Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 837 848
Rank change year-on-year +12 +11 -50
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 62 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.051% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.061% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 27
UK median daily rate £438 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00% +18.52%
10th Percentile £310 £391 £355
90th Percentile £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
UK median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.75% - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Code Coverage
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Code Coverage in the UK

Code Coverage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Code Coverage in the UK

Code Coverage
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Code Coverage over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Code Coverage in the UK

Code Coverage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Code Coverage in the UK

Code Coverage
Top 11 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +22 59 £438 -14.22% 16
UK excluding London +36 32 £375 -11.76% 8
London -8 30 £550 +4.76% 10
South East +3 12 £383 -22.73% 1
East of England -13 12 £348 -0.71% 1
Scotland +1 3 £425 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £475 -
Midlands - 3 £475 -
North of England +55 1 £320 -23.35%
North West +18 1 £320 -24.71%
South West -7 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Code Coverage.

1 43 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (53.23%) Jenkins
3 31 (50.00%) Java
4 30 (48.39%) Web Services
5 29 (46.77%) SQL
5 29 (46.77%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (43.55%) JUnit
7 24 (38.71%) UML
7 24 (38.71%) TDD
7 24 (38.71%) Maven
7 24 (38.71%) Unit Testing
8 22 (35.48%) Ant
8 22 (35.48%) SoapUI
9 21 (33.87%) Oracle
10 19 (30.65%) Finance
11 18 (29.03%) Linux
11 18 (29.03%) DevOps
12 17 (27.42%) Degree
12 17 (27.42%) JMS
12 17 (27.42%) Hibernate
12 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
13 16 (25.81%) Eclipse
13 16 (25.81%) OO
13 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
13 16 (25.81%) XML
13 16 (25.81%) XSL
13 16 (25.81%) JIRA
14 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
14 15 (24.19%) Apache Camel
14 15 (24.19%) REST

Code Coverage
Co-occurring 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 10 (16.13%) JBoss
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.52%) WebLogic
2 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (4.84%) IIS
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.61%) Confluence
5 1 (1.61%) Mule
5 1 (1.61%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) OpenShift
2 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.06%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (8.06%) Serverless
4 4 (6.45%) Amazon S3
4 4 (6.45%) CloudFront
4 4 (6.45%) npm
5 3 (4.84%) Bluemix
5 3 (4.84%) IaaS
5 3 (4.84%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (4.84%) PaaS
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.61%) CloudBees
6 1 (1.61%) GitHub
6 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) FTP
2 4 (6.45%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 10 (16.13%) RDBMS
4 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
5 5 (8.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (8.06%) MySQL
6 4 (6.45%) MarkLogic
6 4 (6.45%) Neo4j
6 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.23%) Big Data
8 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.61%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (53.23%) Jenkins
2 27 (43.55%) JUnit
3 24 (38.71%) Maven
4 22 (35.48%) Ant
4 22 (35.48%) SoapUI
5 16 (25.81%) Eclipse
5 16 (25.81%) JIRA
6 14 (22.58%) IntelliJ
6 14 (22.58%) Subversion
7 13 (20.97%) Checkstyle
7 13 (20.97%) XMLUnit
8 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
9 8 (12.90%) SonarQube
10 7 (11.29%) Gradle
10 7 (11.29%) JMeter
11 6 (9.68%) Bitbucket
11 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (8.06%) Mockito
12 5 (8.06%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (6.45%) webpack
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 15 (24.19%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Automotive
4 4 (6.45%) Games
4 4 (6.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.61%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (67.74%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Senior Developer
4 11 (17.74%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) Senior DevOps
5 10 (16.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.84%) EAI Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Integration Developer
8 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.84%) SOA Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Development Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) Web Services
2 17 (27.42%) Hibernate
2 17 (27.42%) JMS
3 16 (25.81%) XML
3 16 (25.81%) XSL
4 15 (24.19%) Apache Camel
4 15 (24.19%) REST
5 14 (22.58%) SOAP
6 13 (20.97%) Java EE
6 13 (20.97%) JavaBeans
6 13 (20.97%) JDBC
6 13 (20.97%) XSD
7 12 (19.35%) CSS
7 12 (19.35%) HTML
8 10 (16.13%) Ajax
8 10 (16.13%) Drools
9 9 (14.52%) HTML5
9 9 (14.52%) JAX-RS
9 9 (14.52%) JAX-WS
9 9 (14.52%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 13 (20.97%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.06%) Social Media
5 3 (4.84%) Equities
5 3 (4.84%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.23%) User Experience
7 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.61%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.61%) VHDL
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) Android
4 3 (4.84%) Unix
5 1 (1.61%) CentOS
5 1 (1.61%) Fedora
5 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (38.71%) TDD
3 24 (38.71%) UML
3 24 (38.71%) Unit Testing
4 18 (29.03%) DevOps
5 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
6 16 (25.81%) OO
7 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
7 15 (24.19%) Waterfall
8 14 (22.58%) Microservices
8 14 (22.58%) Use Case
9 13 (20.97%) Sequence Diagram
9 13 (20.97%) SOA
10 12 (19.35%) Fund Management
11 11 (17.74%) BDD
11 11 (17.74%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (14.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) Java
2 29 (46.77%) SQL
3 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.97%) XPath
5 10 (16.13%) PL/SQL
5 10 (16.13%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.68%) C#
7 4 (6.45%) ES6
7 4 (6.45%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.84%) Groovy
8 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.84%) VBScript
9 2 (3.23%) Python
9 2 (3.23%) VB
10 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.61%) Perl
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
10 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.61%) DO-254
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Ansible
1 4 (6.45%) Packer
1 4 (6.45%) Terraform
2 1 (1.61%) Nagios
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) Sybase
3 10 (16.13%) Solace
4 9 (14.52%) CA
4 9 (14.52%) CA Agile Central
5 7 (11.29%) New Relic
6 5 (8.06%) Google
6 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.45%) Splunk
8 3 (4.84%) AppDynamics
8 3 (4.84%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.61%) Adobe
9 1 (1.61%) hybris
9 1 (1.61%) Pega
9 1 (1.61%) SAP
9 1 (1.61%) VMware