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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bug Management over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bug Management
Rank 632 608 573
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -35
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 4 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.025% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.031% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £450 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +77.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Bug Management
UK

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
41454 41365 38999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.00% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27626 27425 24650
Median daily rate £448 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1085 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Bug Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Bug Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bug Management within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +9 3 £450 +12.50%
London -2 1 - - 1
Bug Management
UK

Bug Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Bug Management 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 Bug Management.

1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
2 4 (57.14%) MDX
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

Bug Management
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Report Developer
1 4 (57.14%) SSIS Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SSAS Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Training Manager
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com