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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Code Coverage
Rank 559 521 538
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +17
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 27 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.071% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.093% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 5
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£394 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.22% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £225 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £358 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 15 £400 +21.21% 3
South East -11 4 - - 1
North West -12 4 £366 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
South West -24 1 £260 -21.21%
Code Coverage
UK

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 44 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.00%) Java
3 26 (43.33%) Web Services
4 25 (41.67%) SQL
4 25 (41.67%) .NET
5 24 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (38.33%) Linux
7 21 (35.00%) Multithreading
7 21 (35.00%) Relational Database
8 20 (33.33%) REST
9 19 (31.67%) Jenkins
10 18 (30.00%) JUnit
10 18 (30.00%) Maven
11 17 (28.33%) QA
12 16 (26.67%) Spring
12 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
13 15 (25.00%) Python
13 15 (25.00%) Finance
14 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
14 14 (23.33%) C#
14 14 (23.33%) SOA
14 14 (23.33%) Low Latency
14 14 (23.33%) Unit Testing
15 13 (21.67%) RESTful
15 13 (21.67%) Banking
15 13 (21.67%) WCF
16 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
16 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 11 (18.33%) Eclipse
17 11 (18.33%) JMS

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.67%) Confluence
3 6 (10.00%) Node.js
4 4 (6.67%) JBoss
5 3 (5.00%) Apache
5 3 (5.00%) CMS
6 2 (3.33%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.67%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) SaaS
3 3 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.33%) PaaS
4 2 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.67%) VPN
1 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.33%) MySQL
4 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.00%) InfluxDB
6 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Jenkins
2 18 (30.00%) JUnit
2 18 (30.00%) Maven
3 11 (18.33%) JIRA
3 11 (18.33%) Eclipse
3 11 (18.33%) TeamCity
3 11 (18.33%) VisualVM
3 11 (18.33%) YourKit
4 10 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (15.00%) MSI
5 9 (15.00%) Selenium
6 7 (11.67%) NUnit
6 7 (11.67%) Subversion
7 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (6.67%) SpecFlow
8 4 (6.67%) TestComplete
8 4 (6.67%) ANTLR
9 3 (5.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (5.00%) Ant
9 3 (5.00%) Gradle
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Banking
3 10 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Retail
5 4 (6.67%) Legal
5 4 (6.67%) Marketing
6 3 (5.00%) Front Office
6 3 (5.00%) Back Office
7 2 (3.33%) Law
8 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 39 (65.00%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) AWS Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Integration Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Release Manager
6 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Tester
7 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.33%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) Web Services
2 25 (41.67%) .NET
3 20 (33.33%) REST
4 16 (26.67%) Spring
5 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
6 13 (21.67%) RESTful
6 13 (21.67%) WCF
7 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 11 (18.33%) Drools
8 11 (18.33%) JMS
9 8 (13.33%) WinForms
9 8 (13.33%) WPF
10 7 (11.67%) TIBCO EMS
10 7 (11.67%) .NET Remoting
11 6 (10.00%) XML
11 6 (10.00%) HTML
11 6 (10.00%) SOAP
11 6 (10.00%) HTML5
12 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.33%) Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (35.00%) Multithreading
4 14 (23.33%) Unit Testing
4 14 (23.33%) SOA
4 14 (23.33%) Low Latency
5 11 (18.33%) BPMN
5 11 (18.33%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (15.00%) TDD
6 9 (15.00%) MVC
6 9 (15.00%) DevOps
7 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 8 (13.33%) Refactoring
7 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.67%) Web Development
8 7 (11.67%) Scrum
9 6 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 6 (10.00%) ITIL
9 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) Java
2 25 (41.67%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) Python
4 14 (23.33%) C#
5 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) XPath
6 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.00%) Perl
7 3 (5.00%) Scala
8 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.33%) PHP
8 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) VB
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.67%) SOQL
9 1 (1.67%) SOSL
9 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Puppet
2 4 (6.67%) Nagios
2 4 (6.67%) ZABBIX
2 4 (6.67%) Cacti
2 4 (6.67%) SmokePing
3 3 (5.00%) StatsD
3 3 (5.00%) Kibana
4 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) TIBCO
3 7 (11.67%) Infragistics
3 7 (11.67%) IBM
3 7 (11.67%) DevExpress
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle
5 4 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.33%) Ektron
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.67%) Sybase
7 1 (1.67%) HP