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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Code Coverage
Rank 536 545 486
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -59
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 40 21 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.042% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.056% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 22
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£500 £375 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £648 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.84% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 25 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 27 February 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 0 37 £500 +38.88% 2
London +5 25 £600 -5.88%
Berkshire +2 4 £274 -21.85%
South East -32 4 £274 -7.28% 1
Slough - 4 £274 -
City of London - 4 £525 -
East of England +3 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Caterham - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Norwich - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 80 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (46.74%) .NET
3 36 (39.13%) QA
3 36 (39.13%) Java
4 32 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (32.61%) Multithreading
5 30 (32.61%) C#
5 30 (32.61%) SQL
6 29 (31.52%) Scrum
7 28 (30.43%) Unit Testing
7 28 (30.43%) Relational Database
8 27 (29.35%) .NET Framework
9 26 (28.26%) Finance
9 26 (28.26%) ASP.NET
10 25 (27.17%) WCF
11 23 (25.00%) Refactoring
11 23 (25.00%) TDD
12 20 (21.74%) Selenium
13 19 (20.65%) JIRA
13 19 (20.65%) NUnit
13 19 (20.65%) Spring
14 18 (19.57%) JUnit
14 18 (19.57%) Linux
14 18 (19.57%) Low Latency
14 18 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (18.48%) TeamCity
15 17 (18.48%) T-SQL
15 17 (18.48%) TIBCO
15 17 (18.48%) IBM

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (17.39%) TIBCO EMS
2 14 (15.22%) Confluence
3 7 (7.61%) IIS
4 3 (3.26%) Apache
4 3 (3.26%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.26%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.09%) JBoss
5 1 (1.09%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.09%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.43%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.43%) InfluxDB
4 4 (4.35%) DB2
5 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (21.74%) Selenium
2 19 (20.65%) JIRA
2 19 (20.65%) NUnit
3 18 (19.57%) JUnit
3 18 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (18.48%) TeamCity
5 16 (17.39%) MSI
6 15 (16.30%) Maven
7 13 (14.13%) WebDriver
8 9 (9.78%) VisualVM
8 9 (9.78%) YourKit
8 9 (9.78%) Eclipse
9 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
10 5 (5.43%) Subversion
10 5 (5.43%) Mockito
10 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
11 4 (4.35%) FxCop
11 4 (4.35%) StyleCop
11 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
11 4 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 14 (15.22%) Banking
2 14 (15.22%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.17%) Front Office
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 65 (70.65%) Developer
2 40 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 12 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 11 (11.96%) C# Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Software Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Analyst
8 7 (7.61%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) QA Tester
11 4 (4.35%) Tester
12 3 (3.26%) Test Leader
12 3 (3.26%) Agile .NET Developer
13 2 (2.17%) Agile C# Developer
13 2 (2.17%) Test Architect
13 2 (2.17%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (46.74%) .NET
2 27 (29.35%) .NET Framework
3 26 (28.26%) ASP.NET
4 25 (27.17%) WCF
5 19 (20.65%) Spring
6 18 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (17.39%) WPF
7 16 (17.39%) .NET Remoting
7 16 (17.39%) WinForms
7 16 (17.39%) Web Services
7 16 (17.39%) REST
7 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 11 (11.96%) RESTful
9 9 (9.78%) Drools
9 9 (9.78%) LINQ
9 9 (9.78%) XML
9 9 (9.78%) XSL
9 9 (9.78%) XSLT
9 9 (9.78%) JMS
9 9 (9.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Wiki
3 3 (3.26%) GIS
3 3 (3.26%) Device Driver
3 3 (3.26%) Open Source
4 2 (2.17%) EMV
4 2 (2.17%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Linux
2 5 (5.43%) Windows
3 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (32.61%) Multithreading
4 29 (31.52%) Scrum
5 28 (30.43%) Unit Testing
6 23 (25.00%) Refactoring
6 23 (25.00%) TDD
7 18 (19.57%) Low Latency
8 15 (16.30%) Automated Testing
8 15 (16.30%) BDD
9 14 (15.22%) SOA
10 9 (9.78%) Regression Testing
10 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.78%) BPMN
11 8 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
13 6 (6.52%) Test Scripting
13 6 (6.52%) OO
13 6 (6.52%) DevOps
14 5 (5.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.13%) Java
2 30 (32.61%) C#
2 30 (32.61%) SQL
3 17 (18.48%) T-SQL
4 14 (15.22%) Python
5 13 (14.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.78%) VBScript
6 9 (9.78%) C
7 4 (4.35%) C++
8 3 (3.26%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.17%) Perl
10 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) ISEB
4 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (39.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Puppet
1 5 (5.43%) StatsD
1 5 (5.43%) Kibana
2 4 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) IBM
1 17 (18.48%) TIBCO
2 15 (16.30%) Infragistics
2 15 (16.30%) DevExpress
3 5 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle
5 3 (3.26%) Sybase
5 3 (3.26%) ESRI
6 1 (1.09%) FatWire
6 1 (1.09%) Serena
6 1 (1.09%) Coverity
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