The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firebug
Rank - - 143
Contract jobs citing Firebug 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £533 - £285
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
Firebug
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
317 330 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.49% 12.35% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 183 201
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 21
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £47.00 £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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