Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

QUnit
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 833 799
Rank change year-on-year -26 -34 -34
Contract jobs citing QUnit 18 48 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.046% 0.078%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.093% 0.28% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 83
UK median daily rate £388 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £324 £313
90th Percentile £650 £536 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £378 £350
% change year-on-year -12.25% +7.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19267 17294 16223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.68% 16.51% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13417 11639 10802
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 251 338
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.20 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

QUnit
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing QUnit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QUnit over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QUnit in the UK

QUnit
Top 7 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 17 £388 -8.82% 3
London -25 13 £403 -10.56% 1
UK excluding London -6 5 £331 -12.25% 2
East of England -9 2 £325 -
South East -2 1 £365 -7.01% 1
South West - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £338 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
1 17 (94.44%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) CSS
3 12 (66.67%) HTML5
4 11 (61.11%) Mocha
4 11 (61.11%) Jasmine
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (55.56%) TDD
6 9 (50.00%) jQuery
6 9 (50.00%) Sass
6 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 9 (50.00%) REST
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (50.00%) Front End Development
7 8 (44.44%) React
7 8 (44.44%) User Experience
7 8 (44.44%) Chai
7 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
8 7 (38.89%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (38.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
8 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
8 7 (38.89%) CSS3
8 7 (38.89%) Subversion
8 7 (38.89%) Mobile First
9 6 (33.33%) LESS
9 6 (33.33%) Backbone.js
10 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
10 5 (27.78%) Ember.js

QUnit
Co-occurring 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 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) Drupal
2 2 (11.11%) Mule
2 2 (11.11%) WordPress
3 1 (5.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Fireworks
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) CloudBees
2 2 (11.11%) GitHub
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) OpenShift
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Jasmine
1 11 (61.11%) Mocha
2 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (38.89%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (38.89%) Subversion
4 5 (27.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
5 4 (22.22%) Selenium
6 2 (11.11%) Capybara
6 2 (11.11%) Codeception
6 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 2 (11.11%) JIRA
6 2 (11.11%) JUnit
6 2 (11.11%) PHPUnit
6 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
6 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (5.56%) Moq
7 1 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation Developer
4 2 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) CSS
3 12 (66.67%) HTML5
4 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 9 (50.00%) REST
4 9 (50.00%) Sass
5 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 8 (44.44%) Chai
5 8 (44.44%) React
6 7 (38.89%) CSS3
7 6 (33.33%) Backbone.js
7 6 (33.33%) LESS
8 5 (27.78%) Ember.js
8 5 (27.78%) Handlebars
8 5 (27.78%) SOAP
9 4 (22.22%) .NET
9 4 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (22.22%) PhoneGap
9 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (16.67%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) User Experience
2 4 (22.22%) Fintech
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) TDD
3 9 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 7 (38.89%) Mobile First
4 7 (38.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Wireframes
6 4 (22.22%) SEO
6 4 (22.22%) SOLID
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Content Management
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
7 3 (16.67%) Low Latency
7 3 (16.67%) Memory Management
7 3 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 2 (11.11%) ES6
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) XPath
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) WAI
1 2 (11.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Telerik
2 2 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle