Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 24 May 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
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 20 21
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +20
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 6 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 2.56% 4.65% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 6.02% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Peterborough median daily rate £300 £275 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -5.98% -16.43%
10th Percentile £270 £188 £223
90th Percentile £370 £325 £513
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £275 £388
% change year-on-year +9.09% -29.03% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire 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 Peterborough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 196 133 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 83.76% 77.33% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 84 74
Peterborough median daily rate £390 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +14.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £226 £210 £128
90th Percentile £538 £492 £500
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 12 20
Peterborough median hourly rate £14.75 £15.63 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.60% -11.97% +42.00%
10th Percentile £11.58 £13.50 £8.70
90th Percentile £23.75 £25.00 £34.72
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year -36.67% -19.46% +65.56%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Peterborough

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Defect Management in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Back Office
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) MSTest
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (66.67%) Back Office
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Tester
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) CA Agile Central