The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firebug
UK
Rank 606 634 615
Rank change year-on-year +28 -19  
Contract jobs citing Firebug 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.039% 0.090% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £165 £505 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.32% +12.22%  
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7747 7746 6990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.56% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5227 5162 4464
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.89 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Firebug
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Firebug
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firebug in the UK

Firebug
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firebug in the UK

Firebug
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firebug within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +38 3 £165 -69.58% 1
London - 3 £165 -

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 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 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