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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Code Coverage
Rank 141 117 111
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 1 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.59% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.78% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 1
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£260 £330 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Code Coverage
England

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
2358 2178 1435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.75% 75.49% 70.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1453 902
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 117 62
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.84 £21.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% +58.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Code Coverage within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +2 1 £260 -17.46%
Code Coverage
England

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Back Office
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (16.67%) DNN
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (16.67%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared