The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cobertura skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cobertura over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cobertura
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 611 619
Rank change year-on-year +32 +8  
Contract jobs citing Cobertura 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.018% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.052% 0.12% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Median daily rate £458 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.76% -27.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £300 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £353 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £325 -
% change year-on-year +40.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cobertura is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7667 7740 6768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.74% 15.65% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12692 13122 9813
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 £313 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £575 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 189 161
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £25.00 £20.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £50.87 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Cobertura
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cobertura as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cobertura in England

Cobertura
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cobertura in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cobertura in England

Cobertura
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cobertura within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
South East - 4 £458 -
Cobertura
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cobertura also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cobertura.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (75.00%) Spring Boot
2 6 (75.00%) Terraform
2 6 (75.00%) Consul
2 6 (75.00%) Spring Cloud
2 6 (75.00%) Zuul
2 6 (75.00%) Prometheus
2 6 (75.00%) Varnish
2 6 (75.00%) Mercurial
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Confluence
2 6 (75.00%) Mockito
2 6 (75.00%) FindBugs
2 6 (75.00%) Spring Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Bitbucket
2 6 (75.00%) Gradle
2 6 (75.00%) Spring Security
2 6 (75.00%) TestNG
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 6 (75.00%) Checkstyle
2 6 (75.00%) Java

Cobertura
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (75.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) Bitbucket
2 6 (75.00%) Checkstyle
2 6 (75.00%) FindBugs
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Gradle
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 6 (75.00%) Mercurial
2 6 (75.00%) Mockito
2 6 (75.00%) TestNG
3 2 (25.00%) Hudson
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Protractor
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
1 6 (75.00%) Spring Boot
1 6 (75.00%) Spring Cloud
1 6 (75.00%) Spring Integration
1 6 (75.00%) Spring Security
1 6 (75.00%) Zuul
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Varnish
2 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Consul
1 6 (75.00%) Prometheus
1 6 (75.00%) Terraform
2 2 (25.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) SAP