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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
Rank 564 565 570
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 61 51 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.092% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% 0.71% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £815
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.37%
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
8089 7189 6182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.81% 12.93% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5319 4586 3966
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 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 133 131
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 £23.75 £30.00 £23.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 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 20 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 28 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 -2 61 £400 -3.03% 26
London +21 39 £425 +1.49% 17
City of London +21 20 £388 -8.82% 8
North West - 9 £381 -
South East -14 8 £406 +8.33% 3
Lancashire - 8 £388 -
Blackpool - 8 £388 -
South West -14 4 £350 -
Bristol - 4 £350 -
Berkshire -2 3 £425 -
Hampshire - 3 £375 - 2
Bracknell - 3 £425 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 -
East of England +2 1 - -
Cambridge -7 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -7 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £500 -
Manchester - 1 £320 -

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 86 (86.00%) JavaScript
2 82 (82.00%) Jasmine
3 78 (78.00%) HTML
4 77 (77.00%) CSS
5 75 (75.00%) AngularJS
6 57 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (57.00%) HTML5
7 49 (49.00%) Git (software)
7 49 (49.00%) Node.js
8 48 (48.00%) TDD
9 41 (41.00%) jQuery
10 40 (40.00%) BDD
11 38 (38.00%) Grunt
12 35 (35.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 35 (35.00%) CSS3
13 34 (34.00%) Jenkins
14 31 (31.00%) gulp
14 31 (31.00%) Backbone.js
14 31 (31.00%) Selenium
15 29 (29.00%) Sass
15 29 (29.00%) RESTful
16 26 (26.00%) Scrum
17 24 (24.00%) Cucumber
18 21 (21.00%) C#
18 21 (21.00%) HTTP
19 20 (20.00%) MVC
19 20 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (20.00%) QUnit
19 20 (20.00%) Bower
20 19 (19.00%) REST

Karma Test Runner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 49 (49.00%) Node.js
2 6 (6.00%) CMS
3 4 (4.00%) Confluence
3 4 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.00%) NServiceBus
4 3 (3.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.00%) HTTP
2 3 (3.00%) DNS
2 3 (3.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.00%) CouchDB
3 4 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.00%) KDB
5 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 82 (82.00%) Jasmine
2 49 (49.00%) Git (software)
3 38 (38.00%) Grunt
4 34 (34.00%) Jenkins
5 31 (31.00%) Selenium
5 31 (31.00%) gulp
6 24 (24.00%) Cucumber
7 20 (20.00%) QUnit
7 20 (20.00%) Bower
8 17 (17.00%) WebDriver
9 14 (14.00%) SpecFlow
9 14 (14.00%) Visual Studio
10 10 (10.00%) Eclipse
10 10 (10.00%) WATIR
10 10 (10.00%) Capybara
10 10 (10.00%) Sinon.JS
10 10 (10.00%) Sublime Text
11 9 (9.00%) GitLab
11 9 (9.00%) Mocha
11 9 (9.00%) JIRA
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Publishing
2 8 (8.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.00%) Front Office
6 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (74.00%) Developer
2 28 (28.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 27 (27.00%) Front-End Developer
4 15 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 9 (9.00%) UI Programmer
5 9 (9.00%) UI Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Architect
10 2 (2.00%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.00%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.00%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (1.00%) C# Developer
11 1 (1.00%) QA Tester
11 1 (1.00%) Web Applications Developer
11 1 (1.00%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (78.00%) HTML
2 77 (77.00%) CSS
3 75 (75.00%) AngularJS
4 57 (57.00%) HTML5
5 41 (41.00%) jQuery
6 35 (35.00%) CSS3
6 35 (35.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 31 (31.00%) Backbone.js
8 29 (29.00%) Sass
8 29 (29.00%) RESTful
9 19 (19.00%) REST
10 16 (16.00%) LESS
11 15 (15.00%) Ember.js
12 14 (14.00%) JSON
13 12 (12.00%) XML
14 9 (9.00%) XSD
14 9 (9.00%) .NET
14 9 (9.00%) SOAP
14 9 (9.00%) WSDL
14 9 (9.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) User Experience
2 4 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.00%) W3C
3 3 (3.00%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.00%) Psychology
4 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.00%) CentOS
2 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (48.00%) TDD
3 40 (40.00%) BDD
4 26 (26.00%) Scrum
5 20 (20.00%) MVC
5 20 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (19.00%) Unit Testing
6 19 (19.00%) OO
7 15 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
8 13 (13.00%) Web Development
8 13 (13.00%) Open Source
8 13 (13.00%) Test Automation
9 12 (12.00%) Automated Testing
10 10 (10.00%) Load Testing
10 10 (10.00%) Security Testing
10 10 (10.00%) Test Strategy
10 10 (10.00%) DevOps
11 9 (9.00%) System Testing
12 8 (8.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 86 (86.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (21.00%) C#
3 10 (10.00%) Java
4 7 (7.00%) PHP
5 5 (5.00%) SQL
6 4 (4.00%) Scala
6 4 (4.00%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.00%) Python
8 2 (2.00%) Ruby
8 2 (2.00%) XPath
9 1 (1.00%) PHP5
9 1 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Puppet
1 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (7.00%) Twitter
2 4 (4.00%) Adobe
3 3 (3.00%) Google
3 3 (3.00%) Ektron
4 2 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £635 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago