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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
Rank 531 560 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 45 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.012% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 0.100% -
Number of daily rates quoted 40 4 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £481 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-13.82% -
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
7034 6005 5043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.40% 11.95% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4629 3776 3188
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 113 159
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £19.19 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.95 £54.00 £43.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 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 19 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 February 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 +17 41 £400 -16.88% 10
London +12 30 £438 -12.50% 6
City of London +28 13 £375 -18.91% 4
Scotland - 3 £313 -
Edinburgh - 3 £313 -
South East -29 2 £413 -2.94% 2
North West - 2 £341 -
Cheshire - 1 £358 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Gloucester - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 80 (74.07%) Jasmine
2 78 (72.22%) AngularJS
3 67 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (60.19%) JavaScript
5 64 (59.26%) TDD
6 60 (55.56%) HTML
7 54 (50.00%) HTML5
8 53 (49.07%) CSS
9 47 (43.52%) Grunt
10 45 (41.67%) Node.js
11 43 (39.81%) Git (software)
12 32 (29.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (28.70%) CSS3
13 31 (28.70%) jQuery
14 26 (24.07%) OO
15 24 (22.22%) Sass
16 22 (20.37%) LESS
16 22 (20.37%) REST
16 22 (20.37%) Backbone.js
17 21 (19.44%) BDD
18 20 (18.52%) Cucumber
18 20 (18.52%) D3.js
18 20 (18.52%) Scrum
18 20 (18.52%) Web Development
19 19 (17.59%) Linux
19 19 (17.59%) E-Commerce
19 19 (17.59%) Digital Media
20 18 (16.67%) User Experience
20 18 (16.67%) MVC
20 18 (16.67%) Unit Testing

Karma Test Runner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (41.67%) Node.js
2 14 (12.96%) Apache
3 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.85%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) JBoss
4 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) SAS
4 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
1 16 (14.81%) MySQL
2 14 (12.96%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Voldemort
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 80 (74.07%) Jasmine
2 47 (43.52%) Grunt
3 43 (39.81%) Git (software)
4 20 (18.52%) Cucumber
5 17 (15.74%) Bower
5 17 (15.74%) Selenium
6 14 (12.96%) QUnit
7 12 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 11 (10.19%) Sinon.JS
9 10 (9.26%) Calabash
9 10 (9.26%) WebDriver
10 9 (8.33%) Subversion
11 6 (5.56%) NUnit
11 6 (5.56%) Mocha
11 6 (5.56%) Spock
12 5 (4.63%) TeamCity
12 5 (4.63%) Cobertura
12 5 (4.63%) CodeNarc
12 5 (4.63%) MSTest
13 4 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 17 (15.74%) Games
2 6 (5.56%) Banking
2 6 (5.56%) Front Office
3 5 (4.63%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Finance
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (86.11%) Developer
2 30 (27.78%) Front-End Developer
3 26 (24.07%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (14.81%) Web Developer
5 14 (12.96%) Python Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Python/Django Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
8 5 (4.63%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.78%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Analyst
11 2 (1.85%) Test Analyst
11 2 (1.85%) Tester
11 2 (1.85%) Test Specialist
11 2 (1.85%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (72.22%) AngularJS
2 60 (55.56%) HTML
3 54 (50.00%) HTML5
4 53 (49.07%) CSS
5 32 (29.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 31 (28.70%) jQuery
6 31 (28.70%) CSS3
7 24 (22.22%) Sass
8 22 (20.37%) LESS
8 22 (20.37%) REST
8 22 (20.37%) Backbone.js
9 20 (18.52%) D3.js
10 16 (14.81%) .NET
11 14 (12.96%) Django
11 14 (12.96%) Gherkin
12 10 (9.26%) JSON
13 9 (8.33%) Ember.js
14 8 (7.41%) Mustache
14 8 (7.41%) SOAP
14 8 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Digital Media
2 18 (16.67%) User Experience
3 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.63%) Open Source
4 4 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.78%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.78%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.59%) Linux
2 7 (6.48%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) UNIX
4 1 (0.93%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (59.26%) TDD
3 26 (24.07%) OO
4 21 (19.44%) BDD
5 20 (18.52%) Scrum
5 20 (18.52%) Web Development
6 19 (17.59%) E-Commerce
7 18 (16.67%) MVC
7 18 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (8.33%) Progressive Enhancement
10 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.41%) Web Design
11 8 (7.41%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.41%) Test Scripting
12 7 (6.48%) Automation Testing
12 7 (6.48%) Integration Testing
13 5 (4.63%) Graceful Degradation
14 4 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (60.19%) JavaScript
2 17 (15.74%) Python
3 15 (13.89%) PHP
4 13 (12.04%) Java
5 12 (11.11%) C#
6 9 (8.33%) Scala
7 6 (5.56%) SQL
8 4 (3.70%) Ruby
9 3 (2.78%) PHP5
9 3 (2.78%) ECMAScript
10 2 (1.85%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.85%) Groovy
11 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) VCP4
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.63%) Google
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle
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