Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 16 July 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 74 124
Rank change year-on-year -26 +50 -46
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 2 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.19% 2.14% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 2.39% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £463 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.31% +4.84% -43.76%
10th Percentile £425 £305 £229
90th Percentile £488 £345 £350
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £463 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +42.31% +4.84% -43.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 895 796 1,853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.23% 89.74% 89.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 558 1,267
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £388 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +16.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £220
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £376 £325
% change year-on-year +2.99% +15.77% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 88
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.00 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.06% +10.71% +107.41%
10th Percentile £8.69 £12.59 £15.00
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.45 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.75 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -54.17% +7.14% +115.38%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Defect Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Defect Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) WCAG
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Database Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) SFIA
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle