Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 17 November 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)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 678 752
Rank change year-on-year +119 +74 +31
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 330 216 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.72% 1.23% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 143 113
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £325 £326 £313
90th Percentile £598 £574 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.81% - +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19200 17494 16364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.68% 16.51% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13374 11774 10881
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 252 335
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.10 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.50 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Karma Test Runner
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Karma Test Runner in the UK

Karma Test Runner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Karma Test Runner in the UK

Karma Test Runner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Karma Test Runner over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Karma Test Runner in the UK

Karma Test Runner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Karma Test Runner.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Karma Test Runner in the UK

Karma Test Runner
Top 13 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England +121 318 £445 +4.71% 31
London +22 189 £475 +6.74% 18
UK excluding London +116 138 £389 -2.81% 14
South East +60 65 £365 -14.12% 7
North of England +77 25 £426 +6.56% 2
Midlands +37 22 £406 +30.00% 1
East Midlands +12 16 £390 +24.80% 1
Yorkshire - 16 £443 -
East of England -10 14 £350 -22.22% 1
Scotland -13 11 £500 +25.00% 1
North West +25 9 £409 +5.48% 2
West Midlands +22 6 £450 +14.38%
South West +3 1 £325 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 with a requirement for Karma Test Runner.

1 276 (83.64%) JavaScript
2 242 (73.33%) AngularJS
3 241 (73.03%) Jasmine
4 227 (68.79%) CSS
5 220 (66.67%) HTML
6 195 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
7 193 (58.48%) HTML5
8 162 (49.09%) TDD
9 134 (40.61%) Git (software)
10 133 (40.30%) CSS3
11 132 (40.00%) Front End Development
12 129 (39.09%) Sass
13 122 (36.97%) React
14 119 (36.06%) gulp
14 119 (36.06%) Mocha
15 115 (34.85%) Grunt
16 113 (34.24%) Protractor
17 107 (32.42%) Node.js
18 98 (29.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 96 (29.09%) npm
20 95 (28.79%) Java
20 95 (28.79%) Scrum
21 88 (26.67%) Test Automation
22 80 (24.24%) jQuery
23 75 (22.73%) BDD
24 73 (22.12%) webpack
24 73 (22.12%) User Experience
24 73 (22.12%) RESTful
25 70 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
25 70 (21.21%) .NET

