Period
to 9 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 9 July 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 165 166
Rank change year-on-year +56 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 2 25 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.57% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.67% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 35
Median daily rate £280 £297 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.72% -15.14% -0.28%
10th Percentile £251 £262 £268
90th Percentile £298 £373 £483
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £42.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year - -4.49% -39.04%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,498 3,753 4,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.97% 85.59% 87.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 2,482 2,940
Median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £270
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 148 122
Median hourly rate £18.70 £16.25 £19.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.08% -16.73% +50.12%
10th Percentile £11.14 £11.25 £10.79
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £42.49
Median hourly rate £32.29 £24.70 £22.00
% change year-on-year +30.76% +12.25% -12.00%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Yorkshire

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Daily rate trend for Defect Management in Yorkshire

Defect Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Hourly rate trend for Defect Management in Yorkshire

Defect Management
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 9 July 2020. 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
South Yorkshire +46 2 £280 -13.85% 1
Defect Management
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) BrowserStack
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center