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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Code Coverage
Rank 589 617 581
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -36
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 57 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.038% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.048% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 11 26
Median daily rate £433 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £340 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £575 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 17 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 28 June 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 +33 56 £440 +17.33% 10
London +7 22 £525 +20.00% 4
Cheshire +20 19 £425 +16.04%
North West +9 19 £425 +16.04%
Knutsford +7 15 £425 +16.04%
South East -2 9 - - 5
Brighton - 9 - -
East Sussex - 9 - -
South West +4 3 £425 +63.46%
Bristol - 3 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £410 -
North East - 2 £410 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £410 -
East of England - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 £425 -
Essex - 1 - -

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 57 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (55.17%) Software Engineering
4 46 (52.87%) TDD
5 45 (51.72%) .NET
6 43 (49.43%) Test Automation
7 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
8 33 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (36.78%) MS Excel
9 32 (36.78%) Java
10 31 (35.63%) Degree
11 30 (34.48%) DevOps
12 28 (32.18%) Git (software)
13 26 (29.89%) SpecFlow
14 25 (28.74%) Windows
15 24 (27.59%) TestComplete
16 22 (25.29%) Jenkins
17 21 (24.14%) Gradle
18 18 (20.69%) Web Development
18 18 (20.69%) Finance
19 17 (19.54%) JSON
19 17 (19.54%) C#
19 17 (19.54%) SQL
19 17 (19.54%) JUnit
20 16 (18.39%) REST
21 15 (17.24%) Analytics
21 15 (17.24%) CSS
22 14 (16.09%) TeamCity
22 14 (16.09%) RESTful
23 13 (14.94%) Android

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 (8.05%) CMS
2 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.30%) Apache
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) Drupal
4 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (36.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) Google Play
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.15%) Bluemix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) MySQL
2 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.60%) Redis
2 4 (4.60%) SQLite
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (32.18%) Git (software)
3 26 (29.89%) SpecFlow
4 24 (27.59%) TestComplete
5 22 (25.29%) Jenkins
6 21 (24.14%) Gradle
7 17 (19.54%) JUnit
8 14 (16.09%) TeamCity
9 13 (14.94%) JIRA
10 10 (11.49%) Appium
10 10 (11.49%) git-flow
10 10 (11.49%) Hamcrest
10 10 (11.49%) jMock
10 10 (11.49%) Mockito
10 10 (11.49%) Robolectric
10 10 (11.49%) Robotium
10 10 (11.49%) Selenium
11 9 (10.34%) Maven
12 8 (9.20%) Cucumber
12 8 (9.20%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 18 (20.69%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Retail
3 5 (5.75%) Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Publishing
5 2 (2.30%) Games
5 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (50.57%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) Consultant
3 18 (20.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 16 (18.39%) Integration Consultant
5 14 (16.09%) .NET Developer
6 12 (13.79%) Test Automation Developer
7 11 (12.64%) Android Developer
8 10 (11.49%) Developer in Test
9 9 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (10.34%) Test Engineer
10 8 (9.20%) Senior Developer
11 7 (8.05%) Architect
11 7 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (6.90%) Agile Developer
12 6 (6.90%) Java Developer
13 5 (5.75%) Agile Java Developer
14 4 (4.60%) .NET Software Developer
14 4 (4.60%) Agile .NET Developer
14 4 (4.60%) Integration Engineer
14 4 (4.60%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (51.72%) .NET
2 17 (19.54%) JSON
3 16 (18.39%) REST
4 15 (17.24%) CSS
5 14 (16.09%) RESTful
6 13 (14.94%) HTML
7 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET
8 9 (10.34%) HTML5
9 8 (9.20%) CSS3
9 8 (9.20%) Node.js
9 8 (9.20%) Web Services
10 7 (8.05%) AngularJS
10 7 (8.05%) iOS SDK
11 6 (6.90%) Express
11 6 (6.90%) jQuery
11 6 (6.90%) React
12 4 (4.60%) Browserify
12 4 (4.60%) DOM
12 4 (4.60%) koa
12 4 (4.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.15%) Online Games
3 1 (1.15%) Social Media
3 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Windows
2 13 (14.94%) Android
3 10 (11.49%) Linux
4 8 (9.20%) Apple iOS
5 6 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (55.17%) Software Engineering
4 46 (52.87%) TDD
5 43 (49.43%) Test Automation
6 30 (34.48%) DevOps
7 18 (20.69%) Web Development
8 15 (17.24%) Analytics
9 13 (14.94%) Android Development
10 12 (13.79%) Automated Testing
10 12 (13.79%) Scrum
10 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
11 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
12 10 (11.49%) Automation Testing
12 10 (11.49%) Migration
12 10 (11.49%) Open Source
12 10 (11.49%) SOLID
12 10 (11.49%) User Stories
13 8 (9.20%) Pair Programming
14 6 (6.90%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) Java
2 17 (19.54%) C#
2 17 (19.54%) SQL
3 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.49%) Ruby
5 6 (6.90%) ES6
6 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.45%) Perl
8 2 (2.30%) C++
8 2 (2.30%) ECMAScript
8 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.15%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.15%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.15%) Groovy
9 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.15%) Python
9 1 (1.15%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) CCEA
2 8 (9.20%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Puppet
2 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.15%) Ansible
3 1 (1.15%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.15%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) Facebook
2 10 (11.49%) Google
3 8 (9.20%) Citrix
3 8 (9.20%) Optimizely
4 5 (5.75%) HP
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle
5 4 (4.60%) IBM
5 4 (4.60%) Vertica
6 3 (3.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.15%) CA
7 1 (1.15%) Rally
7 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.15%) VMware