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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bug Management
Rank 585 557 554
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.006% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.008% 0.008% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
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£250 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
39268 35881 37304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.89% 74.60% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25483 22750 22122
Average daily rate £423 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1030 1408
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014. 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 +13 2 - -
South East - 1 £250 - 1
East of England - - - -
Bug Management
UK

Bug Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 9 (39.13%) Hyperion
2 9 (39.13%) JSON
2 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Multithreading
2 9 (39.13%) Android
2 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (39.13%) RESTful
2 9 (39.13%) Android Development
3 8 (34.78%) Release Management
3 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
5 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
5 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
6 4 (17.39%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 4 (17.39%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (17.39%) Advertising
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (13.04%) Workflow
7 3 (13.04%) DTV
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) XML

Bug Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (17.39%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 4 (17.39%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DVB
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) IPv6
2 1 (4.35%) DOCSIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
4 4 (17.39%) Advertising
5 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Android Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Functional Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Hyperion Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Release Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) E-Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
1 9 (39.13%) JSON
1 9 (39.13%) RESTful
2 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) DTV
2 2 (8.70%) STB
2 2 (8.70%) IPTV
2 2 (8.70%) Video on Demand
2 2 (8.70%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (8.70%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Android
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
1 9 (39.13%) Multithreading
1 9 (39.13%) Android Development
2 8 (34.78%) Release Management
3 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) E-business
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) Memory Management
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Korn
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
1 9 (39.13%) Hyperion
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat