The table below looks at the statistics for FindBugs skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FindBugs over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FindBugs
Rank 615 607 586
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Contract jobs citing FindBugs 16 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.046% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £413 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £403 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £483 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £406 £600
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -32.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7576 6515 6229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.87% 12.85% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5203 4224 4068
Median daily rate £438 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 134 123
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -5.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.42 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £47.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

FindBugs
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing FindBugs as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FindBugs across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

FindBugs Daily Rate Histogram in England

FindBugs
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FindBugs within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +2 10 £361 -11.26%
North West - 4 £388 -
London -9 1 £300 -40.00%
East of England - 1 £400 -
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FindBugs
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FindBugs also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for FindBugs.

1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (97.78%) Checkstyle
3 41 (91.11%) Spring
4 37 (82.22%) JIRA
5 36 (80.00%) Subversion
6 35 (77.78%) Oracle
7 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (73.33%) Selenium
8 32 (71.11%) Hibernate
9 31 (68.89%) Cucumber
10 28 (62.22%) Tomcat
11 27 (60.00%) XML
12 26 (57.78%) JUnit
12 26 (57.78%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (57.78%) ActiveMQ
12 26 (57.78%) Apache Camel
13 25 (55.56%) Gradle
13 25 (55.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 25 (55.56%) JBoss
14 24 (53.33%) Artifactory
15 22 (48.89%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (48.89%) NHibernate
16 20 (44.44%) UML
17 19 (42.22%) SQL
18 18 (40.00%) Finance
18 18 (40.00%) Scrum
18 18 (40.00%) Maven
18 18 (40.00%) Waterfall
18 18 (40.00%) Unit Testing
18 18 (40.00%) Functional Testing

FindBugs
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (62.22%) Tomcat
2 25 (55.56%) JBoss
3 14 (31.11%) Apache
4 12 (26.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 10 (22.22%) WebLogic
6 5 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.22%) CMS
7 1 (2.22%) Drupal
7 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.22%) Mule
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Force.com
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) HTTP
2 5 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (97.78%) Checkstyle
2 37 (82.22%) JIRA
3 36 (80.00%) Subversion
4 33 (73.33%) Selenium
5 31 (68.89%) Cucumber
6 26 (57.78%) JUnit
7 25 (55.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (55.56%) Gradle
8 24 (53.33%) Artifactory
9 18 (40.00%) Maven
10 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 5 (11.11%) Mockito
11 5 (11.11%) SonarQube
12 4 (8.89%) Hudson
12 4 (8.89%) Liquibase
12 4 (8.89%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (6.67%) Cobertura
13 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
14 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
14 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 28 (62.22%) Java Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.89%) SOA Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (91.11%) Spring
2 32 (71.11%) Hibernate
3 27 (60.00%) XML
4 26 (57.78%) ActiveMQ
4 26 (57.78%) Apache Camel
5 22 (48.89%) NHibernate
6 16 (35.56%) Java EE
7 15 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 13 (28.89%) REST
9 10 (22.22%) Ext JS
9 10 (22.22%) JMS
9 10 (22.22%) SOAP
9 10 (22.22%) Web Services
10 6 (13.33%) CSS
11 5 (11.11%) JDBC
11 5 (11.11%) JSP
11 5 (11.11%) Servlets
11 5 (11.11%) Spring MVC
11 5 (11.11%) Spring Security
11 5 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 4 (8.89%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (44.44%) UML
4 18 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 18 (40.00%) Scrum
4 18 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 18 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
6 15 (33.33%) MVC
7 13 (28.89%) Change Control
8 10 (22.22%) Concurrent Programming
8 10 (22.22%) Multithreading
8 10 (22.22%) OO
8 10 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (22.22%) SDLC
9 9 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (20.00%) ITIL
9 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.11%) PL/SQL
5 10 (22.22%) Erlang
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.22%) Groovy
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) OCA
2 3 (6.67%) OCP
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.44%) OCAJ
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) PCI DSS
1 10 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (2.22%) Varnish
1 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Capistrano
1 1 (2.22%) Kibana
1 1 (2.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 35 (77.78%) Oracle
2 15 (33.33%) IBM
3 10 (22.22%) Atlassian
4 5 (11.11%) Perforce
5 2 (4.44%) Arqiva
6 1 (2.22%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.22%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com