Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Bugzilla skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bugzilla over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Bugzilla
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 866 850
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 -78
Contract jobs citing Bugzilla 27 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.024% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.15% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 35
UK median daily rate £325 £310 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +24.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £218 £213 £150
90th Percentile £560 £440 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £170
% change year-on-year - +91.18% -46.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £36.25 £45.00 £43.43
90th Percentile £38.75 £45.00 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% -5.26% -

Bugzilla is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18302 17523 15954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.42% 16.49% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12684 11864 10558
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 254 313
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +4.46% +3.84%
10th Percentile £30.25 £24.00 £24.28
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.75 £49.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +3.66% +4.14% +4.99%

Bugzilla
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Bugzilla in the UK

Bugzilla
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bugzilla in the UK

Bugzilla
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bugzilla over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bugzilla in the UK

Bugzilla
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bugzilla in the UK

Bugzilla
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bugzilla within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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 +48 26 £325 +8.33% 11
UK excluding London +60 21 £325 - 13
East of England -10 10 £325 -10.34%
South West - 7 £250 - 1
London +8 6 £600 +100.00%
North of England +66 1 - - 6
Midlands +37 1 - -
North West +22 1 - - 5
South East +14 1 - - 4
East Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £400 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bugzilla 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 Bugzilla.

1 14 (51.85%) JIRA
1 14 (51.85%) Defect Management
2 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
3 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Finance
4 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (33.33%) Test Management
5 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 8 (29.63%) QA
6 8 (29.63%) Selenium
6 8 (29.63%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Data Acquisition
7 7 (25.93%) Trac
7 7 (25.93%) Degree
7 7 (25.93%) Wireless
7 7 (25.93%) Firmware
8 6 (22.22%) Java
8 6 (22.22%) Broadband
8 6 (22.22%) JUnit
8 6 (22.22%) NAS
8 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) STB
8 6 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 6 (22.22%) Redmine
8 6 (22.22%) Defect Tracking

Bugzilla
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (3.70%) Basecamp
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
1 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Wireless
2 6 (22.22%) Broadband
2 6 (22.22%) NAS
3 5 (18.52%) Bluetooth
4 4 (14.81%) 802.11
4 4 (14.81%) ADSL
4 4 (14.81%) IPv4
4 4 (14.81%) IPv6
4 4 (14.81%) UPnP
4 4 (14.81%) VDSL
4 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) Wireshark
5 2 (7.41%) SpaceWire
6 1 (3.70%) HTTP
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) SMS
6 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) JIRA
2 8 (29.63%) Selenium
3 7 (25.93%) Trac
4 6 (22.22%) JUnit
4 6 (22.22%) Redmine
5 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (14.81%) Subversion
6 3 (11.11%) ClearCase
6 3 (11.11%) ClearQuest
6 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 2 (7.41%) JBehave
7 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
8 1 (3.70%) FindBugs
8 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
8 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
8 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.70%) TestLink
8 1 (3.70%) TestNG
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Automotive
3 3 (11.11%) Avionics
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Software Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Validation Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Validation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Development Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Test Development Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.70%) JMS
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) STB
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Defect Management
2 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
3 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Test Management
5 8 (29.63%) Scenario Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Data Acquisition
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
7 6 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
8 5 (18.52%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Release Management
9 4 (14.81%) Network Packet Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) Perl
3 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.81%) Ruby
3 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.11%) C
5 1 (3.70%) ANSI C
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) Tcl
5 1 (3.70%) XPath
5 1 (3.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) ECSS
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Firmware
2 3 (11.11%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Charles River
1 2 (7.41%) HP
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) Red Hat