Period
to 13 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Karma Test Runner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Karma Test Runner over the 6 months to 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Karma Test Runner (formerly Testacular)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 555 547 559
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -25
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 78 45 266
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.63% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 171
10th Percentile £358 £405 £363
25th Percentile £412 £450 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £525
90th Percentile £650 £600 £563
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Karma Test Runner is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8,331 7,181 16,648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.10% 18.49% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,532 5,069 11,298
10th Percentile £350 £340 £340
25th Percentile £413 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £600 £594 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 100 230
10th Percentile £25.38 £19.80 £19.18
25th Percentile £41.19 £39.06 £36.81
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £57.63 £54.77 £50.97
90th Percentile £65.54 £63.75 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £47.88 £47.50 £44.18
% change year-on-year +0.79% +7.51% +3.95%

Karma Test Runner
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Karma Test Runner as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Karma Test Runner in England

Karma Test Runner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Karma Test Runner in England.

Daily rate trend for Karma Test Runner in England

Karma Test Runner
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Karma Test Runner in England over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Karma Test Runner in England

Karma Test Runner
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 13 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 63 £525 +0.96% 11
Midlands - 4 £419 - 1
North of England +7 3 £363 -10.49% 6
East Midlands - 3 £413 - 1
North West - 2 £356 - 4
South East - 2 £375 - 3
South West +15 1 - - 1
East of England -3 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
North East - 1 £500 -
Karma Test Runner
UK

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Karma Test Runner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Karma Test Runner.

1 75 (96.15%) Jasmine
2 69 (88.46%) AngularJS
3 66 (84.62%) JavaScript
4 52 (66.67%) TypeScript
5 44 (56.41%) HTML
6 42 (53.85%) CSS
7 35 (44.87%) Java
8 32 (41.03%) React
9 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (38.46%) Git (software)
11 29 (37.18%) HTML5
12 26 (33.33%) TDD
13 25 (32.05%) Python
13 25 (32.05%) RESTful
13 25 (32.05%) Sass
14 24 (30.77%) Unit Testing
15 22 (28.21%) Jest
16 21 (26.92%) Jenkins
17 20 (25.64%) Microservices
17 20 (25.64%) Node.js
17 20 (25.64%) Maven
17 20 (25.64%) SOA
18 18 (23.08%) Test Automation
19 17 (21.79%) Front End Development
19 17 (21.79%) User Experience
19 17 (21.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 17 (21.79%) jQuery
19 17 (21.79%) Redux
20 16 (20.51%) Cypress.io
20 16 (20.51%) Azure

Karma Test Runner
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (7.69%) CMS
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.13%) Confluence
3 2 (2.56%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.28%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.28%) Ethereum
4 1 (1.28%) JBoss
4 1 (1.28%) nginx
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) Azure
2 9 (11.54%) Serverless
3 8 (10.26%) Azure Functions
4 6 (7.69%) GitHub
4 6 (7.69%) npm
5 4 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.13%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (5.13%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (3.85%) AWS
7 2 (2.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 2 (2.56%) PaaS
8 1 (1.28%) AWS CodeCommit
8 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.28%) Azure Service Bus
8 1 (1.28%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (1.28%) Firebase
8 1 (1.28%) IaaS
8 1 (1.28%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.28%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 75 (96.15%) Jasmine
2 30 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 21 (26.92%) Jenkins
4 20 (25.64%) Maven
5 16 (20.51%) Cypress.io
6 15 (19.23%) Protractor
7 14 (17.95%) JIRA
8 13 (16.67%) Cucumber
8 13 (16.67%) GitLab
9 10 (12.82%) NUnit
10 9 (11.54%) JSUnit
10 9 (11.54%) Mocha
11 7 (8.97%) JUnit
11 7 (8.97%) Moq
11 7 (8.97%) Selenium
11 7 (8.97%) webpack
12 5 (6.41%) Eclipse
12 5 (6.41%) Storybook
13 4 (5.13%) IntelliJ
13 4 (5.13%) Postman
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Social Skills
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Front Office
5 2 (2.56%) Law
5 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Back Office
6 1 (1.28%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 50 (64.10%) Developer
2 20 (25.64%) Angular Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (14.10%) React Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.97%) UI Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Programmer
8 4 (5.13%) Python Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Innovation Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (88.46%) AngularJS
2 44 (56.41%) HTML
3 42 (53.85%) CSS
4 32 (41.03%) React
5 29 (37.18%) HTML5
6 25 (32.05%) RESTful
6 25 (32.05%) Sass
7 22 (28.21%) Jest
8 20 (25.64%) Node.js
9 17 (21.79%) jQuery
9 17 (21.79%) Redux
9 17 (21.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (19.23%) CSS3
11 14 (17.95%) .NET
11 14 (17.95%) Angular 2
11 14 (17.95%) NgRx
11 14 (17.95%) RxJS
12 13 (16.67%) D3.js
13 12 (15.38%) LESS
13 12 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) User Experience
2 8 (10.26%) Algorithms
2 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.69%) W3C
4 3 (3.85%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.85%) RIA
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.28%) Equities
5 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.28%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Linux
1 3 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) TDD
3 24 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 20 (25.64%) Microservices
4 20 (25.64%) SOA
5 18 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 17 (21.79%) Front End Development
7 15 (19.23%) Web Development
8 14 (17.95%) Analytics
8 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (16.67%) Multithreading
10 11 (14.10%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 10 (12.82%) Algorithmic Trading
11 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
11 10 (12.82%) OO
12 9 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (11.54%) Pair Programming
12 9 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (11.54%) SEO
13 8 (10.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 66 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 52 (66.67%) TypeScript
3 35 (44.87%) Java
4 25 (32.05%) Python
5 13 (16.67%) ES6
5 13 (16.67%) SQL
6 12 (15.38%) C#
7 5 (6.41%) Java 8
7 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.85%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) Go
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) Prolog
9 1 (1.28%) R
9 1 (1.28%) Scala
9 1 (1.28%) Solidity
9 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (5.13%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) Accessibility
2 4 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Docker
2 4 (5.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Ansible
2 3 (3.85%) Terraform
3 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle
2 4 (5.13%) Twitter
3 3 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.56%) Xerox
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) Google
5 1 (1.28%) hybris
5 1 (1.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.28%) Sitecore