The table below looks at the statistics for Firebug skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firebug
Rank 412 428 419
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing Firebug 3 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.021% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.083% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
Average daily rate
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£288 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £265 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3632 3563 3291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.31% 14.88% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2619 2527 2362
Average daily rate £438 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 15
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £26.30 £24.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £111.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firebug across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) Fiddler
3 6 (60.00%) Google Analytics
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) Social Media
3 6 (60.00%) Google
3 6 (60.00%) Adobe
3 6 (60.00%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (60.00%) Analytics
3 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (60.00%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (40.00%) DoubleClick
5 3 (30.00%) Web Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) Omniture
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) B2C
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (10.00%) RSpec
7 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (10.00%) Cucumber

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (10.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Google Analytics
1 6 (60.00%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) RSpec
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Implementation Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Web Analytics Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Designer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
3 1 (10.00%) XHTML
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) iBATIS
3 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Social Media
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
1 6 (60.00%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (30.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) B2C
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Adobe
1 6 (60.00%) Google
2 4 (40.00%) DoubleClick
3 2 (20.00%) Omniture