Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Code Coverage skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Code Coverage over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Code Coverage
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 773 819 822
Rank change year-on-year +46 +3 -72
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 58 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.055% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.065% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 26
England median daily rate £450 £520 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +30.00% +18.96%
10th Percentile £310 £391 £350
90th Percentile £575 £570 £600
UK median daily rate £444 £510 £400
% change year-on-year -12.99% +27.50% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
England median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.75% - -
UK median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +23.75% - -

Code Coverage is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79501 82625 86049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.18% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53476 55123 56736
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1856 2135 2506
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Code Coverage
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Code Coverage in England

Code Coverage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Code Coverage in England

Code Coverage
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Code Coverage in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Code Coverage in England

Code Coverage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Code Coverage in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Code Coverage in England

Code Coverage
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 Code Coverage within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 31 £550 +4.76% 8
East of England -13 12 £348 -0.71% 1
South East +9 10 £138 -72.22% 3
East Midlands - 3 £475 -
Midlands - 3 £475 -
North of England +59 1 £320 -23.35%
North West +23 1 £320 -24.71%
South West +10 1 - -
Code Coverage
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Code Coverage.

1 39 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (56.90%) Jenkins
3 31 (53.45%) Java
4 30 (51.72%) Web Services
5 28 (48.28%) SQL
5 28 (48.28%) JUnit
6 26 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (43.10%) UML
8 24 (41.38%) Maven
9 23 (39.66%) Ant
9 23 (39.66%) SoapUI
10 21 (36.21%) Unit Testing
10 21 (36.21%) Oracle
10 21 (36.21%) TDD
11 18 (31.03%) Finance
11 18 (31.03%) Hibernate
11 18 (31.03%) Linux
11 18 (31.03%) JMS
11 18 (31.03%) DevOps
12 17 (29.31%) Eclipse
12 17 (29.31%) XSL
12 17 (29.31%) Degree
13 16 (27.59%) JIRA
13 16 (27.59%) XML
13 16 (27.59%) Waterfall
14 15 (25.86%) Microservices
14 15 (25.86%) REST
14 15 (25.86%) Apache Camel
14 15 (25.86%) IntelliJ
14 15 (25.86%) OO

Code Coverage
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 11 (18.97%) JBoss
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.52%) WebLogic
2 9 (15.52%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Confluence
6 1 (1.72%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) OpenShift
2 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.62%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (8.62%) Serverless
4 4 (6.90%) Amazon S3
4 4 (6.90%) Bluemix
4 4 (6.90%) CloudFront
4 4 (6.90%) IaaS
4 4 (6.90%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (6.90%) npm
4 4 (6.90%) PaaS
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) FTP
2 4 (6.90%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.52%) RDBMS
4 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
5 5 (8.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (8.62%) MySQL
6 4 (6.90%) MarkLogic
6 4 (6.90%) Neo4j
6 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.45%) Big Data
9 1 (1.72%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (56.90%) Jenkins
2 28 (48.28%) JUnit
3 24 (41.38%) Maven
4 23 (39.66%) Ant
4 23 (39.66%) SoapUI
5 17 (29.31%) Eclipse
6 16 (27.59%) JIRA
7 15 (25.86%) IntelliJ
7 15 (25.86%) Subversion
8 14 (24.14%) Checkstyle
8 14 (24.14%) XMLUnit
9 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
9 9 (15.52%) SonarQube
10 6 (10.34%) Gradle
10 6 (10.34%) JMeter
11 5 (8.62%) Bitbucket
11 5 (8.62%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (6.90%) Babel
12 4 (6.90%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 15 (25.86%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Automotive
4 4 (6.90%) Games
4 4 (6.90%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Developer
2 23 (39.66%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Senior DevOps
4 10 (17.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Integration Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) EAI Developer
7 3 (5.17%) SOA Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (51.72%) Web Services
2 18 (31.03%) Hibernate
2 18 (31.03%) JMS
3 17 (29.31%) XSL
4 16 (27.59%) XML
5 15 (25.86%) Apache Camel
5 15 (25.86%) REST
6 14 (24.14%) JavaBeans
6 14 (24.14%) JDBC
6 14 (24.14%) SOAP
6 14 (24.14%) XSD
7 13 (22.41%) Java EE
8 12 (20.69%) CSS
8 12 (20.69%) HTML
9 11 (18.97%) Drools
10 9 (15.52%) HTML5
10 9 (15.52%) JAX-RS
10 9 (15.52%) JAX-WS
10 9 (15.52%) JPA
10 9 (15.52%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.41%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.62%) Social Media
5 4 (6.90%) Equities
5 4 (6.90%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.72%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.72%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.72%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Linux
2 10 (17.24%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Android
4 3 (5.17%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) Fedora
5 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (43.10%) UML
4 21 (36.21%) TDD
4 21 (36.21%) Unit Testing
5 18 (31.03%) DevOps
6 16 (27.59%) Waterfall
7 15 (25.86%) Microservices
7 15 (25.86%) OO
8 14 (24.14%) Sequence Diagram
8 14 (24.14%) SOA
8 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
8 14 (24.14%) Use Case
9 13 (22.41%) Fund Management
9 13 (22.41%) Test Automation
10 11 (18.97%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (18.97%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (17.24%) BDD
12 9 (15.52%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (53.45%) Java
2 28 (48.28%) SQL
3 14 (24.14%) XPath
4 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.97%) PL/SQL
5 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.34%) C#
7 4 (6.90%) ES6
7 4 (6.90%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.17%) Groovy
8 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.17%) VBScript
9 2 (3.45%) VB
10 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) DO-254
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Ansible
1 4 (6.90%) Packer
1 4 (6.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) Solace
2 11 (18.97%) Sybase
3 9 (15.52%) CA
3 9 (15.52%) CA Agile Central
4 8 (13.79%) New Relic
5 5 (8.62%) Google
5 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.90%) AppDynamics
6 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.90%) Splunk
7 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.72%) Adobe
8 1 (1.72%) hybris
8 1 (1.72%) SAP