Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Defect Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Defect Management over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Defect Management
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 100 98
Rank change year-on-year -19 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 3 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.15% 0.67% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.81% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Bristol median daily rate £405 £280 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.64% +1.82% +1.85%
10th Percentile £361 £260 £266
90th Percentile £621 £420 £355
South West median daily rate £405 £300 £330
% change year-on-year +35.00% -9.09% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £31.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £31.00 -

Defect Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,684 1,482 1,488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.86% 83.21% 84.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,131 995 1,078
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 70
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.10% +4.73% +17.23%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.38 £12.00
90th Percentile £68.75 £50.00 £46.05
South West median hourly rate £41.84 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.66% +10.00% -4.76%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Defect Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Bristol

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Defect Management in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Defect Management in Bristol

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Defect Management in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Defect Management in Bristol

Defect Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Management in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Defect Management in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Defect Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Test
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft