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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Code Coverage
Rank 563 581 519
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -62
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 30 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.032% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.043% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 18
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£600 £350 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -26.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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
42607 42090 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.66% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 26094 21361
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1209 1182 1111
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £52.50 £53.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 27 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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 27 £600 +71.42% 9
London +23 20 £600 - 3
South East -18 4 - - 3
City of London - 3 £375 - 1
Yorkshire -16 2 - - 1
Berkshire +6 1 - - 2
South West -1 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Trowbridge - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
East of England - - - -

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 66 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.87%) .NET
3 30 (38.46%) QA
4 29 (37.18%) Java
5 28 (35.90%) Multithreading
6 26 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 25 (32.05%) Finance
8 24 (30.77%) SQL
9 23 (29.49%) Unit Testing
10 22 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (28.21%) C#
11 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
12 20 (25.64%) JUnit
12 20 (25.64%) .NET Framework
12 20 (25.64%) WCF
13 19 (24.36%) Refactoring
13 19 (24.36%) Scrum
14 18 (23.08%) Spring
14 18 (23.08%) REST
15 17 (21.79%) Maven
15 17 (21.79%) NUnit
15 17 (21.79%) Selenium
15 17 (21.79%) Web Services
15 17 (21.79%) Linux
16 16 (20.51%) Low Latency
17 15 (19.23%) TIBCO
17 15 (19.23%) MSI
17 15 (19.23%) JIRA
18 14 (17.95%) TIBCO EMS
18 14 (17.95%) .NET Remoting

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (17.95%) TIBCO EMS
2 13 (16.67%) Confluence
3 4 (5.13%) Apache
4 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.85%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.85%) ArcSDE
4 3 (3.85%) IIS
4 3 (3.85%) JBoss
5 2 (2.56%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.28%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.28%) DNN
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) HTTP
2 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.41%) InfluxDB
4 3 (3.85%) MySQL
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) DB2
5 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.28%) SQLite
6 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (25.64%) JUnit
2 17 (21.79%) NUnit
2 17 (21.79%) Selenium
2 17 (21.79%) Maven
3 15 (19.23%) JIRA
3 15 (19.23%) MSI
4 14 (17.95%) TeamCity
4 14 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (14.10%) Jenkins
6 10 (12.82%) WebDriver
7 9 (11.54%) VisualVM
7 9 (11.54%) YourKit
7 9 (11.54%) Eclipse
8 5 (6.41%) Subversion
8 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.41%) Mockito
9 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.85%) Hudson
9 3 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 25 (32.05%) Finance
2 14 (17.95%) Banking
2 14 (17.95%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Back Office
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.28%) Front Office
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (73.08%) Developer
2 30 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 18 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.97%) SQL Developer
5 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.85%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.87%) .NET
2 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 20 (25.64%) .NET Framework
3 20 (25.64%) WCF
4 18 (23.08%) Spring
4 18 (23.08%) REST
5 17 (21.79%) Web Services
6 14 (17.95%) WinForms
6 14 (17.95%) WPF
6 14 (17.95%) .NET Remoting
7 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (14.10%) RESTful
8 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (12.82%) SOAP
10 9 (11.54%) JMS
10 9 (11.54%) Drools
11 6 (7.69%) XSLT
11 6 (7.69%) XML
11 6 (7.69%) CSS
12 5 (6.41%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Open Source
3 3 (3.85%) GIS
4 2 (2.56%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.56%) Wiki
4 2 (2.56%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.56%) EMV
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) iPhone
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) UNIX
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.90%) Multithreading
3 23 (29.49%) Unit Testing
4 22 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (24.36%) Refactoring
5 19 (24.36%) Scrum
6 16 (20.51%) Low Latency
7 14 (17.95%) TDD
7 14 (17.95%) SOA
8 9 (11.54%) BPMN
9 8 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (10.26%) Automated Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.26%) BDD
10 7 (8.97%) Regression Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Test Scripting
11 6 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.69%) DevOps
12 5 (6.41%) Validation
12 5 (6.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) Java
2 24 (30.77%) SQL
3 22 (28.21%) C#
4 12 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 10 (12.82%) Python
6 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.41%) VBScript
8 4 (5.13%) C
9 3 (3.85%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.56%) C++
10 2 (2.56%) Perl
11 1 (1.28%) PHP
11 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.28%) Ruby
11 1 (1.28%) XPath
11 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.28%) SOQL
11 1 (1.28%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Puppet
2 5 (6.41%) StatsD
2 5 (6.41%) Kibana
3 2 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) TIBCO
2 14 (17.95%) Infragistics
2 14 (17.95%) IBM
2 14 (17.95%) DevExpress
3 6 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle
5 3 (3.85%) ESRI
6 1 (1.28%) FatWire
6 1 (1.28%) Serena
6 1 (1.28%) Sybase
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
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