Karma Test Runner
Co-occurring 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 28 (8.48%) CMS
2 25 (7.58%) Confluence
3 14 (4.24%) EPiServer
4 11 (3.33%) JBoss
5 10 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.12%) nginx
7 4 (1.21%) Apache
7 4 (1.21%) Drupal
7 4 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.21%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.21%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.21%) WordPress
8 3 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 25 (7.58%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 96 (29.09%) npm
2 19 (5.76%) Yarn
3 17 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (3.94%) GitHub
6 11 (3.33%) OpenShift
7 10 (3.03%) SaaS
8 7 (2.12%) Firebase
8 7 (2.12%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.21%) Trello
10 3 (0.91%) Office 365
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.94%) Internet
2 10 (3.03%) HTTP
3 8 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.12%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.30%) MongoDB
2 22 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.33%) MySQL
5 8 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.52%) Big Data
7 4 (1.21%) Couchbase
8 3 (0.91%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.91%) SQLite
9 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.61%) HBase
9 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.30%) DB2
10 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 241 (73.03%) Jasmine
2 134 (40.61%) Git (software)
3 119 (36.06%) gulp
3 119 (36.06%) Mocha
4 115 (34.85%) Grunt
5 113 (34.24%) Protractor
6 73 (22.12%) webpack
7 70 (21.21%) Jenkins
8 51 (15.45%) Selenium
9 42 (12.73%) Bower
10 37 (11.21%) JIRA
11 27 (8.18%) Cucumber
12 26 (7.88%) Subversion
13 25 (7.58%) Bitbucket
14 23 (6.97%) GitLab
14 23 (6.97%) JUnit
14 23 (6.97%) Maven
14 23 (6.97%) TeamCity
15 20 (6.06%) Sinon.JS
16 18 (5.45%) NUnit
General
1 59 (17.88%) Finance
2 16 (4.85%) Banking
3 14 (4.24%) Marketing
4 7 (2.12%) Advertising
4 7 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.82%) Electronics
6 5 (1.52%) Games
6 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.21%) Law
7 4 (1.21%) Retail
8 3 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 299 (90.61%) Developer
2 120 (36.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 91 (27.58%) JavaScript Developer
4 76 (23.03%) Angular Developer
5 34 (10.30%) UI Developer
6 29 (8.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 29 (8.79%) Java Developer
7 23 (6.97%) HTML Developer
7 23 (6.97%) Senior Developer
7 23 (6.97%) Web Developer
8 22 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
9 15 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
10 11 (3.33%) Architect
11 10 (3.03%) Web UI Developer
12 9 (2.73%) .NET Developer
12 9 (2.73%) Agile Developer
13 8 (2.42%) Android Developer
14 7 (2.12%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 7 (2.12%) Scala Developer
14 7 (2.12%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (73.33%) AngularJS
2 227 (68.79%) CSS
3 220 (66.67%) HTML
4 193 (58.48%) HTML5
5 133 (40.30%) CSS3
6 129 (39.09%) Sass
7 122 (36.97%) React
8 107 (32.42%) Node.js
9 98 (29.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 80 (24.24%) jQuery
11 73 (22.12%) RESTful
12 70 (21.21%) .NET
13 65 (19.70%) Angular 2
14 59 (17.88%) Web Services
15 50 (15.15%) Chai
16 49 (14.85%) Redux
16 49 (14.85%) REST
17 47 (14.24%) LESS
18 39 (11.82%) JSON
19 37 (11.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (22.12%) User Experience
2 23 (6.97%) W3C
3 19 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.73%) Fintech
6 5 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.91%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.61%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.61%) Vector Graphics
10 1 (0.30%) Animation
10 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.30%) Online Games
10 1 (0.30%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.55%) Linux
2 12 (3.64%) Windows
3 9 (2.73%) Android
4 7 (2.12%) Ubuntu
4 7 (2.12%) Unix
5 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (49.09%) TDD
3 132 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 95 (28.79%) Scrum
5 88 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 75 (22.73%) BDD
7 70 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (17.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 58 (17.58%) Web Development
10 51 (15.45%) OO
11 50 (15.15%) MVC
12 34 (10.30%) SOLID
13 30 (9.09%) Open Source
13 30 (9.09%) SEO
14 29 (8.79%) Unit Testing
15 28 (8.48%) Analytics
16 27 (8.18%) Progressive Enhancement
17 26 (7.88%) Mobile First
18 24 (7.27%) DevOps
18 24 (7.27%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 276 (83.64%) JavaScript
2 95 (28.79%) Java
3 65 (19.70%) ES6
4 46 (13.94%) C#
5 44 (13.33%) TypeScript
6 24 (7.27%) ECMAScript
7 20 (6.06%) Python
7 20 (6.06%) SQL
8 17 (5.15%) PHP
9 14 (4.24%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.33%) C
12 10 (3.03%) Ruby
12 10 (3.03%) Scala
13 9 (2.73%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.73%) Groovy
14 8 (2.42%) Perl
15 7 (2.12%) Haskell
16 4 (1.21%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.91%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 28 (8.48%) Degree
2 22 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.33%) WCAG
2 9 (2.73%) QA
3 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.61%) WAI
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (5.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (3.64%) Control-M
2 10 (3.03%) Puppet
3 7 (2.12%) Grafana
3 7 (2.12%) Kibana
4 4 (1.21%) Ansible
4 4 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.61%) Mesos
5 2 (0.61%) Rancher
6 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (8.18%) Adobe
2 19 (5.76%) Twitter
3 16 (4.85%) Google
3 16 (4.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.12%) Oracle
5 5 (1.52%) SAP
5 5 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.21%) webMethods
7 3 (0.91%) Apiary
7 3 (0.91%) F5
7 3 (0.91%) Marketo
8 2 (0.61%) Apple
8 2 (0.61%) IBM
8 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.61%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.61%) Splunk
9 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.30%) Cadence
9 1 (0.30%) hybris
9 1 (0.30%) Sybase