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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
Rank 511 554 574
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +20
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 111 91 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.35% 1.10% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 78 53
Median daily rate £438 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £346 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £600 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £269
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +48.83%
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
8247 8251 7384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 14.97% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5558 5078
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 181 119
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £24.38 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.76 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +22 103 £450 -5.26% 36
London +13 78 £455 -4.21% 28
City of London +4 24 £450 -5.26% 5
South East +26 8 £457 +17.83% 2
West Midlands -5 7 £394 -
Scotland +14 6 £525 +16.66%
North West +10 5 £375 -6.25%
Manchester +3 5 £375 -6.25%
Birmingham - 5 £394 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £463 -
Edinburgh +22 3 £525 +16.66%
Croydon -17 3 £500 +11.11%
Glasgow - 3 - -
East of England - 2 £438 - 2
Suffolk - 2 £438 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £438 -
South West +8 1 £325 +44.44% 2
East Sussex +5 1 £425 -
Brighton 0 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 £313 -
Thame - 1 £425 -
Reading - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 £325 -
Worthing - 1 £488 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £313 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £488 -
Devon - 1 £325 -

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 171 (81.04%) JavaScript
2 163 (77.25%) Jasmine
3 160 (75.83%) HTML
4 159 (75.36%) CSS
5 152 (72.04%) AngularJS
6 145 (68.72%) HTML5
7 118 (55.92%) CSS3
8 102 (48.34%) Front End Development
9 92 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (41.71%) TDD
11 84 (39.81%) Git (software)
12 83 (39.34%) Grunt
13 68 (32.23%) Protractor
14 67 (31.75%) gulp
15 62 (29.38%) React
16 60 (28.44%) Sass
17 57 (27.01%) Node.js
18 55 (26.07%) Web Development
18 55 (26.07%) OO
19 53 (25.12%) Java
20 52 (24.64%) LESS
21 49 (23.22%) Responsive Web Design
22 48 (22.75%) Selenium
22 48 (22.75%) MVC
23 46 (21.80%) RESTful
24 43 (20.38%) Mocha
24 43 (20.38%) BDD
25 40 (18.96%) Scrum
26 37 (17.54%) jQuery
27 33 (15.64%) 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 19 (9.00%) Confluence
2 14 (6.64%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (2.84%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.90%) nginx
4 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.42%) Apache
6 2 (0.95%) JBoss
6 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.95%) WordPress
7 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 21 (9.95%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.42%) InVision
3 1 (0.47%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.79%) Bluemix
1 8 (3.79%) IBM Cloud
2 7 (3.32%) PaaS
3 5 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.37%) GitHub
3 5 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.90%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.90%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (1.42%) SaaS
6 2 (0.95%) Heroku
6 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.58%) HTTP
2 11 (5.21%) SSL
3 8 (3.79%) DNS
4 5 (2.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.95%) MongoDB
2 12 (5.69%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.74%) Big Data
3 10 (4.74%) MySQL
4 9 (4.27%) Couchbase
4 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.84%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.95%) QlikView
8 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 163 (77.25%) Jasmine
2 84 (39.81%) Git (software)
3 83 (39.34%) Grunt
4 68 (32.23%) Protractor
5 67 (31.75%) gulp
6 48 (22.75%) Selenium
7 43 (20.38%) Mocha
8 33 (15.64%) Bower
9 32 (15.17%) Jenkins
10 30 (14.22%) JIRA
11 28 (13.27%) webpack
12 24 (11.37%) WebDriver
13 22 (10.43%) Cucumber
14 18 (8.53%) Babel
15 17 (8.06%) Sinon.JS
16 11 (5.21%) Bundler
16 11 (5.21%) Maven
17 10 (4.74%) QUnit
18 9 (4.27%) JSHint
18 9 (4.27%) PhantomJS
General
1 33 (15.64%) Finance
2 18 (8.53%) Banking
3 10 (4.74%) Retail
4 9 (4.27%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.84%) Electronics
6 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Marketing
6 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 186 (88.15%) Developer
2 101 (47.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 55 (26.07%) Angular Developer
4 44 (20.85%) JavaScript Developer
5 23 (10.90%) UI Developer
6 16 (7.58%) HTML Developer
6 16 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.11%) Web Developer
8 11 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (4.74%) HTML CSS Developer
10 8 (3.79%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.79%) Node.js Developer
10 8 (3.79%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 6 (2.84%) DevOps Specialist
12 6 (2.84%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 5 (2.37%) Senior UI Developer
14 4 (1.90%) Applications Developer
14 4 (1.90%) Big Data Developer
14 4 (1.90%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (75.83%) HTML
2 159 (75.36%) CSS
3 152 (72.04%) AngularJS
4 145 (68.72%) HTML5
5 118 (55.92%) CSS3
6 62 (29.38%) React
7 60 (28.44%) Sass
8 57 (27.01%) Node.js
9 52 (24.64%) LESS
10 46 (21.80%) RESTful
11 37 (17.54%) jQuery
12 32 (15.17%) Chai
13 31 (14.69%) Ajax
13 31 (14.69%) DOM
14 29 (13.74%) REST
14 29 (13.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 26 (12.32%) JSON
16 25 (11.85%) Browserify
17 22 (10.43%) D3.js
18 19 (9.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.58%) User Experience
2 10 (4.74%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.79%) Graphic Design
3 8 (3.79%) iPad
3 8 (3.79%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.32%) Equities
4 7 (3.32%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.84%) W3C
6 5 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.37%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.95%) 3D Printing
8 2 (0.95%) Arduino
8 2 (0.95%) Kinect
8 2 (0.95%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.47%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.79%) Unix
2 7 (3.32%) Linux
3 6 (2.84%) Mac OS
4 4 (1.90%) Windows
5 3 (1.42%) Android
5 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (48.34%) Front End Development
2 92 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (41.71%) TDD
4 55 (26.07%) OO
4 55 (26.07%) Web Development
5 49 (23.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 48 (22.75%) MVC
7 43 (20.38%) BDD
8 40 (18.96%) Scrum
9 33 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (11.37%) MVVM
11 23 (10.90%) Unit Testing
12 20 (9.48%) Continuous Deployment
12 20 (9.48%) DevOps
12 20 (9.48%) Open Source
13 17 (8.06%) Automated Testing
14 12 (5.69%) Microservices
14 12 (5.69%) OOP
14 12 (5.69%) Progressive Enhancement
14 12 (5.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 171 (81.04%) JavaScript
2 53 (25.12%) Java
3 32 (15.17%) ES6
4 22 (10.43%) C#
5 12 (5.69%) PHP
6 10 (4.74%) Scala
7 9 (4.27%) Python
7 9 (4.27%) Ruby
8 4 (1.90%) Perl
8 4 (1.90%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.42%) Go
9 3 (1.42%) Groovy
9 3 (1.42%) Haskell
10 2 (0.95%) SQL
11 1 (0.47%) JSX
11 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (15.17%) Security Cleared
2 30 (14.22%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.42%) QA
1 3 (1.42%) SDET
2 2 (0.95%) WAI
3 1 (0.47%) COBIT
3 1 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (8.06%) Docker
2 9 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.84%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.79%) Ansible
2 6 (2.84%) Salt
3 4 (1.90%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.42%) Grafana
4 3 (1.42%) Kibana
5 2 (0.95%) Puppet
6 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (12.32%) Adobe
2 10 (4.74%) Google
3 8 (3.79%) Zend
4 6 (2.84%) IBM
4 6 (2.84%) Splunk
4 6 (2.84%) Veracode
5 3 (1.42%) SAP
6 2 (0.95%) Apiary
6 2 (0.95%) Twitter
7 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.47%) Ensighten
7 1 (0.47%) Facebook
7 1 (0.47%) webMethods
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