Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Bug Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bug Management over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Bug Management
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 877 872
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 -15
Contract jobs citing Bug Management 8 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.005% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
UK median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +45.45%
10th Percentile £275 £377 £269
90th Percentile £460 £461 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate - £390 £400
% change year-on-year - -2.50% +68.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Bug 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87132 87864 92880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.90% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58048 58076 60168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2060 2332 2734
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

Bug Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bug Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bug Management in the UK

Bug Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bug Management in the UK

Bug Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bug Management over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bug Management in the UK

Bug Management
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bug Management within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 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
England +19 7 £438 +12.18%
London -14 6 £438 -
UK excluding London +16 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bug Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Bug Management.

1 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Use Case
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Progress
3 4 (50.00%) Publishing
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Statistics
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (37.50%) Data Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
5 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) Reinsurance
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) TargetLink
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) MathWorks
6 1 (12.50%) MATLAB

Bug Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
1 1 (12.50%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Salesforce Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Salesforce Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Statistics
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Use Case
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 3 (37.50%) Data Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Progress
2 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) MathWorks