The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firebug
England / London
Rank 399 418 401
Rank change year-on-year +19 -17  
Contract jobs citing Firebug 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.005% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.085% 0.029% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £165 - £450
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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3515 3459 3023
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.30% 15.73% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2576 2525 2143
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £50.00 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Firebug
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firebug in London

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Firebug.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) API Design
3 2 (40.00%) Web Components
3 2 (40.00%) Grunt
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Gerrit
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) CSS3
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) LESS
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) Web Components
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (40.00%) API Design
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle