The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FindBugs
Rank 620 608 565
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -43
Contract jobs citing FindBugs 11 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.007% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.056% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £391 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
8225 7199 6187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.84% 12.93% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5414 4595 3968
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 133 132
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 8 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 31 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 11 £438 +9.37% 1
Hampshire -3 9 £438 +9.37%
South East -24 9 £438 +9.37%
Winchester - 3 £450 -
London +3 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

FindBugs
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Checkstyle
2 13 (92.86%) Java
3 12 (85.71%) JUnit
3 12 (85.71%) Web Services
3 12 (85.71%) XML
3 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (78.57%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (78.57%) SOAP
4 11 (78.57%) JBoss
4 11 (78.57%) JMS
4 11 (78.57%) SOA
4 11 (78.57%) WSDL
4 11 (78.57%) XSD
4 11 (78.57%) Oracle
4 11 (78.57%) Maven
4 11 (78.57%) JSON
4 11 (78.57%) QA
4 11 (78.57%) Selenium
4 11 (78.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (78.57%) REST
4 11 (78.57%) Gradle
5 10 (71.43%) Apache Camel
6 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
6 9 (64.29%) ITIL
6 9 (64.29%) ITSM
7 3 (21.43%) Marketing
8 2 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Analytics
8 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing

FindBugs
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Checkstyle
2 12 (85.71%) JUnit
3 11 (78.57%) Maven
3 11 (78.57%) Selenium
3 11 (78.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (78.57%) Gradle
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) AccuRev
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) Web Services
1 12 (85.71%) XML
2 11 (78.57%) XSD
2 11 (78.57%) JMS
2 11 (78.57%) WSDL
2 11 (78.57%) SOAP
2 11 (78.57%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (78.57%) JSON
2 11 (78.57%) REST
3 10 (71.43%) Apache Camel
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) JDBC
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) Servlets
5 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) TopLink
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) JRules
5 1 (7.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) SOA
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (64.29%) ITSM
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) ATG
2 2 (14.29%) Endeca
3 1 (7.14%) Elastic Path
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) HP