Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 47 70
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23 +4
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 7 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.09% 2.91% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 3.54% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -9.09% -16.19%
10th Percentile £428 £246 £315
90th Percentile £495 £443 £515
South West median daily rate £405 £300 £330
% change year-on-year +35.00% -9.09% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
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 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 572 536 767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 89.38% 82.08% 80.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 269 447
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £263
90th Percentile £563 £490 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 47
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% -10.06%
10th Percentile £17.67 £13.00 £22.50
90th Percentile £51.10 £49.13 £45.10
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +10.00% -4.11%

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
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 23 September 2018. 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 -13 5 £450 +5.88%
Defect Management
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
5 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) GDPR
5 1 (14.29%) Data Security
5 1 (14.29%) Data Strategy

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Release Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR