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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Code Coverage
Rank 139 - 124
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% - 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.84% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
2367 2085 1785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.41% 73.99% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1272 1122
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 90 78
Average hourly rate £36.45 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.31 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 19 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (89.47%) Unit Testing
3 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (89.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (89.47%) SQL
3 17 (89.47%) T-SQL
3 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
4 16 (84.21%) Scrum
4 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
6 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) Back Office
9 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) TDD
10 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
10 2 (10.53%) MVC
10 2 (10.53%) Finance
11 1 (5.26%) OO
11 1 (5.26%) SOA
11 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
11 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (5.26%) Java
11 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
11 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
11 1 (5.26%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (5.26%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (21.05%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) .NET Developer
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Developer
4 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
5 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Test Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Wiki
1 1 (5.26%) Open Source
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (89.47%) Unit Testing
3 16 (84.21%) Scrum
4 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) SOA
7 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.26%) BDD
7 1 (5.26%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 17 (89.47%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA