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 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
Rank 573 569 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 36 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.035% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
7131 6812 5351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.79% 12.52% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4564 4356 3400
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 134
Average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +0.92%

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 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 14 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 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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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 30 £375 -11.76% 18
London +19 26 £375 -15.49% 9
City of London +26 12 £375 -11.76% 4
Cardiff - 3 £350 -
Edinburgh - 3 £375 -
Scotland - 3 £375 -
South Wales - 3 £350 -
Wales - 3 £350 -
Nottingham - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
South East -16 1 £450 +28.57% 5
West Sussex - 1 £450 -
Worthing - 1 £450 -

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 64 (77.11%) JavaScript
2 63 (75.90%) AngularJS
3 57 (68.67%) Jasmine
4 51 (61.45%) HTML
5 46 (55.42%) TDD
6 45 (54.22%) HTML5
7 44 (53.01%) CSS
8 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (45.78%) Grunt
10 32 (38.55%) Node.js
10 32 (38.55%) CSS3
11 29 (34.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
13 23 (27.71%) E-Commerce
13 23 (27.71%) Backbone.js
13 23 (27.71%) BDD
14 22 (26.51%) OO
15 21 (25.30%) MVC
16 20 (24.10%) Sass
17 19 (22.89%) C#
18 18 (21.69%) Jenkins
19 17 (20.48%) Bower
19 17 (20.48%) Unit Testing
20 16 (19.28%) Web Development
20 16 (19.28%) D3.js
21 15 (18.07%) jQuery
21 15 (18.07%) .NET
21 15 (18.07%) Scrum
22 14 (16.87%) LESS
22 14 (16.87%) REST

Karma Test Runner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 32 (38.55%) Node.js
2 6 (7.23%) Confluence
3 3 (3.61%) CMS
3 3 (3.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.20%) SAS
5 1 (1.20%) JBoss
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) KDB
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (68.67%) Jasmine
2 38 (45.78%) Grunt
3 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
4 18 (21.69%) Jenkins
5 17 (20.48%) Bower
6 11 (13.25%) Cucumber
7 10 (12.05%) QUnit
8 9 (10.84%) Selenium
9 8 (9.64%) Subversion
10 7 (8.43%) JIRA
11 6 (7.23%) Mocha
11 6 (7.23%) NUnit
11 6 (7.23%) TeamCity
12 5 (6.02%) WATIR
12 5 (6.02%) MSTest
12 5 (6.02%) WebDriver
12 5 (6.02%) SpecFlow
13 4 (4.82%) Calabash
13 4 (4.82%) Sinon.JS
13 4 (4.82%) Capybara
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Banking
2 7 (8.43%) Retail
3 6 (7.23%) Front Office
4 2 (2.41%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (79.52%) Developer
2 21 (25.30%) JavaScript Developer
3 20 (24.10%) Front-End Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Web Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.02%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (2.41%) UI Programmer
10 2 (2.41%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Test Specialist
10 2 (2.41%) UI Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Test Analyst
11 1 (1.20%) Java Developer
11 1 (1.20%) Senior Analyst
11 1 (1.20%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (75.90%) AngularJS
2 51 (61.45%) HTML
3 45 (54.22%) HTML5
4 44 (53.01%) CSS
5 32 (38.55%) CSS3
6 29 (34.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 23 (27.71%) Backbone.js
8 20 (24.10%) Sass
9 16 (19.28%) D3.js
10 15 (18.07%) jQuery
10 15 (18.07%) .NET
11 14 (16.87%) LESS
11 14 (16.87%) REST
12 13 (15.66%) RESTful
13 12 (14.46%) JSON
14 8 (9.64%) SOAP
14 8 (9.64%) Web Services
15 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
15 5 (6.02%) DOM
15 5 (6.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) User Experience
2 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.82%) Open Source
3 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.82%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.61%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (55.42%) TDD
2 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.71%) E-Commerce
3 23 (27.71%) BDD
4 22 (26.51%) OO
5 21 (25.30%) MVC
6 17 (20.48%) Unit Testing
7 16 (19.28%) Web Development
8 15 (18.07%) Scrum
9 13 (15.66%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (14.46%) Test Automation
11 10 (12.05%) Progressive Enhancement
12 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.84%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
14 7 (8.43%) Web Design
15 5 (6.02%) Load Testing
16 4 (4.82%) Automation Testing
16 4 (4.82%) Test Strategy
16 4 (4.82%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 64 (77.11%) JavaScript
2 19 (22.89%) C#
3 11 (13.25%) Java
4 10 (12.05%) PHP
5 7 (8.43%) SQL
6 4 (4.82%) PHP5
7 3 (3.61%) ECMAScript
7 3 (3.61%) Python
8 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.20%) Scala
8 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.61%) Adobe
1 3 (3.61%) Google
2 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle
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