The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 13 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.08% - 5.00%
As % of the System Software category 10.00% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £310 £413
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -24.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Firmware
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

System Software Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 20.83% 14.63% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate £160 £170 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £71 £170 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £425 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.86%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Firmware
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C