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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Karma Test Runner over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
Rank 541 611 580
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -31
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 115 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.069% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.38% 0.53% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 33 10
Median daily rate £436 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8307 7201 6773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.23% 13.04% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5708 4696 4391
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 131 155
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £45.28 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

Karma Test Runner
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Karma Test Runner within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 107 £440 -2.22% 34
London +25 64 £450 +1.12% 28
South East +19 21 £450 -2.17% 1
City of London +38 10 £469 -6.25% 6
North West +5 9 £425 +21.42% 1
Surrey - 9 £475 -
Leatherhead - 9 £475 -
Manchester - 9 £425 - 1
Scotland -10 8 £375 -
Glasgow - 6 £375 -
Yorkshire - 5 £440 - 1
East Sussex - 5 - -
Leeds - 5 £440 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £440 -
Brighton - 5 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £325 -
Kent - 4 £325 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £500 -
South West - 3 £500 -
Edinburgh -1 2 £311 -17.00%
East of England - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £381 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
East Midlands +11 1 £340 -
Nottinghamshire 0 1 £340 -
Nottingham -1 1 £340 -
Telford - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £435 -
Wokingham - 1 £400 -

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Karma Test Runner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Karma Test Runner.

1 199 (92.99%) JavaScript
2 167 (78.04%) HTML
3 163 (76.17%) Jasmine
4 153 (71.50%) CSS
5 136 (63.55%) AngularJS
6 133 (62.15%) HTML5
7 96 (44.86%) Node.js
8 90 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (41.59%) CSS3
10 88 (41.12%) Sass
11 83 (38.79%) TDD
12 76 (35.51%) Grunt
13 75 (35.05%) React
14 74 (34.58%) Front End Development
14 74 (34.58%) jQuery
15 68 (31.78%) Git (software)
16 59 (27.57%) Mocha
17 58 (27.10%) Backbone.js
18 57 (26.64%) gulp
19 55 (25.70%) Web Development
20 52 (24.30%) Protractor
21 50 (23.36%) MVC
22 43 (20.09%) LESS
23 42 (19.63%) OO
24 40 (18.69%) RESTful
25 39 (18.22%) BDD
26 36 (16.82%) Unit Testing
26 36 (16.82%) ES6
27 35 (16.36%) RequireJS
27 35 (16.36%) Continuous Integration

Karma Test Runner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 96 (44.86%) Node.js
2 12 (5.61%) JBoss
3 11 (5.14%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.67%) GlassFish
5 9 (4.21%) CMS
6 7 (3.27%) Apache
6 7 (3.27%) IIS
6 7 (3.27%) NServiceBus
7 6 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.34%) nginx
9 3 (1.40%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.93%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.93%) Mule
11 1 (0.47%) Confluence
11 1 (0.47%) Drupal
11 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.27%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.28%) GitHub
2 4 (1.87%) Bluemix
3 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.93%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.61%) HTTP
2 7 (3.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.28%) MongoDB
2 11 (5.14%) NoSQL
2 11 (5.14%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.21%) MySQL
3 9 (4.21%) Redis
4 7 (3.27%) Big Data
4 7 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.93%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.93%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.93%) HBase
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.47%) Power BI
9 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 163 (76.17%) Jasmine
2 76 (35.51%) Grunt
3 68 (31.78%) Git (software)
4 59 (27.57%) Mocha
5 57 (26.64%) gulp
6 52 (24.30%) Protractor
7 31 (14.49%) Selenium
8 27 (12.62%) Jenkins
9 24 (11.21%) PhantomJS
10 22 (10.28%) Subversion
11 17 (7.94%) Cucumber
11 17 (7.94%) Maven
12 16 (7.48%) QUnit
13 13 (6.07%) JIRA
14 12 (5.61%) JUnit
15 11 (5.14%) Bower
15 11 (5.14%) Sinon.JS
15 11 (5.14%) SpecFlow
16 10 (4.67%) Babel
16 10 (4.67%) Mockito
General
1 25 (11.68%) Finance
2 9 (4.21%) Banking
3 7 (3.27%) Publishing
4 3 (1.40%) Electronics
4 3 (1.40%) Law
4 3 (1.40%) Marketing
4 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Front Office
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (92.99%) Developer
2 117 (54.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 71 (33.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 49 (22.90%) Angular Developer
5 28 (13.08%) Web Developer
6 27 (12.62%) Senior Developer
7 21 (9.81%) HTML Developer
7 21 (9.81%) UI Developer
8 19 (8.88%) HTML CSS Developer
9 18 (8.41%) Node.js Developer
10 16 (7.48%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 15 (7.01%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (5.14%) Applications Developer
12 11 (5.14%) C# Developer
12 11 (5.14%) Test Engineer
13 10 (4.67%) JavaScript Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) Developer in Test
14 9 (4.21%) QA Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) QA Test Engineer
15 8 (3.74%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (78.04%) HTML
2 153 (71.50%) CSS
3 136 (63.55%) AngularJS
4 133 (62.15%) HTML5
5 89 (41.59%) CSS3
6 88 (41.12%) Sass
7 75 (35.05%) React
8 74 (34.58%) jQuery
9 58 (27.10%) Backbone.js
10 43 (20.09%) LESS
11 40 (18.69%) RESTful
12 35 (16.36%) RequireJS
13 34 (15.89%) Web Services
14 27 (12.62%) .NET
14 27 (12.62%) KnockoutJS
15 26 (12.15%) Chai
15 26 (12.15%) Express
16 24 (11.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (10.28%) .NET Framework
17 22 (10.28%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.94%) User Experience
2 10 (4.67%) iPad
3 9 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.21%) New Media
3 9 (4.21%) W3C
4 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.34%) IPTV
4 5 (2.34%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.34%) STB
5 4 (1.87%) Animation
5 4 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (1.87%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.40%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.40%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.93%) Wiki
8 1 (0.47%) Blog
8 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.94%) Linux
2 5 (2.34%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.34%) Unix
2 5 (2.34%) Windows
3 4 (1.87%) Android
3 4 (1.87%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.93%) CentOS
4 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (38.79%) TDD
3 74 (34.58%) Front End Development
4 55 (25.70%) Web Development
5 50 (23.36%) MVC
6 42 (19.63%) OO
7 39 (18.22%) BDD
8 36 (16.82%) Unit Testing
9 35 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (15.89%) Scrum
11 27 (12.62%) Responsive Web Design
12 22 (10.28%) Pair Programming
13 21 (9.81%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (8.41%) DevOps
15 16 (7.48%) E-Commerce
15 16 (7.48%) Open Source
16 14 (6.54%) Mentoring
16 14 (6.54%) Progressive Enhancement
16 14 (6.54%) User Stories
17 13 (6.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 199 (92.99%) JavaScript
2 36 (16.82%) ES6
3 28 (13.08%) Java
4 26 (12.15%) C#
5 17 (7.94%) SQL
6 13 (6.07%) TypeScript
7 10 (4.67%) ECMAScript
7 10 (4.67%) PHP
8 9 (4.21%) Ruby
9 8 (3.74%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.34%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.34%) C
10 5 (2.34%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.87%) Python
12 2 (0.93%) Clojure
12 2 (0.93%) Scala
12 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.47%) ClojureScript
13 1 (0.47%) Groovy
13 1 (0.47%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 22 (10.28%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.01%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.67%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.80%) Degree
5 1 (0.47%) MCSA
5 1 (0.47%) MCSE
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.61%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (10.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.34%) Ansible
2 2 (0.93%) Kibana
3 1 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.47%) Grafana
3 1 (0.47%) logstash
3 1 (0.47%) Mesos
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (4.67%) ESRI
1 10 (4.67%) Twitter
2 7 (3.27%) Adobe
2 7 (3.27%) Facebook
3 5 (2.34%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.87%) Oracle
5 2 (0.93%) Google
5 2 (0.93%) SAP
6 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.47%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.47%) webMethods
6 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
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