The first table below looks at the demand for Firebug skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the East of England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebug
Rank 134 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firebug 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% - 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £285 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £35.00
Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
389 232 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.62% 10.45% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 129 172
Average daily rate £365 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 50
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £16.25 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £48.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Firebug
England

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Firebug Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Firebug
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Firebug Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Firebug
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firebug within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 3 £285 -
Firebug
England

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Fiddler
2 3 (75.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) SEO
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) DOM
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) LESS
4 1 (25.00%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) DOM
4 1 (25.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SEO
1 3 (75.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Google