The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 30 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.

Code Coverage
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 263 261
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2  
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.050% 0.043% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.052% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £51 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -86.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -49.88% +2.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Code Coverage is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6471 7650 7815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.69% 81.35% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3756 4713 4313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 268 281
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Code Coverage
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Code Coverage as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Code Coverage in the South East

Code Coverage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Code Coverage in the South East

Code Coverage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Code Coverage in the South East

Code Coverage
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Hampshire - 3 - -
West Sussex +4 1 £51 -86.75%
Code Coverage
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Code Coverage.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 7 (87.50%) Validation
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
3 6 (75.00%) Data Transformation
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (75.00%) WCF
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Telerik
3 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (75.00%) Replication
3 6 (75.00%) XML Messaging
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) MFC
3 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (75.00%) Eclipse

Code Coverage
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
3 1 (12.50%) CppUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) C++ Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Software Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) MFC
1 6 (75.00%) WCF
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (75.00%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) SDLC
1 7 (87.50%) Validation
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) Data Transformation
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Fortify
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Telerik
2 1 (12.50%) Coverity
2 1 (12.50%) Veracode