The table below looks at the statistics for Firebug skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firebug
Rank - - 134
Contract jobs citing Firebug 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £350
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
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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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
520 408 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.95% 10.49% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 241 162
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 11
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £37.00 £24.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £46.04 £44.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -2.11%

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Firebug Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Firebug
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Firebug Daily Rate Trend in the North West