Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 June 2019 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)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 412 421 460
Rank change year-on-year +9 +39 +19
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 179 215 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.20% 2.29% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 150 74
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.35%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £316
90th Percentile £576 £576 £551
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8,136 9,375 7,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.26% 20.79% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,739 6,978 5,420
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £485 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.11% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 31
London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -8.57%
10th Percentile £22.75 £24.20 £30.00
90th Percentile £55.25 £165.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% -1.18%

Karma Test Runner
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Karma Test Runner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Karma Test Runner in London

Karma Test Runner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Karma Test Runner in London

Karma Test Runner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Karma Test Runner in London over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Karma Test Runner in London

Karma Test Runner
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
Central London +27 29 £506 +9.46% 3
South London -13 14 £506 +6.58%
East London - 4 £475 -
West London +1 1 £200 -50.00%
Karma Test Runner
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Karma Test Runner.

1 165 (92.18%) AngularJS
2 155 (86.59%) Jasmine
3 148 (82.68%) JavaScript
4 109 (60.89%) CSS
5 106 (59.22%) Front End Development
6 104 (58.10%) HTML
7 101 (56.42%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (49.72%) TypeScript
9 82 (45.81%) Git (software)
10 80 (44.69%) HTML5
11 73 (40.78%) BDD
11 73 (40.78%) Jenkins
12 69 (38.55%) Protractor
13 67 (37.43%) Grunt
14 65 (36.31%) ES6
15 64 (35.75%) TDD
16 59 (32.96%) Microsoft Azure
17 58 (32.40%) RESTful
17 58 (32.40%) Scrum
18 57 (31.84%) gulp
18 57 (31.84%) Sass
19 54 (30.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 54 (30.17%) Node.js
19 54 (30.17%) CSS3
20 53 (29.61%) Test Automation
21 51 (28.49%) SQL Server
22 50 (27.93%) Cucumber
23 48 (26.82%) Docker
24 42 (23.46%) Open Source
25 41 (22.91%) GitHub

Karma Test Runner
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 34 (18.99%) Confluence
2 32 (17.88%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (4.47%) JBoss
4 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.35%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.79%) Apache
5 5 (2.79%) CMS
5 5 (2.79%) nginx
5 5 (2.79%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.68%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.12%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.12%) WildFly
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (11.73%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.35%) Sketch
3 3 (1.68%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Magento
2 4 (2.23%) Shopify
3 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 59 (32.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (22.91%) GitHub
3 40 (22.35%) npm
4 20 (11.17%) PaaS
5 15 (8.38%) SaaS
6 13 (7.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (3.91%) Serverless
8 6 (3.35%) Yarn
9 5 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (2.79%) BrowserStack
9 5 (2.79%) Google Analytics
9 5 (2.79%) Sauce Labs
10 4 (2.23%) Google App Engine
10 4 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (1.68%) Slack
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.56%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) HTTP
1 5 (2.79%) SSL
1 5 (2.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (28.49%) SQL Server
2 32 (17.88%) MySQL
3 14 (7.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (3.91%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.23%) Big Data
6 4 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.68%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.68%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.68%) Impala
7 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 155 (86.59%) Jasmine
2 82 (45.81%) Git (software)
3 73 (40.78%) Jenkins
4 69 (38.55%) Protractor
5 67 (37.43%) Grunt
6 57 (31.84%) gulp
7 50 (27.93%) Cucumber
8 40 (22.35%) JIRA
9 35 (19.55%) webpack
10 32 (17.88%) Maven
11 30 (16.76%) Mocha
12 22 (12.29%) Selenium
13 18 (10.06%) Visual Studio
14 16 (8.94%) NUnit
15 13 (7.26%) MSBuild
16 10 (5.59%) JUnit
16 10 (5.59%) PostCSS
17 7 (3.91%) GitLab
18 6 (3.35%) Ant
18 6 (3.35%) Sinon.JS
General
1 10 (5.59%) Pharmaceutical
1 10 (5.59%) Retail
2 9 (5.03%) Finance
3 5 (2.79%) Banking
4 4 (2.23%) Games
5 3 (1.68%) Legal
5 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 164 (91.62%) Developer
2 94 (52.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 58 (32.40%) Angular Developer
4 25 (13.97%) JavaScript Developer
5 19 (10.61%) .NET Developer
5 19 (10.61%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (5.03%) Lead Developer
7 8 (4.47%) C# Developer
7 8 (4.47%) Developer in Test
7 8 (4.47%) React Developer
8 7 (3.91%) Node.js Developer
9 6 (3.35%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Elasticsearch Developer
10 5 (2.79%) UI Developer
11 4 (2.23%) Digital Developer
11 4 (2.23%) Python Developer
11 4 (2.23%) Scala Developer
11 4 (2.23%) Team Leader
12 3 (1.68%) HTML Developer
12 3 (1.68%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (92.18%) AngularJS
2 109 (60.89%) CSS
3 104 (58.10%) HTML
4 80 (44.69%) HTML5
5 58 (32.40%) RESTful
6 57 (31.84%) Sass
7 54 (30.17%) CSS3
7 54 (30.17%) Node.js
7 54 (30.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 36 (20.11%) Gherkin
9 34 (18.99%) .NET
10 33 (18.44%) LESS
10 33 (18.44%) React
11 29 (16.20%) .NET Framework
12 26 (14.53%) Entity Framework
13 20 (11.17%) .NET Core
14 18 (10.06%) Angular 2
14 18 (10.06%) ASP.NET
14 18 (10.06%) jQuery
15 17 (9.50%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.67%) User Experience
2 15 (8.38%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (7.26%) NHS
4 10 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.47%) W3C
6 5 (2.79%) Reinsurance
7 4 (2.23%) Blog
8 3 (1.68%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.12%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.12%) Vector Graphics
10 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.03%) Windows
2 6 (3.35%) Linux
3 5 (2.79%) Ubuntu
3 5 (2.79%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (59.22%) Front End Development
2 101 (56.42%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (40.78%) BDD
4 64 (35.75%) TDD
5 58 (32.40%) Scrum
6 53 (29.61%) Test Automation
7 42 (23.46%) Open Source
8 40 (22.35%) Microservices
9 38 (21.23%) DevOps
10 34 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (17.32%) Web Development
12 28 (15.64%) OO
12 28 (15.64%) Responsive Web Design
13 27 (15.08%) Continuous Deployment
14 26 (14.53%) Pair Programming
15 24 (13.41%) Unit Testing
16 19 (10.61%) MVC
17 17 (9.50%) User Stories
18 16 (8.94%) E-Commerce
19 15 (8.38%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 148 (82.68%) JavaScript
2 89 (49.72%) TypeScript
3 65 (36.31%) ES6
4 37 (20.67%) C#
5 35 (19.55%) Java
6 31 (17.32%) SQL
7 15 (8.38%) Python
8 13 (7.26%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.79%) Groovy
9 5 (2.79%) Haskell
9 5 (2.79%) Java 8
9 5 (2.79%) Perl
9 5 (2.79%) Ruby
9 5 (2.79%) Scala
10 3 (1.68%) Go
11 1 (0.56%) ES7
11 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (12.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.68%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.68%) Degree
5 2 (1.12%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.56%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.35%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) WAI
System Software
1 48 (26.82%) Docker
2 13 (7.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (19.55%) Ansible
2 9 (5.03%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.91%) Kibana
4 6 (3.35%) Grafana
5 5 (2.79%) Puppet
6 2 (1.12%) logstash
6 2 (1.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (11.17%) Adobe
2 11 (6.15%) Google
3 8 (4.47%) hybris
4 6 (3.35%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 6 (3.35%) IBM
5 5 (2.79%) webMethods
6 4 (2.23%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.23%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle
7 3 (1.68%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.56%) Marketo
8 1 (0.56%) Twitter
8 1 (0.56%) Xerox