The table below looks at the statistics for NCover skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NCover over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NCover
UK
Rank 579 - 613
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NCover 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% - 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.028% - 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £610 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £610 - £378
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7271 7624 6916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.51% 15.02% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4840 5082 4704
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 203 120
Median hourly rate £41.25 £41.80 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £24.77 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

NCover
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NCover as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

NCover Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NCover
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NCover within the UK.

NCover Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NCover
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NCover within the UK.

NCover Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NCover
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NCover within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry - 2 £610 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £610 - 1
England - 2 £610 - 1

NCover
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NCover 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 NCover.

1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (100.00%) StyleCop
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
1 2 (100.00%) NDepend
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (100.00%) NServiceBus
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) ATDD
1 2 (100.00%) NuGet
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 2 (100.00%) SOLID

NCover
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 2 (100.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
1 2 (100.00%) NDepend
1 2 (100.00%) NuGet
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) StyleCop
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ATDD
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) SOLID
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) YAGNI
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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