The table below looks at the statistics for Code Coverage skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Code Coverage over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Code Coverage
Rank 591 617 564
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -53
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 52 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.051% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.064% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 32
Median daily rate £473 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.12% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £358 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £583 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £368 £328
% change year-on-year
+15.64% +12.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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
44747 45474 41772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 79.85% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29561 29429 25946
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1036 1183 1168
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Code Coverage
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Code Coverage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Code Coverage within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +10 51 £496 +26.03% 1
London +7 22 £525 +31.25% 1
Cheshire +14 16 £425 +16.04%
North West +7 16 £425 +16.04%
Knutsford +7 14 £425 +16.04%
South East -1 6 - -
Brighton - 6 - -
East Sussex - 6 - -
South West +3 3 £425 +63.46%
Bristol - 3 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £410 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £410 -
North East - 2 £410 -
Scotland +2 1 £425 +3.03%
Edinburgh -6 1 £425 +3.03%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Code Coverage 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 Code Coverage.

1 57 (67.06%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (57.65%) TDD
4 48 (56.47%) Software Engineering
5 44 (51.76%) .NET
6 40 (47.06%) Test Automation
7 35 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 33 (38.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (37.65%) MS Excel
10 31 (36.47%) DevOps
11 29 (34.12%) Git (software)
11 29 (34.12%) Java
12 28 (32.94%) Degree
13 26 (30.59%) SpecFlow
14 25 (29.41%) Gradle
14 25 (29.41%) Jenkins
14 25 (29.41%) Windows
15 24 (28.24%) TestComplete
16 20 (23.53%) REST
16 20 (23.53%) SQL
16 20 (23.53%) Web Development
17 18 (21.18%) JSON
17 18 (21.18%) JUnit
18 17 (20.00%) Android Development
18 17 (20.00%) Android
18 17 (20.00%) Finance
19 16 (18.82%) Analytics
20 15 (17.65%) Unit Testing
20 15 (17.65%) RESTful
20 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing

Code Coverage
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 7 (8.24%) CMS
2 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.35%) Apache
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) Drupal
4 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (37.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.47%) Google Play
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.18%) Bluemix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) MySQL
2 4 (4.71%) Redis
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (38.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (34.12%) Git (software)
3 26 (30.59%) SpecFlow
4 25 (29.41%) Gradle
4 25 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 24 (28.24%) TestComplete
6 18 (21.18%) JUnit
7 14 (16.47%) Appium
7 14 (16.47%) git-flow
7 14 (16.47%) Hamcrest
7 14 (16.47%) jMock
7 14 (16.47%) Mockito
7 14 (16.47%) Robolectric
7 14 (16.47%) Robotium
7 14 (16.47%) TeamCity
8 10 (11.76%) JIRA
8 10 (11.76%) Selenium
9 8 (9.41%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (8.24%) Subversion
11 6 (7.06%) Maven
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Retail
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Publishing
4 2 (2.35%) Games
4 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (51.76%) Developer
2 20 (23.53%) Consultant
3 18 (21.18%) DevOps Consultant
4 16 (18.82%) Integration Consultant
5 15 (17.65%) Android Developer
6 14 (16.47%) .NET Developer
7 9 (10.59%) Developer in Test
7 9 (10.59%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.59%) Test Automation Developer
7 9 (10.59%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Test Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Architect
8 7 (8.24%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Agile Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (4.71%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Agile .NET Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.76%) .NET
2 20 (23.53%) REST
3 18 (21.18%) JSON
4 15 (17.65%) RESTful
5 12 (14.12%) HTML
6 11 (12.94%) CSS
7 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
7 10 (11.76%) iOS SDK
8 9 (10.59%) HTML5
9 8 (9.41%) Node.js
10 6 (7.06%) Express
11 5 (5.88%) CSS3
11 5 (5.88%) Web Services
12 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.71%) Browserify
12 4 (4.71%) DOM
12 4 (4.71%) koa
12 4 (4.71%) Regular Expression
13 3 (3.53%) React
13 3 (3.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.18%) Online Games
2 1 (1.18%) Social Media
2 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Windows
2 17 (20.00%) Android
3 11 (12.94%) Apple iOS
4 10 (11.76%) Linux
5 6 (7.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (67.06%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (57.65%) TDD
4 48 (56.47%) Software Engineering
5 40 (47.06%) Test Automation
6 31 (36.47%) DevOps
7 20 (23.53%) Web Development
8 17 (20.00%) Android Development
9 16 (18.82%) Analytics
10 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
10 15 (17.65%) Unit Testing
11 14 (16.47%) Automation Testing
11 14 (16.47%) SOLID
12 11 (12.94%) Pair Programming
13 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
13 10 (11.76%) Migration
13 10 (11.76%) User Stories
14 9 (10.59%) Open Source
14 9 (10.59%) Scrum
15 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.12%) Java
2 20 (23.53%) SQL
3 14 (16.47%) C#
4 13 (15.29%) Ruby
5 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.06%) ES6
7 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.53%) Perl
9 2 (2.35%) C++
9 2 (2.35%) ECMAScript
9 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.18%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.18%) Groovy
10 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (32.94%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) CCEA
2 8 (9.41%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.18%) Ansible
3 1 (1.18%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.18%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 35 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.47%) Facebook
2 14 (16.47%) Google
3 11 (12.94%) Optimizely
4 8 (9.41%) Citrix
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle
6 4 (4.71%) IBM
7 3 (3.53%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.35%) HP
9 1 (1.18%) CA
9 1 (1.18%) Rally
9 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.18%) Vertica
9 1 (1.18%) VMware