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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bug Management
Rank - 597 577
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.010% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £294 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £294 -
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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) Progress
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

Bug Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Progress