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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Code Coverage
Rank 122 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 21 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.045% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.064% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £299 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £299 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -33.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2288 1563 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 70.90% 70.63% 69.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1510 1025 1300
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 70 150
Average hourly rate £34.68 £18.40 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.45% -40.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £8.30 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £44.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 36 (97.30%) C#
1 36 (97.30%) .NET
2 31 (83.78%) Scrum
3 30 (81.08%) Unit Testing
3 30 (81.08%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET
4 29 (78.38%) SQL
5 28 (75.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (67.57%) T-SQL
6 25 (67.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
8 21 (56.76%) SC Cleared
9 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
9 12 (32.43%) MVC
10 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
11 9 (24.32%) Back Office
12 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
12 7 (18.92%) BDD
12 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (18.92%) TDD
13 6 (16.22%) Refactoring
13 6 (16.22%) Wiki
13 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
13 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
13 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
13 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
13 6 (16.22%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 5 (13.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 1 (2.70%) Gherkin

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
2 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
2 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (75.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 9 (24.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (97.30%) Developer
2 32 (86.49%) .NET Developer
3 16 (43.24%) SQL Developer
4 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
5 7 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) .NET
2 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET
3 25 (67.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
5 5 (13.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Scrum
2 30 (81.08%) Unit Testing
2 30 (81.08%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (32.43%) MVC
4 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
5 7 (18.92%) BDD
5 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
6 6 (16.22%) Refactoring
6 6 (16.22%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) C#
2 29 (78.38%) SQL
3 25 (67.57%) T-SQL
4 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (56.76%) SC Cleared
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