The table below looks at the statistics for Bug Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bug Management over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bug Management
UK
Rank 594 - 615
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% - 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £381 - £294
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 - £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 - £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 - £294
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
37444 42299 41509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.58% 82.71% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24822 27641 26311
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 1161 1101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Bug Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Bug Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 4 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Reading - 2 £381 -
Berkshire - 2 £381 -
South East - 2 £381 -
England - 2 £381 -

Bug Management
Top 6 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for Bug Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) API Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA

Bug Management
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Payments Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) API Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA