Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for FindBugs skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FindBugs 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.

FindBugs
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 875 875
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -8
Contract jobs citing FindBugs 5 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.023% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.026% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 18
UK median daily rate £513 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.02% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £476 £345 £359
90th Percentile £646 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +22.02% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.50

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

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19285 17412 16125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.51% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13430 11718 10733
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 252 336
UK 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 £24.10 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.40 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

FindBugs
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FindBugs as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FindBugs in the UK

FindBugs
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FindBugs in the UK

FindBugs
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for FindBugs in the UK

FindBugs
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FindBugs within the UK 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
England -3 5 £513 +25.00% 1
London -34 3 £588 +34.29% 1
UK excluding London +15 2 £513 +22.02%
South East -4 2 £513 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 with a requirement for FindBugs.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Checkstyle
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Confluence
3 3 (60.00%) Terraform
4 2 (40.00%) Consul
4 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Spring Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) Mockito
4 2 (40.00%) Varnish
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (40.00%) Cobertura
4 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (40.00%) Gradle
4 2 (40.00%) Spring Cloud
4 2 (40.00%) Zuul
4 2 (40.00%) Prometheus
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration

FindBugs
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (60.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Checkstyle
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (40.00%) Cobertura
3 2 (40.00%) Gradle
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (40.00%) Mockito
3 2 (40.00%) TestNG
4 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (20.00%) Gerrit
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (40.00%) Spring Cloud
1 2 (40.00%) Spring Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Spring Security
1 2 (40.00%) Zuul
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Varnish
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Terraform
2 2 (40.00%) Consul
2 2 (40.00%) Prometheus
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP