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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firebug
Rank 589 577 546
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -31
Contract jobs citing Firebug 7 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.034% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £254 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £350 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate - £305 £375
% change year-on-year
- -18.66%
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
6890 6741 5310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.73% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4517 4356 3337
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 152 151
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firebug within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Firebug Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 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 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 7 £388 +10.71%
England -33 7 £388 +10.71%
Docklands, London - 1 - -

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) Fiddler
3 7 (63.64%) Social Media
3 7 (63.64%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
3 7 (63.64%) Analytics
3 7 (63.64%) Google Analytics
3 7 (63.64%) Adobe
3 7 (63.64%) Google
3 7 (63.64%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) DoubleClick
5 4 (36.36%) JSON
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
6 3 (27.27%) Web Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Adobe Analytics
1 7 (63.64%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Fiddler
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) JBehave
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) RSpec
4 1 (9.09%) Hudson
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Implementation Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Web Analytics Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) JSON
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Social Media
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Web Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) B2C
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Adobe
1 7 (63.64%) Google
2 5 (45.45%) DoubleClick
3 2 (18.18%) Omniture