The table below looks at the statistics for Firebug skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firebug
Rank 105 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Firebug 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 0.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £305 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Firebug
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
293 217 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.14% 11.79% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 131 140
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £258 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 1
Median hourly rate £29.53 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.26% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Firebug Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Firebug
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Firebug Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Firebug.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) The Grinder
2 1 (50.00%) TestRail
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (50.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) TestRail
1 1 (50.00%) The Grinder
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle