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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cobertura
Rank 653 671 615
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -56
Contract jobs citing Cobertura 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.081% 0.039% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £500
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
8695 7618 6877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 13.35% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5948 5022 4411
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 128 146
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 8 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 27 July 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 -11 6 £325 -27.77% 1
London +4 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 £325 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £325 -
Northampton - 3 £325 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Wellingborough - 1 £325 -

Cobertura
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 17 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (94.12%) Java
2 16 (94.12%) JUnit
3 15 (88.24%) Spring
3 15 (88.24%) JSON
4 14 (82.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (76.47%) Relational Database
5 13 (76.47%) BDD
5 13 (76.47%) Hibernate
5 13 (76.47%) WebLogic
5 13 (76.47%) SOAP
5 13 (76.47%) JBoss
5 13 (76.47%) BladeLogic
5 13 (76.47%) Java EE
5 13 (76.47%) JBehave
5 13 (76.47%) Unit Testing
6 12 (70.59%) Oracle
7 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
7 11 (64.71%) JDBC
7 11 (64.71%) RDBMS
7 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
7 11 (64.71%) JPA
7 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
8 4 (23.53%) Maven
8 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.76%) TDD
10 2 (11.76%) Subversion

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 (76.47%) JBoss
1 13 (76.47%) WebLogic
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) Jetty
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Bluemix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) Relational Database
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
2 11 (64.71%) RDBMS
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (94.12%) JUnit
3 13 (76.47%) JBehave
4 4 (23.53%) Maven
5 2 (11.76%) Mockito
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 2 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
6 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
6 1 (5.88%) Bower
6 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.88%) FindBugs
6 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
6 1 (5.88%) Gradle
6 1 (5.88%) Hudson
6 1 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (5.88%) Liquibase
6 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
1 14 (82.35%) Java Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Consultant
2 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) JSON
1 15 (88.24%) Spring
2 13 (76.47%) Hibernate
2 13 (76.47%) Java EE
2 13 (76.47%) SOAP
3 11 (64.71%) JDBC
3 11 (64.71%) JPA
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) JAX-RS
4 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
4 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.88%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (82.35%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (76.47%) BDD
3 13 (76.47%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Groovy
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.88%) IBM