The table below looks at the statistics for Firebug skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firebug
UK
Rank 592 616 609
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing Firebug 2 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.025% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.026% 0.17% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 5
Median daily rate £475 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
7687 7574 7017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.95% 14.56% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5151 5003 4669
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 205 127
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Firebug as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firebug within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +41 2 £475 -9.52% 3
London +23 2 £475 - 1
City of London - 1 £475 -

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firebug 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 Firebug.

1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML5
1 6 (75.00%) CSS3
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (62.50%) Node.js
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) RESTful
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) JBoss
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) nginx
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (50.00%) Grunt
3 4 (50.00%) Gerrit
3 4 (50.00%) Ansible
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) React
4 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot

Firebug
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 4 (50.00%) JBoss
1 4 (50.00%) nginx
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) CICS
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Gerrit
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Grunt
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Bower
2 3 (37.50%) Bundler
2 3 (37.50%) gulp
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (12.50%) TestRail
3 1 (12.50%) The Grinder
3 1 (12.50%) Toad
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) CSS3
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) Node.js
2 5 (62.50%) RESTful
2 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) React
4 3 (37.50%) Dropwizard
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
4 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (12.50%) LESS
5 1 (12.50%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) Web Components
5 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
1 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) DataPower
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile First
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (12.50%) API Design
5 1 (12.50%) API Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (12.50%) JCL
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft