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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FindBugs
Rank 620 653 631
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -22
Contract jobs citing FindBugs 14 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.019% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.14% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
Median daily rate £423 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £408 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +9.37%
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
8745 8062 7301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.40% 13.82% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 5288 4656
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 160 137
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 27 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
England +19 13 £420 -4.00% 2
South East +10 9 £410 -6.28%
Hampshire +6 9 £410 -6.28%
Winchester +4 5 £425 -5.55%
London +12 4 £475 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

FindBugs
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for FindBugs.

1 28 (87.50%) Java
2 27 (84.38%) Checkstyle
3 25 (78.13%) Spring
3 25 (78.13%) JIRA
3 25 (78.13%) Cucumber
3 25 (78.13%) XML
4 24 (75.00%) Selenium
5 22 (68.75%) Oracle
6 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (62.50%) Hibernate
6 20 (62.50%) JUnit
6 20 (62.50%) Tomcat
6 20 (62.50%) ActiveMQ
6 20 (62.50%) Subversion
6 20 (62.50%) Artifactory
6 20 (62.50%) Apache Camel
7 19 (59.38%) Gradle
7 19 (59.38%) NHibernate
7 19 (59.38%) Apache
8 18 (56.25%) JBoss
8 18 (56.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (46.88%) Scrum
11 14 (43.75%) HTTP
11 14 (43.75%) Waterfall
12 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
12 13 (40.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 13 (40.63%) ITIL
12 13 (40.63%) Functional Testing

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 20 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 19 (59.38%) Apache
3 18 (56.25%) JBoss
4 13 (40.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (15.63%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (12.50%) Apache Spark
6 4 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
7 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (6.25%) CMS
9 1 (3.13%) Drupal
9 1 (3.13%) Mule
9 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Force.com
2 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) HTTP
2 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.50%) HBase
2 4 (12.50%) Sqoop
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (84.38%) Checkstyle
2 25 (78.13%) Cucumber
2 25 (78.13%) JIRA
3 24 (75.00%) Selenium
4 20 (62.50%) Artifactory
4 20 (62.50%) JUnit
4 20 (62.50%) Subversion
5 19 (59.38%) Gradle
6 18 (56.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
8 8 (25.00%) Maven
9 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
10 5 (15.63%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
11 4 (12.50%) Mockito
11 4 (12.50%) SonarQube
12 3 (9.38%) Flyway
12 3 (9.38%) JMeter
12 3 (9.38%) Liquibase
13 2 (6.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 21 (65.63%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.50%) SOA Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) CMS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) Spring
1 25 (78.13%) XML
2 20 (62.50%) ActiveMQ
2 20 (62.50%) Apache Camel
2 20 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 19 (59.38%) NHibernate
4 11 (34.38%) Entity Framework
5 8 (25.00%) Java EE
6 7 (21.88%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) ELK Stack
7 5 (15.63%) HTML
7 5 (15.63%) jQuery
7 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (15.63%) XSLT
8 4 (12.50%) Akka
8 4 (12.50%) JDBC
8 4 (12.50%) JSP
8 4 (12.50%) Kafka
8 4 (12.50%) Spring MVC
8 4 (12.50%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Smart Meter
2 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (9.38%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 14 (43.75%) Waterfall
5 13 (40.63%) Functional Testing
5 13 (40.63%) ITIL
5 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
6 10 (31.25%) UML
7 6 (18.75%) Change Control
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (15.63%) MVC
8 5 (15.63%) OOP
8 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
8 5 (15.63%) TDD
9 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
9 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (12.50%) Microservices
9 4 (12.50%) SOA
10 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Scala
5 3 (9.38%) Apex Code
5 3 (9.38%) Groovy
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Erlang
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) HDFS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.13%) Varnish
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Kibana
1 5 (15.63%) logstash
2 1 (3.13%) Capistrano
2 1 (3.13%) HP Fortify
2 1 (3.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) Perforce
4 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.13%) Arqiva
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.13%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft