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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
UK
Rank 501 516 553
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +37
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 99 102 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.096%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.34% 1.34% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 41
Median daily rate £425 £500 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +18.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £397 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
7405 7624 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.51% 14.99% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4949 5089 4633
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 198 123
Median hourly rate £41.13 £41.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +19 95 £425 -15.00% 28
London -16 62 £425 -15.00% 17
City of London -11 15 £425 -10.52% 8
South East +20 11 £488 +18.36% 5
East of England - 7 £455 - 2
Ipswich - 6 £455 -
Suffolk - 6 £455 -
West Sussex - 6 £488 -
North West - 5 £375 - 3
Shropshire - 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 - -
Manchester - 4 £381 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £350 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £500 -
Scotland +24 2 - -
Oxfordshire 0 2 £463 +12.12%
Nottingham - 2 £363 -
Belfast - 2 £400 -
County Antrim - 2 £400 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £363 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £400 -
East Sussex -5 1 - - 1
Brighton -5 1 - - 1
Croydon -8 1 £500 +11.11%
South West - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £250 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £300 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 171 (79.91%) JavaScript
2 163 (76.17%) AngularJS
3 159 (74.30%) Jasmine
4 155 (72.43%) HTML
5 150 (70.09%) CSS
6 147 (68.69%) HTML5
7 122 (57.01%) CSS3
8 99 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
9 96 (44.86%) TDD
10 92 (42.99%) Front End Development
11 85 (39.72%) Grunt
12 84 (39.25%) Git (software)
13 79 (36.92%) gulp
14 72 (33.64%) Protractor
15 67 (31.31%) Sass
16 64 (29.91%) Node.js
17 63 (29.44%) Java
18 58 (27.10%) Selenium
19 52 (24.30%) MVC
20 50 (23.36%) Web Development
20 50 (23.36%) LESS
21 48 (22.43%) Responsive Web Design
22 47 (21.96%) RESTful
22 47 (21.96%) React
23 46 (21.50%) jQuery
24 42 (19.63%) BDD
25 41 (19.16%) OO
26 37 (17.29%) JIRA
26 37 (17.29%) Scrum
26 37 (17.29%) Jenkins

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 26 (12.15%) Confluence
2 16 (7.48%) nginx
3 14 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (5.14%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.27%) Apache
6 6 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.80%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.87%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.87%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.93%) JBoss
8 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (8.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.47%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.47%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.61%) GitHub
1 12 (5.61%) Google Analytics
2 7 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.27%) Bluemix
2 7 (3.27%) IBM Cloud
2 7 (3.27%) PaaS
3 3 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.93%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.93%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.47%) Heroku
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.21%) HTTP
2 21 (9.81%) SSL
3 13 (6.07%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.67%) DNS
5 4 (1.87%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.08%) MongoDB
2 20 (9.35%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.14%) Big Data
3 11 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (5.14%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.67%) MySQL
5 9 (4.21%) Couchbase
6 6 (2.80%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.87%) DataStax
8 2 (0.93%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 159 (74.30%) Jasmine
2 85 (39.72%) Grunt
3 84 (39.25%) Git (software)
4 79 (36.92%) gulp
5 72 (33.64%) Protractor
6 58 (27.10%) Selenium
7 37 (17.29%) Bower
7 37 (17.29%) Jenkins
7 37 (17.29%) JIRA
8 36 (16.82%) Mocha
9 27 (12.62%) Cucumber
10 21 (9.81%) webpack
11 20 (9.35%) WebDriver
12 18 (8.41%) Sinon.JS
13 15 (7.01%) JSHint
14 14 (6.54%) Babel
15 12 (5.61%) PhantomJS
16 11 (5.14%) Bundler
16 11 (5.14%) Gatling
16 11 (5.14%) Sublime Text
General
1 32 (14.95%) Finance
2 17 (7.94%) Banking
3 11 (5.14%) Retail
4 9 (4.21%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.87%) Electronics
6 3 (1.40%) Front Office
6 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.40%) Marketing
6 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 197 (92.06%) Developer
2 90 (42.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 66 (30.84%) Angular Developer
4 43 (20.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 23 (10.75%) UI Developer
6 16 (7.48%) HTML Developer
6 16 (7.48%) Web Developer
7 15 (7.01%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (5.61%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.14%) HTML CSS Developer
9 11 (5.14%) Scala Developer
10 8 (3.74%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (3.74%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.27%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.27%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (2.80%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.80%) DevOps Specialist
12 6 (2.80%) Tester
12 6 (2.80%) Web UI Developer
13 5 (2.34%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (76.17%) AngularJS
2 155 (72.43%) HTML
3 150 (70.09%) CSS
4 147 (68.69%) HTML5
5 122 (57.01%) CSS3
6 67 (31.31%) Sass
7 64 (29.91%) Node.js
8 50 (23.36%) LESS
9 47 (21.96%) React
9 47 (21.96%) RESTful
10 46 (21.50%) jQuery
11 35 (16.36%) Chai
11 35 (16.36%) JSON
12 33 (15.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (14.49%) REST
14 29 (13.55%) Ajax
15 28 (13.08%) DOM
16 22 (10.28%) Browserify
17 20 (9.35%) D3.js
17 20 (9.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.94%) User Experience
2 13 (6.07%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.67%) Graphic Design
4 9 (4.21%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.27%) Equities
5 7 (3.27%) Fixed Income
5 7 (3.27%) iPad
6 6 (2.80%) W3C
7 5 (2.34%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.47%) 3D Printing
10 1 (0.47%) Arduino
10 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.47%) iPhone
10 1 (0.47%) Kinect
10 1 (0.47%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.47%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.88%) Linux
2 12 (5.61%) Windows
3 11 (5.14%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.34%) Unix
5 3 (1.40%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.93%) Android
6 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (44.86%) TDD
3 92 (42.99%) Front End Development
4 52 (24.30%) MVC
5 50 (23.36%) Web Development
6 48 (22.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 42 (19.63%) BDD
8 41 (19.16%) OO
9 37 (17.29%) Scrum
10 36 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (13.55%) DevOps
12 25 (11.68%) Open Source
13 21 (9.81%) Automated Testing
14 17 (7.94%) Analytics
14 17 (7.94%) MVVM
14 17 (7.94%) Unit Testing
15 16 (7.48%) Web Design
16 15 (7.01%) Continuous Deployment
17 13 (6.07%) Microservices
17 13 (6.07%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 171 (79.91%) JavaScript
2 63 (29.44%) Java
3 34 (15.89%) C#
4 25 (11.68%) ES6
5 20 (9.35%) Python
6 18 (8.41%) Scala
7 13 (6.07%) Ruby
8 12 (5.61%) PHP
9 11 (5.14%) Groovy
9 11 (5.14%) Haskell
9 11 (5.14%) Perl
10 5 (2.34%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.87%) SQL
12 3 (1.40%) Go
13 2 (0.93%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 27 (12.62%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.15%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.87%) QA
1 4 (1.87%) SDET
2 3 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.93%) WAI
3 2 (0.93%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (8.88%) Docker
2 9 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (5.14%) Grafana
1 11 (5.14%) Kibana
2 8 (3.74%) Ansible
3 6 (2.80%) Salt
4 4 (1.87%) Puppet
5 3 (1.40%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.93%) Rancher
7 1 (0.47%) Mesos
Vendors
1 19 (8.88%) Adobe
2 16 (7.48%) Google
3 8 (3.74%) Zend
4 6 (2.80%) Splunk
4 6 (2.80%) Veracode
5 5 (2.34%) IBM
6 3 (1.40%) SAP
6 3 (1.40%) Twitter
7 2 (0.93%) Apiary
7 2 (0.93%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.93%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.93%) webMethods
8 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.47%) Ensighten
8 1 (0.47%) Facebook
8 1 (0.47%) Sencha
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