The table below looks at the statistics for FindBugs skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FindBugs over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FindBugs
Rank 623 634 633
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing FindBugs 15 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.016% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.12% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 3
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £419 £394
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8329 7492 6886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.58% 13.35% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5736 4950 4380
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 124 158
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% -1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £22.40 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.15 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

FindBugs
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FindBugs Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FindBugs
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FindBugs within the UK.

FindBugs Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FindBugs
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FindBugs within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

FindBugs Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FindBugs
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FindBugs within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
England +9 14 £394 -7.35%
Hampshire +9 10 £400 -4.47%
South East +8 10 £400 -4.47%
Winchester +4 6 £450 +4.34%
Cheshire - 2 £388 -
North West - 2 £388 -
London -8 1 £300 -40.00%
East of England - 1 £400 -
Chester - 1 £388 -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -

FindBugs
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 with a requirement for FindBugs.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (97.06%) Checkstyle
3 29 (85.29%) Spring
3 29 (85.29%) JIRA
3 29 (85.29%) Oracle
4 27 (79.41%) Selenium
4 27 (79.41%) Subversion
5 26 (76.47%) Tomcat
6 25 (73.53%) XML
7 24 (70.59%) Hibernate
7 24 (70.59%) Cucumber
8 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (58.82%) Artifactory
10 19 (55.88%) Apache Camel
10 19 (55.88%) Gradle
10 19 (55.88%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (55.88%) JUnit
10 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (55.88%) ActiveMQ
10 19 (55.88%) NHibernate
11 18 (52.94%) Apache
12 17 (50.00%) JBoss
12 17 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (44.12%) SQL
14 14 (41.18%) HTTP
15 13 (38.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 13 (38.24%) Finance
15 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
15 13 (38.24%) Maven
16 12 (35.29%) Java EE

FindBugs
Top Related IT Skills 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 26 (76.47%) Tomcat
2 18 (52.94%) Apache
3 17 (50.00%) JBoss
4 13 (38.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (14.71%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
5 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.88%) CMS
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.94%) Drupal
7 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.94%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Force.com
2 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) HTTP
2 5 (14.71%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (97.06%) Checkstyle
2 29 (85.29%) JIRA
3 27 (79.41%) Selenium
3 27 (79.41%) Subversion
4 24 (70.59%) Cucumber
5 20 (58.82%) Artifactory
6 19 (55.88%) Gradle
6 19 (55.88%) JUnit
7 17 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (38.24%) Maven
9 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
10 5 (14.71%) Hudson
10 5 (14.71%) Liquibase
10 5 (14.71%) Mockito
10 5 (14.71%) SonarQube
11 4 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (8.82%) Cobertura
12 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
13 2 (5.88%) JMeter
13 2 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Developer
2 22 (64.71%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (17.65%) SOA Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (85.29%) Spring
2 25 (73.53%) XML
3 24 (70.59%) Hibernate
4 19 (55.88%) ActiveMQ
4 19 (55.88%) Apache Camel
4 19 (55.88%) NHibernate
5 12 (35.29%) Java EE
6 11 (32.35%) Entity Framework
7 8 (23.53%) CSS
7 8 (23.53%) REST
8 6 (17.65%) jQuery
8 6 (17.65%) Web Services
8 6 (17.65%) XSLT
9 5 (14.71%) Ext JS
9 5 (14.71%) JDBC
9 5 (14.71%) JMS
9 5 (14.71%) JSP
9 5 (14.71%) Spring MVC
9 5 (14.71%) Spring Security
9 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Smart Meter
2 5 (14.71%) N-Tier
3 4 (11.76%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Unix
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 11 (32.35%) Functional Testing
4 11 (32.35%) Scrum
4 11 (32.35%) UML
4 11 (32.35%) Waterfall
5 10 (29.41%) MVC
6 9 (26.47%) ITIL
7 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
8 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.65%) SDLC
9 6 (17.65%) SOA
10 5 (14.71%) Change Control
10 5 (14.71%) Concurrent Programming
10 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
10 5 (14.71%) OO
10 5 (14.71%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (14.71%) OOP
10 5 (14.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 10 (29.41%) PL/SQL
5 5 (14.71%) Erlang
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.88%) Apex Code
7 2 (5.88%) Groovy
7 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (2.94%) Varnish
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.94%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Capistrano
1 1 (2.94%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.94%) Kibana
1 1 (2.94%) logstash
1 1 (2.94%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) IBM
3 5 (14.71%) Atlassian
3 5 (14.71%) Perforce
4 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft