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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QUnit
Rank 604 551 562
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +11
Contract jobs citing QUnit 18 49 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.090% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.70% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 10
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£500 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £337 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -16.66%
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
7561 7039 5888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.28% 12.88% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4969 4527 3682
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 149 143
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 4 August 2015.

QUnit Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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 -39 15 £500 +17.64% 9
London -10 12 £500 +11.11% 5
Berkshire 0 3 £425 +29.77% 1
Scotland -11 3 £350 -6.66% 1
City of London -14 3 £469 +8.69% 3
South East -32 3 £425 +21.42% 1
Bracknell - 3 £425 -
Glasgow - 3 £350 -

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 31 (88.57%) CSS
3 30 (85.71%) HTML
4 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (71.43%) AngularJS
6 23 (65.71%) HTML5
7 21 (60.00%) TDD
8 19 (54.29%) Jasmine
8 19 (54.29%) Backbone.js
9 18 (51.43%) Ember.js
9 18 (51.43%) Karma Test Runner
9 18 (51.43%) jQuery
10 17 (48.57%) CSS3
11 16 (45.71%) Node.js
12 15 (42.86%) REST
13 14 (40.00%) JSON
14 12 (34.29%) MVC
14 12 (34.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (34.29%) Grunt
14 12 (34.29%) gulp
15 11 (31.43%) Mocha
15 11 (31.43%) Java
15 11 (31.43%) Selenium
16 10 (28.57%) Web Services
17 9 (25.71%) HTTP
17 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (25.71%) LESS
17 9 (25.71%) Dependency Management
17 9 (25.71%) User Experience
18 8 (22.86%) Bower

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (45.71%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) CTI
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.43%) CouchDB
1 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
1 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Jasmine
2 18 (51.43%) Karma Test Runner
3 12 (34.29%) Grunt
3 12 (34.29%) gulp
4 11 (31.43%) Selenium
4 11 (31.43%) Mocha
5 8 (22.86%) Bower
5 8 (22.86%) webpack
5 8 (22.86%) Sinon.JS
6 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
6 6 (17.14%) Maven
7 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
8 4 (11.43%) Subversion
9 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
9 3 (8.57%) JSHint
9 3 (8.57%) NUnit
9 3 (8.57%) Ant
9 3 (8.57%) JUnit
10 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (14.29%) Publishing
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Web Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Front-End Web Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (8.57%) UI Programmer
6 3 (8.57%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Coach
8 1 (2.86%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Lead Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) UX Developer
8 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) CSS
2 30 (85.71%) HTML
3 25 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 23 (65.71%) HTML5
5 19 (54.29%) Backbone.js
6 18 (51.43%) Ember.js
6 18 (51.43%) jQuery
7 17 (48.57%) CSS3
8 15 (42.86%) REST
9 14 (40.00%) JSON
10 12 (34.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (28.57%) Web Services
12 9 (25.71%) LESS
13 8 (22.86%) Sass
13 8 (22.86%) RESTful
13 8 (22.86%) React
13 8 (22.86%) XML
13 8 (22.86%) Ext JS
14 7 (20.00%) YUI
15 6 (17.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Graphic Design
2 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.57%) Social Media
3 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.86%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) CentOS
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) TDD
3 12 (34.29%) MVC
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.71%) Dependency Management
5 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 7 (20.00%) Scrum
7 6 (17.14%) Web Development
7 6 (17.14%) SOA
7 6 (17.14%) OO
8 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 5 (14.29%) BDD
9 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
10 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (8.57%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.57%) Web Design
11 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 11 (31.43%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) PHP
4 4 (11.43%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) Scala
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) HND
1 2 (5.71%) Sun Certification
1 2 (5.71%) OCMJD
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Twitter
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Google
3 2 (5.71%) hybris
3 2 (5.71%) Sun
3 2 (5.71%) Endeca
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) Sybase
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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