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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Code Coverage
Rank 538 546 491
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -55
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 54 24 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.047% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.063% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 12 35
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£364 £365 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -32.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £660 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £444
% change year-on-year
+1.99% -29.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 23 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 24 December 2014. 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 +2 54 £364 -0.34% 5
London +22 18 £600 +1.47% 1
South East -23 14 £325 +4.00% 2
East of England -5 8 £388 - 1
Berkshire +2 7 £284 -
Slough - 7 £284 -
Southampton -2 6 £356 +14.00%
Hampshire -16 6 £356 +14.00%
Hertfordshire - 6 £376 -
City of London +5 4 £600 +10.09%
Surrey -4 1 £325 - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Norwich - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 2
Sheffield - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 87 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (57.84%) .NET
3 51 (50.00%) C#
4 46 (45.10%) Unit Testing
5 45 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (42.16%) Scrum
7 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET
8 34 (33.33%) Java
9 33 (32.35%) SQL
10 32 (31.37%) QA
11 30 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (28.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 28 (27.45%) TDD
13 28 (27.45%) T-SQL
14 26 (25.49%) Automated Testing
15 25 (24.51%) .NET Framework
15 25 (24.51%) Selenium
15 25 (24.51%) Finance
16 23 (22.55%) Refactoring
17 22 (21.57%) WCF
18 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
19 17 (16.67%) JIRA
19 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
19 17 (16.67%) BDD
20 16 (15.69%) SC Cleared
20 16 (15.69%) Relational Database
20 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
21 14 (13.73%) NUnit
21 14 (13.73%) C

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (9.80%) TIBCO EMS
1 10 (9.80%) IIS
2 8 (7.84%) Confluence
3 4 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.98%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.98%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.88%) DB2
4 2 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.96%) MySQL
4 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (28.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (24.51%) Selenium
3 17 (16.67%) JIRA
4 14 (13.73%) NUnit
5 12 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 11 (10.78%) TeamCity
7 10 (9.80%) MSI
8 9 (8.82%) JUnit
9 7 (6.86%) FxCop
9 7 (6.86%) StyleCop
9 7 (6.86%) Cucumber
10 6 (5.88%) TestNG
11 5 (4.90%) Subversion
12 4 (3.92%) Maven
12 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
13 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
13 3 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
13 3 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (1.96%) ReSharper
14 2 (1.96%) FitNesse
General
1 25 (24.51%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Banking
2 8 (7.84%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Back Office
4 2 (1.96%) Electronics
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Games
4 2 (1.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (69.61%) Developer
2 51 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 19 (18.63%) SQL Developer
4 17 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 12 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 11 (10.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 11 (10.78%) Java Developer
7 10 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Agile .NET Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 3 (2.94%) Tester
12 3 (2.94%) QA Tester
13 2 (1.96%) Software Developer
13 2 (1.96%) Architect
13 2 (1.96%) Test Automation Architect
13 2 (1.96%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (57.84%) .NET
2 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET
3 30 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 25 (24.51%) .NET Framework
6 22 (21.57%) WCF
7 12 (11.76%) Spring
7 12 (11.76%) LINQ
7 12 (11.76%) CSS
7 12 (11.76%) XML
7 12 (11.76%) XSL
7 12 (11.76%) XSLT
8 11 (10.78%) Web Services
9 10 (9.80%) WinForms
9 10 (9.80%) .NET Remoting
9 10 (9.80%) WPF
9 10 (9.80%) POCO
10 8 (7.84%) REST
11 6 (5.88%) Spring Integration
11 6 (5.88%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Wiki
2 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.96%) EMV
4 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.96%) Open Source
4 2 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Linux
2 6 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (0.98%) UNIX
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (45.10%) Unit Testing
3 45 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (42.16%) Scrum
5 28 (27.45%) TDD
6 26 (25.49%) Automated Testing
7 23 (22.55%) Refactoring
8 17 (16.67%) BDD
9 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
10 14 (13.73%) Multithreading
11 12 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 12 (11.76%) OO
11 12 (11.76%) Regression Testing
12 10 (9.80%) Low Latency
13 8 (7.84%) OOP
14 7 (6.86%) MVC
15 6 (5.88%) Wealth Management
15 6 (5.88%) Cash Management
15 6 (5.88%) Kanban
15 6 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 51 (50.00%) C#
2 34 (33.33%) Java
3 33 (32.35%) SQL
4 28 (27.45%) T-SQL
5 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 14 (13.73%) C
7 12 (11.76%) Python
7 12 (11.76%) VBScript
8 5 (4.90%) C++
8 5 (4.90%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.96%) Perl
11 1 (0.98%) VB
11 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (31.37%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (1.96%) Kibana
2 2 (1.96%) Puppet
2 2 (1.96%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) IBM
1 11 (10.78%) TIBCO
2 9 (8.82%) Infragistics
2 9 (8.82%) DevExpress
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle
4 3 (2.94%) Sybase
5 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.98%) FatWire
6 1 (0.98%) Serena
6 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.98%) Coverity
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