The table below looks at the statistics for Cobertura skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cobertura over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cobertura
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Contract jobs citing Cobertura 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6275 5518 4604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.32% 12.10% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4147 3573 2972
Average daily rate £400 £380 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 104 142
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £20.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.20 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

Cobertura
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cobertura across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cobertura Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cobertura
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cobertura across the England region.

Cobertura Daily Rate Trend in England

Cobertura
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cobertura across the England region.

Cobertura Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cobertura
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cobertura within the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Cobertura
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Cobertura
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cobertura 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 Cobertura.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 5 (100.00%) Calabash
1 5 (100.00%) CodeNarc
1 5 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 5 (100.00%) Spock
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) ATDD
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Groovy
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

Cobertura
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cobertura 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 Cobertura. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 5 (100.00%) Calabash
1 5 (100.00%) CodeNarc
1 5 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 5 (100.00%) Spock
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) ATDD
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA