Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 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)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 596 560 593
Rank change year-on-year -36 +33 +109
Contract jobs citing Karma Test Runner 251 360 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 1.68% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 226 186
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £325
90th Percentile £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +16.13% -6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 16,138 21,382 17,900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.16% 20.74% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,512 14,680 12,250
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £310
90th Percentile £638 £613 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 231 298
UK median hourly rate £44.01 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.55% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £28.38 £26.50 £28.75
90th Percentile £55.23 £52.50 £60.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +3.03%

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 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
England -3 248 £475 - 56
London -30 142 £488 -0.86% 28
UK excluding London +27 107 £450 +16.13% 29
South East +38 35 £466 +20.32% 5
East of England +41 25 £394 +12.50% 4
North of England +3 21 £475 +21.79% 8
Yorkshire +33 15 £475 +9.20% 3
West Midlands +22 13 £375 -6.25% 3
Midlands +10 13 £375 +2.46% 5
South West -5 11 £450 - 6
North West -15 5 £363 -3.33% 5
Northern Ireland - 2 £500 -
North East +17 1 £450 +15.38%

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 with a requirement for Karma Test Runner.

1 224 (89.24%) AngularJS
2 211 (84.06%) JavaScript
3 197 (78.49%) Jasmine
4 166 (66.14%) Agile Software Development
5 164 (65.34%) CSS
6 158 (62.95%) HTML
7 128 (51.00%) Git (software)
8 127 (50.60%) TypeScript
9 122 (48.61%) Front End Development
10 100 (39.84%) Sass
11 91 (36.25%) Jenkins
11 91 (36.25%) Node.js
12 90 (35.86%) HTML5
13 87 (34.66%) Java
13 87 (34.66%) TDD
14 86 (34.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 86 (34.26%) Protractor
15 85 (33.86%) ES6
15 85 (33.86%) BDD
16 80 (31.87%) Grunt
17 74 (29.48%) Scrum
18 72 (28.69%) Azure
19 64 (25.50%) User Experience
20 62 (24.70%) RESTful
21 56 (22.31%) LESS
22 55 (21.91%) Cucumber
22 55 (21.91%) Unit Testing
23 54 (21.51%) C#
23 54 (21.51%) SQL Server
23 54 (21.51%) Docker

