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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 456 534 593
Rank change year-on-year +78 +59  
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 151 117 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.22% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.83% 1.42% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 83 42
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £361 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +0.58% +21.42%  
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8255 8238 7480
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.56% 15.52% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5637 5677 4940
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 125 128
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.75 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Karma Test Runner
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 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 26 June 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
England +71 148 £450 +5.88% 34
London +8 84 £456 +7.35% 20
South East +44 28 £375 -16.66% 4
East Midlands +7 17 £428 +25.73%
Buckinghamshire - 16 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 14 £350 -
Nottinghamshire +6 13 £428 +25.73%
Croydon - 13 £525 -
City of London -3 10 £450 +2.85% 4
Nottingham +5 8 £428 +25.73%
North West +20 6 £450 +5.88% 1
West Midlands +26 5 £488 - 2
Manchester +9 5 £450 +5.88% 1
West Sussex - 5 £488 -
Worthing - 5 £488 -
Yorkshire +25 4 £468 +6.25% 2
Berkshire +23 4 £400 -
Leeds +22 4 £468 +6.25% 2
West Yorkshire +16 4 £468 +6.25% 2
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Leicester - 4 - -
Scotland +30 3 £500 +33.33%
Shropshire +17 3 £488 - 1
South West +5 3 £325 -35.00% 1
Somerset - 3 £325 -
Bath - 3 £325 -
Hampshire +9 2 - -
Surrey +2 2 - - 2
Edinburgh - 2 £456 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +74 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 198 (82.50%) JavaScript
2 174 (72.50%) AngularJS
3 166 (69.17%) CSS
4 156 (65.00%) HTML
5 143 (59.58%) Jasmine
6 141 (58.75%) HTML5
7 140 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
8 114 (47.50%) CSS3
8 114 (47.50%) Grunt
9 108 (45.00%) TDD
10 100 (41.67%) Front End Development
11 93 (38.75%) Node.js
12 91 (37.92%) gulp
13 89 (37.08%) Mocha
14 87 (36.25%) Test Automation
15 85 (35.42%) Git (software)
15 85 (35.42%) React
16 82 (34.17%) Protractor
17 71 (29.58%) Sass
18 68 (28.33%) Java
19 61 (25.42%) User Experience
20 60 (25.00%) Selenium
21 59 (24.58%) Responsive Web Design
22 57 (23.75%) Chai
23 55 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
24 52 (21.67%) Scrum
24 52 (21.67%) Jenkins
25 51 (21.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 51 (21.25%) jQuery
26 47 (19.58%) Web Development

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 25 (10.42%) Confluence
2 22 (9.17%) CMS
2 22 (9.17%) nginx
3 20 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.83%) Apache
5 10 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.33%) JBoss
7 7 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.50%) Apache Solr
8 6 (2.50%) Umbraco
9 5 (2.08%) Apache Spark
9 5 (2.08%) EPiServer
9 5 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (2.08%) WordPress
10 2 (0.83%) Drupal
10 2 (0.83%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.42%) Kentico
Applications
1 22 (9.17%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.17%) GitHub
2 17 (7.08%) Google Analytics
3 11 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.58%) OpenShift
4 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.00%) HTTP
2 19 (7.92%) SSL
3 17 (7.08%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.75%) Internet
5 4 (1.67%) Skype
6 2 (0.83%) DNS
6 2 (0.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 21 (8.75%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.58%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.92%) Big Data
5 5 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.08%) DataStax
6 4 (1.67%) Couchbase
6 4 (1.67%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.25%) MySQL
8 2 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.83%) DB2
8 2 (0.83%) HBase
8 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.83%) Redis
9 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 143 (59.58%) Jasmine
