The first table below looks at the demand for Cobertura skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cobertura over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cobertura
Rank 592 563 580
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Contract jobs citing Cobertura 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.010% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.014% 0.085% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £484 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.30% +72.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6995 5870 6070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 11.50% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4485 3689 3562
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.65 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

Cobertura
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cobertura within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cobertura Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cobertura
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cobertura within the UK.

Cobertura Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cobertura
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cobertura within the UK.

Cobertura Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cobertura
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cobertura 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 Cobertura.

1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Hudson
2 5 (71.43%) Confluence
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Maven
2 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Calabash
3 2 (28.57%) CodeNarc
3 2 (28.57%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) Groovy
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) ATDD
3 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com

Cobertura
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cobertura 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 Cobertura. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Maven
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Hudson
3 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) Calabash
3 2 (28.57%) CodeNarc
3 2 (28.57%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Build Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Principle Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) ATDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Groovy
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
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