The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 29 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Firmware 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.37% 0.52% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 10.26% 5.71% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £675 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +3.89%

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

System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.36% 9.02% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 12
Median daily rate £303 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.93% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £177 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £570 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Median hourly rate £11.25 £47.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.31% +10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.40 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +3.12%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firmware across the Cambridge region.

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Cambridge region.

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Firmware
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firmware 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Bluetooth
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) Gerrit
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (20.00%) RS-232
4 1 (20.00%) Samsung
4 1 (20.00%) Smoke Testing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BT
1 1 (20.00%) Samsung
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