Period
to 23 July 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 23 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 111 117
Rank change year-on-year -36 +6 -39
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 19 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.58% 1.22% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.44% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 24
Surrey median daily rate £413 £363 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -7.88% -1.63%
10th Percentile £275 £302 £316
90th Percentile £519 £450 £475
South East median daily rate £375 £351 £400
% change year-on-year +6.99% -12.38% +6.67%
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 2,831 2,160 2,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 86.42% 85.34% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,979 1,487 1,500
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 55 111
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -20.00% -13.33%
10th Percentile £11.14 £14.10 £13.31
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.78 £23.75
% change year-on-year +27.00% -16.72% +7.95%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -26 5 £350 -22.22% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £388 -
Staines - 2 £475 - 1
Redhill +15 1 £688 +90.97%
Leatherhead +4 1 £425 +2.41%
Guildford -19 1 £425 -1.16%
Epsom - 1 £338 -
Defect Management
South East

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

1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) QA
4 7 (36.84%) Selenium
4 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) HP UFT
6 5 (26.32%) ISEB
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
6 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (26.32%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (21.05%) Workday
7 4 (21.05%) Test Management
7 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
7 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) C#
7 4 (21.05%) SAP
7 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
7 4 (21.05%) Kronos
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Java
8 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (15.79%) JMeter

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 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
2 6 (31.58%) HP UFT
3 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
4 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
5 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 3 (15.79%) JMeter
6 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.26%) Appium
7 1 (5.26%) GitLab
7 1 (5.26%) Katalon Studio
7 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.26%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Workday Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Manual Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Defect Manager
6 1 (5.26%) ERP Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Security Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Enzyme
1 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
1 1 (5.26%) Jest
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.26%) React
1 1 (5.26%) React Native
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Mindset
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Mashup
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Test Management
5 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) ERP
7 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Time Management
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) HND
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) HP ALM
2 1 (5.26%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Kronos
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
1 4 (21.05%) Workday
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.26%) Capita
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Wrike