The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 28 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.

FindBugs
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 113 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing FindBugs 5 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.27% 0.41% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.07% 2.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Median daily rate £438 £371 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.92% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 -
% change year-on-year +16.66% -  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 241 319 365
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.92% 14.46% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 213 189
Median daily rate £400 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £37.50 £27.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.39 £40.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

FindBugs
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

FindBugs
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FindBugs in Hampshire

FindBugs
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FindBugs within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Winchester +7 5 £438 +16.66%
FindBugs
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for FindBugs.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) JUnit
1 10 (100.00%) JBoss
1 10 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 10 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 10 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) Artifactory
2 9 (90.00%) Subversion
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (80.00%) HTTP
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Middleware
5 4 (40.00%) Apache
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) Selenium
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Gradle
6 3 (30.00%) Smart Meter
6 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) NHibernate
6 3 (30.00%) JIRA

FindBugs
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (100.00%) JBoss
2 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (40.00%) Apache
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 10 (100.00%) JUnit
2 9 (90.00%) Artifactory
2 9 (90.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) Gradle
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Middleware Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Java Middleware Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 10 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
3 6 (60.00%) Middleware
4 4 (40.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (30.00%) NHibernate
6 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (10.00%) JMS
7 1 (10.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) REST
7 1 (10.00%) SOAP
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) WSDL
7 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle