The table below looks at the statistics for Cobertura skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cobertura over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cobertura
Rank 636 644 616
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs citing Cobertura 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.002% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.014% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 7
Median daily rate £338 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8176 7312 6870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.23% 13.06% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5628 4773 4456
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 133 154
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £45.19 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%

Cobertura
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cobertura as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cobertura within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 6 £325 -
Northamptonshire - 6 £325 -
East Midlands - 6 £325 -
Northampton - 5 £325 -
Edinburgh - 4 £350 -
Scotland - 4 £350 -

Cobertura
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cobertura also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cobertura.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle
3 13 (81.25%) JUnit
3 13 (81.25%) WebLogic
3 13 (81.25%) SOAP
3 13 (81.25%) JBoss
3 13 (81.25%) Hibernate
3 13 (81.25%) JBehave
3 13 (81.25%) BladeLogic
3 13 (81.25%) Java EE
3 13 (81.25%) JSON
3 13 (81.25%) Spring
3 13 (81.25%) BDD
3 13 (81.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (81.25%) Unit Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (75.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (75.00%) JPA
4 12 (75.00%) RDBMS
4 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (75.00%) JDBC
4 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
5 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) Selenium

Cobertura
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (81.25%) JBoss
1 13 (81.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 12 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 12 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (81.25%) JBehave
2 13 (81.25%) JUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Artifactory
3 3 (18.75%) Checkstyle
3 3 (18.75%) FindBugs
3 3 (18.75%) Hudson
3 3 (18.75%) Liquibase
3 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
3 3 (18.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (18.75%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
1 13 (81.25%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Hibernate
1 13 (81.25%) Java EE
1 13 (81.25%) JSON
1 13 (81.25%) SOAP
1 13 (81.25%) Spring
2 12 (75.00%) JDBC
2 12 (75.00%) JPA
3 3 (18.75%) REST
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (81.25%) BDD
2 13 (81.25%) Continuous Delivery
2 13 (81.25%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft