The table below looks at the statistics for Firebug skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebug
Rank 125 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Firebug 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 2.50% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£325 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +26.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £290
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
241 240 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.10% 9.31% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 137 75
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firebug across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Firebug Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Firebug
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firebug across the Berkshire region.

Firebug Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Firebug also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firebug.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Ektron
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Firebug also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firebug. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (100.00%) Ektron