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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Code Coverage
Rank 586 556 540
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -16
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 27 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.068% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.089% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 5
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£394 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.22% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £225 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £358 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.51%
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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 14 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 3 July 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 -38 27 £394 +20.22% 6
London -4 15 £400 +21.21% 3
City of London -5 4 £388 -11.42%
South East -11 4 - - 1
North West -12 4 £366 -
Knutsford - 4 £366 -
Cheshire - 4 £366 -
Surrey - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Somerset +2 1 £260 -17.46%
South West -24 1 £260 -21.21%
Doncaster - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) Java
3 26 (41.27%) Web Services
4 25 (39.68%) SQL
4 25 (39.68%) .NET
5 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (36.51%) Linux
7 21 (33.33%) JUnit
7 21 (33.33%) Multithreading
7 21 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 20 (31.75%) REST
9 19 (30.16%) Jenkins
10 18 (28.57%) Maven
11 17 (26.98%) QA
12 16 (25.40%) Spring
12 16 (25.40%) Finance
12 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
13 15 (23.81%) Python
14 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
14 14 (22.22%) C#
14 14 (22.22%) SOA
14 14 (22.22%) Unit Testing
14 14 (22.22%) Low Latency
15 13 (20.63%) WCF
15 13 (20.63%) RESTful
15 13 (20.63%) Banking
16 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
16 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
17 11 (17.46%) Eclipse
17 11 (17.46%) JMS

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.11%) Confluence
3 6 (9.52%) Node.js
4 4 (6.35%) JBoss
5 3 (4.76%) Apache
5 3 (4.76%) ArcGIS
5 3 (4.76%) CMS
5 3 (4.76%) ArcSDE
6 2 (3.17%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.59%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.52%) SaaS
3 3 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.17%) PaaS
4 2 (3.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.35%) VPN
1 4 (6.35%) DNS
2 3 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.70%) MySQL
4 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.76%) InfluxDB
6 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (33.33%) JUnit
2 19 (30.16%) Jenkins
3 18 (28.57%) Maven
4 11 (17.46%) JIRA
4 11 (17.46%) TeamCity
4 11 (17.46%) Eclipse
4 11 (17.46%) VisualVM
4 11 (17.46%) YourKit
5 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (15.87%) NUnit
6 9 (14.29%) MSI
6 9 (14.29%) Selenium
7 7 (11.11%) Subversion
8 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
9 4 (6.35%) TestComplete
9 4 (6.35%) ANTLR
9 4 (6.35%) SpecFlow
10 3 (4.76%) Gradle
10 3 (4.76%) Mockito
10 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Banking
3 10 (15.87%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.94%) Retail
5 4 (6.35%) Legal
5 4 (6.35%) Marketing
6 3 (4.76%) Front Office
6 3 (4.76%) Back Office
7 2 (3.17%) Law
8 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.59%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 39 (61.90%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 3 (4.76%) Integration Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Release Manager
6 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Tester
7 2 (3.17%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.27%) Web Services
2 25 (39.68%) .NET
3 20 (31.75%) REST
4 16 (25.40%) Spring
5 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 13 (20.63%) RESTful
6 13 (20.63%) WCF
7 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 11 (17.46%) Drools
8 11 (17.46%) JMS
9 8 (12.70%) WinForms
9 8 (12.70%) WPF
10 7 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
10 7 (11.11%) .NET Remoting
11 6 (9.52%) XML
11 6 (9.52%) HTML
11 6 (9.52%) SOAP
11 6 (9.52%) HTML5
12 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (7.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) GIS
4 2 (3.17%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.17%) Derivative
4 2 (3.17%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 14 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 14 (22.22%) SOA
4 14 (22.22%) Low Latency
5 11 (17.46%) BPMN
5 11 (17.46%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (14.29%) TDD
6 9 (14.29%) MVC
6 9 (14.29%) DevOps
7 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.70%) Refactoring
7 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.11%) Web Development
8 7 (11.11%) Scrum
9 6 (9.52%) Regression Testing
9 6 (9.52%) ITIL
9 6 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) SQL
3 15 (23.81%) Python
4 14 (22.22%) C#
5 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.94%) XPath
6 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.76%) Perl
7 3 (4.76%) Scala
8 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.59%) VB
9 1 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.59%) SOQL
9 1 (1.59%) SOSL
9 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.98%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) Nagios
2 4 (6.35%) ZABBIX
2 4 (6.35%) Cacti
2 4 (6.35%) SmokePing
3 3 (4.76%) StatsD
3 3 (4.76%) Kibana
4 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) TIBCO
3 7 (11.11%) IBM
3 7 (11.11%) Infragistics
3 7 (11.11%) DevExpress
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle
5 4 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.76%) ESRI
7 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.17%) Ektron
8 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.59%) Sybase
8 1 (1.59%) HP