The table below looks at the statistics for Firebug skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firebug
Rank 589 560 528
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -32
Contract jobs citing Firebug 8 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.023% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
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£450 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -8.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £260 £350
% change year-on-year
- -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -

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
7052 6425 5131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.06% 12.25% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4501 4074 3260
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 113 141
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £18.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firebug within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Firebug Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firebug
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firebug within the UK.

Firebug Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Firebug
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firebug within the UK.

Firebug Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Firebug
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firebug within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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
London +9 8 £450 +28.57% 1
England -22 8 £450 +45.16% 6
East of England - - - -
Barton-upon-Humber - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Watford - - - -
York - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Firebug 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 Firebug.

1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) Degree
3 10 (58.82%) Fiddler
4 9 (52.94%) CSS
5 8 (47.06%) Google Analytics
5 8 (47.06%) Google
5 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
5 8 (47.06%) Analytics
6 7 (41.18%) SiteCatalyst
6 7 (41.18%) Social Media
6 7 (41.18%) XML
6 7 (41.18%) Adobe
7 6 (35.29%) Subversion
7 6 (35.29%) HTML5
7 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
8 5 (29.41%) DoubleClick
8 5 (29.41%) jQuery
8 5 (29.41%) OO
9 4 (23.53%) .NET
9 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) CMS
9 4 (23.53%) CSS3
10 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (17.65%) Sitecore
10 3 (17.65%) Ektron
10 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
10 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Firebug 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 Firebug. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (23.53%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Google Analytics
2 7 (41.18%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Fiddler
2 6 (35.29%) Subversion
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) JBehave
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Grunt
5 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Implementation Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Django Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) HTML5
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (17.65%) JSON
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) Ajax
8 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.88%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (5.88%) REST
9 1 (5.88%) LESS
9 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
9 1 (5.88%) WebKit
9 1 (5.88%) Regular Expression
9 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
2 7 (41.18%) Social Media
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Taxonomies
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Debian
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Analytics
2 5 (29.41%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) SEO
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Google
2 7 (41.18%) Adobe
3 5 (29.41%) DoubleClick
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Sitecore
5 3 (17.65%) Ektron
6 2 (11.76%) Omniture
7 1 (5.88%) Facebook
7 1 (5.88%) Twitter
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