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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebug
Rank 398 415 374
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -41
Contract jobs citing Firebug 5 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.008% 0.067%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.067% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
Average daily rate
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£363 £363 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £353 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £373 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £283 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.04% -9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3387 2978 2790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.88% 12.51% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2628 2182 2011
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 20
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firebug across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Firebug Daily Rate Histogram in London

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Subversion
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe
5 3 (27.27%) Fireworks
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Fiddler
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 3 (27.27%) CMS

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
1 3 (27.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Fiddler
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) JBehave
4 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) Sublime Text
5 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (9.09%) Maven
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Tester
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Web Designer
1 2 (18.18%) Designer
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
2 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Web Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Web Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (9.09%) Regular Expression
7 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
7 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) MVVM
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
2 2 (18.18%) Ektron
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter