The table below looks at the statistics for Firebug skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firebug
Rank 443 412 431
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Contract jobs citing Firebug 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.036% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.026% 0.26% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £560 - £285
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3790 3085 3149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.59% 13.81% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2794 2152 2329
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 12
Median hourly rate £43.63 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £20.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £107.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Firebug as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Firebug Jobs Demand Trend in London

Firebug
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Firebug Daily Rate Trend in London

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firebug 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 London region with a requirement for Firebug.

1 3 (100.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Wiki
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) JBehave
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (33.33%) Mocha
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) Grunt
3 1 (33.33%) JBehave
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Mocha
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) TestNG
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer in Test
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web UI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) RequireJS
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft