The table below looks at the statistics for Firebug 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 Firebug over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firebug
Rank 575 574 566
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Firebug 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.071% 0.096% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate £525 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £381 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Firebug
UK

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
7040 6274 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4761 4295 3425
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 113 118
Average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.76 £47.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Firebug Jobs Demand Trend in England

Firebug
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Firebug Daily Rate Trend in England

Firebug
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firebug across the England region.

Firebug Hourly Rate Trend in England

Firebug
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 Firebug within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Yorkshire - 3 £525 -
London -7 2 - -
Firebug
UK

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (75.00%) Java
3 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 14 (70.00%) CSS
3 14 (70.00%) Python
3 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) Ruby
4 12 (60.00%) AngularJS
5 11 (55.00%) Sass
5 11 (55.00%) Performance Analysis
5 11 (55.00%) User Experience
5 11 (55.00%) Front End Development
5 11 (55.00%) .NET
5 11 (55.00%) C#
6 10 (50.00%) C++
6 10 (50.00%) CSS3
6 10 (50.00%) HTML5
6 10 (50.00%) Mustache
7 7 (35.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (25.00%) JSON
9 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) Maven
9 4 (20.00%) SOA
9 4 (20.00%) PHP
10 3 (15.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) SOAP
10 3 (15.00%) Windows
10 3 (15.00%) Linux

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) Fiddler
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Bundler
3 2 (10.00%) Gemnasium
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) Grunt
4 1 (5.00%) gulp
4 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.00%) JBehave
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Mockito
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (15.00%) HTML Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Django Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Developer
6 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) CSS
1 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) Sass
4 10 (50.00%) CSS3
4 10 (50.00%) HTML5
4 10 (50.00%) Mustache
5 7 (35.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) JSON
7 3 (15.00%) Ajax
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
8 2 (10.00%) Django
8 2 (10.00%) REST
8 2 (10.00%) Servlets
8 2 (10.00%) Spring
8 2 (10.00%) Web Services
9 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
9 1 (5.00%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) W3C
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Front End Development
2 11 (55.00%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Dependency Management
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (75.00%) Java
3 14 (70.00%) Python
4 12 (60.00%) Ruby
5 11 (55.00%) C#
6 10 (50.00%) C++
7 4 (20.00%) PHP
8 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 2 (10.00%) Perl
9 2 (10.00%) Scala
10 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) Sonatype