The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for QUnit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QUnit over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
QUnit
UK
Rank 583 603 595
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8  
Contract jobs citing QUnit 10 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.077% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 20
Median daily rate £506 £500 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +20.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £401 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £388
% change year-on-year - +16.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

QUnit is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7860 7745 6973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.35% 14.56% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 5162 4461
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.22 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

QUnit
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing QUnit as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for QUnit in the UK

QUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QUnit.

Contractor daily rate trend for QUnit in the UK

QUnit
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 10 £506 +1.25% 7
London +15 8 £506 -2.87% 1
City of London +6 3 £500 +21.21%
South West - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -

QUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for QUnit.

1 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
2 20 (86.96%) Sass
2 20 (86.96%) AngularJS
3 19 (82.61%) CSS3
3 19 (82.61%) Jasmine
3 19 (82.61%) Grunt
4 18 (78.26%) webpack
4 18 (78.26%) gulp
5 17 (73.91%) React
6 16 (69.57%) HTML
7 14 (60.87%) Selenium
7 14 (60.87%) Ember.js
8 13 (56.52%) Backbone.js
8 13 (56.52%) JSON
9 12 (52.17%) MVC
9 12 (52.17%) LESS
9 12 (52.17%) HTML5
9 12 (52.17%) REST
9 12 (52.17%) Bower
10 11 (47.83%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (47.83%) JSHint
10 11 (47.83%) Protractor
10 11 (47.83%) JSLint
10 11 (47.83%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (47.83%) Web Design
10 11 (47.83%) HTTP
10 11 (47.83%) DNS
10 11 (47.83%) SSL
10 11 (47.83%) DOM

QUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) ColdFusion
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) LaTeX
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) CloudBees
2 1 (4.35%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.35%) Google Play
2 1 (4.35%) Heroku
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
1 11 (47.83%) HTTP
1 11 (47.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Grunt
1 19 (82.61%) Jasmine
2 18 (78.26%) gulp
2 18 (78.26%) webpack
3 14 (60.87%) Selenium
4 12 (52.17%) Bower
5 11 (47.83%) JSHint
5 11 (47.83%) Karma Test Runner
5 11 (47.83%) Maven
5 11 (47.83%) Protractor
6 8 (34.78%) Mocha
7 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
8 1 (4.35%) Capybara
8 1 (4.35%) CasperJS
8 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
8 1 (4.35%) JIRA
8 1 (4.35%) PhantomJS
8 1 (4.35%) RSpec
8 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (52.17%) UI Developer
4 8 (34.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (34.78%) Web Developer
5 7 (30.43%) Web UI Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Senior UI Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Access Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Angular Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) AngularJS
1 20 (86.96%) CSS
1 20 (86.96%) Sass
2 19 (82.61%) CSS3
3 17 (73.91%) React
4 16 (69.57%) HTML
5 14 (60.87%) Ember.js
6 13 (56.52%) Backbone.js
6 13 (56.52%) JSON
7 12 (52.17%) HTML5
7 12 (52.17%) LESS
7 12 (52.17%) REST
8 11 (47.83%) Ajax
8 11 (47.83%) Compass CSS Framework
8 11 (47.83%) DOM
8 11 (47.83%) JSLint
9 7 (30.43%) Chai
10 6 (26.09%) Apache Cordova
10 6 (26.09%) Node.js
10 6 (26.09%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Graphic Design
2 8 (34.78%) User Experience
3 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) MVC
2 11 (47.83%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (47.83%) Web Design
3 10 (43.48%) Web Development
4 9 (39.13%) TDD
5 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) Front End Development
5 8 (34.78%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Isomorphic Development
6 5 (21.74%) Isomorphic JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) UX Design
7 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
7 2 (8.70%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.35%) ATDD
8 1 (4.35%) BDD
8 1 (4.35%) Cross-Platform Development
8 1 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) ES6
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Groovy
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Apple
2 1 (4.35%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Telerik
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
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