The first table below looks at the demand for FindBugs skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FindBugs over the 3 months to 16 April 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.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FindBugs
Rank 601 544 591
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +47
Contract jobs citing FindBugs 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.016% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.028% 0.15% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £550 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £356 -
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7045 5495 5884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.26% 11.31% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3484 3429
Average daily rate £375 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £526 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 143 206
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

FindBugs
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FindBugs within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FindBugs within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -43 2 £550 +29.41% 3
Bristol - - - - 1
South West - - - - 3

FindBugs
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FindBugs 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 FindBugs.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Checkstyle
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Perforce
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security

FindBugs
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FindBugs 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 FindBugs. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Checkstyle
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (25.00%) dotCover
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Database Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Application Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Security
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (25.00%) RUP
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle