Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 11 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 81 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - +61
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.81% 0.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £300 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -22.58% +3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 842 814 756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 85.22% 85.24% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 442 482
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £281 £288 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £510
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 18
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -10.39% -20.29%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.64 £11.00
90th Percentile £28.50 £25.70 £34.40
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.45 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +10.36% -12.50% -3.03%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Nottinghamshire

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Defect Management in Nottinghamshire

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Defect Management in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Defect Management in Nottinghamshire

Defect Management
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 11 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
Nottingham +2 8 £300 -25.00% 1
Defect Management
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com