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 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 409 402 406
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Firebug 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.014% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.063% 0.095% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
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
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
3194 3152 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.10% 15.13% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2366 2398 2100
Average daily rate £475 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
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 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 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Mockito
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) EJB
3 1 (25.00%) iBATIS
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft