The table below looks at the statistics for FindBugs skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FindBugs over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FindBugs
Rank 586 532 573
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +41
Contract jobs citing FindBugs 2 26 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.055% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.030% 0.45% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 1
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£413 £344 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £480
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6715 5734 5881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.87% 12.06% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4503 3792 3310
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £281 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

FindBugs
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FindBugs Jobs Demand Trend in England

FindBugs
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FindBugs Daily Rate Trend in England

FindBugs
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FindBugs within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 1 £425 +23.63%
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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FindBugs
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FindBugs 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 FindBugs.

1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSD
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) WSDL
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) PHP

FindBugs
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FindBugs 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 FindBugs. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) XSD
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) WSDL
1 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss