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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FindBugs
Rank 635 650 633
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing FindBugs 13 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.017% 0.003%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.12% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Median daily rate £423 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £445 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
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
8946 8282 7293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 14.25% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6014 5464 4848
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 192 116
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 £29.53 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
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 6 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 28 September 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 +23 13 £423 -0.58% 4
South East +20 9 £420 -4.00%
Hampshire +19 9 £420 -4.00%
London -5 4 £475 - 3
Winchester - 4 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

FindBugs
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 24 (85.71%) Java
2 23 (82.14%) Checkstyle
3 21 (75.00%) XML
4 20 (71.43%) Spring
4 20 (71.43%) JIRA
4 20 (71.43%) Selenium
4 20 (71.43%) Cucumber
5 19 (67.86%) Oracle
6 18 (64.29%) JUnit
6 18 (64.29%) Tomcat
6 18 (64.29%) ActiveMQ
6 18 (64.29%) Apache Camel
7 17 (60.71%) Artifactory
7 17 (60.71%) Gradle
7 17 (60.71%) Subversion
7 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (60.71%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (60.71%) Hibernate
7 17 (60.71%) Apache
8 16 (57.14%) JBoss
8 16 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (57.14%) NHibernate
9 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (46.43%) Scrum
10 12 (42.86%) ITIL
10 12 (42.86%) Waterfall
11 11 (39.29%) Unit Testing
11 11 (39.29%) HTTP
11 11 (39.29%) Functional Testing
12 10 (35.71%) Oracle HTTP Server

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 18 (64.29%) Tomcat
2 17 (60.71%) Apache
3 16 (57.14%) JBoss
4 10 (35.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (14.29%) Apache Spark
7 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
8 2 (7.14%) CMS
8 2 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
9 1 (3.57%) Drupal
9 1 (3.57%) Mule
9 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Force.com
2 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.29%) HBase
2 4 (14.29%) Sqoop
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (82.14%) Checkstyle
2 20 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 20 (71.43%) JIRA
2 20 (71.43%) Selenium
3 18 (64.29%) JUnit
4 17 (60.71%) Artifactory
4 17 (60.71%) Gradle
4 17 (60.71%) Subversion
5 16 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 7 (25.00%) Maven
8 6 (21.43%) TeamCity
9 5 (17.86%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 3 (10.71%) Flyway
11 3 (10.71%) JMeter
11 3 (10.71%) Liquibase
12 2 (7.14%) Hudson
12 2 (7.14%) Mockito
12 2 (7.14%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) SOA Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Scala Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) CMS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) XML
2 20 (71.43%) Spring
3 18 (64.29%) ActiveMQ
3 18 (64.29%) Apache Camel
4 17 (60.71%) Hibernate
5 16 (57.14%) NHibernate
6 9 (32.14%) Entity Framework
7 6 (21.43%) Java EE
8 5 (17.86%) CSS
8 5 (17.86%) ELK Stack
8 5 (17.86%) HTML
9 4 (14.29%) Akka
9 4 (14.29%) Kafka
10 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
10 3 (10.71%) JPA
10 3 (10.71%) jQuery
10 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (10.71%) Web Services
10 3 (10.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (46.43%) Scrum
3 12 (42.86%) ITIL
3 12 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 11 (39.29%) Functional Testing
4 11 (39.29%) Unit Testing
5 8 (28.57%) UML
6 5 (17.86%) Change Control
6 5 (17.86%) SOA
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) Microservices
7 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Front End Development
8 3 (10.71%) MVC
8 3 (10.71%) OOP
8 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) Scala
5 3 (10.71%) Apex Code
5 3 (10.71%) Groovy
5 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Erlang
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) HDFS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.57%) Varnish
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Kibana
1 5 (17.86%) logstash
2 1 (3.57%) Capistrano
2 1 (3.57%) HP Fortify
2 1 (3.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.14%) Perforce
4 1 (3.57%) Arqiva
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.57%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft