The table below looks at the statistics for FindBugs skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FindBugs over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FindBugs
Rank 254 268 249
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing FindBugs 7 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.080% 0.092% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 0.73% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FindBugs
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1375 1230 1007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.62% 12.58% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 761 569
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 27 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 £22.86 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

FindBugs
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

FindBugs Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

FindBugs
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

FindBugs Daily Rate Trend in the South East

FindBugs
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FindBugs within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -2 7 £400 -8.57%
FindBugs
England

FindBugs
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FindBugs 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 South East region with a requirement for FindBugs.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 18 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 17 (94.44%) Gradle
2 17 (94.44%) NHibernate
2 17 (94.44%) JIRA
2 17 (94.44%) Selenium
2 17 (94.44%) ActiveMQ
2 17 (94.44%) Subversion
2 17 (94.44%) Spring
2 17 (94.44%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (94.44%) Hibernate
2 17 (94.44%) JUnit
2 17 (94.44%) XML
2 17 (94.44%) Apache Camel
3 15 (83.33%) JBoss
3 15 (83.33%) Apache
3 15 (83.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (77.78%) Artifactory
4 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
4 14 (77.78%) Oracle
5 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (66.67%) Scrum
5 12 (66.67%) Waterfall
6 10 (55.56%) Functional Testing
6 10 (55.56%) Smart Meter
6 10 (55.56%) ITIL
7 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (50.00%) Entity Framework

FindBugs
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (83.33%) Apache
1 15 (83.33%) JBoss
2 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 18 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 17 (94.44%) Gradle
2 17 (94.44%) JIRA
2 17 (94.44%) JUnit
2 17 (94.44%) Selenium
2 17 (94.44%) Subversion
3 15 (83.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (77.78%) Artifactory
5 3 (16.67%) Flyway
5 3 (16.67%) JMeter
5 3 (16.67%) Liquibase
6 2 (11.11%) CruiseControl
6 2 (11.11%) Hudson
6 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SOA Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) ActiveMQ
1 17 (94.44%) Apache Camel
1 17 (94.44%) Hibernate
1 17 (94.44%) NHibernate
1 17 (94.44%) Spring
1 17 (94.44%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 3 (16.67%) Java EE
3 3 (16.67%) JPA
3 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (66.67%) Scrum
1 12 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 10 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (33.33%) UML
5 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) Change Control
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.11%) OWASP
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Apex Code
2 3 (16.67%) Groovy
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com