Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 18 October 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 East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 118 113
Rank change year-on-year -27 -5 -30
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 20 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.62% 0.75% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.88% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 16
Surrey median daily rate £475 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £270 £356 £320
90th Percentile £558 £473 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £44.50 - -

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,851 2,272 2,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.97% 85.22% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,014 1,621 1,350
Surrey median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £258
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 59 87
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +41.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.00 £12.23
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -2.17%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Surrey

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Defect Management in Surrey

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Defect Management in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Defect Management in Surrey

Defect Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Management in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Defect Management in Surrey

Defect Management
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Reigate -16 4 £513 +28.13% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £388 -
Redhill -1 1 £688 +77.99%
Guildford -22 1 £425 -1.16%
Camberley - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £400 -
Defect Management
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) QA
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) JIRA
3 6 (30.00%) Selenium
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) SAP
4 5 (25.00%) ISEB
4 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Workday
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (20.00%) HP ALM
5 4 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Kronos
5 4 (20.00%) JMeter
5 4 (20.00%) GitLab
5 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
5 4 (20.00%) User Stories
5 4 (20.00%) BDD

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) BrowserStack
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JIRA
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) GitLab
3 4 (20.00%) JMeter
4 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (15.00%) SonarQube
4 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (10.00%) JUnit
5 2 (10.00%) Maven
6 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.00%) NeoLoad
6 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.00%) TestNG
6 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Workday Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Defect Manager
5 3 (15.00%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) PMO Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) ERP Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) Enzyme
3 1 (5.00%) Jest
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.00%) React
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) BDD
3 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) System Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
4 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) HiveQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) HND
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP ALM
2 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.00%) Oozie
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Kronos
2 4 (20.00%) Workday
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Planview
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Wrike