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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bug Management
Rank 573 564 534
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -30
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.008% 0.005% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£188 £444 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 - -
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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
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 27 February 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
England -17 3 £188 -57.74%
London -15 2 - -
Newport - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Bug Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) E-business
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (20.00%) Essbase
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

Bug Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (20.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Enterprise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Essbase
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Release Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) EFT
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) E-business
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion