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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Code Coverage
Rank 548 564 569
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 47 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.026% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.036% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £345 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £530 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £299 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -25.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +4 44 £330 -17.50% 8
London +14 9 £325 -20.00% 1
South East +6 9 £338 - 3
East of England - 6 £275 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £275 -
Norwich - 4 £275 -
Berkshire +11 3 £235 - 1
Manchester - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £235 -
North West - 2 - -
City of London +26 1 £375 -14.28%
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Sussex - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 53 (67.09%) .NET
2 49 (62.03%) C#
2 49 (62.03%) Unit Testing
3 41 (51.90%) Scrum
4 37 (46.84%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (40.51%) ASP.NET
6 29 (36.71%) SQL
7 27 (34.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (34.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (29.11%) Security Cleared
9 23 (29.11%) T-SQL
9 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 22 (27.85%) Java
11 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
12 20 (25.32%) SC Cleared
12 20 (25.32%) .NET Framework
13 19 (24.05%) TDD
14 16 (20.25%) Selenium
15 14 (17.72%) Web Services
15 14 (17.72%) BDD
16 13 (16.46%) Test Automation
17 12 (15.19%) Refactoring
17 12 (15.19%) Automated Testing
17 12 (15.19%) CSS
17 12 (15.19%) OO
17 12 (15.19%) Finance
18 11 (13.92%) MVC
18 11 (13.92%) JUnit
19 10 (12.66%) OOP

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (6.33%) IIS
2 4 (5.06%) Drupal
3 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) DB2
3 2 (2.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (34.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (20.25%) Selenium
3 11 (13.92%) JUnit
4 8 (10.13%) NUnit
5 7 (8.86%) JIRA
6 5 (6.33%) StyleCop
6 5 (6.33%) FxCop
7 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.53%) TestNG
9 2 (2.53%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.27%) FishEye
10 1 (1.27%) Robotium
10 1 (1.27%) eggPlant
10 1 (1.27%) Calabash
10 1 (1.27%) dotCover
10 1 (1.27%) FindBugs
10 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.27%) Subversion
10 1 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Back Office
3 7 (8.86%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 60 (75.95%) Developer
2 36 (45.57%) .NET Developer
3 16 (20.25%) SQL Developer
4 11 (13.92%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Tester
7 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Agile Tester
9 2 (2.53%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (67.09%) .NET
2 32 (40.51%) ASP.NET
3 27 (34.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 20 (25.32%) .NET Framework
6 14 (17.72%) Web Services
7 12 (15.19%) CSS
8 10 (12.66%) HTML
9 9 (11.39%) jQuery
9 9 (11.39%) HTML5
10 7 (8.86%) CSS3
11 6 (7.59%) WCF
12 5 (6.33%) LINQ
12 5 (6.33%) Spring
12 5 (6.33%) XML
12 5 (6.33%) XSL
12 5 (6.33%) XSLT
12 5 (6.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (6.33%) POCO
13 4 (5.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Wiki
2 7 (8.86%) Kindle
3 2 (2.53%) Device Driver
3 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) UNIX
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Unit Testing
2 41 (51.90%) Scrum
3 37 (46.84%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (24.05%) TDD
6 14 (17.72%) BDD
7 13 (16.46%) Test Automation
8 12 (15.19%) Refactoring
8 12 (15.19%) Automated Testing
8 12 (15.19%) OO
9 11 (13.92%) MVC
10 10 (12.66%) OOP
10 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.39%) Load Testing
11 9 (11.39%) Security Testing
12 7 (8.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 5 (6.33%) Investment Management
13 5 (6.33%) Regression Testing
14 3 (3.80%) Kanban
14 3 (3.80%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.03%) C#
2 29 (36.71%) SQL
3 23 (29.11%) T-SQL
4 22 (27.85%) Java
5 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.86%) PHP
7 6 (7.59%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.33%) C
8 5 (6.33%) VBScript
8 5 (6.33%) Python
9 2 (2.53%) VB
9 2 (2.53%) C++
9 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.53%) Groovy
10 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.27%) Scala
10 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) Security Cleared
2 20 (25.32%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
2 7 (8.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.27%) Perforce
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