2 114 (47.50%) Grunt
3 91 (37.92%) gulp
4 89 (37.08%) Mocha
5 85 (35.42%) Git (software)
6 82 (34.17%) Protractor
7 60 (25.00%) Selenium
8 52 (21.67%) Jenkins
9 41 (17.08%) webpack
10 37 (15.42%) Bower
11 35 (14.58%) JIRA
12 25 (10.42%) Sinon.JS
13 23 (9.58%) Cucumber
14 19 (7.92%) Gatling
14 19 (7.92%) IntelliJ
15 18 (7.50%) Bitbucket
15 18 (7.50%) Sublime Text
16 17 (7.08%) Ant
16 17 (7.08%) WebDriver
17 15 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (13.75%) Finance
2 15 (6.25%) Banking
3 11 (4.58%) Retail
4 8 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
5 7 (2.92%) Electronics
5 7 (2.92%) Marketing
6 4 (1.67%) Advertising
6 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Front Office
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (87.50%) Developer
2 86 (35.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 72 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 51 (21.25%) Angular Developer
5 33 (13.75%) UI Developer
6 26 (10.83%) HTML Developer
7 19 (7.92%) HTML CSS Developer
8 18 (7.50%) Web Developer
9 17 (7.08%) Scala Developer
10 15 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
10 15 (6.25%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.83%) Tester
12 13 (5.42%) Automation Tester
13 12 (5.00%) Java Developer
13 12 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
14 10 (4.17%) Web UI Developer
15 9 (3.75%) Architect
15 9 (3.75%) QA Automation Tester
15 9 (3.75%) QA Tester
16 8 (3.33%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (72.50%) AngularJS
2 166 (69.17%) CSS
3 156 (65.00%) HTML
4 141 (58.75%) HTML5
5 114 (47.50%) CSS3
6 93 (38.75%) Node.js
7 85 (35.42%) React
8 71 (29.58%) Sass
9 57 (23.75%) Chai
10 51 (21.25%) jQuery
10 51 (21.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 45 (18.75%) RESTful
12 40 (16.67%) Web Services
13 39 (16.25%) Angular 2
14 37 (15.42%) REST
15 36 (15.00%) Redux
16 30 (12.50%) JSON
17 29 (12.08%) LESS
17 29 (12.08%) SOAP
18 24 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.42%) User Experience
2 20 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.17%) W3C
4 8 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.67%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.67%) Fintech
5 4 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.25%) Derivative
7 2 (0.83%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.42%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.25%) Linux
2 18 (7.50%) Windows
3 17 (7.08%) Ubuntu
4 11 (4.58%) Unix
5 2 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (45.00%) TDD
3 100 (41.67%) Front End Development
4 87 (36.25%) Test Automation
5 59 (24.58%) Responsive Web Design
6 55 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (21.67%) Scrum
8 47 (19.58%) Web Development
9 33 (13.75%) BDD
9 33 (13.75%) DevOps
10 31 (12.92%) MVC
11 30 (12.50%) OO
12 25 (10.42%) Analytics
12 25 (10.42%) Web Design
13 24 (10.00%) Open Source
14 21 (8.75%) Workflow
15 19 (7.92%) Microservices
16 18 (7.50%) Wireframes
17 17 (7.08%) MVVM
17 17 (7.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 198 (82.50%) JavaScript
2 68 (28.33%) Java
3 37 (15.42%) ES6
4 32 (13.33%) C#
5 31 (12.92%) Python
6 30 (12.50%) TypeScript
7 27 (11.25%) SQL
8 23 (9.58%) Scala
9 18 (7.50%) Ruby
10 17 (7.08%) Groovy
10 17 (7.08%) Haskell
10 17 (7.08%) Perl
11 9 (3.75%) PHP
12 7 (2.92%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.92%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.25%) C
14 3 (1.25%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (7.92%) Degree
2 13 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) WCAG
3 1 (0.42%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (7.50%) Docker
2 2 (0.83%) HDFS
3 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (7.08%) Grafana
1 17 (7.08%) Kibana
2 16 (6.67%) Puppet
3 7 (2.92%) Control-M
4 4 (1.67%) Ansible
5 3 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.25%) Rancher
6 1 (0.42%) Mesos
Vendors
1 29 (12.08%) Adobe
2 17 (7.08%) Google
3 11 (4.58%) IBM
3 11 (4.58%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.33%) webMethods
5 5 (2.08%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.67%) Marketo
6 4 (1.67%) Twitter
7 3 (1.25%) Oracle
7 3 (1.25%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.25%) SAP
8 1 (0.42%) Apple
8 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
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