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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Code Coverage
Rank 536 535 463
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -72
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 53 24 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.051% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.068% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 13 37
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£363 £365 £518
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -29.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £658 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £488
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -35.38%
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 - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
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 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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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
London +21 16 £600 +1.47% 3
South East -13 14 £325 +4.00% 2
East of England -11 9 £388 - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Code Coverage
UK

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 82 (85.42%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (61.46%) .NET
3 51 (53.13%) C#
4 45 (46.88%) Unit Testing
5 44 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (43.75%) Scrum
7 41 (42.71%) ASP.NET
8 32 (33.33%) SQL
9 31 (32.29%) QA
10 30 (31.25%) Java
10 30 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 28 (29.17%) T-SQL
12 25 (26.04%) .NET Framework
12 25 (26.04%) TDD
13 24 (25.00%) Automated Testing
14 23 (23.96%) Refactoring
14 23 (23.96%) Finance
15 22 (22.92%) Selenium
15 22 (22.92%) WCF
16 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
17 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
18 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
18 16 (16.67%) JIRA
19 15 (15.63%) Software Engineering
19 15 (15.63%) BDD
19 15 (15.63%) Relational Database
20 14 (14.58%) NUnit
21 13 (13.54%) C

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (10.42%) IIS
1 10 (10.42%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (8.33%) Confluence
3 4 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.04%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.04%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.17%) DB2
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (22.92%) Selenium
3 16 (16.67%) JIRA
4 14 (14.58%) NUnit
5 12 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 11 (11.46%) TeamCity
7 10 (10.42%) MSI
8 7 (7.29%) JUnit
8 7 (7.29%) StyleCop
8 7 (7.29%) FxCop
9 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.17%) TestNG
10 4 (4.17%) Subversion
11 3 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (3.13%) Maven
11 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
12 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
12 2 (2.08%) Moq
12 2 (2.08%) Mockito
12 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 8 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Back Office
4 2 (2.08%) Games
4 2 (2.08%) Front Office
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (70.83%) Developer
2 51 (53.13%) .NET Developer
3 19 (19.79%) SQL Developer
4 16 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Test Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 3 (3.13%) Tester
12 3 (3.13%) QA Tester
13 2 (2.08%) Agile C# Developer
13 2 (2.08%) Test Architect
13 2 (2.08%) Test Automation Architect
13 2 (2.08%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (61.46%) .NET
2 41 (42.71%) ASP.NET
3 30 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 25 (26.04%) .NET Framework
6 22 (22.92%) WCF
7 12 (12.50%) CSS
7 12 (12.50%) XML
7 12 (12.50%) XSL
7 12 (12.50%) XSLT
7 12 (12.50%) LINQ
8 10 (10.42%) POCO
8 10 (10.42%) Web Services
8 10 (10.42%) WinForms
8 10 (10.42%) WPF
8 10 (10.42%) .NET Remoting
9 9 (9.38%) Spring
10 7 (7.29%) REST
11 6 (6.25%) ADO.NET
12 4 (4.17%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Wiki
2 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Device Driver
3 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.08%) Open Source
3 2 (2.08%) User Experience
3 2 (2.08%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (5.21%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) UNIX
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (85.42%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (46.88%) Unit Testing
3 44 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (43.75%) Scrum
5 25 (26.04%) TDD
6 24 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 23 (23.96%) Refactoring
8 15 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 15 (15.63%) BDD
9 13 (13.54%) Multithreading
10 12 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 12 (12.50%) OO
11 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.33%) OOP
13 7 (7.29%) MVC
13 7 (7.29%) Low Latency
14 5 (5.21%) Load Testing
14 5 (5.21%) Security Testing
15 4 (4.17%) Memory Management
15 4 (4.17%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (53.13%) C#
2 32 (33.33%) SQL
3 30 (31.25%) Java
4 28 (29.17%) T-SQL
5 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.54%) C
7 12 (12.50%) VBScript
7 12 (12.50%) Python
8 5 (5.21%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.17%) C++
10 2 (2.08%) Perl
11 1 (1.04%) VB
11 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (32.29%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Ansible
2 2 (2.08%) StatsD
2 2 (2.08%) Puppet
2 2 (2.08%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) TIBCO
2 10 (10.42%) IBM
3 9 (9.38%) Infragistics
3 9 (9.38%) DevExpress
4 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.13%) Sybase
6 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
Cambridgeshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Depends on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago