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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FindBugs
Rank 627 626 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing FindBugs 11 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.042% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 0
Median daily rate £410 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 -

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
8457 8203 7362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.61% 15.00% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5692 5514 5066
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 185 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
Top 8 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 6 December 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 -5 11 £410 +2.50%
Hampshire +9 7 £420 +5.00%
South East +6 7 £420 +5.00%
Winchester -1 4 £400 -
London -3 2 £400 -11.11%
North West - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Bolton - 2 - -

FindBugs
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 19 (76.00%) Java
1 19 (76.00%) Checkstyle
2 17 (68.00%) Artifactory
3 16 (64.00%) Spring
3 16 (64.00%) XML
4 15 (60.00%) Oracle
4 15 (60.00%) JUnit
4 15 (60.00%) Tomcat
4 15 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
4 15 (60.00%) Apache Camel
5 14 (56.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (56.00%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (56.00%) JBoss
6 13 (52.00%) Apache
6 13 (52.00%) Subversion
6 13 (52.00%) Selenium
6 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
7 12 (48.00%) Gradle
7 12 (48.00%) JIRA
8 11 (44.00%) NHibernate
8 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (44.00%) Hibernate
8 11 (44.00%) ITIL
9 10 (40.00%) Scrum
9 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
9 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
10 9 (36.00%) HTTP
10 9 (36.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (32.00%) Smart Meter

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 15 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 14 (56.00%) JBoss
3 13 (52.00%) Apache
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (24.00%) Apache Spark
5 6 (24.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.00%) CMS
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (24.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (24.00%) HBase
2 6 (24.00%) Sqoop
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Checkstyle
2 17 (68.00%) Artifactory
3 15 (60.00%) JUnit
4 14 (56.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
5 13 (52.00%) Selenium
5 13 (52.00%) Subversion
6 12 (48.00%) Gradle
6 12 (48.00%) JIRA
7 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (28.00%) TeamCity
8 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) Maven
8 6 (24.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
9 2 (8.00%) Flyway
9 2 (8.00%) JMeter
9 2 (8.00%) Liquibase
9 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
10 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Scala Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Hadoop Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Spring
1 16 (64.00%) XML
2 15 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
2 15 (60.00%) Apache Camel
3 11 (44.00%) Hibernate
3 11 (44.00%) NHibernate
4 6 (24.00%) Akka
4 6 (24.00%) ELK Stack
4 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
4 6 (24.00%) Kafka
5 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 3 (12.00%) SOAP
6 3 (12.00%) WSDL
7 2 (8.00%) CSS
7 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
7 2 (8.00%) HTML
7 2 (8.00%) Java EE
7 2 (8.00%) JSON
7 2 (8.00%) Middleware
7 2 (8.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (40.00%) Scrum
2 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (32.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Microservices
5 6 (24.00%) UML
6 5 (20.00%) Secure Coding
7 4 (16.00%) Change Control
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) Open Source
8 3 (12.00%) Open Source Development
8 3 (12.00%) OWASP
8 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (8.00%) Apex Code
3 2 (8.00%) Groovy
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Kibana
1 6 (24.00%) logstash
2 1 (4.00%) HP Fortify
2 1 (4.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Arqiva
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft