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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bug Management
Rank 637 634 624
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.009% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - -
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
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 5 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 25 May 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
England -15 4 £438 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £450 - 1
South East - 3 £450 - 1
Oxford - 2 £450 - 1
London -3 1 £375 -

Bug Management
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 with a requirement for Bug Management.

1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) MDX
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (25.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Report Developer
1 3 (75.00%) SSIS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SSAS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com