The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Firebug skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firebug
UK / England
Rank 580 612 595
Rank change year-on-year +32 -17  
Contract jobs citing Firebug 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.010% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.041% 0.070% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £165 £543 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.58% +20.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £505 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Firebug 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 7326 7155 6300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.53% 14.64% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4937 4791 4097
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 171 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Firebug
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Firebug in England

Firebug
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firebug in England

Firebug
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firebug in England

Firebug
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 Firebug within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
London +30 3 £165 -
Firebug
UK

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for Firebug.

1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (50.00%) Grunt
3 3 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) nginx
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 2 (33.33%) LESS
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
4 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) MVC

Firebug
Top Related 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) nginx
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Grunt
2 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Bower
3 1 (16.67%) Bundler
3 1 (16.67%) gulp
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 2 (33.33%) LESS
4 2 (33.33%) React
4 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 2 (33.33%) Web Components
5 1 (16.67%) Dropwizard
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
5 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 2 (33.33%) API Design
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) F5