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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
Rank 537 577 -
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 58 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.010% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 0.083% -
Number of daily rates quoted 48 5 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
7285 5995 5826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 11.62% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5033 3850 3585
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 144 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 2014.

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 22 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 19 December 2014. 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 +18 53 £421 +5.31% 15
London +54 44 £423 +5.62% 11
City of London - 12 £410 - 5
East of England - 4 £260 -
South East - 3 £438 - 4
South West - 1 - -
North West - 1 £358 -
Cambridge - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 £358 -
Devon - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Chester - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 85 (70.25%) Jasmine
1 85 (70.25%) AngularJS
2 84 (69.42%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (66.12%) TDD
4 76 (62.81%) JavaScript
5 73 (60.33%) HTML
6 68 (56.20%) HTML5
7 66 (54.55%) CSS
8 51 (42.15%) Git (software)
9 48 (39.67%) jQuery
10 45 (37.19%) Grunt
11 44 (36.36%) Node.js
12 40 (33.06%) Linux
13 38 (31.40%) CSS3
14 36 (29.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 35 (28.93%) Scrum
16 33 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
17 31 (25.62%) MySQL
17 31 (25.62%) Backbone.js
18 29 (23.97%) Cucumber
19 26 (21.49%) Digital Media
19 26 (21.49%) OO
20 24 (19.83%) Bower
21 23 (19.01%) REST
21 23 (19.01%) Python
22 22 (18.18%) Games
22 22 (18.18%) Sass
23 21 (17.36%) Gherkin
23 21 (17.36%) Amazon Redshift
23 21 (17.36%) Opscode Chef

Karma Test Runner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (36.36%) Node.js
2 21 (17.36%) Apache
3 10 (8.26%) Confluence
4 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Photoshop
1 10 (8.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.26%) GitHub
1 10 (8.26%) Heroku
1 10 (8.26%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) SSH
2 7 (5.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (25.62%) MySQL
3 21 (17.36%) Amazon Redshift
4 12 (9.92%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.48%) KDB
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.83%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 85 (70.25%) Jasmine
2 51 (42.15%) Git (software)
3 45 (37.19%) Grunt
4 29 (23.97%) Cucumber
5 24 (19.83%) Bower
6 17 (14.05%) Selenium
7 14 (11.57%) Subversion
8 13 (10.74%) JIRA
9 12 (9.92%) Yeoman
9 12 (9.92%) Mocha
10 11 (9.09%) Sinon.JS
10 11 (9.09%) Jenkins
11 10 (8.26%) Sublime Text
11 10 (8.26%) RSpec
11 10 (8.26%) WebDriver
11 10 (8.26%) QUnit
12 9 (7.44%) Calabash
13 8 (6.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (4.96%) Spock
15 5 (4.13%) CodeNarc
General
1 22 (18.18%) Games
2 4 (3.31%) Front Office
2 4 (3.31%) Finance
3 3 (2.48%) Publishing
4 2 (1.65%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (80.17%) Developer
2 25 (20.66%) JavaScript Developer
2 25 (20.66%) Front-End Developer
3 19 (15.70%) Web Developer
3 19 (15.70%) Python Developer
4 14 (11.57%) Python/Django Developer
5 7 (5.79%) Analyst
6 5 (4.13%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.13%) Quality Engineer
6 5 (4.13%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (3.31%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (3.31%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.48%) Lead Developer
8 3 (2.48%) .NET Developer
8 3 (2.48%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.48%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (1.65%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (1.65%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (1.65%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (70.25%) AngularJS
2 73 (60.33%) HTML
3 68 (56.20%) HTML5
4 66 (54.55%) CSS
5 48 (39.67%) jQuery
6 38 (31.40%) CSS3
7 36 (29.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 31 (25.62%) Backbone.js
9 23 (19.01%) REST
10 22 (18.18%) Sass
11 21 (17.36%) Gherkin
11 21 (17.36%) Django
12 16 (13.22%) D3.js
13 15 (12.40%) RESTful
14 14 (11.57%) JSON
14 14 (11.57%) LESS
15 13 (10.74%) .NET
16 11 (9.09%) Web Services
17 10 (8.26%) Ruby on Rails
18 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) Digital Media
2 20 (16.53%) User Experience
3 14 (11.57%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.96%) Open Source
4 6 (4.96%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.31%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.06%) Linux
2 10 (8.26%) Mac OS
2 10 (8.26%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.31%) UNIX
4 2 (1.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (69.42%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (66.12%) TDD
3 35 (28.93%) Scrum
4 26 (21.49%) OO
5 19 (15.70%) Web Development
6 16 (13.22%) Unit Testing
6 16 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (12.40%) BDD
7 15 (12.40%) MVC
8 13 (10.74%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (6.61%) Progressive Enhancement
10 8 (6.61%) Web Design
10 8 (6.61%) Test Scripting
11 7 (5.79%) Workflow
11 7 (5.79%) Load Testing
11 7 (5.79%) Web Application Development
12 6 (4.96%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.96%) Analytics
12 6 (4.96%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (62.81%) JavaScript
2 23 (19.01%) Python
3 15 (12.40%) Ruby
4 13 (10.74%) Java
5 8 (6.61%) Scala
5 8 (6.61%) PHP
6 7 (5.79%) C#
7 4 (3.31%) SQL
8 3 (2.48%) C++
8 3 (2.48%) ECMAScript
8 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.65%) Groovy
9 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.83%) Perl
10 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (17.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.13%) Google
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle
2 1 (0.83%) Adobe
2 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
2 1 (0.83%) Sencha
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