The table below looks at the statistics for Code Coverage skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Code Coverage over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Code Coverage
Rank 204 212 195
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.073% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.095% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
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£600 £545 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £488
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -35.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4408 5266 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.03% 77.10% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 3885 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 57 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Code Coverage
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Code Coverage across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Code Coverage Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Code Coverage
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Code Coverage across the City of London region.

Code Coverage Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Code Coverage also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Code Coverage.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Protocol Buffers
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Remoting
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Infragistics
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Code Coverage also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Code Coverage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Protocol Buffers
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Remoting
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) TIBCO
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Infragistics
2 1 (33.33%) DevExpress