The table below looks at the statistics for Karma Test Runner skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Karma Test Runner over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
Rank 560 560 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 39 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.019% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £418 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
6982 6366 5205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.01% 12.26% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4469 4037 3301
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 110 142
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £17.90 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

Karma Test Runner
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Karma Test Runner within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Karma Test Runner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Karma Test Runner
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner within the UK.

Karma Test Runner Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Karma Test Runner
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Karma Test Runner within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Karma Test Runner Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Karma Test Runner
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Karma Test Runner within the UK.

Karma Test Runner Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Karma Test Runner
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Karma Test Runner within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 34 £375 -10.34% 19
London +20 23 £400 -13.51% 14
City of London +25 11 £375 -10.44% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 2
South East -33 2 £413 +17.85% 3
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
York - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Karma Test Runner 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 Karma Test Runner.

1 74 (78.72%) AngularJS
2 67 (71.28%) Jasmine
3 66 (70.21%) JavaScript
4 56 (59.57%) HTML
5 53 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (55.32%) HTML5
7 50 (53.19%) TDD
8 48 (51.06%) CSS
9 44 (46.81%) Node.js
10 42 (44.68%) Grunt
11 32 (34.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 31 (32.98%) CSS3
13 29 (30.85%) Git (software)
14 26 (27.66%) OO
15 25 (26.60%) Sass
16 23 (24.47%) LESS
17 22 (23.40%) Backbone.js
17 22 (23.40%) BDD
17 22 (23.40%) E-Commerce
17 22 (23.40%) jQuery
18 21 (22.34%) User Experience
19 20 (21.28%) Cucumber
19 20 (21.28%) REST
19 20 (21.28%) Unit Testing
19 20 (21.28%) Web Development
19 20 (21.28%) MVC
20 19 (20.21%) Scrum
21 17 (18.09%) Selenium
21 17 (18.09%) D3.js
21 17 (18.09%) Bower

Karma Test Runner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Karma Test Runner 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 Karma Test Runner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (46.81%) Node.js
2 3 (3.19%) Apache
2 3 (3.19%) CMS
3 2 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) JBoss
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.06%) SAS
4 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) MySQL
2 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.19%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) Voldemort
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.06%) KDB
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 67 (71.28%) Jasmine
2 42 (44.68%) Grunt
3 29 (30.85%) Git (software)
4 20 (21.28%) Cucumber
5 17 (18.09%) Selenium
5 17 (18.09%) Bower
6 14 (14.89%) QUnit
7 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
7 11 (11.70%) Sinon.JS
8 10 (10.64%) Calabash
8 10 (10.64%) WebDriver
9 8 (8.51%) Subversion
10 6 (6.38%) NUnit
10 6 (6.38%) TeamCity
10 6 (6.38%) Spock
11 5 (5.32%) CodeNarc
11 5 (5.32%) MSTest
11 5 (5.32%) Cobertura
11 5 (5.32%) Mocha
12 4 (4.26%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (7.45%) Front Office
1 7 (7.45%) Banking
2 6 (6.38%) Retail
2 6 (6.38%) Games
3 4 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (1.06%) Publishing
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (82.98%) Developer
2 28 (29.79%) Front-End Developer
3 22 (23.40%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (13.83%) Web Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 5 (5.32%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Python/Django Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) Tester
10 2 (2.13%) QA Engineer
10 2 (2.13%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (78.72%) AngularJS
2 56 (59.57%) HTML
3 52 (55.32%) HTML5
4 48 (51.06%) CSS
5 32 (34.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 31 (32.98%) CSS3
7 25 (26.60%) Sass
8 23 (24.47%) LESS
9 22 (23.40%) Backbone.js
9 22 (23.40%) jQuery
10 20 (21.28%) REST
11 17 (18.09%) D3.js
12 15 (15.96%) .NET
13 9 (9.57%) JSON
14 8 (8.51%) Ext JS
14 8 (8.51%) YUI
14 8 (8.51%) Smarty
14 8 (8.51%) SOAP
14 8 (8.51%) Web Services
14 8 (8.51%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) User Experience
2 6 (6.38%) Digital Media
3 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.19%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.13%) Open Source
7 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Linux
2 6 (6.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (1.06%) UNIX
4 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (53.19%) TDD
3 26 (27.66%) OO
4 22 (23.40%) E-Commerce
4 22 (23.40%) BDD
5 20 (21.28%) MVC
5 20 (21.28%) Web Development
5 20 (21.28%) Unit Testing
6 19 (20.21%) Scrum
7 13 (13.83%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (12.77%) Progressive Enhancement
9 9 (9.57%) Web Design
9 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
10 7 (7.45%) Integration Testing
10 7 (7.45%) Automation Testing
11 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.32%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.32%) Graceful Degradation
13 4 (4.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.21%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.02%) PHP
3 15 (15.96%) C#
3 15 (15.96%) Java
4 9 (9.57%) Scala
5 7 (7.45%) Python
6 6 (6.38%) SQL
7 4 (4.26%) Ruby
7 4 (4.26%) PHP5
8 3 (3.19%) ECMAScript
9 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.13%) Groovy
10 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.13%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe
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