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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QUnit
Rank 599 571 587
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Contract jobs citing QUnit 31 45 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.080% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.62% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 8
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£450 £375 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £511 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -
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
8126 7216 6261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.92% 12.76% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5362 4640 4009
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 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 134 137
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 £23.75 £30.00 £23.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 2015.

QUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

QUnit
Top 13 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 3 September 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 -13 29 £450 +16.12% 13
London -3 22 £500 +8.10% 7
City of London +18 8 £425 +9.67% 4
South East -19 5 £413 +23.13%
Berkshire -2 3 £425 +29.27%
Bracknell - 3 £425 -
Scotland -16 2 £350 -6.66% 1
Glasgow - 2 £350 - 1
Crawley - 2 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
West Sussex - 2 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Corby - 1 - -

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 36 (94.74%) JavaScript
1 36 (94.74%) CSS
2 31 (81.58%) HTML
3 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (73.68%) AngularJS
5 22 (57.89%) Jasmine
5 22 (57.89%) Backbone.js
5 22 (57.89%) Karma Test Runner
6 21 (55.26%) TDD
6 21 (55.26%) HTML5
7 20 (52.63%) REST
8 19 (50.00%) Node.js
9 18 (47.37%) Ember.js
10 17 (44.74%) jQuery
11 16 (42.11%) MVC
11 16 (42.11%) CSS3
12 15 (39.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (36.84%) LESS
13 14 (36.84%) Sinon.JS
14 13 (34.21%) HTTP
15 12 (31.58%) BDD
15 12 (31.58%) Ext JS
16 11 (28.95%) Spring
16 11 (28.95%) Selenium
16 11 (28.95%) YUI
16 11 (28.95%) Java
17 10 (26.32%) Publishing
17 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
17 10 (26.32%) Sass
18 9 (23.68%) Grunt

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.26%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) CTI
3 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) CouchDB
1 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) Jasmine
1 22 (57.89%) Karma Test Runner
2 14 (36.84%) Sinon.JS
3 11 (28.95%) Selenium
4 9 (23.68%) gulp
4 9 (23.68%) Grunt
5 8 (21.05%) Mocha
6 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
7 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
7 5 (13.16%) Maven
7 5 (13.16%) NUnit
7 5 (13.16%) Bower
7 5 (13.16%) webpack
8 4 (10.53%) SpecFlow
8 4 (10.53%) Subversion
9 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
9 3 (7.89%) Ant
9 3 (7.89%) JUnit
9 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (26.32%) Publishing
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (94.74%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Web Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Front-End Web Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (7.89%) UI Developer
7 3 (7.89%) UI Programmer
8 2 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Hybris Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) CSS
2 31 (81.58%) HTML
3 28 (73.68%) AngularJS
4 22 (57.89%) Backbone.js
5 21 (55.26%) HTML5
6 20 (52.63%) REST
7 18 (47.37%) Ember.js
8 17 (44.74%) jQuery
9 16 (42.11%) CSS3
10 15 (39.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (36.84%) LESS
12 12 (31.58%) Ext JS
13 11 (28.95%) YUI
13 11 (28.95%) Spring
14 10 (26.32%) Sass
15 9 (23.68%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (23.68%) JSON
16 8 (21.05%) Web Services
16 8 (21.05%) RESTful
17 6 (15.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Graphic Design
2 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Social Media
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) CentOS
2 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) TDD
3 16 (42.11%) MVC
4 12 (31.58%) BDD
5 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 7 (18.42%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) SOA
7 6 (15.79%) Dependency Management
8 5 (13.16%) OO
8 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.53%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.53%) Web Development
9 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.89%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.89%) Web Design
11 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
11 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.95%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) PHP
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Scala
5 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) HND
1 2 (5.26%) Sun Certification
1 2 (5.26%) OCMJD
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
1 4 (10.53%) Twitter
2 3 (7.89%) Endeca
2 3 (7.89%) Google
2 3 (7.89%) hybris
3 2 (5.26%) Sun
4 1 (2.63%) Sybase
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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