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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
Rank 543 560 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 70 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.032% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 53 13 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £320 -
% change year-on-year
-16.01% -
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
7439 6195 6084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.75% 11.81% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5001 4023 3446
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 234
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +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 24 October 2014.

Karma Test Runner Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Karma Test Runner
Top 21 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 24 October 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
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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 +21 65 £413 -28.26% 13
London +39 60 £413 -28.87% 11
City of London +23 10 £430 - 7
South West - 2 £413 -
East of England - 1 £450 -
Exeter - 1 - -
South East - 1 £413 - 2
Devon - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 -
Cheshire - - - -
Chester - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
North West - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 78 (76.47%) Jasmine
2 70 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (67.65%) AngularJS
4 66 (64.71%) JavaScript
5 64 (62.75%) HTML
6 63 (61.76%) TDD
7 59 (57.84%) CSS
8 58 (56.86%) HTML5
9 51 (50.00%) jQuery
10 45 (44.12%) Git (software)
11 40 (39.22%) Linux
12 39 (38.24%) Node.js
13 35 (34.31%) Grunt
14 32 (31.37%) MySQL
15 31 (30.39%) PostgreSQL
15 31 (30.39%) Scrum
16 30 (29.41%) CSS3
17 26 (25.49%) Digital Media
18 24 (23.53%) Backbone.js
19 22 (21.57%) Games
19 22 (21.57%) Python
19 22 (21.57%) Gherkin
19 22 (21.57%) Cucumber
19 22 (21.57%) Bower
20 21 (20.59%) Amazon Redshift
20 21 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
20 21 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 21 (20.59%) Sass
20 21 (20.59%) Apache
20 21 (20.59%) Django

Karma Test Runner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (38.24%) Node.js
2 21 (20.59%) Apache
3 8 (7.84%) Confluence
4 3 (2.94%) CMS
4 3 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (9.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) Amazon S3
1 10 (9.80%) Heroku
1 10 (9.80%) GitHub
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) SSH
2 5 (4.90%) HTTP
3 2 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.37%) MySQL
2 31 (30.39%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (20.59%) Amazon Redshift
4 11 (10.78%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.94%) KDB
Development Applications
1 78 (76.47%) Jasmine
2 45 (44.12%) Git (software)
3 35 (34.31%) Grunt
4 22 (21.57%) Bower
4 22 (21.57%) Cucumber
5 13 (12.75%) Selenium
5 13 (12.75%) Yeoman
6 11 (10.78%) Subversion
6 11 (10.78%) RSpec
7 10 (9.80%) Sublime Text
7 10 (9.80%) Mocha
8 9 (8.82%) JIRA
9 8 (7.84%) WebDriver
9 8 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (5.88%) Sinon.JS
11 5 (4.90%) Spock
11 5 (4.90%) QUnit
11 5 (4.90%) Jenkins
11 5 (4.90%) Calabash
12 4 (3.92%) CodeNarc
General
1 22 (21.57%) Games
2 7 (6.86%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Publishing
4 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.96%) Back Office
6 1 (0.98%) Front Office
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 81 (79.41%) Developer
2 24 (23.53%) Front-End Developer
3 20 (19.61%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (18.63%) Web Developer
4 19 (18.63%) Python Developer
5 14 (13.73%) Python/Django Developer
6 5 (4.90%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (4.90%) Quality Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Test Engineer
9 2 (1.96%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 1 (0.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 1 (0.98%) UX Designer
10 1 (0.98%) Designer
10 1 (0.98%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (67.65%) AngularJS
2 64 (62.75%) HTML
3 59 (57.84%) CSS
4 58 (56.86%) HTML5
5 51 (50.00%) jQuery
6 30 (29.41%) CSS3
7 24 (23.53%) Backbone.js
8 22 (21.57%) Gherkin
9 21 (20.59%) Django
9 21 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (20.59%) Sass
10 16 (15.69%) REST
11 15 (14.71%) RESTful
12 13 (12.75%) LESS
13 12 (11.76%) D3.js
13 12 (11.76%) JSON
14 10 (9.80%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (9.80%) .NET
15 7 (6.86%) XML
15 7 (6.86%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.49%) Digital Media
2 17 (16.67%) User Experience
3 14 (13.73%) Visualisation
4 8 (7.84%) Open Source
5 6 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.98%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.98%) Animation
9 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (39.22%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Mac OS
3 7 (6.86%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.94%) UNIX
5 2 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (61.76%) TDD
3 31 (30.39%) Scrum
4 18 (17.65%) OO
5 16 (15.69%) BDD
6 15 (14.71%) Web Development
7 13 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (11.76%) Unit Testing
9 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
9 11 (10.78%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (9.80%) Workflow
11 8 (7.84%) MVC
12 7 (6.86%) Web Design
12 7 (6.86%) Test Scripting
12 7 (6.86%) Web Application Development
13 6 (5.88%) DevOps
13 6 (5.88%) Analytics
13 6 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
13 6 (5.88%) Load Testing
14 4 (3.92%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 22 (21.57%) Python
3 15 (14.71%) Ruby
4 11 (10.78%) Java
5 9 (8.82%) PHP
6 6 (5.88%) C#
7 5 (4.90%) Scala
8 3 (2.94%) C++
8 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.98%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (5.88%) Google
2 3 (2.94%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (0.98%) Sencha
4 1 (0.98%) Twitter
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