Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 94 97
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 3 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.18% 0.55% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.67% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Bristol median daily rate £394 £275 £297
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.18% -7.41% -5.71%
10th Percentile £383 £185 £267
90th Percentile £399 £490 £300
South West median daily rate £359 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +19.50% -7.69% -13.91%
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 1,423 1,351 1,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.12% 82.48% 83.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 919 1,065
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £273 £250 £255
90th Percentile £525 £530 £525
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 53
Bristol median hourly rate £37.40 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.27% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.46 £14.30
90th Percentile £47.15 £50.25 £52.45
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.75% - +22.93%

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 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 20 June 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capita
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Gatling
2 1 (33.33%) The Grinder
2 1 (33.33%) Travis CI

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Gatling
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) The Grinder
1 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Capita
1 1 (33.33%) HP