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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
Rank 542 586 600
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +14
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 102 58 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.10% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 0.77% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 48 22
Median daily rate £425 £433 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £341 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
8607 7573 6766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.90% 13.30% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5887 4994 4351
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 124 148
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.64 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +11 93 £425 -1.73% 31
London +18 70 £425 -13.26% 15
City of London +27 8 £431 -13.75% 5
Scotland - 8 £375 -
South East -2 6 £411 -1.79% 3
Glasgow - 6 £375 -
North East - 4 £410 - 5
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £410 - 5
East Sussex - 4 - - 1
Brighton - 4 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £410 - 5
South West +6 3 £500 +42.85%
North West -9 3 £425 +21.42% 3
Gloucestershire - 3 £500 -
Manchester - 3 £425 - 2
Nottingham - 2 £340 -
Leeds - 2 £380 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £380 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £340 -
Yorkshire - 2 £380 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £340 -
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
Aberdeen - 2 £350 -
Hampshire +8 1 £435 +16.00%
Kent - 1 £388 -
Telford - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £435 -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £388 -

Karma Test Runner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 198 (92.52%) JavaScript
2 179 (83.64%) HTML
3 173 (80.84%) CSS
4 157 (73.36%) Jasmine
5 140 (65.42%) HTML5
6 134 (62.62%) AngularJS
7 98 (45.79%) CSS3
8 90 (42.06%) Front End Development
9 89 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
10 85 (39.72%) Sass
11 84 (39.25%) Grunt
11 84 (39.25%) React
12 79 (36.92%) Node.js
13 73 (34.11%) Git (software)
14 70 (32.71%) TDD
15 66 (30.84%) jQuery
16 64 (29.91%) Mocha
17 61 (28.50%) Web Development
18 59 (27.57%) OO
19 54 (25.23%) Backbone.js
20 52 (24.30%) gulp
21 50 (23.36%) LESS
22 44 (20.56%) ES6
23 43 (20.09%) MVC
24 42 (19.63%) Protractor
25 38 (17.76%) RESTful
25 38 (17.76%) Unit Testing
26 37 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
26 37 (17.29%) Scrum
26 37 (17.29%) Responsive Web Design

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 13 (6.07%) JBoss
2 12 (5.61%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.67%) GlassFish
4 7 (3.27%) Apache
4 7 (3.27%) CMS
5 6 (2.80%) NServiceBus
6 5 (2.34%) nginx
7 4 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.40%) IIS
9 2 (0.93%) Confluence
9 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.47%) Drupal
10 1 (0.47%) WildFly
10 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (6.07%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.93%) InVision
2 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.21%) GitHub
2 5 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.34%) Bluemix
3 4 (1.87%) Google App Engine
3 4 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.87%) SaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.47%) Heroku
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.14%) 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 16 (7.48%) MongoDB
2 9 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.27%) Redis
4 6 (2.80%) MySQL
4 6 (2.80%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.34%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.87%) Big Data
6 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 157 (73.36%) Jasmine
2 84 (39.25%) Grunt
3 73 (34.11%) Git (software)
4 64 (29.91%) Mocha
5 52 (24.30%) gulp
6 42 (19.63%) Protractor
7 30 (14.02%) Jenkins
8 25 (11.68%) Subversion
9 24 (11.21%) Selenium
10 21 (9.81%) webpack
11 20 (9.35%) Maven
11 20 (9.35%) PhantomJS
12 18 (8.41%) JIRA
13 17 (7.94%) Babel
14 15 (7.01%) Bower
15 13 (6.07%) Cucumber
15 13 (6.07%) JUnit
16 12 (5.61%) QUnit
17 11 (5.14%) JSUnit
18 10 (4.67%) jMock
General
1 21 (9.81%) Finance
2 10 (4.67%) Banking
3 4 (1.87%) Electronics
3 4 (1.87%) Publishing
4 3 (1.40%) Law
4 3 (1.40%) Retail
5 2 (0.93%) Marketing
5 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 199 (92.99%) Developer
2 101 (47.20%) JavaScript Developer
3 81 (37.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 39 (18.22%) Angular Developer
5 27 (12.62%) UI Developer
6 26 (12.15%) Senior Developer
7 23 (10.75%) Web Developer
8 19 (8.88%) HTML Developer
9 18 (8.41%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (7.48%) HTML CSS Developer
11 15 (7.01%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 12 (5.61%) Applications Developer
12 12 (5.61%) Node.js Developer
13 9 (4.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 7 (3.27%) JavaScript Engineer
15 6 (2.80%) .NET Developer
15 6 (2.80%) C# Developer
15 6 (2.80%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 5 (2.34%) QA Engineer
16 5 (2.34%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (83.64%) HTML
2 173 (80.84%) CSS
3 140 (65.42%) HTML5
4 134 (62.62%) AngularJS
5 98 (45.79%) CSS3
6 85 (39.72%) Sass
7 84 (39.25%) React
8 79 (36.92%) Node.js
9 66 (30.84%) jQuery
10 54 (25.23%) Backbone.js
11 50 (23.36%) LESS
12 38 (17.76%) RESTful
13 32 (14.95%) RequireJS
14 28 (13.08%) Chai
14 28 (13.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 28 (13.08%) Web Services
15 25 (11.68%) Express
16 24 (11.21%) KnockoutJS
17 21 (9.81%) .NET
18 20 (9.35%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.88%) User Experience
2 12 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.21%) New Media
3 9 (4.21%) W3C
4 8 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.27%) iPad
6 5 (2.34%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.34%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.40%) Animation
8 3 (1.40%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.40%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.93%) Wiki
10 1 (0.47%) Arduino
10 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.47%) Kinect
10 1 (0.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.41%) Linux
2 9 (4.21%) Unix
3 6 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.34%) Android
4 5 (2.34%) Windows
5 4 (1.87%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (42.06%) Front End Development
2 89 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (32.71%) TDD
4 61 (28.50%) Web Development
5 59 (27.57%) OO
6 43 (20.09%) MVC
7 38 (17.76%) Unit Testing
8 37 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (17.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 37 (17.29%) Scrum
9 33 (15.42%) BDD
10 19 (8.88%) MVVM
11 16 (7.48%) Progressive Enhancement
12 14 (6.54%) DevOps
12 14 (6.54%) Pair Programming
12 14 (6.54%) Software Engineering
13 11 (5.14%) Isomorphic JavaScript
14 10 (4.67%) Automated Testing
14 10 (4.67%) Dependency Management
14 10 (4.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 198 (92.52%) JavaScript
2 44 (20.56%) ES6
3 31 (14.49%) Java
4 18 (8.41%) C#
5 14 (6.54%) TypeScript
6 11 (5.14%) Ruby
6 11 (5.14%) SQL
7 10 (4.67%) PHP
8 7 (3.27%) Python
9 5 (2.34%) C
10 4 (1.87%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.87%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.40%) ECMAScript
11 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.93%) Perl
13 1 (0.47%) Groovy
13 1 (0.47%) Haskell
13 1 (0.47%) JSX
13 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (13.55%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.67%) Degree
3 10 (4.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.67%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) COBIT
2 1 (0.47%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (5.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) Ansible
2 2 (0.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) Grafana
3 1 (0.47%) Kibana
3 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.47%) Mesos
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (7.01%) Adobe
2 10 (4.67%) ESRI
3 6 (2.80%) Twitter
4 5 (2.34%) Google
4 5 (2.34%) Oracle
5 4 (1.87%) Facebook
6 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.47%) IBM
7 1 (0.47%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
7 1 (0.47%) webMethods
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