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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bug Management
Rank - 655 635
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.004% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £460 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
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
40818 44914 44371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.53% 81.14% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27175 29114 28821
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1346 1227
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.93 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) MDX
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

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 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Report Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Agile Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Lead
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing