The table below looks at the statistics for QUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QUnit over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
QUnit
Rank - - 106
Contract jobs citing QUnit 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.45% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QUnit
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
361 172 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.15% 7.79% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 101 126
Average daily rate £340 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.80% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

QUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QUnit across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

QUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands