The first table below looks at the demand for Firebug skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebug
Rank - 125 -
Contract jobs citing Firebug 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £294
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
301 323 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.94% 11.81% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 169 180
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firebug across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Firebug
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development