The table below looks at the statistics for Bug Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bug Management over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bug Management
Rank 578 564 517
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -47
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 5 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.004% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.005% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Bug Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38689 37247 31943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.33% 75.52% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25022 23920 19615
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1123 991
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Bug Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bug Management across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Bug Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Bug Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bug Management across the England region.

Bug Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Bug Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bug Management within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 5 - - 2
Bug Management
UK

Bug Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Bug Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bug Management.

1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) CMS
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) V-Model
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Use Case
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing

Bug Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Bug Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bug Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Hyperion Enterprise
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (12.50%) Essbase
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) RSpec
4 1 (12.50%) Capybara
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Functional Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Hyperion Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
3 1 (12.50%) IPTV
3 1 (12.50%) STB
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) MPEG
3 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) V-Model
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) E-business
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Korn
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Hyperion