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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Code Coverage
Rank 133 119 127
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 14 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.042% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.061% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £444
% change year-on-year
+1.99% -29.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%
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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
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 32 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (96.88%) .NET
2 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (90.63%) Unit Testing
3 29 (90.63%) ASP.NET
4 28 (87.50%) SQL
4 28 (87.50%) T-SQL
4 28 (87.50%) Scrum
4 28 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 19 (59.38%) Automated Testing
6 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
7 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Back Office
9 5 (15.63%) MVC
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.63%) TDD
10 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
11 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
11 2 (6.25%) Wiki
11 2 (6.25%) Finance
11 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
11 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
11 2 (6.25%) BDD
11 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
11 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
11 2 (6.25%) User Experience
11 2 (6.25%) Event-Driven Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (18.75%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 30 (93.75%) .NET Developer
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Developer
4 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 7 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Architect
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) .NET
2 29 (90.63%) ASP.NET
3 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Wiki
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (90.63%) Unit Testing
3 28 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (87.50%) Scrum
4 19 (59.38%) Automated Testing
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
6 2 (6.25%) BDD
6 2 (6.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (87.50%) SQL
2 28 (87.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
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