Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

Firebug
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 847 846
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -20
Contract jobs citing Firebug 9 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.019% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.050% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 16
England median daily rate £419 £260 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.06% -48.77% +84.55%
10th Percentile £320 £235 £305
90th Percentile £459 £450 £568
UK median daily rate £413 £260 £425
% change year-on-year +58.65% -38.82% +54.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Firebug is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17836 16231 14813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.80% 16.57% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12505 10994 9955
England median daily rate £455 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 233 283
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.17 £23.80
90th Percentile £59.88 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Firebug
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Firebug as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firebug in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firebug in England

Firebug
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +73 4 £425 +39.34% 1
North East - 4 £425 - 1
South East +7 3 £340 -
Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
London -42 1 £525 +110.00%
South West - 1 £163 -
Firebug
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) Hamcrest
5 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
5 4 (44.44%) Gradle
5 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Fiddler
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Kanban
5 4 (44.44%) Spring
5 4 (44.44%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) JUnit
5 4 (44.44%) JSP
5 4 (44.44%) OOP
5 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (44.44%) XML

Firebug
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 3 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Fiddler
2 4 (44.44%) Gradle
2 4 (44.44%) Hamcrest
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Grunt
4 1 (11.11%) gulp
4 1 (11.11%) PostCSS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Senior Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Agile Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) JSP
3 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) Spring Boot
3 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) XSD
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 3 (33.33%) Modular Programming
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile First
6 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) ECMAScript
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore