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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bug Management
Rank 657 650 603
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -47
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 4 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.021% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.026% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £390 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +28.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £225
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +77.77%
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
45124 46910 43512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.26% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29802 30476 26956
Median daily rate £438 £423 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 1272 1173
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.01 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +27.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 6 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 24 August 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 -6 4 £390 -2.50% 1
South East +14 3 £390 -2.50%
Oxfordshire -7 2 £420 +5.00%
Oxford -11 2 £420 +5.00%
London +1 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £390 -

Bug Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (62.50%) Requirements Management
2 5 (62.50%) MDX
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) PaaS
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Report Developer
1 5 (62.50%) SSIS Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SSAS Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior UAT Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Training Manager
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) Requirements Management
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com