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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Code Coverage
Rank 124 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 21 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.047% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.066% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £475 £480
% change year-on-year
-31.57% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -
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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
2472 1521 2041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.33% 70.78% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1008 1187
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 96 148
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.66 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
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 24 October 2014, 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 39 (97.50%) C#
1 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (82.50%) Scrum
4 32 (80.00%) Unit Testing
4 32 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (77.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (77.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (77.50%) ASP.NET
5 31 (77.50%) SQL
6 27 (67.50%) T-SQL
6 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
9 17 (42.50%) Automated Testing
10 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
11 12 (30.00%) MVC
12 9 (22.50%) TDD
12 9 (22.50%) Back Office
13 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 8 (20.00%) BDD
14 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
14 7 (17.50%) Refactoring
14 7 (17.50%) Wiki
14 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
14 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
14 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
14 7 (17.50%) User Experience
14 7 (17.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 5 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
2 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (77.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 9 (22.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 35 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 19 (47.50%) SQL Developer
4 14 (35.00%) C# Developer
5 11 (27.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 31 (77.50%) ASP.NET
2 31 (77.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Wiki
1 7 (17.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (82.50%) Scrum
3 32 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 32 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (42.50%) Automated Testing
5 12 (30.00%) MVC
6 9 (22.50%) TDD
7 8 (20.00%) BDD
8 7 (17.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 7 (17.50%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) C#
2 31 (77.50%) SQL
3 27 (67.50%) T-SQL
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
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