The table below looks at the statistics for Bug Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bug Management over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bug Management
Rank 584 574 557
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.005% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£325 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% +10.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40696 38031 35236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.64% 73.82% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26662 23403 20710
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1181 1433
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.88 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Bug Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Bug Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bug Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Bug Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Bug Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bug Management within the UK over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Bug Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bug Management
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 December 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
England -30 2 £325 -21.68% 1
South East - 2 £325 - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
London - - - -
Newport - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Bug Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) JSON
2 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (50.00%) Android
2 7 (50.00%) RESTful
2 7 (50.00%) Android Development
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) DTV
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) MPEG
4 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
4 2 (14.29%) DVB
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) STB
4 2 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (14.29%) IPTV
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand
4 2 (14.29%) Memory Management
4 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle ODI

Bug Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DVB
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) IPv6
2 1 (7.14%) DOCSIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Release Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
1 7 (50.00%) JSON
1 7 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) DTV
2 2 (14.29%) STB
2 2 (14.29%) IPTV
2 2 (14.29%) MPEG
2 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand
2 2 (14.29%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (7.14%) EFT
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (50.00%) Android Development
3 2 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) E-business
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) C++
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat