The table below looks at the statistics for Code Coverage skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Code Coverage over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Code Coverage
Rank 130 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£369 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £315 £488
% change year-on-year
+15.87% -35.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2310 1760 1762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.39% 71.78% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1127 1105
Average daily rate £413 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 95
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Code Coverage
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Code Coverage Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Code Coverage
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Code Coverage Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Code Coverage
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Code Coverage across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Code Coverage Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Code Coverage
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Code Coverage Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 30 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (93.33%) Unit Testing
3 28 (93.33%) ASP.NET
3 28 (93.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 27 (90.00%) SQL
4 27 (90.00%) T-SQL
4 27 (90.00%) Scrum
4 27 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (63.33%) Automated Testing
6 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
7 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
8 8 (26.67%) Back Office
9 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.67%) MVC
11 4 (13.33%) TDD
12 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
13 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
13 2 (6.67%) Finance
14 1 (3.33%) Java
14 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
14 1 (3.33%) OO
14 1 (3.33%) SOA
14 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
14 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
14 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
14 1 (3.33%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (3.33%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (93.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (26.67%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 27 (90.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (60.00%) SQL Developer
4 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
5 7 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Test Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 28 (93.33%) ASP.NET
3 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Wiki
1 1 (3.33%) Open Source
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (93.33%) Unit Testing
3 27 (90.00%) Scrum
3 27 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (63.33%) Automated Testing
5 5 (16.67%) MVC
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
7 1 (3.33%) OO
7 1 (3.33%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.33%) BDD
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (90.00%) SQL
2 27 (90.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA