The table below looks at the statistics for Code Coverage skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Code Coverage over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Code Coverage
Rank 597 548 574
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +26
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 27 46 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.083% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.11% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 6
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£406 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £370 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44991 42314 38919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.81% 76.18% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29174 26141 23620
Average daily rate £418 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1214 1195 1121
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Code Coverage
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Code Coverage within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Code Coverage Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Code Coverage
Daily Rate Trend

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

Code Coverage Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Code Coverage
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Code Coverage within the UK over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Code Coverage Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Code Coverage
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Code Coverage Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Code Coverage
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 August 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
England -26 24 £400 +18.95% 6
London +10 13 £438 +34.61% 4
City of London 0 5 £494 +12.85% 1
South East -15 5 £425 +23.63% 2
North West -14 4 £366 -
Surrey - 4 - -
Knutsford - 4 £366 -
Cheshire - 4 £366 -
Scotland +1 3 £413 -
Edinburgh - 2 £413 -
Glasgow +1 1 £413 -
Somerset +1 1 £260 -26.76%
South West -19 1 £260 -25.71%
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
Worthing - 1 £425 -

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 21 (42.86%) Java
4 20 (40.82%) Linux
5 19 (38.78%) Web Services
5 19 (38.78%) SQL
6 18 (36.73%) .NET
7 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
7 15 (30.61%) Python
8 14 (28.57%) Finance
8 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
9 13 (26.53%) REST
9 13 (26.53%) QA
10 12 (24.49%) TDD
10 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
11 11 (22.45%) Windows
11 11 (22.45%) JUnit
11 11 (22.45%) C#
11 11 (22.45%) Maven
11 11 (22.45%) Multithreading
11 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
12 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
12 10 (20.41%) WCF
12 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
12 10 (20.41%) Banking
12 10 (20.41%) HTML
12 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
13 9 (18.37%) CSS
13 9 (18.37%) TIBCO

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 9 (18.37%) Node.js
2 8 (16.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.16%) CMS
3 4 (8.16%) JBoss
3 4 (8.16%) Confluence
4 2 (4.08%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) DNN
5 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) SaaS
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.16%) VPN
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 8 (16.33%) MySQL
4 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.45%) JUnit
2 11 (22.45%) Maven
3 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.37%) Subversion
4 8 (16.33%) TeamCity
4 8 (16.33%) JIRA
5 7 (14.29%) Selenium
5 7 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 7 (14.29%) VisualVM
5 7 (14.29%) YourKit
6 6 (12.24%) MSI
6 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (10.20%) ANTLR
7 5 (10.20%) Ant
7 5 (10.20%) Gradle
8 4 (8.16%) SpecFlow
8 4 (8.16%) TestComplete
8 4 (8.16%) Hudson
8 4 (8.16%) NUnit
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Banking
3 7 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.20%) Retail
5 4 (8.16%) Legal
5 4 (8.16%) Front Office
5 4 (8.16%) Marketing
6 2 (4.08%) Law
7 1 (2.04%) Back Office
7 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.04%) Dutch Language
7 1 (2.04%) French Language
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Release Manager
7 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Build and Release Manager
8 3 (6.12%) AWS Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Build Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Integration Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Build Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) Web Services
2 18 (36.73%) .NET
3 13 (26.53%) REST
4 10 (20.41%) WCF
4 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
4 10 (20.41%) HTML
5 9 (18.37%) CSS
5 9 (18.37%) Spring
5 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
5 9 (18.37%) RESTful
6 7 (14.29%) jQuery
6 7 (14.29%) Drools
6 7 (14.29%) JMS
6 7 (14.29%) XML
7 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
7 6 (12.24%) HTML5
8 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (10.20%) MyBatis
8 5 (10.20%) Apache Thrift
8 5 (10.20%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Fixed Income
3 3 (6.12%) Derivative
4 2 (4.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.16%) Ubuntu
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) UNIX
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (24.49%) TDD
4 11 (22.45%) Multithreading
4 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
6 9 (18.37%) MVC
7 7 (14.29%) SOA
7 7 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (14.29%) Web Development
7 7 (14.29%) Refactoring
7 7 (14.29%) Low Latency
7 7 (14.29%) BPMN
8 6 (12.24%) DevOps
8 6 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (12.24%) Open Source
8 6 (12.24%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
8 6 (12.24%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Java
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) Python
4 11 (22.45%) C#
5 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.29%) Perl
7 5 (10.20%) XPath
7 5 (10.20%) Scala
8 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.08%) PHP
10 1 (2.04%) C++
10 1 (2.04%) VB
10 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
10 1 (2.04%) SOQL
10 1 (2.04%) SOSL
10 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) Nagios
2 4 (8.16%) ZABBIX
2 4 (8.16%) Cacti
2 4 (8.16%) SmokePing
3 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) TIBCO
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) Infragistics
4 4 (8.16%) DevExpress
4 4 (8.16%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) Ektron
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.04%) Sybase
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
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