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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cobertura
UK / England
Rank 570 609 -
Rank change year-on-year +39 -  
Contract jobs citing Cobertura 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.008% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.055% 0.056% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £398 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.70% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 -
% change year-on-year +6.06% -  
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 7216 7180 6358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.49% 14.64% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4866 4821 4123
Median daily rate £447 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 170 122
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Cobertura
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Cobertura as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 26 March 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 +24 2 £398 -33.70%
London - 2 £393 -
Cobertura
UK

Cobertura
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Checkstyle
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Protractor
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) Terraform
3 2 (33.33%) Rancher
3 2 (33.33%) Consul
3 2 (33.33%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 2 (33.33%) Spring Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (33.33%) Hudson
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 2 (33.33%) FindBugs
3 2 (33.33%) Spring Integration
3 2 (33.33%) CQRS
3 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (33.33%) JAX-RS
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins

Cobertura
Top Related 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) Checkstyle
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) FindBugs
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
3 2 (33.33%) Hudson
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (33.33%) Mockito
3 2 (33.33%) Protractor
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) TestNG
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 2 (33.33%) Apache CXF
2 2 (33.33%) JAX-RS
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) OAuth2
2 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) SAML
2 2 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 2 (33.33%) Spring Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Spring Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Spring Security
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) CQRS
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
1 2 (33.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Consul
1 2 (33.33%) logstash
1 2 (33.33%) Rancher
1 2 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk