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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QUnit
Rank 605 554 541
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -13
Contract jobs citing QUnit 8 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.072% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.56% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 11
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£369 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -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
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
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 £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 July 2015.

QUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

QUnit
Top 10 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 July 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 -55 3 £500 +17.64% 5
South Wales - 3 £350 -
Wales - 3 £350 -
Cardiff - 3 £350 -
Scotland -4 2 £338 -10.00% 2
London -30 2 £500 +14.28% 2
Glasgow - 2 £338 - 2
Berkshire +14 1 £413 +26.92%
South East -16 1 £413 +17.85%
Bracknell - 1 £413 -

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 32 (88.89%) HTML
3 30 (83.33%) CSS
4 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (77.78%) TDD
6 26 (72.22%) AngularJS
7 25 (69.44%) HTML5
7 25 (69.44%) JSON
8 24 (66.67%) jQuery
8 24 (66.67%) CSS3
8 24 (66.67%) Jasmine
9 23 (63.89%) Backbone.js
10 21 (58.33%) Ember.js
11 20 (55.56%) XML
12 19 (52.78%) Web Services
13 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (50.00%) Grunt
13 18 (50.00%) gulp
13 18 (50.00%) Node.js
13 18 (50.00%) Mocha
14 17 (47.22%) Dependency Management
15 16 (44.44%) webpack
15 16 (44.44%) React
15 16 (44.44%) Bower
15 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (44.44%) Pair Programming
15 16 (44.44%) OO
16 15 (41.67%) User Experience
16 15 (41.67%) koa

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
2 1 (2.78%) CTI
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) CouchDB
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 24 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 18 (50.00%) Mocha
2 18 (50.00%) Grunt
2 18 (50.00%) gulp
3 16 (44.44%) Bower
3 16 (44.44%) webpack
4 9 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (16.67%) Selenium
6 4 (11.11%) Ant
6 4 (11.11%) Subversion
6 4 (11.11%) Maven
7 3 (8.33%) NUnit
7 3 (8.33%) JUnit
7 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.56%) Checkstyle
8 2 (5.56%) MSTest
9 1 (2.78%) JSHint
9 1 (2.78%) Sinon.JS
General
1 1 (2.78%) Front Office
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Legal
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
1 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
1 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Web Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Lead Web Developer
9 1 (2.78%) UX Developer
9 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (88.89%) HTML
2 30 (83.33%) CSS
3 26 (72.22%) AngularJS
4 25 (69.44%) HTML5
4 25 (69.44%) JSON
5 24 (66.67%) jQuery
5 24 (66.67%) CSS3
6 23 (63.89%) Backbone.js
7 21 (58.33%) Ember.js
8 20 (55.56%) XML
9 19 (52.78%) Web Services
10 16 (44.44%) React
11 15 (41.67%) koa
11 15 (41.67%) Meteor
11 15 (41.67%) bluebird
12 8 (22.22%) REST
13 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (13.89%) RESTful
14 5 (13.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) User Experience
2 13 (36.11%) Social Media
3 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.78%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) CentOS
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (77.78%) TDD
3 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (47.22%) Dependency Management
5 16 (44.44%) Pair Programming
5 16 (44.44%) OO
6 9 (25.00%) MVC
7 8 (22.22%) Web Development
8 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (16.67%) Scrum
9 6 (16.67%) SOA
10 5 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 3 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
12 3 (8.33%) DevOps
13 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
13 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
13 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) Groovy
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) HND
2 2 (5.56%) Sun Certification
2 2 (5.56%) OCMJD
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle
1 3 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (5.56%) hybris
2 2 (5.56%) Sun
2 2 (5.56%) Endeca
2 2 (5.56%) Twitter
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) Splunk
3 1 (2.78%) Sybase
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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