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 33 (13.15%) Confluence
2 27 (10.76%) CMS
2 27 (10.76%) WebSphere
3 26 (10.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 22 (8.76%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.98%) JBoss
5 10 (3.98%) nginx
5 10 (3.98%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.79%) Apache
7 7 (2.79%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.59%) Liferay
9 3 (1.20%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.40%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (6.77%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.39%) Sketch
3 4 (1.59%) Adobe XD
3 4 (1.59%) InVision
3 4 (1.59%) Zeplin
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 27 (10.76%) Magento
2 6 (2.39%) Shopify
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 72 (28.69%) Azure
2 52 (20.72%) GitHub
3 51 (20.32%) npm
4 11 (4.38%) SaaS
5 10 (3.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (3.98%) Google Analytics
5 10 (3.98%) PaaS
6 6 (2.39%) AWS
6 6 (2.39%) Yarn
7 4 (1.59%) GCP
7 4 (1.59%) Google App Engine
8 3 (1.20%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.20%) Serverless
9 2 (0.80%) TestFlight
9 2 (0.80%) Trello
10 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.40%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.40%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.98%) HTTP
1 10 (3.98%) SSL
1 10 (3.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.40%) FTP
2 1 (0.40%) NFC
2 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.76%) MySQL
3 18 (7.17%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.37%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.37%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.38%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (2.79%) Big Data
7 6 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.20%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.20%) Impala
8 3 (1.20%) Redis
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.80%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.40%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 197 (78.49%) Jasmine
2 128 (51.00%) Git (software)
3 91 (36.25%) Jenkins
4 86 (34.26%) Protractor
5 80 (31.87%) Grunt
6 55 (21.91%) Cucumber
7 49 (19.52%) JIRA
8 44 (17.53%) gulp
9 43 (17.13%) Selenium
10 41 (16.33%) Mocha
11 39 (15.54%) webpack
12 27 (10.76%) Maven
13 24 (9.56%) Bower
14 18 (7.17%) Visual Studio
15 16 (6.37%) JUnit
16 14 (5.58%) GitLab
16 14 (5.58%) NUnit
16 14 (5.58%) Subversion
16 14 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (4.78%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 28 (11.16%) Finance
2 27 (10.76%) Games
3 20 (7.97%) Public Sector
4 14 (5.58%) Retail
5 12 (4.78%) Banking
5 12 (4.78%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.99%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.99%) Publishing
8 4 (1.59%) Legal
9 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.80%) Law
10 2 (0.80%) Marketing
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 233 (92.83%) Developer
2 118 (47.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 78 (31.08%) Angular Developer
4 34 (13.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 28 (11.16%) Full Stack Developer
6 27 (10.76%) React Developer
7 17 (6.77%) UI Developer
8 16 (6.37%) .NET Developer
9 12 (4.78%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.78%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.98%) Magento Developer
11 9 (3.59%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.19%) Lead Developer
13 7 (2.79%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 7 (2.79%) Node.js Developer
13 7 (2.79%) Scala Developer
14 6 (2.39%) C# Developer
14 6 (2.39%) Software Engineer
15 5 (1.99%) C# .NET Developer
15 5 (1.99%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (89.24%) AngularJS
2 164 (65.34%) CSS
3 158 (62.95%) HTML
4 100 (39.84%) Sass
5 91 (36.25%) Node.js
6 90 (35.86%) HTML5
7 86 (34.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 62 (24.70%) RESTful
9 56 (22.31%) LESS
10 49 (19.52%) React
11 47 (18.73%) CSS3
12 40 (15.94%) jQuery
13 39 (15.54%) Angular 2
14 38 (15.14%) .NET
15 35 (13.94%) NgRx
16 34 (13.55%) RxJS
17 33 (13.15%) REST
18 31 (12.35%) Gherkin
19 29 (11.55%) Spring
20 27 (10.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (25.50%) User Experience
2 27 (10.76%) W3C
3 21 (8.37%) Vector Graphics
4 12 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (4.78%) NHS
5 11 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.38%) Blog
6 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.20%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.20%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.20%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.40%) Contactless
8 1 (0.40%) Equities
8 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.76%) Linux
2 20 (7.97%) Windows
3 10 (3.98%) Ubuntu
4 9 (3.59%) Unix
5 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.80%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (66.14%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (48.61%) Front End Development
3 87 (34.66%) TDD
4 85 (33.86%) BDD
5 74 (29.48%) Scrum
6 55 (21.91%) Unit Testing
7 53 (21.12%) Microservices
8 50 (19.92%) Test Automation
9 48 (19.12%) DevOps
10 46 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (18.33%) Open Source
11 42 (16.73%) Responsive Web Design
12 35 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (13.55%) E-Commerce
13 34 (13.55%) Web Development
14 30 (11.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 29 (11.55%) Sprint Planning
16 27 (10.76%) Wireframes
17 25 (9.96%) Pair Programming
18 22 (8.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 211 (84.06%) JavaScript
2 127 (50.60%) TypeScript
3 87 (34.66%) Java
4 85 (33.86%) ES6
5 54 (21.51%) C#
6 40 (15.94%) Python
6 40 (15.94%) SQL
7 13 (5.18%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.78%) PHP
9 11 (4.38%) Perl
10 10 (3.98%) ES7
10 10 (3.98%) Groovy
10 10 (3.98%) Haskell
10 10 (3.98%) Ruby
10 10 (3.98%) Scala
11 8 (3.19%) Java 8
12 4 (1.59%) Go
13 3 (1.20%) ES8
13 3 (1.20%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.17%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.99%) Degree
4 3 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.80%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.80%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.80%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.59%) WCAG
2 5 (1.99%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) WAI
System Software
1 54 (21.51%) Docker
2 10 (3.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 41 (16.33%) Ansible
2 18 (7.17%) Kubernetes
3 13 (5.18%) Kibana
4 11 (4.38%) Grafana
4 11 (4.38%) Puppet
5 6 (2.39%) Terraform
6 3 (1.20%) logstash
7 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.40%) SCCM
7 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (10.76%) IBM
2 26 (10.36%) Sitecore
3 20 (7.97%) Adobe
4 17 (6.77%) Google
4 17 (6.77%) hybris
5 15 (5.98%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.98%) Oracle
6 13 (5.18%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 8 (3.19%) MuleSoft
8 7 (2.79%) webMethods
9 5 (1.99%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.20%) DevExpress
10 3 (1.20%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.40%) ESRI
11 1 (0.40%) Mapbox
11 1 (0.40%) Twitter
11 1 (0.40%) WorldPay