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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bug Management
Rank 657 649 616
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -33
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 4 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.025% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.031% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £450 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
44547 45656 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 79.99% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29462 29606 26622
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 £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1037 1202 1216
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 +7 4 £450 +12.50% 1
South East +13 3 £450 +12.50%
Oxfordshire +3 2 £450 +12.50%
Oxford -10 2 £450 +12.50%
London -9 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £390 -

Bug Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
2 4 (57.14%) MDX
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (14.29%) 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 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Report Developer
1 4 (57.14%) SSIS Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SSAS Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Training Manager
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com