The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 3 months to 22 April 2017 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 92 102
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10  
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 12 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.83% 0.33% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.72% 2.90% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Median daily rate £388 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +30.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +10.34% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 254 207 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 17.61% 11.40% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 137 110
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - +14.74%  

Karma Test Runner
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Karma Test Runner as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Karma Test Runner in Manchester

Karma Test Runner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Karma Test Runner in Manchester

Karma Test Runner
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 April 2017. 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 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
Salford - 1 £450 -
Karma Test Runner
North West

For the 6 months to 22 April 2017, 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 across the Manchester region with a requirement for Karma Test Runner.

1 15 (88.24%) CSS
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
1 15 (88.24%) HTML5
1 15 (88.24%) Jasmine
2 14 (82.35%) Grunt
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 13 (76.47%) CSS3
3 13 (76.47%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (76.47%) User Experience
4 11 (64.71%) AngularJS
5 9 (52.94%) TDD
6 8 (47.06%) Node.js
7 6 (35.29%) Mocha
7 6 (35.29%) Web Design
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
8 5 (29.41%) gulp
8 5 (29.41%) React
9 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
9 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (23.53%) Wireframes
10 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
10 3 (17.65%) Chai
10 3 (17.65%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (17.65%) Sass
10 3 (17.65%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (17.65%) Ionic Framework
10 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
10 3 (17.65%) CMS
11 2 (11.76%) Scrum

Karma Test Runner
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
2 2 (11.76%) WordPress
3 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon CloudSearch
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Jasmine
2 14 (82.35%) Grunt
3 6 (35.29%) Mocha
4 5 (29.41%) gulp
5 3 (17.65%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (11.76%) CasperJS
6 2 (11.76%) Gatling
6 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (17.65%) UI Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) CSS
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
1 15 (88.24%) HTML5
2 13 (76.47%) CSS3
3 11 (64.71%) AngularJS
4 8 (47.06%) Node.js
5 5 (29.41%) React
6 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
6 3 (17.65%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (17.65%) Chai
6 3 (17.65%) Ionic Framework
6 3 (17.65%) Sass
7 2 (11.76%) Express
7 2 (11.76%) jQuery
7 2 (11.76%) Marionette.js
8 1 (5.88%) OpenLayers
8 1 (5.88%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
3 6 (35.29%) Web Design
4 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (23.53%) Wireframes
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) UX Design
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe