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 3 months to 25 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.

Code Coverage
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 596 615
Rank change year-on-year +29 +19  
Contract jobs citing Code Coverage 20 56 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.11% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.13% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 11
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £406 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £530 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £425 £365
% change year-on-year -12.76% +16.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39103 44215 45229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.33% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25496 29340 29026
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1070 1262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Code Coverage
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 14 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 3 months to 25 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
England +11 19 £375 -13.29% 7
London -3 12 £425 -19.04% 2
South East +35 5 £252 - 2
City of London - 3 £469 - 1
East of England -6 2 £375 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £600 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £138 -
Southampton - 2 £138 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 - 1
Scotland +42 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £600 - 1
Reading - 1 £367 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £367 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) TDD
2 19 (48.72%) C#
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 18 (46.15%) .NET
4 14 (35.90%) SQL
5 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
6 11 (28.21%) Web Services
6 11 (28.21%) OO
6 11 (28.21%) MVC
6 11 (28.21%) Scrum
6 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
7 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
7 10 (25.64%) Degree
7 10 (25.64%) CSS
7 10 (25.64%) HTML
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) Web Development
8 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 8 (20.51%) BDD
9 8 (20.51%) QA
9 8 (20.51%) Windows
10 7 (17.95%) XML
10 7 (17.95%) MySQL
10 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (17.95%) REST
11 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning

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 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (5.13%) nginx
4 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) JBoss
5 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.56%) Mule
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (5.13%) Bluemix
2 2 (5.13%) IaaS
2 2 (5.13%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) FTP
3 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MySQL
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data
4 2 (5.13%) MarkLogic
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.56%) Mixpanel
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
3 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
4 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (15.38%) JIRA
5 6 (15.38%) JUnit
5 6 (15.38%) Selenium
6 5 (12.82%) Subversion
7 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
7 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.69%) Mockito
9 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (5.13%) FxCop
9 2 (5.13%) Gerrit
9 2 (5.13%) Gradle
9 2 (5.13%) JBehave
9 2 (5.13%) Moq
9 2 (5.13%) RSpec
9 2 (5.13%) SonarQube
9 2 (5.13%) StyleCop
General
1 5 (12.82%) Banking
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Front Office
2 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Junior
4 5 (12.82%) Ruby Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Programmer
6 3 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) Web Services
3 10 (25.64%) CSS
3 10 (25.64%) HTML
4 7 (17.95%) REST
4 7 (17.95%) XML
5 5 (12.82%) WCF
6 4 (10.26%) SOAP
6 4 (10.26%) Spring
6 4 (10.26%) XSLT
7 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.69%) JMS
7 3 (7.69%) jQuery
7 3 (7.69%) MFC
7 3 (7.69%) RESTful
7 3 (7.69%) WPF
7 3 (7.69%) XML Messaging
7 3 (7.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Robotics
3 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.69%) Derivative
3 3 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (7.69%) Exotic Derivative
3 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.13%) HoloLens
4 2 (5.13%) Linked Data
4 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.56%) Equities
5 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.56%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) CentOS
4 1 (2.56%) Debian
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) TDD
3 11 (28.21%) MVC
3 11 (28.21%) OO
3 11 (28.21%) Scrum
4 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 9 (23.08%) Web Development
6 8 (20.51%) BDD
7 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (15.38%) SDLC
7 6 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (12.82%) Analytics
8 5 (12.82%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (12.82%) DevOps
8 5 (12.82%) Validation
9 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) C#
1 19 (48.72%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) C++
3 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.38%) Python
3 6 (15.38%) Ruby
4 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.69%) VBA
5 2 (5.13%) Scala
5 2 (5.13%) VBScript
6 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) Clojure
6 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) CFA
4 3 (7.69%) MBA
4 3 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Firmware
2 3 (7.69%) Docker
3 2 (5.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.56%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) HockeyApp
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Blue Prism
4 3 (7.69%) Telerik
5 2 (5.13%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.13%) New Relic
5 2 (5.13%) Splunk
5 2 (5.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) Coremetrics
6 1 (2.56%) Optimizely
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) Solace
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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