32 (28.57%) Sass
9 31 (27.68%) JSON
10 23 (20.54%) XML
11 22 (19.64%) Ember.js
12 20 (17.86%) .NET
13 19 (16.96%) RESTful
14 18 (16.07%) REST
14 18 (16.07%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (14.29%) Web Services
16 15 (13.39%) .NET Framework
17 13 (11.61%) Grails
18 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) User Experience
2 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.04%) W3C
4 5 (4.46%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.57%) PKI
5 4 (3.57%) Smartcard
6 3 (2.68%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.79%) Open Source
8 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) CentOS
2 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.68%) Android
3 1 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (73.21%) TDD
2 75 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (51.79%) MVC
4 38 (33.93%) OO
5 28 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (22.32%) BDD
7 22 (19.64%) Unit Testing
8 19 (16.96%) Scrum
9 15 (13.39%) OOP
10 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 12 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (10.71%) SOA
12 11 (9.82%) Pair Programming
13 10 (8.93%) Web Development
14 9 (8.04%) SEO
15 7 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (5.36%) Software Engineering
16 6 (5.36%) Change Control
16 6 (5.36%) Mentoring
17 5 (4.46%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (97.32%) JavaScript
2 36 (32.14%) Java
3 25 (22.32%) PHP
4 21 (18.75%) C#
5 16 (14.29%) Scala
5 16 (14.29%) Groovy
6 14 (12.50%) Python
7 10 (8.93%) Ruby
7 10 (8.93%) SQL
8 6 (5.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 6 (5.36%) Google
2 4 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.57%) Cisco
2 4 (3.57%) Splunk
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.79%) Twitter
4 1 (0.89%) Facebook
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe
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