The table below looks at the statistics for Code Coverage 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 Code Coverage over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Code Coverage
Rank 526 541 489
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -52
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 54 17 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.036% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.048% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 7 31
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £547 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £388 £484
% change year-on-year
-18.70% -19.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +11.42%
Code Coverage
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38505 35326 33855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.82% 74.29% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25341 22368 20128
Average daily rate £425 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1047 1319
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.79 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Code Coverage
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Code Coverage Jobs Demand Trend in England

Code Coverage
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Code Coverage Daily Rate Trend in England

Code Coverage
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Code Coverage across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Code Coverage Daily Rate Histogram in England

Code Coverage
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Code Coverage Hourly Rate Trend in England

Code Coverage
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 Code Coverage within the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -8 14 £345 -27.36% 2
London +7 13 £600 +64.38% 3
East of England -8 10 £388 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Code Coverage
UK

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 81 (82.65%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (62.24%) .NET
3 55 (56.12%) C#
4 51 (52.04%) Unit Testing
5 47 (47.96%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (46.94%) Scrum
7 42 (42.86%) ASP.NET
8 34 (34.69%) SQL
9 32 (32.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 30 (30.61%) T-SQL
11 28 (28.57%) Java
12 26 (26.53%) TDD
12 26 (26.53%) Automated Testing
12 26 (26.53%) QA
13 23 (23.47%) Selenium
13 23 (23.47%) .NET Framework
13 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
14 22 (22.45%) Refactoring
14 22 (22.45%) Finance
15 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
16 18 (18.37%) BDD
16 18 (18.37%) WCF
17 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
17 16 (16.33%) SC Cleared
18 15 (15.31%) CSS
19 13 (13.27%) C
19 13 (13.27%) OO
19 13 (13.27%) NUnit

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 9 (9.18%) IIS
2 7 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (5.10%) Confluence
4 2 (2.04%) Drupal
4 2 (2.04%) Apache
4 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.02%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.08%) DB2
4 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (23.47%) Selenium
3 13 (13.27%) NUnit
3 13 (13.27%) JIRA
4 10 (10.20%) WebDriver
5 8 (8.16%) TeamCity
6 7 (7.14%) FxCop
6 7 (7.14%) StyleCop
6 7 (7.14%) JUnit
6 7 (7.14%) MSI
7 6 (6.12%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.08%) Subversion
8 4 (4.08%) TestNG
9 2 (2.04%) Moq
9 2 (2.04%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.02%) Hudson
10 1 (1.02%) FishEye
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Back Office
2 6 (6.12%) Banking
2 6 (6.12%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Publishing
4 3 (3.06%) Games
5 2 (2.04%) Front Office
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (70.41%) Developer
2 49 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 19 (19.39%) SQL Developer
4 16 (16.33%) C# Developer
4 16 (16.33%) Software Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Agile .NET Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Tester
9 5 (5.10%) Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) QA Tester
10 4 (4.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 2 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.04%) Agile C# Developer
11 2 (2.04%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (62.24%) .NET
2 42 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 32 (32.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 23 (23.47%) .NET Framework
6 18 (18.37%) WCF
7 15 (15.31%) CSS
8 11 (11.22%) XML
8 11 (11.22%) XSL
8 11 (11.22%) XSLT
8 11 (11.22%) LINQ
9 10 (10.20%) Web Services
10 9 (9.18%) POCO
11 7 (7.14%) WPF
11 7 (7.14%) .NET Remoting
11 7 (7.14%) WinForms
11 7 (7.14%) HTML
12 6 (6.12%) ADO.NET
12 6 (6.12%) Spring
13 5 (5.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Wiki
2 4 (4.08%) Device Driver
2 4 (4.08%) Kindle
2 4 (4.08%) User Experience
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) EMV
4 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.02%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Windows
1 4 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (2.04%) UNIX
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (82.65%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (52.04%) Unit Testing
3 47 (47.96%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (46.94%) Scrum
5 26 (26.53%) TDD
5 26 (26.53%) Automated Testing
6 22 (22.45%) Refactoring
7 18 (18.37%) BDD
8 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
9 13 (13.27%) OO
10 12 (12.24%) Test Automation
11 11 (11.22%) Regression Testing
12 10 (10.20%) OOP
13 9 (9.18%) MVC
14 7 (7.14%) Load Testing
14 7 (7.14%) Security Testing
14 7 (7.14%) Multithreading
15 4 (4.08%) Kanban
15 4 (4.08%) Cash Management
15 4 (4.08%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.12%) C#
2 34 (34.69%) SQL
3 30 (30.61%) T-SQL
4 28 (28.57%) Java
5 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.27%) C
7 11 (11.22%) Python
7 11 (11.22%) VBScript
8 5 (5.10%) Embedded C
8 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.08%) PHP
10 3 (3.06%) C++
11 1 (1.02%) Perl
11 1 (1.02%) VB
11 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (26.53%) QA
2 4 (4.08%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) IBM
1 7 (7.14%) TIBCO
2 6 (6.12%) Infragistics
2 6 (6.12%) DevExpress
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.06%) Sybase
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle
4 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280 - £294 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago