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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FindBugs
Rank 631 637 600
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -37
Contract jobs citing FindBugs 12 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.016% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.12% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £408 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £394
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.11%
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
8606 7567 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.90% 13.29% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 4987 4352
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 £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 146
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 10 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 24 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 -13 11 £400 -8.57%
Hampshire +1 8 £400 -8.57%
South East -4 8 £400 -8.57%
Winchester +1 4 £450 -
London - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -

FindBugs
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 29 (93.55%) Java
2 28 (90.32%) Checkstyle
3 26 (83.87%) Spring
4 25 (80.65%) JIRA
5 23 (74.19%) Selenium
5 23 (74.19%) Cucumber
5 23 (74.19%) Oracle
5 23 (74.19%) XML
6 21 (67.74%) Subversion
7 20 (64.52%) Hibernate
7 20 (64.52%) Tomcat
8 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (58.06%) ActiveMQ
9 18 (58.06%) Apache
9 18 (58.06%) Gradle
9 18 (58.06%) Artifactory
9 18 (58.06%) Apache Camel
10 17 (54.84%) JUnit
10 17 (54.84%) NHibernate
10 17 (54.84%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (48.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (48.39%) JBoss
12 12 (38.71%) HTTP
13 11 (35.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 11 (35.48%) Scrum
13 11 (35.48%) SQL
13 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
13 11 (35.48%) Waterfall
13 11 (35.48%) Maven

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 (64.52%) Tomcat
2 18 (58.06%) Apache
3 15 (48.39%) JBoss
4 11 (35.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (16.13%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
6 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
6 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
7 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
7 2 (6.45%) CMS
8 1 (3.23%) Drupal
8 1 (3.23%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Force.com
2 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) HTTP
2 5 (16.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.45%) HBase
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Sqoop
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (90.32%) Checkstyle
2 25 (80.65%) JIRA
3 23 (74.19%) Cucumber
3 23 (74.19%) Selenium
4 21 (67.74%) Subversion
5 18 (58.06%) Artifactory
5 18 (58.06%) Gradle
6 17 (54.84%) JUnit
7 15 (48.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (35.48%) Maven
9 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
10 5 (16.13%) Mockito
10 5 (16.13%) SonarQube
11 4 (12.90%) Liquibase
11 4 (12.90%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
12 3 (9.68%) Flyway
12 3 (9.68%) Hudson
12 3 (9.68%) JMeter
13 2 (6.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 21 (67.74%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) SOA Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) CMS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) Spring
2 23 (74.19%) XML
3 20 (64.52%) Hibernate
4 18 (58.06%) ActiveMQ
4 18 (58.06%) Apache Camel
5 17 (54.84%) NHibernate
6 11 (35.48%) Java EE
7 9 (29.03%) Entity Framework
8 8 (25.81%) CSS
9 6 (19.35%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) XSLT
10 5 (16.13%) HTML
10 5 (16.13%) JDBC
10 5 (16.13%) JSP
10 5 (16.13%) Servlets
10 5 (16.13%) Spring MVC
10 5 (16.13%) Spring Security
10 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (12.90%) REST
11 4 (12.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Smart Meter
2 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
3 4 (12.90%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (35.48%) Scrum
3 11 (35.48%) Waterfall
4 10 (32.26%) Functional Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
5 9 (29.03%) ITIL
5 9 (29.03%) UML
6 8 (25.81%) MVC
7 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
7 5 (16.13%) OOP
7 5 (16.13%) SOA
7 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.13%) TDD
8 4 (12.90%) Change Control
8 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.68%) Apex Code
4 3 (9.68%) Erlang
4 3 (9.68%) Groovy
5 2 (6.45%) Scala
5 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) HDFS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.23%) Varnish
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Kibana
1 3 (9.68%) logstash
2 1 (3.23%) Capistrano
2 1 (3.23%) HP Fortify
2 1 (3.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) Perforce
4 3 (9.68%) Atlassian
4 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.23%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft