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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Code Coverage
Rank 595 591 576
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 48 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.035% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.044% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 25
Median daily rate £425 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £332 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £600 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £260 £330
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -21.21%
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
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 16 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 31 May 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 +21 48 £425 - 13
North West - 24 £425 - 2
Cheshire - 23 £425 - 1
Knutsford - 18 £425 - 1
London +12 14 £488 +2.63% 5
Brighton +7 7 - - 1
East Sussex +6 7 - - 1
South East -18 7 - - 2
South West -8 1 £375 +44.23% 4
East of England - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £375 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 1

Code Coverage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 41 (56.94%) Test Automation
5 39 (54.17%) .NET
6 36 (50.00%) TDD
7 32 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
9 29 (40.28%) Java
9 29 (40.28%) MS Excel
9 29 (40.28%) Degree
10 27 (37.50%) Windows
10 27 (37.50%) DevOps
11 24 (33.33%) SpecFlow
12 22 (30.56%) TestComplete
13 18 (25.00%) Finance
14 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
15 15 (20.83%) C#
16 14 (19.44%) JIRA
16 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
17 13 (18.06%) CSS
18 12 (16.67%) JUnit
18 12 (16.67%) Web Development
19 11 (15.28%) Scrum
19 11 (15.28%) HTML
19 11 (15.28%) Gradle
20 10 (13.89%) TeamCity
20 10 (13.89%) SQL
20 10 (13.89%) MySQL
20 10 (13.89%) Linux

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 (9.72%) Node.js
2 5 (6.94%) CMS
3 3 (4.17%) Apache
3 3 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.17%) JBoss
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.39%) Drupal
5 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (40.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Google Play
1 3 (4.17%) IaaS
1 3 (4.17%) PaaS
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) MySQL
2 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.56%) SQLite
3 3 (4.17%) Redis
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 22 (30.56%) TestComplete
4 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
5 14 (19.44%) JIRA
6 12 (16.67%) JUnit
7 11 (15.28%) Gradle
8 10 (13.89%) Maven
8 10 (13.89%) Selenium
8 10 (13.89%) TeamCity
9 7 (9.72%) Cucumber
10 6 (8.33%) Subversion
11 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (6.94%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (5.56%) Bitbucket
12 4 (5.56%) Grunt
12 4 (5.56%) Mocha
12 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
13 3 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Retail
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Publishing
5 2 (2.78%) Games
5 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Consultant
3 16 (22.22%) DevOps Consultant
4 15 (20.83%) Integration Consultant
5 12 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Test Automation Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Developer in Test
7 8 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Architect
8 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Test Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Agile Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Android Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.17%) .NET
2 13 (18.06%) CSS
3 11 (15.28%) HTML
4 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.50%) JSON
4 9 (12.50%) REST
5 8 (11.11%) CSS3
5 8 (11.11%) HTML5
6 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.72%) RESTful
6 7 (9.72%) Web Services
7 6 (8.33%) jQuery
8 5 (6.94%) React
9 4 (5.56%) Express
9 4 (5.56%) Highcharts JS
10 3 (4.17%) Browserify
10 3 (4.17%) koa
10 3 (4.17%) LAMP
10 3 (4.17%) Regular Expression
10 3 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.39%) Online Games
2 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (37.50%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 6 (8.33%) Android
4 4 (5.56%) Unix
5 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 41 (56.94%) Test Automation
5 36 (50.00%) TDD
6 27 (37.50%) DevOps
7 12 (16.67%) Web Development
8 11 (15.28%) Scrum
9 8 (11.11%) Migration
9 8 (11.11%) User Stories
10 7 (9.72%) Analytics
10 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.33%) Android Development
12 5 (6.94%) Automated Testing
12 5 (6.94%) Open Source
12 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
13 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.56%) OO
13 4 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) Java
2 15 (20.83%) C#
3 10 (13.89%) SQL
4 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.56%) ES6
6 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.17%) PHP
6 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (2.78%) C++
7 2 (2.78%) Perl
7 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.39%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.39%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.39%) Groovy
8 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 29 (40.28%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) CCEA
2 7 (9.72%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Citrix
3 4 (5.56%) HP
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) Vertica
4 3 (4.17%) Facebook
4 3 (4.17%) Google
4 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.78%) Optimizely
6 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.39%) CA
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Rally
6 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.39%) VMware
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