The table below looks at the statistics for Bugzilla skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bugzilla over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bugzilla
Rank 571 560 520
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -40
Contract jobs citing Bugzilla 15 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.061% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.50% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £250 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £441 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £353 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +10.15%
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7273 6660 5325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.04% 12.31% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4664 4242 3376
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 116 150
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £18.06 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

Bugzilla
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bugzilla within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Bugzilla Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bugzilla
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bugzilla within the UK.

Bugzilla Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Bugzilla
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bugzilla within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Bugzilla Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bugzilla
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bugzilla within the UK.

Bugzilla Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Bugzilla
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bugzilla within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Wales - 7 £325 -
England -33 6 £298 -15.00% 26
London -4 3 £425 +21.42% 2
Scotland -15 2 £325 +30.00% 1
Oxfordshire -21 2 - - 12
South East -29 2 - - 14
City of London +16 1 £550 +57.14%
East of England +12 1 £170 -47.69% 2
Oxford -15 1 - - 2
Brentwood - 1 £170 -
Essex - 1 £170 -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Bath - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Huntingdon - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Poole - - - -

Bugzilla
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Bugzilla 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 Bugzilla.

1 34 (82.93%) JIRA
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) Selenium
4 18 (43.90%) Subversion
4 18 (43.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
5 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
6 14 (34.15%) .NET
7 13 (31.71%) C#
7 13 (31.71%) Test Management
7 13 (31.71%) Scrum
7 13 (31.71%) BDD
8 12 (29.27%) TDD
8 12 (29.27%) SQL
8 12 (29.27%) Java
9 11 (26.83%) Load Testing
9 11 (26.83%) WebDriver
9 11 (26.83%) Open Source
9 11 (26.83%) Automation Testing
10 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
10 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
11 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
11 9 (21.95%) JMeter
11 9 (21.95%) Android
12 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
12 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
12 8 (19.51%) Client/Server
12 8 (19.51%) JUnit
12 8 (19.51%) ISEB

Bugzilla
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Bugzilla 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 Bugzilla. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
2 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DHCP
2 3 (7.32%) Telnet
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) FTP
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) Broadband
2 3 (7.32%) Wireless
2 3 (7.32%) NAS
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (82.93%) JIRA
2 19 (46.34%) Selenium
3 18 (43.90%) Subversion
3 18 (43.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
5 11 (26.83%) WebDriver
6 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
7 9 (21.95%) JMeter
8 8 (19.51%) JUnit
9 7 (17.07%) TestNG
9 7 (17.07%) Trac
10 4 (9.76%) Redmine
11 3 (7.32%) Toad
11 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
11 3 (7.32%) TortoiseSVN
12 2 (4.88%) Appium
12 2 (4.88%) Calabash
12 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (4.88%) TestDirector
12 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Tester
2 13 (31.71%) Test Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Automation Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
3 6 (14.63%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) SOAP
4 3 (7.32%) REST
5 2 (4.88%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) WCF
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
6 1 (2.44%) EJB
6 1 (2.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.44%) JDBC
6 1 (2.44%) JSP
6 1 (2.44%) Servlets
6 1 (2.44%) Struts
6 1 (2.44%) SVG
6 1 (2.44%) WSDL
6 1 (2.44%) Spring Security
6 1 (2.44%) Velocity
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Open Source
2 8 (19.51%) Client/Server
3 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.32%) STB
4 3 (7.32%) User Experience
5 2 (4.88%) DTV
6 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.44%) EFT
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Android
2 7 (17.07%) Apple iOS
3 6 (14.63%) Windows
4 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) UNIX
5 1 (2.44%) ThreadX
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
3 13 (31.71%) Test Management
3 13 (31.71%) Scrum
3 13 (31.71%) BDD
4 12 (29.27%) TDD
5 11 (26.83%) Load Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Automation Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Manual Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Kanban
9 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.76%) Security Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Use Case
11 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
11 3 (7.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) C#
2 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) Ruby
3 6 (14.63%) Python
4 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) Perl
5 4 (9.76%) PHP
6 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.32%) C++
6 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.44%) PHP5
7 1 (2.44%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
1 8 (19.51%) ISEB
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Firmware
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) HP
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Netezza
3 3 (7.32%) Teradata
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Perforce
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago