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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Code Coverage
Rank 598 564 573
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +9
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 35 46 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.082% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.11% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 7
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£400 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £312 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £435 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £299
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -14 32 £400 +18.51% 7
London +14 15 £400 +20.30% 3
South East -21 12 £400 +18.51%
City of London +14 7 £531 +41.66%
West Sussex - 7 £400 -
Surrey - 5 - -
North West -31 4 £366 - 2
Knutsford - 4 £366 -
Crawley - 4 £400 -
Cheshire - 4 £366 -
Scotland -10 3 £413 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £413 -
Glasgow +7 1 £413 - 1
Worthing - 1 £425 -

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (48.08%) Web Services
4 24 (46.15%) Linux
4 24 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 23 (44.23%) Java
6 20 (38.46%) SQL
6 20 (38.46%) .NET
7 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 18 (34.62%) Python
8 17 (32.69%) C#
9 16 (30.77%) HTML
9 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
10 15 (28.85%) CSS
10 15 (28.85%) MVC
10 15 (28.85%) Unit Testing
11 14 (26.92%) RESTful
11 14 (26.92%) REST
11 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 14 (26.92%) SOA
11 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
12 13 (25.00%) XML
12 13 (25.00%) jQuery
13 12 (23.08%) HTML5
13 12 (23.08%) AngularJS
14 11 (21.15%) Maven
14 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
14 11 (21.15%) JSON
14 11 (21.15%) QA
14 11 (21.15%) Windows

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (17.31%) Node.js
2 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.62%) CMS
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.92%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) SaaS
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.85%) PaaS
3 2 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.69%) VPN
1 4 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.54%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 11 (21.15%) Maven
3 10 (19.23%) JUnit
4 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
5 8 (15.38%) ANTLR
5 8 (15.38%) VisualVM
5 8 (15.38%) YourKit
5 8 (15.38%) Eclipse
5 8 (15.38%) Subversion
6 7 (13.46%) Ant
6 7 (13.46%) Selenium
6 7 (13.46%) Gradle
7 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (7.69%) SpecFlow
8 4 (7.69%) Jasmine
8 4 (7.69%) JIRA
8 4 (7.69%) TestComplete
8 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
9 3 (5.77%) Hudson
10 2 (3.85%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Legal
4 4 (7.69%) Front Office
4 4 (7.69%) Marketing
5 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.85%) Law
7 1 (1.92%) Back Office
7 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.92%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.92%) French Language
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Java Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Web Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Release Manager
6 6 (11.54%) Architect
7 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Build Manager
8 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Build and Release Manager
9 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Integration Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Build Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (3.85%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) Web Services
2 20 (38.46%) .NET
3 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 16 (30.77%) HTML
4 15 (28.85%) CSS
5 14 (26.92%) RESTful
5 14 (26.92%) REST
6 13 (25.00%) jQuery
6 13 (25.00%) XML
7 12 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 12 (23.08%) HTML5
8 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
8 11 (21.15%) JSON
9 10 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (15.38%) MyBatis
10 8 (15.38%) Apache Thrift
10 8 (15.38%) Spring
10 8 (15.38%) JMS
10 8 (15.38%) XACML
10 8 (15.38%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.77%) Derivative
4 2 (3.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Linux
2 11 (21.15%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) UNIX
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (28.85%) Unit Testing
3 15 (28.85%) MVC
4 14 (26.92%) SOA
5 11 (21.15%) Test Automation
6 10 (19.23%) TDD
7 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
8 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (15.38%) Multithreading
8 8 (15.38%) BPMN
8 8 (15.38%) Information Security
8 8 (15.38%) Low Latency
9 6 (11.54%) DevOps
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (11.54%) SDLC
9 6 (11.54%) ITIL
9 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
9 6 (11.54%) Web Development
9 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) Java
2 20 (38.46%) SQL
3 18 (34.62%) Python
4 17 (32.69%) C#
5 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 9 (17.31%) Perl
7 7 (13.46%) Scala
8 5 (9.62%) XPath
9 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.85%) PHP
11 1 (1.92%) C++
11 1 (1.92%) VB
11 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.92%) SOQL
11 1 (1.92%) SOSL
11 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Puppet
2 4 (7.69%) Nagios
2 4 (7.69%) ZABBIX
2 4 (7.69%) Cacti
2 4 (7.69%) SmokePing
3 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle
3 8 (15.38%) TIBCO
4 6 (11.54%) Twitter
5 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.85%) Ektron
5 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Sybase
6 1 (1.92%) HP
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