The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for FindBugs skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FindBugs over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

FindBugs
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 624 615
Rank change year-on-year +40 -9  
Contract jobs citing FindBugs 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.026% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.078% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 5
Median daily rate £475 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £406
% change year-on-year +18.75% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FindBugs is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7651 7719 6811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.78% 15.58% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5248 5386 4548
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 119 101
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +13.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

FindBugs
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing FindBugs as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for FindBugs in England

FindBugs
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FindBugs in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for FindBugs in England

FindBugs
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FindBugs within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
South East +18 6 £475 +18.75%
FindBugs
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for FindBugs.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JUnit
1 13 (100.00%) Checkstyle
2 12 (92.31%) Subversion
2 12 (92.31%) Spring
3 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
4 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (61.54%) Scrum
5 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
5 8 (61.54%) Mockito
5 8 (61.54%) Bitbucket
6 7 (53.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (53.85%) Maven
6 7 (53.85%) Oracle
6 7 (53.85%) JBoss
6 7 (53.85%) Gradle
7 6 (46.15%) Spring Boot
7 6 (46.15%) Terraform
7 6 (46.15%) Consul
7 6 (46.15%) Spring Cloud
7 6 (46.15%) Zuul
7 6 (46.15%) Prometheus
7 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
7 6 (46.15%) TDD
7 6 (46.15%) Spring Security
7 6 (46.15%) TestNG
7 6 (46.15%) Web Development
7 6 (46.15%) JIRA
7 6 (46.15%) Spring Integration

FindBugs
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (53.85%) JBoss
2 6 (46.15%) Confluence
2 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (15.38%) Apache
5 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (15.38%) nginx
5 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 13 (100.00%) JUnit
2 12 (92.31%) Subversion
3 8 (61.54%) Bitbucket
3 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 8 (61.54%) Mockito
4 7 (53.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (53.85%) Gradle
4 7 (53.85%) Maven
5 6 (46.15%) Cobertura
5 6 (46.15%) JIRA
5 6 (46.15%) Mercurial
5 6 (46.15%) TestNG
6 4 (30.77%) Artifactory
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium
8 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
8 2 (15.38%) FitNesse
8 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
8 2 (15.38%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Java Middleware Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Spring
2 6 (46.15%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (46.15%) Spring Boot
2 6 (46.15%) Spring Cloud
2 6 (46.15%) Spring Integration
2 6 (46.15%) Spring Security
2 6 (46.15%) Zuul
3 5 (38.46%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (38.46%) Apache Camel
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 3 (23.08%) JSON
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) XSD
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) Guava
6 2 (15.38%) HATEOAS
6 2 (15.38%) JAX-RS
6 2 (15.38%) JAX-WS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) BDD
5 6 (46.15%) TDD
5 6 (46.15%) Web Development
6 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) SOA
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (15.38%) Microservices
8 2 (15.38%) OOD
8 2 (15.38%) UML
9 1 (7.69%) High Availability
9 1 (7.69%) ITIL
9 1 (7.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Consul
1 6 (46.15%) Prometheus
1 6 (46.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle