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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
Rank 569 602 576
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -26
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 92 60 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.10% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 0.75% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 45 34
Median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £80.00
UK excluding London median 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
8918 7981 7154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.36% 13.65% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6007 5246 4572
Median daily rate £430 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 153 132
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.13 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 24 August 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 27 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 24 August 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 +24 82 £425 +6.25% 25
London +32 69 £425 - 11
City of London +21 10 £400 +3.22% 7
Scotland - 9 £375 -
Glasgow - 5 £400 -
East Midlands - 4 £313 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 4 £313 - 1
Nottingham - 4 £313 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £410 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 3 £410 - 4
North East - 3 £410 - 4
North West +12 2 £400 +4.91%
Manchester -9 2 £400 +25.00%
West Midlands - 2 - -
Leamington Spa - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 £350 -
South East +10 1 £388 -6.06% 7
Croydon -12 1 £434 -
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Wimbledon - 1 £275 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £388 - 2
Kent - 1 £388 - 2
East of England - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £475 -
Falkirk - 1 £350 -

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 193 (92.34%) JavaScript
2 176 (84.21%) HTML
3 173 (82.78%) CSS
4 155 (74.16%) Jasmine
5 141 (67.46%) AngularJS
6 140 (66.99%) HTML5
7 98 (46.89%) CSS3
8 91 (43.54%) Front End Development
9 90 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (41.15%) Grunt
11 80 (38.28%) React
12 79 (37.80%) Sass
13 75 (35.89%) Node.js
13 75 (35.89%) TDD
14 66 (31.58%) Git (software)
15 62 (29.67%) Web Development
16 61 (29.19%) jQuery
17 53 (25.36%) OO
18 52 (24.88%) Mocha
19 49 (23.44%) gulp
20 47 (22.49%) LESS
21 44 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
21 44 (21.05%) Backbone.js
22 41 (19.62%) MVC
23 40 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
23 40 (19.14%) ES6
23 40 (19.14%) Protractor
24 38 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 37 (17.70%) Scrum
26 36 (17.22%) BDD

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 12 (5.74%) JBoss
2 11 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.31%) GlassFish
4 7 (3.35%) Apache
5 6 (2.87%) CMS
6 5 (2.39%) nginx
7 4 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.91%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.44%) IIS
9 2 (0.96%) Confluence
9 2 (0.96%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.96%) WordPress
10 1 (0.48%) Drupal
10 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.48%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (5.74%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.44%) InVision
3 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.39%) Bluemix
1 5 (2.39%) GitHub
1 5 (2.39%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (2.39%) SaaS
2 4 (1.91%) Google App Engine
2 4 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.96%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.96%) Heroku
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.35%) HTTP
2 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) SSL
3 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.57%) MongoDB
2 9 (4.31%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.83%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.39%) Couchbase
5 5 (2.39%) MySQL
5 5 (2.39%) Redis
6 4 (1.91%) Big Data
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.48%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 155 (74.16%) Jasmine
2 86 (41.15%) Grunt
3 66 (31.58%) Git (software)
4 52 (24.88%) Mocha
5 49 (23.44%) gulp
6 40 (19.14%) Protractor
7 27 (12.92%) Jenkins
8 24 (11.48%) Selenium
8 24 (11.48%) Subversion
9 21 (10.05%) Bower
9 21 (10.05%) JIRA
10 20 (9.57%) webpack
11 19 (9.09%) Maven
12 17 (8.13%) Babel
13 16 (7.66%) PhantomJS
14 14 (6.70%) Cucumber
15 12 (5.74%) JUnit
15 12 (5.74%) QUnit
15 12 (5.74%) Sinon.JS
16 10 (4.78%) Ant
General
1 29 (13.88%) Finance
2 17 (8.13%) Banking
3 7 (3.35%) Retail
4 5 (2.39%) Electronics
4 5 (2.39%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.91%) Publishing
6 3 (1.44%) Law
7 2 (0.96%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.48%) Games
8 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 193 (92.34%) Developer
2 86 (41.15%) JavaScript Developer
3 77 (36.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 46 (22.01%) Angular Developer
5 31 (14.83%) Senior Developer
6 30 (14.35%) UI Developer
7 21 (10.05%) HTML Developer
8 20 (9.57%) Web Developer
9 18 (8.61%) HTML CSS Developer
10 17 (8.13%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (7.18%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 10 (4.78%) Node.js Developer
13 9 (4.31%) C# Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 8 (3.83%) Applications Developer
14 8 (3.83%) Senior UI Developer
15 7 (3.35%) JavaScript Engineer
16 5 (2.39%) .NET Developer
16 5 (2.39%) QA Test Engineer
16 5 (2.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (84.21%) HTML
2 173 (82.78%) CSS
3 141 (67.46%) AngularJS
4 140 (66.99%) HTML5
5 98 (46.89%) CSS3
6 80 (38.28%) React
7 79 (37.80%) Sass
8 75 (35.89%) Node.js
9 61 (29.19%) jQuery
10 47 (22.49%) LESS
11 44 (21.05%) Backbone.js
12 38 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 32 (15.31%) RESTful
14 30 (14.35%) RequireJS
15 27 (12.92%) Chai
16 24 (11.48%) .NET
17 23 (11.00%) Express
18 20 (9.57%) Web Services
19 19 (9.09%) DOM
19 19 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.48%) User Experience
2 13 (6.22%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.31%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.35%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.87%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.87%) W3C
6 5 (2.39%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.39%) Equities
6 5 (2.39%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.91%) iPad
8 3 (1.44%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.44%) New Media
9 2 (0.96%) 3D Printing
9 2 (0.96%) Arduino
9 2 (0.96%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.70%) Linux
2 8 (3.83%) Unix
3 6 (2.87%) Android
3 6 (2.87%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.39%) Windows
5 4 (1.91%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.91%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (43.54%) Front End Development
2 90 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (35.89%) TDD
4 62 (29.67%) Web Development
5 53 (25.36%) OO
6 44 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
7 41 (19.62%) MVC
8 40 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (17.70%) Scrum
10 36 (17.22%) BDD
11 29 (13.88%) Unit Testing
12 17 (8.13%) MVVM
13 16 (7.66%) DevOps
13 16 (7.66%) Software Engineering
14 15 (7.18%) Automated Testing
15 14 (6.70%) Progressive Enhancement
16 13 (6.22%) Pair Programming
17 12 (5.74%) Continuous Deployment
18 11 (5.26%) Dependency Management
18 11 (5.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 193 (92.34%) JavaScript
2 40 (19.14%) ES6
3 29 (13.88%) Java
4 25 (11.96%) C#
5 14 (6.70%) TypeScript
6 10 (4.78%) PHP
6 10 (4.78%) SQL
7 8 (3.83%) Python
7 8 (3.83%) Ruby
8 4 (1.91%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.44%) C
9 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.96%) ECMAScript
10 2 (0.96%) Perl
11 1 (0.48%) Groovy
11 1 (0.48%) Haskell
11 1 (0.48%) JSX
11 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.18%) Degree
4 7 (3.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) WAI
3 1 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (4.31%) Docker
2 5 (2.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) Ansible
1 2 (0.96%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) Grafana
2 1 (0.48%) Kibana
2 1 (0.48%) Mesos
2 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (7.66%) Adobe
2 9 (4.31%) ESRI
3 7 (3.35%) Google
4 5 (2.39%) Oracle
5 2 (0.96%) Twitter
6 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.48%) Ensighten
6 1 (0.48%) IBM
6 1 (0.48%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.48%) SAP
6 1 (0.48%) webMethods
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