The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 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 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebug
Rank 552 527 537
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Contract jobs citing Firebug 8 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.026% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6133 5314 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.83% 11.68% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3993 3380 3222
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 143 195
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.90 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 9 July 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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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
London +8 3 £275 -35.29% 2
North West -1 3 £350 +16.66%
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
East of England - 1 £285 -
North East - - - -
South East - - - - 2
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Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 16 (72.73%) HTML
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 15 (68.18%) CSS
3 14 (63.64%) jQuery
4 9 (40.91%) XML
4 9 (40.91%) XHTML
5 8 (36.36%) DOM
6 7 (31.82%) Subversion
6 7 (31.82%) Ajax
6 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
7 6 (27.27%) Validation
7 6 (27.27%) GWT
7 6 (27.27%) Ext JS
8 5 (22.73%) WCAG
8 5 (22.73%) Dojo
8 5 (22.73%) Selenium
8 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
8 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (22.73%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (22.73%) W3C
8 5 (22.73%) PHP
8 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
9 4 (18.18%) Java
9 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
9 4 (18.18%) HTML5
9 4 (18.18%) REST
9 4 (18.18%) CSS3
9 4 (18.18%) Fiddler
10 3 (13.64%) JSON

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) Fireworks
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
2 5 (22.73%) Selenium
2 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
2 5 (22.73%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (18.18%) Fiddler
4 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
5 2 (9.09%) PHPUnit
5 2 (9.09%) Mocha
5 2 (9.09%) QUnit
5 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.55%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.55%) PhoneGap
6 1 (4.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (4.55%) Ant
6 1 (4.55%) JUnit
6 1 (4.55%) Calabash
6 1 (4.55%) Sublime Text
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Tester
3 5 (22.73%) UI Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Automated Tester
4 4 (18.18%) UI Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Head of Development
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Web Architect
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Report Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) CSS
3 14 (63.64%) jQuery
4 9 (40.91%) XML
4 9 (40.91%) XHTML
5 8 (36.36%) DOM
6 7 (31.82%) Ajax
6 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
7 6 (27.27%) GWT
7 6 (27.27%) Ext JS
8 5 (22.73%) Dojo
9 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
9 4 (18.18%) HTML5
9 4 (18.18%) REST
9 4 (18.18%) CSS3
10 3 (13.64%) JSON
10 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 3 (13.64%) .NET
10 3 (13.64%) Semantic HTML
11 2 (9.09%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) W3C
1 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) New Media
2 1 (4.55%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Validation
2 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Web Development
3 3 (13.64%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (13.64%) SEO
4 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) BDD
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) PHP
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) WCAG
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) OpenIDM
1 2 (9.09%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.55%) Zend
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
3 1 (4.55%) Appcelerator
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Nintex