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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Code Coverage
Rank 616 623 588
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 34 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.055% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.068% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 37
Median daily rate £520 £400 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +18.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £367 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -

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
44886 46891 44206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.24% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29645 30456 27407
Median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1108 1266 1195
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.76 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 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 25 August 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 -2 33 £520 +30.00% 5
London -11 16 £525 +31.25% 1
South East +5 7 £495 +23.75% 1
North West +10 4 £413 +12.62%
Cheshire +7 4 £413 +12.62%
Knutsford +6 4 £413 +12.62%
Portsmouth - 3 - -
South West - 3 £425 -
Hampshire - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £425 -
Oxford - 2 £495 -
Brighton - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £495 -
Scotland +11 1 £425 +3.03%
Edinburgh +5 1 £425 +3.03%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £410 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £410 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £410 -
East of England - 1 £350 - 2
Peterborough - 1 £350 -

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (60.76%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (58.23%) TDD
4 44 (55.70%) .NET
5 41 (51.90%) Software Engineering
6 34 (43.04%) Test Automation
7 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
8 31 (39.24%) Java
9 30 (37.97%) MS Excel
9 30 (37.97%) Git (software)
9 30 (37.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (34.18%) Gradle
10 27 (34.18%) DevOps
11 26 (32.91%) Windows
12 24 (30.38%) Continuous Deployment
13 23 (29.11%) Degree
13 23 (29.11%) Jenkins
13 23 (29.11%) SpecFlow
14 21 (26.58%) TestComplete
14 21 (26.58%) SQL
15 20 (25.32%) Web Development
16 18 (22.78%) REST
17 17 (21.52%) Automation Testing
17 17 (21.52%) RESTful
18 16 (20.25%) JUnit
18 16 (20.25%) C#
18 16 (20.25%) Linux
18 16 (20.25%) JSON
19 15 (18.99%) Android
19 15 (18.99%) Android Development

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 (8.86%) CMS
1 7 (8.86%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) Drupal
4 1 (1.27%) Jetty
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
4 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (37.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Google Play
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.27%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) LAN
2 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) MySQL
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.06%) Redis
4 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (37.97%) Git (software)
1 30 (37.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (34.18%) Gradle
3 23 (29.11%) Jenkins
3 23 (29.11%) SpecFlow
4 21 (26.58%) TestComplete
5 16 (20.25%) JUnit
6 14 (17.72%) Appium
6 14 (17.72%) git-flow
6 14 (17.72%) Hamcrest
6 14 (17.72%) jMock
6 14 (17.72%) Mockito
6 14 (17.72%) Robolectric
6 14 (17.72%) Robotium
7 13 (16.46%) Selenium
8 12 (15.19%) TeamCity
9 11 (13.92%) JIRA
10 9 (11.39%) Subversion
11 8 (10.13%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (8.86%) Maven
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Publishing
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Developer
2 19 (24.05%) Consultant
3 17 (21.52%) DevOps Consultant
4 16 (20.25%) Integration Consultant
5 14 (17.72%) .NET Developer
5 14 (17.72%) Android Developer
6 11 (13.92%) Java Developer
7 9 (11.39%) Developer in Test
7 9 (11.39%) Test Automation Developer
7 9 (11.39%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) Test Engineer
8 8 (10.13%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.86%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (8.86%) Software Developer
10 6 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (6.33%) Agile Developer
12 4 (5.06%) .NET Software Developer
12 4 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (5.06%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (55.70%) .NET
2 18 (22.78%) REST
3 17 (21.52%) RESTful
4 16 (20.25%) JSON
5 13 (16.46%) HTML
6 11 (13.92%) CSS
6 11 (13.92%) HTML5
7 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
7 10 (12.66%) iOS SDK
8 7 (8.86%) Node.js
9 6 (7.59%) Express
9 6 (7.59%) Web Services
10 5 (6.33%) XML
11 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.06%) Browserify
11 4 (5.06%) CSS3
11 4 (5.06%) DOM
11 4 (5.06%) koa
11 4 (5.06%) Regular Expression
12 3 (3.80%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
1 3 (3.80%) Replication
2 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.27%) Online Games
2 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.91%) Windows
2 16 (20.25%) Linux
3 15 (18.99%) Android
4 10 (12.66%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (60.76%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (58.23%) TDD
4 41 (51.90%) Software Engineering
5 34 (43.04%) Test Automation
6 27 (34.18%) DevOps
7 24 (30.38%) Continuous Deployment
8 20 (25.32%) Web Development
9 17 (21.52%) Automation Testing
10 15 (18.99%) Analytics
10 15 (18.99%) Android Development
11 14 (17.72%) Automated Testing
11 14 (17.72%) SOLID
12 12 (15.19%) Scrum
12 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing
13 11 (13.92%) Pair Programming
13 11 (13.92%) Webhook
14 9 (11.39%) E-Commerce
14 9 (11.39%) Open Source
14 9 (11.39%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) Java
2 21 (26.58%) SQL
3 16 (20.25%) C#
4 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.72%) Ruby
5 6 (7.59%) C++
5 6 (7.59%) ES6
6 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.53%) ECMAScript
7 2 (2.53%) Scala
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) Groovy
8 1 (1.27%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) CCEA
2 5 (6.33%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) Ansible
2 1 (1.27%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.27%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Facebook
2 14 (17.72%) Google
3 11 (13.92%) Optimizely
4 5 (6.33%) Citrix
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle
5 4 (5.06%) IBM
6 3 (3.80%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.53%) Telerik
8 1 (1.27%) CA
8 1 (1.27%) HP
8 1 (1.27%) Rally
8 1 (1.27%) Sitecore