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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Code Coverage
Rank 565 571 578
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 47 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.028% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.038% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 16
Average daily rate
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£338 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £523 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.68% -33.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 20 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 19 September 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 +19 43 £338 -12.90% 7
South East +12 10 £338 - 3
London +13 9 £340 -16.30% 2
East of England - 5 - - 1
Berkshire +9 3 £235 - 1
North West -4 2 - -
Slough - 2 £235 - 1
Manchester - 2 - -
Surrey -4 1 £350 - 2
Guildford - 1 £350 -
Leatherhead - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 63 (76.83%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (63.41%) .NET
3 51 (62.20%) C#
4 48 (58.54%) Unit Testing
5 38 (46.34%) Scrum
6 36 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (37.80%) ASP.NET
8 28 (34.15%) SQL
9 25 (30.49%) Java
9 25 (30.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
11 23 (28.05%) TDD
12 21 (25.61%) .NET Framework
12 21 (25.61%) T-SQL
12 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 20 (24.39%) Security Cleared
14 19 (23.17%) Selenium
15 18 (21.95%) BDD
16 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
17 15 (18.29%) Automated Testing
18 14 (17.07%) Test Automation
18 14 (17.07%) Web Services
18 14 (17.07%) Finance
19 13 (15.85%) OO
19 13 (15.85%) CSS
19 13 (15.85%) Refactoring
20 12 (14.63%) QA
20 12 (14.63%) MVC
21 11 (13.41%) Wiki

Code Coverage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (7.32%) IIS
2 4 (4.88%) Drupal
3 2 (2.44%) Apache
3 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.22%) Magnolia
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.76%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.88%) DB2
5 2 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (30.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (23.17%) Selenium
3 10 (12.20%) JUnit
4 8 (9.76%) NUnit
5 7 (8.54%) JIRA
6 6 (7.32%) FxCop
6 6 (7.32%) StyleCop
7 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.88%) TestNG
8 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.22%) Calabash
10 1 (1.22%) eggPlant
10 1 (1.22%) FishEye
10 1 (1.22%) Robotium
10 1 (1.22%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (1.22%) Hudson
10 1 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.22%) dotTrace
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Back Office
2 7 (8.54%) Publishing
3 2 (2.44%) Games
3 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (75.61%) Developer
2 36 (43.90%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.07%) SQL Developer
4 12 (14.63%) C# Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Software Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Tester
9 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.66%) QA Tester
10 2 (2.44%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (63.41%) .NET
2 31 (37.80%) ASP.NET
3 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (25.61%) .NET Framework
4 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 14 (17.07%) Web Services
6 13 (15.85%) CSS
7 9 (10.98%) HTML
8 8 (9.76%) jQuery
8 8 (9.76%) HTML5
9 7 (8.54%) CSS3
10 6 (7.32%) POCO
10 6 (7.32%) WCF
10 6 (7.32%) LINQ
10 6 (7.32%) Spring
10 6 (7.32%) XML
10 6 (7.32%) XSL
10 6 (7.32%) XSLT
11 5 (6.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (4.88%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Wiki
2 8 (9.76%) User Experience
3 7 (8.54%) Kindle
4 3 (3.66%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Linux
2 3 (3.66%) Windows
3 2 (2.44%) UNIX
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (76.83%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (58.54%) Unit Testing
3 38 (46.34%) Scrum
4 36 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (28.05%) TDD
6 18 (21.95%) BDD
7 15 (18.29%) Automated Testing
8 14 (17.07%) Test Automation
9 13 (15.85%) OO
9 13 (15.85%) Refactoring
10 12 (14.63%) MVC
11 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.20%) OOP
12 9 (10.98%) Load Testing
12 9 (10.98%) Security Testing
13 8 (9.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 7 (8.54%) Regression Testing
15 5 (6.10%) Investment Management
16 4 (4.88%) Low Latency
16 4 (4.88%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.20%) C#
2 28 (34.15%) SQL
3 25 (30.49%) Java
4 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
5 21 (25.61%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.54%) C
6 7 (8.54%) PHP
7 6 (7.32%) VBScript
7 6 (7.32%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.32%) Python
8 3 (3.66%) C++
9 2 (2.44%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.22%) VB
10 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) QA
2 7 (8.54%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.22%) IBM
2 1 (1.22%) Coverity
2 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
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