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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QUnit
Rank 541 549 509
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -40
Contract jobs citing QUnit 35 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.053% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.44% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 23
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £278 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £511 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.63%
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
7067 6116 5041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.45% 11.96% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4638 3849 3188
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 113 158
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £19.19 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £54.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 2 March 2015.

QUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

QUnit
Top 17 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 2 March 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 -23 33 £419 +8.06% 11
London +15 23 £425 +9.67% 5
City of London +12 9 £425 +31.78%
South East -11 7 £365 - 2
Scotland -2 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 95 (94.06%) JavaScript
2 88 (87.13%) HTML
2 88 (87.13%) CSS
3 74 (73.27%) TDD
4 69 (68.32%) Jasmine
5 68 (67.33%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (66.34%) HTML5
7 61 (60.40%) CSS3
7 61 (60.40%) AngularJS
7 61 (60.40%) jQuery
8 42 (41.58%) OO
8 42 (41.58%) MVC
9 40 (39.60%) Backbone.js
10 35 (34.65%) Mocha
11 33 (32.67%) Git (software)
11 33 (32.67%) JSON
12 32 (31.68%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (30.69%) Ember.js
14 29 (28.71%) Sass
14 29 (28.71%) Java
15 27 (26.73%) Node.js
15 27 (26.73%) Grunt
16 26 (25.74%) PHP
17 24 (23.76%) User Experience
18 22 (21.78%) XML
19 20 (19.80%) Web Services
19 20 (19.80%) Pair Programming
20 19 (18.81%) Ajax
20 19 (18.81%) JUnit
20 19 (18.81%) Sinon.JS

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 27 (26.73%) Node.js
2 6 (5.94%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.99%) JBoss
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) HTTP
2 6 (5.94%) Firewall
3 2 (1.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.94%) Pentaho
2 6 (5.94%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 69 (68.32%) Jasmine
2 35 (34.65%) Mocha
3 33 (32.67%) Git (software)
4 27 (26.73%) Grunt
5 19 (18.81%) Sinon.JS
5 19 (18.81%) JUnit
6 14 (13.86%) Karma Test Runner
6 14 (13.86%) Jenkins
7 12 (11.88%) Bower
7 12 (11.88%) Subversion
8 11 (10.89%) Selenium
8 11 (10.89%) Cucumber
9 8 (7.92%) MSTest
10 7 (6.93%) NUnit
10 7 (6.93%) Hudson
11 6 (5.94%) Eclipse
11 6 (5.94%) JMeter
11 6 (5.94%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.96%) JIRA
12 4 (3.96%) Trac
General
1 7 (6.93%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Legal
3 2 (1.98%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Publishing
4 1 (0.99%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (88.12%) Developer
2 25 (24.75%) Senior Developer
3 24 (23.76%) Front-End Developer
4 19 (18.81%) Web Developer
5 13 (12.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (8.91%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.91%) Senior Web Developer
7 7 (6.93%) UI Developer
7 7 (6.93%) UI Programmer
8 5 (4.95%) Programmer
9 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (3.96%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (3.96%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (3.96%) LAMP Developer
9 4 (3.96%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Technical Leader
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (87.13%) HTML
1 88 (87.13%) CSS
2 67 (66.34%) HTML5
3 61 (60.40%) CSS3
3 61 (60.40%) AngularJS
3 61 (60.40%) jQuery
4 40 (39.60%) Backbone.js
5 33 (32.67%) JSON
6 31 (30.69%) Ember.js
7 29 (28.71%) Sass
8 22 (21.78%) XML
9 20 (19.80%) Web Services
10 19 (18.81%) Ajax
11 16 (15.84%) .NET
12 15 (14.85%) KnockoutJS
13 14 (13.86%) RESTful
13 14 (13.86%) REST
13 14 (13.86%) Mustache
14 11 (10.89%) LESS
15 10 (9.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) User Experience
2 11 (10.89%) Social Media
3 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.92%) W3C
4 6 (5.94%) Smartcard
4 6 (5.94%) PKI
4 6 (5.94%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.96%) Open Source
6 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) CentOS
2 2 (1.98%) Windows
3 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (73.27%) TDD
2 68 (67.33%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (41.58%) OO
3 42 (41.58%) MVC
4 32 (31.68%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (19.80%) Pair Programming
6 18 (17.82%) BDD
7 17 (16.83%) Web Development
8 16 (15.84%) Scrum
9 15 (14.85%) E-Commerce
9 15 (14.85%) Unit Testing
10 14 (13.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (11.88%) Dependency Management
12 11 (10.89%) OOP
13 10 (9.90%) SOA
14 6 (5.94%) Integration Testing
14 6 (5.94%) Workflow
15 5 (4.95%) SEO
15 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
15 5 (4.95%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 95 (94.06%) JavaScript
2 29 (28.71%) Java
3 26 (25.74%) PHP
4 17 (16.83%) C#
5 14 (13.86%) Scala
6 13 (12.87%) Python
7 10 (9.90%) SQL
7 10 (9.90%) Groovy
8 7 (6.93%) Ruby
9 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) VCP4
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) HND
4 1 (0.99%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.99%) OCMJD
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 6 (5.94%) Cisco
1 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
1 6 (5.94%) Google
1 6 (5.94%) Splunk
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.99%) Adobe
3 1 (0.99%) Sun
3 1 (0.99%) hybris
3 1 (0.99%) Endeca
3 1 (0.99%) Twitter
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle
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