The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Bug Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bug Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bug Management
UK / England
Rank 580 - 599
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% - 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% - 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £381 - £188
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 - £188
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Bug Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34806 40518 38294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23035 26911 24118
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1000 1121
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Bug Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Bug Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Bug Management in England

Bug Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bug Management in England

Bug Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
South East - 2 £381 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Bug Management
UK

Bug Management
Top 17 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Bug Management.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing

Bug Management
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Payments Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) API Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA