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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
Rank 563 564 560
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 59 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.066% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 0.51% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £408 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -34.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £820
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £80.00 -

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
7561 7039 5888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.28% 12.88% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4969 4527 3682
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 149 143
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 4 August 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 15 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 4 August 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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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 +4 59 £425 +4.29% 36
London +29 47 £465 +9.41% 25
City of London - 21 £444 - 9
South East -23 7 £425 +13.33% 3
South West -7 4 £350 -
Bristol - 4 £350 -
Berkshire +1 3 £425 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £375 -
Bracknell - 3 £425 -
Southampton - 2 £350 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £320 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £470 -
Eastleigh - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 £320 - 1

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 81 (84.38%) JavaScript
2 77 (80.21%) Jasmine
3 72 (75.00%) HTML
4 71 (73.96%) CSS
4 71 (73.96%) AngularJS
5 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (57.29%) HTML5
6 47 (48.96%) TDD
7 43 (44.79%) Node.js
8 41 (42.71%) BDD
9 40 (41.67%) Git (software)
10 38 (39.58%) CSS3
11 37 (38.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 32 (33.33%) Sass
12 32 (33.33%) Grunt
12 32 (33.33%) Selenium
13 30 (31.25%) gulp
14 29 (30.21%) Backbone.js
14 29 (30.21%) jQuery
15 27 (28.13%) RESTful
16 26 (27.08%) Scrum
17 25 (26.04%) Jenkins
18 24 (25.00%) Cucumber
19 23 (23.96%) C#
20 22 (22.92%) OO
20 22 (22.92%) LESS
21 21 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
22 20 (20.83%) HTTP
23 18 (18.75%) MVC
23 18 (18.75%) QUnit

Karma Test Runner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 43 (44.79%) Node.js
2 6 (6.25%) CMS
3 4 (4.17%) Confluence
3 4 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.13%) NServiceBus
4 3 (3.13%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.04%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) SaaS
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.83%) HTTP
2 3 (3.13%) DNS
2 3 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.17%) CouchDB
3 4 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.04%) KDB
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 77 (80.21%) Jasmine
2 40 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 32 (33.33%) Selenium
3 32 (33.33%) Grunt
4 30 (31.25%) gulp
5 25 (26.04%) Jenkins
6 24 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 18 (18.75%) QUnit
8 17 (17.71%) WebDriver
9 14 (14.58%) SpecFlow
9 14 (14.58%) Bower
10 10 (10.42%) Mocha
10 10 (10.42%) Capybara
10 10 (10.42%) WATIR
11 9 (9.38%) JIRA
12 7 (7.29%) Sinon.JS
13 5 (5.21%) Subversion
13 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
13 5 (5.21%) TeamCity
14 4 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (5.21%) Publishing
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Legal
4 3 (3.13%) Front Office
4 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (71.88%) Developer
2 28 (29.17%) JavaScript Developer
3 22 (22.92%) Front-End Developer
4 14 (14.58%) Web Developer
5 9 (9.38%) UI Programmer
5 9 (9.38%) UI Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Node.js Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (2.08%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.08%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.04%) Senior Web Applications Developer
10 1 (1.04%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (75.00%) HTML
2 71 (73.96%) CSS
2 71 (73.96%) AngularJS
3 55 (57.29%) HTML5
4 38 (39.58%) CSS3
5 37 (38.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 32 (33.33%) Sass
7 29 (30.21%) Backbone.js
7 29 (30.21%) jQuery
8 27 (28.13%) RESTful
9 22 (22.92%) LESS
10 17 (17.71%) REST
11 14 (14.58%) JSON
12 13 (13.54%) Ember.js
13 9 (9.38%) React
13 9 (9.38%) .NET
13 9 (9.38%) Ajax
14 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET
14 8 (8.33%) DOM
14 8 (8.33%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) User Experience
2 4 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.13%) W3C
3 3 (3.13%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.08%) Psychology
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) CentOS
2 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (48.96%) TDD
3 41 (42.71%) BDD
4 26 (27.08%) Scrum
5 22 (22.92%) OO
6 21 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (18.75%) MVC
8 17 (17.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (15.63%) Test Automation
10 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
10 13 (13.54%) Web Development
10 13 (13.54%) Open Source
11 12 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 11 (11.46%) Unit Testing
13 10 (10.42%) Load Testing
13 10 (10.42%) Security Testing
13 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
13 10 (10.42%) Test Strategy
13 10 (10.42%) DevOps
14 8 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 81 (84.38%) JavaScript
2 23 (23.96%) C#
3 11 (11.46%) Java
4 10 (10.42%) PHP
5 6 (6.25%) SQL
6 4 (4.17%) Scala
6 4 (4.17%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.13%) Python
8 2 (2.08%) Ruby
8 2 (2.08%) XPath
8 2 (2.08%) PHP5
9 1 (1.04%) Perl
9 1 (1.04%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Puppet
1 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (7.29%) Twitter
2 4 (4.17%) Adobe
3 3 (3.13%) Google
3 3 (3.13%) Ektron
4 2 (2.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
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