The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
Rank 570 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

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 18 April 2014.

Karma Test Runner Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Karma Test Runner
Top 14 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 17 £425 - 5
London - 12 £425 - 3
South East - 5 £350 - 2
City of London - 3 £425 -
Hampshire - 2 £344 -
Basingstoke - 2 £344 -
Derby - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (72.22%) AngularJS
3 12 (66.67%) HTML5
3 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (61.11%) TDD
4 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 11 (61.11%) Jasmine
5 10 (55.56%) Scrum
6 9 (50.00%) CSS3
6 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 8 (44.44%) jQuery
8 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (38.89%) Java
8 7 (38.89%) Open Source
9 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 6 (33.33%) Grunt
9 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (33.33%) OO
9 6 (33.33%) Adobe
9 6 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (27.78%) Back Office
10 5 (27.78%) Animation
10 5 (27.78%) XHTML
11 4 (22.22%) Linux
11 4 (22.22%) JUnit
11 4 (22.22%) Ruby
11 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management

Karma Test Runner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Jasmine
2 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 6 (33.33%) Grunt
5 4 (22.22%) JUnit
6 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
6 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 3 (16.67%) Mocha
6 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 3 (16.67%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (11.11%) JIRA
7 2 (11.11%) Selenium
7 2 (11.11%) Maven
7 2 (11.11%) WebStorm
7 2 (11.11%) Calabash
7 2 (11.11%) CodeNarc
7 2 (11.11%) Cobertura
8 1 (5.56%) Mockito
8 1 (5.56%) EasyMock
General
1 5 (27.78%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Web Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) AngularJS
2 12 (66.67%) HTML5
2 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) CSS3
5 8 (44.44%) jQuery
6 5 (27.78%) XHTML
7 3 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (16.67%) LESS
7 3 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (11.11%) DOM
8 2 (11.11%) JSP
8 2 (11.11%) Struts
8 2 (11.11%) JSON
8 2 (11.11%) Apache Flex
8 2 (11.11%) Spring
8 2 (11.11%) Ember.js
8 2 (11.11%) REST
8 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
8 2 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 5 (27.78%) Animation
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
3 10 (55.56%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (33.33%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) ATDD
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.56%) MVVM
9 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.56%) User Stories
9 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.56%) MVC
9 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) ECMAScript
5 2 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (11.11%) Groovy
5 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Adobe
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com