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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bug Management
Rank 577 557 561
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 12 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.040% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.052% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £240 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £420 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £225 -
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -
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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bug Management across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Bug Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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
South East - 5 £400 -
London +3 4 £353 +0.71%
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £275 - 1
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Bug Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Automated Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) JIRA
5 7 (41.18%) Degree
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (41.18%) QA
5 7 (41.18%) Selenium
5 7 (41.18%) CMS
5 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
5 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
6 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
6 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
6 6 (35.29%) PHP
6 6 (35.29%) ISEB
6 6 (35.29%) JUnit
6 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
7 5 (29.41%) Requirements Management
7 5 (29.41%) Web Development
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (29.41%) Use Case
7 5 (29.41%) jQuery
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (29.41%) MDX
7 5 (29.41%) Windows

Bug Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (41.18%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 5 (29.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
2 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
3 6 (35.29%) JUnit
4 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
4 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.88%) RSpec
5 1 (5.88%) Behat
5 1 (5.88%) Capybara
5 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) Appium
5 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Functional Tester
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
1 5 (29.41%) MDX
1 5 (29.41%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) MPEG
2 1 (5.88%) W3C
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) STB
2 1 (5.88%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Automated Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
5 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) Requirements Management
6 5 (29.41%) Web Development
6 5 (29.41%) Use Case
6 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
6 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
6 5 (29.41%) V-Model
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Content Management
9 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) PHP
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) HP
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Rackspace