Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 13 December 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.

Defect Management
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 58 74
Rank change year-on-year +17 +16 +4
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 21 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.21% 2.22% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 2.78% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 5
Gloucestershire median daily rate £294 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.88% -2.86% +15.13%
10th Percentile £238 £315 £271
90th Percentile £444 £521 £475
South West median daily rate £360 £355 £310
% change year-on-year +1.41% +14.52% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 537 720 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 82.11% 79.82% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 447 462
Gloucestershire median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £225
90th Percentile £562 £563 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 69 45
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.74% -10.59% +14.86%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.50 £17.28
90th Percentile £53.51 £47.50 £52.14
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £34.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year -5.04% -11.46% +42.73%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Gloucestershire

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Defect Management in Gloucestershire

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Defect Management in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Defect Management in Gloucestershire

Defect Management
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Management within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +3 17 £288 -36.11%
Defect Management
South West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Defect 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 20 (95.24%) Banking
2 17 (80.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (71.43%) Migration
4 14 (66.67%) Test Scripting
5 13 (61.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
6 12 (57.14%) Regulatory Compliance
7 7 (33.33%) Retail Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Workflow
9 2 (9.52%) JIRA
9 2 (9.52%) Change Management
10 1 (4.76%) PMO
10 1 (4.76%) Scrum
10 1 (4.76%) SQL
10 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (4.76%) ETL
10 1 (4.76%) ATM
10 1 (4.76%) ISEB
10 1 (4.76%) Project Management
10 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.76%) Test Management
10 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
10 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
10 1 (4.76%) Statistics
10 1 (4.76%) Finance
10 1 (4.76%) Retail

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) ATM
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 20 (95.24%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
1 15 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 13 (61.90%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Defect Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
3 2 (9.52%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
4 1 (4.76%) UAT Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (71.43%) Migration
3 14 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (61.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (57.14%) Regulatory Compliance
5 12 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
8 1 (4.76%) ETL
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) Scrum
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.76%) Statistics
8 1 (4.76%) Test Management
8 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO