Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 May 2020 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 132 139
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 0 20 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.67% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.78% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 20
Median daily rate - £297 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.00% -14.41%
Yorkshire median daily rate £258 £297 £324
% change year-on-year -13.30% -8.26% -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,222 2,568 3,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 86.48% 86.41% 88.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 1,718 2,051
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £302 £275 £288
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 83 69
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% +34.62%
10th Percentile £11.09 £11.25 £9.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £25.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £20.63
% change year-on-year +4.35% -16.39% +55.72%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Defect Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in West Yorkshire

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Defect Management in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Defect Management in West Yorkshire

Defect Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Defect Management in West Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Defect Management in West Yorkshire