The table below looks at the statistics for Code Coverage skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Code Coverage over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Code Coverage
Rank 245 222 218
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 8 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.086% 0.13% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.18% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
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£294 £298 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.34% -20.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £315 £444
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -29.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Code Coverage
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6951 6060 5428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.96% 72.15% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3847 3182 2680
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 257 335
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Code Coverage
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Code Coverage Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Code Coverage
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Code Coverage Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Code Coverage
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Code Coverage across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Code Coverage Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Code Coverage
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Code Coverage Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Code Coverage
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Berkshire +4 6 £287 -
Hampshire -18 2 £360 +15.20%
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Code Coverage
England

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) C
2 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (45.45%) Java
3 10 (45.45%) QA
3 10 (45.45%) Selenium
3 10 (45.45%) WebDriver
4 9 (40.91%) Refactoring
5 7 (31.82%) Python
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (27.27%) Wiki
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
7 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Embedded C
9 3 (13.64%) Device Driver
9 3 (13.64%) C++
10 2 (9.09%) Games
10 2 (9.09%) Scrum
10 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
10 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
10 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
10 2 (9.09%) SQL
10 2 (9.09%) C#
10 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
10 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
10 2 (9.09%) Process Architecture

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
1 10 (45.45%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.55%) FishEye
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Tester
6 3 (13.64%) QA Tester
7 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (4.55%) Integration Tester
8 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Software Integration Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Wiki
2 3 (13.64%) Device Driver
3 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (40.91%) Refactoring
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Process Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Game Development
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 3 (13.64%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian