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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
Rank 559 576 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 37 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.036% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
6890 6741 5310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.73% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4517 4356 3337
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 152 151
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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 29 May 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 17 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 29 May 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 -8 33 £440 +21.37% 20
London +18 28 £420 +2.06% 11
City of London +22 10 £500 +25.00% 4
South Wales - 3 £350 -
Wales - 3 £350 -
Cardiff - 3 £350 -
South East -4 2 £460 +33.81% 4
East Midlands -1 1 - - 2
Nottingham -4 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -9 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £450 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Worthing - 1 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
Middlesex - 1 £470 -
North West - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 66 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 63 (77.78%) Jasmine
3 59 (72.84%) AngularJS
4 48 (59.26%) HTML
5 43 (53.09%) CSS
5 43 (53.09%) TDD
6 41 (50.62%) HTML5
7 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (43.21%) Node.js
9 31 (38.27%) Grunt
10 30 (37.04%) CSS3
11 28 (34.57%) BDD
12 25 (30.86%) Git (software)
12 25 (30.86%) E-Commerce
13 23 (28.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 22 (27.16%) Sass
14 22 (27.16%) Backbone.js
15 20 (24.69%) C#
16 19 (23.46%) OO
17 18 (22.22%) Scrum
17 18 (22.22%) jQuery
17 18 (22.22%) Jenkins
18 17 (20.99%) MVC
19 16 (19.75%) Unit Testing
19 16 (19.75%) RESTful
20 14 (17.28%) Selenium
20 14 (17.28%) Web Development
20 14 (17.28%) .NET
20 14 (17.28%) Bower
20 14 (17.28%) Responsive Web Design

Karma Test Runner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (43.21%) Node.js
2 4 (4.94%) Confluence
2 4 (4.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.70%) CMS
4 2 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.23%) SAS
5 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.23%) JBoss
5 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SaaS
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.23%) KDB
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 63 (77.78%) Jasmine
2 31 (38.27%) Grunt
3 25 (30.86%) Git (software)
4 18 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 14 (17.28%) Selenium
5 14 (17.28%) Bower
6 11 (13.58%) Cucumber
7 10 (12.35%) QUnit
8 8 (9.88%) WebDriver
9 6 (7.41%) NUnit
9 6 (7.41%) WATIR
9 6 (7.41%) Capybara
9 6 (7.41%) SpecFlow
10 5 (6.17%) MSTest
10 5 (6.17%) TeamCity
11 4 (4.94%) Subversion
11 4 (4.94%) JIRA
11 4 (4.94%) PHPUnit
11 4 (4.94%) Mocha
12 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Banking
3 7 (8.64%) Retail
4 5 (6.17%) Front Office
5 2 (2.47%) Games
6 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (75.31%) Developer
2 23 (28.40%) JavaScript Developer
3 18 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Web Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.70%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.70%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.47%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.23%) Senior Web Applications Developer
11 1 (1.23%) Technical Leader
11 1 (1.23%) CSS Developer
11 1 (1.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (72.84%) AngularJS
2 48 (59.26%) HTML
3 43 (53.09%) CSS
4 41 (50.62%) HTML5
5 30 (37.04%) CSS3
6 23 (28.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (27.16%) Sass
7 22 (27.16%) Backbone.js
8 18 (22.22%) jQuery
9 16 (19.75%) RESTful
10 14 (17.28%) .NET
11 13 (16.05%) D3.js
12 12 (14.81%) LESS
13 10 (12.35%) JSON
14 8 (9.88%) Ajax
15 7 (8.64%) REST
16 6 (7.41%) React
17 5 (6.17%) KnockoutJS
17 5 (6.17%) DOM
18 4 (4.94%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) User Experience
2 4 (4.94%) Visualisation
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) Psychology
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.09%) TDD
2 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (34.57%) BDD
4 25 (30.86%) E-Commerce
5 19 (23.46%) OO
6 18 (22.22%) Scrum
7 17 (20.99%) MVC
8 16 (19.75%) Unit Testing
9 14 (17.28%) Web Development
9 14 (17.28%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (13.58%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.35%) Test Automation
11 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.88%) Open Source
12 8 (9.88%) Progressive Enhancement
13 7 (8.64%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (8.64%) Web Design
14 6 (7.41%) Load Testing
14 6 (7.41%) Security Testing
14 6 (7.41%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 20 (24.69%) C#
3 12 (14.81%) Java
4 10 (12.35%) PHP
5 5 (6.17%) SQL
6 4 (4.94%) PHP5
7 3 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.23%) Scala
8 1 (1.23%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.94%) Adobe
2 3 (3.70%) Google
3 2 (2.47%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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