The table below looks at the statistics for Firebug skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebug
Rank - 213 221
Contract jobs citing Firebug 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.055% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.48% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £270
% change year-on-year
- +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
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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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
812 842 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.77% 11.62% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 637 586
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Firebug Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Firebug
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Firebug Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Modernizr
2 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) QUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Underscore.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Calabash
2 1 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (50.00%) OpenIDM
2 1 (50.00%) OpenAM
2 1 (50.00%) Mocha

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (50.00%) QUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) Calabash
2 1 (50.00%) Mocha
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Modernizr
2 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Underscore.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenIDM
1 1 (50.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator
1 1 (50.00%) ForgeRock