Period
to 21 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 21 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 675 751
Rank change year-on-year +109 +76 +18
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 330 209 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.71% 1.21% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 141 109
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £593 £575 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.81% - +14.29%
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 19267 17294 16223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.68% 16.51% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13417 11639 10802
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 251 338
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 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.20 £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 21 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 21 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 +130 318 £440 +3.53% 39
London +15 191 £475 +6.74% 21
UK excluding London +103 136 £389 -2.81% 18
South East +54 63 £365 -14.12% 7
North of England +68 25 £426 +6.56% 2
Midlands +29 22 £406 +30.00% 2
East Midlands +10 16 £390 +24.80% 1
Yorkshire - 16 £443 -
East of England +7 14 £350 -22.22% 1
Scotland -11 11 £500 +25.00%
North West +25 9 £409 +5.48% 2
West Midlands +21 6 £450 +14.38% 1
South West -7 1 £325 - 6

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 277 (83.94%) JavaScript
2 244 (73.94%) Jasmine
3 240 (72.73%) AngularJS
4 228 (69.09%) CSS
5 220 (66.67%) HTML
6 196 (59.39%) Agile Software Development
7 193 (58.48%) HTML5
8 160 (48.48%) TDD
9 134 (40.61%) Git (software)
9 134 (40.61%) CSS3
10 133 (40.30%) Front End Development
11 130 (39.39%) Sass
12 121 (36.67%) React
13 119 (36.06%) gulp
14 118 (35.76%) Mocha
15 114 (34.55%) Grunt
16 112 (33.94%) Protractor
17 106 (32.12%) Node.js
18 98 (29.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 96 (29.09%) Scrum
20 95 (28.79%) Java
20 95 (28.79%) npm
21 87 (26.36%) Test Automation
22 80 (24.24%) jQuery
23 74 (22.42%) BDD
24 73 (22.12%) User Experience
25 72 (21.82%) webpack
25 72 (21.82%) RESTful
26 69 (20.91%) .NET
27 68 (20.61%) Continuous Integration

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 10 (3.03%) JBoss
5 9 (2.73%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.82%) nginx
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%) WordPress
8 3 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.91%) Apache
8 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
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 95 (28.79%) npm
2 18 (5.45%) Yarn
3 17 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (3.64%) GitHub
6 10 (3.03%) OpenShift
6 10 (3.03%) SaaS
7 7 (2.12%) Firebase
8 6 (1.82%) 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 14 (4.24%) Internet
2 9 (2.73%) HTTP
3 7 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.82%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.70%) MongoDB
2 21 (6.36%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.33%) MySQL
3 11 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.52%) Big Data
6 4 (1.21%) Couchbase
7 3 (0.91%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.91%) SQLite
8 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.61%) HBase
8 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.30%) DB2
9 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 244 (73.94%) Jasmine
2 134 (40.61%) Git (software)
3 119 (36.06%) gulp
4 118 (35.76%) Mocha
5 114 (34.55%) Grunt
6 112 (33.94%) Protractor
7 72 (21.82%) webpack
8 67 (20.30%) Jenkins
9 50 (15.15%) Selenium
10 42 (12.73%) Bower
11 36 (10.91%) JIRA
12 26 (7.88%) Cucumber
13 25 (7.58%) Bitbucket
13 25 (7.58%) Subversion
14 23 (6.97%) Maven
15 22 (6.67%) GitLab
15 22 (6.67%) JUnit
15 22 (6.67%) TeamCity
16 20 (6.06%) Sinon.JS
17 18 (5.45%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (17.88%) Finance
2 15 (4.55%) Banking
2 15 (4.55%) Marketing
3 7 (2.12%) Advertising
3 7 (2.12%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.82%) Electronics
5 5 (1.52%) Games
5 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.21%) Law
7 3 (0.91%) Retail
8 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 300 (90.91%) Developer
2 121 (36.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 92 (27.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 76 (23.03%) Angular Developer
5 33 (10.00%) UI Developer
6 30 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 30 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 24 (7.27%) HTML Developer
8 22 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
8 22 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 22 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 16 (4.85%) HTML CSS Developer
10 11 (3.33%) Architect
11 10 (3.03%) Agile Developer
12 9 (2.73%) .NET Developer
12 9 (2.73%) Web UI Developer
13 8 (2.42%) Android Developer
14 7 (2.12%) C# Developer
14 7 (2.12%) EPiServer Developer
14 7 (2.12%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (72.73%) AngularJS
2 228 (69.09%) CSS
3 220 (66.67%) HTML
4 193 (58.48%) HTML5
5 134 (40.61%) CSS3
6 130 (39.39%) Sass
7 121 (36.67%) React
8 106 (32.12%) Node.js
9 98 (29.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 80 (24.24%) jQuery
11 72 (21.82%) RESTful
12 69 (20.91%) .NET
13 64 (19.39%) Angular 2
14 57 (17.27%) Web Services
15 49 (14.85%) Chai
16 48 (14.55%) Redux
17 47 (14.24%) LESS
17 47 (14.24%) REST
18 39 (11.82%) JSON
19 35 (10.61%) 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 14 (4.24%) Linux
2 11 (3.33%) Windows
3 9 (2.73%) Android
4 6 (1.82%) Ubuntu
4 6 (1.82%) Unix
5 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (59.39%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (48.48%) TDD
3 133 (40.30%) Front End Development
4 96 (29.09%) Scrum
5 87 (26.36%) Test Automation
6 74 (22.42%) BDD
7 68 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (17.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 58 (17.58%) Web Development
10 50 (15.15%) MVC
10 50 (15.15%) OO
11 33 (10.00%) SOLID
12 30 (9.09%) SEO
13 29 (8.79%) Open Source
13 29 (8.79%) Unit Testing
14 28 (8.48%) Analytics
15 27 (8.18%) Progressive Enhancement
16 26 (7.88%) Mobile First
17 24 (7.27%) Kanban
18 23 (6.97%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 277 (83.94%) JavaScript
2 95 (28.79%) Java
3 66 (20.00%) ES6
4 45 (13.64%) TypeScript
5 44 (13.33%) C#
6 24 (7.27%) ECMAScript
7 19 (5.76%) Python
8 18 (5.45%) SQL
9 17 (5.15%) PHP
10 13 (3.94%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.33%) C
11 11 (3.33%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.73%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.73%) Ruby
12 9 (2.73%) Scala
13 8 (2.42%) Groovy
14 7 (2.12%) Perl
15 6 (1.82%) 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 18 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.33%) WCAG
2 8 (2.42%) QA
3 4 (1.21%) 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 18 (5.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (3.33%) Control-M
2 9 (2.73%) Puppet
3 6 (1.82%) Grafana
3 6 (1.82%) 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 26 (7.88%) Adobe
2 19 (5.76%) Twitter
3 15 (4.55%) Google
3 15 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.12%) Oracle
5 5 (1.52%) SAP
5 5 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.91%) Apiary
6 3 (0.91%) F5
6 3 (0.91%) Marketo
6 3 (0.91%) webMethods
7 2 (0.61%) Apple
7 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.61%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.61%) Splunk
8 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.30%) Cadence
8 1 (0.30%) hybris
8 1 (0.30%) IBM
8 1 (0.30%) Sybase