Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 886 867 865
Rank change year-on-year -19 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Firebug 10 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.018% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.052% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 22
UK median daily rate £413 £260 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.65% -25.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £278
90th Percentile £450 £450 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £305 £500
% change year-on-year +23.36% -39.00% +53.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19222 17378 16388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.65% 16.55% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13387 11678 10908
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
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 281 254 339
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 £24.30 £24.23
90th Percentile £61.00 £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%

Firebug
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firebug over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firebug in the UK

Firebug
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firebug in the UK

Firebug
Top 9 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 6 months to 24 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
UK excluding London +35 9 £376 +23.36% 3
England -17 9 £419 +61.06% 3
North of England +59 4 £425 +39.34% 1
North East - 4 £425 -
South East +2 3 £340 -
Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 1
London -20 1 £525 +110.00%
South West - 1 £163 - 1
Scotland - 1 £275 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Firebug.

1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) jQuery
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) Kanban
4 5 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) JUnit
5 4 (40.00%) JSP
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) XSD
5 4 (40.00%) OOP
5 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Fiddler
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Spring
5 4 (40.00%) Hamcrest
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) CSS3
5 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture

Firebug
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 (30.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Fiddler
2 4 (40.00%) Gradle
2 4 (40.00%) Hamcrest
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) JUnit
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Grunt
4 1 (10.00%) gulp
4 1 (10.00%) PostCSS
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) CSS3
3 4 (40.00%) JSP
3 4 (40.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) Spring Boot
3 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) XSD
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Kanban
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Microservices
5 4 (40.00%) OOP
5 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (30.00%) Modular Programming
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
8 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) ECMAScript
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore