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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 41 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.77% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 1.67% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £675 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £344 £301
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +14.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +30.08%
Firmware
Cambridgeshire

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
69 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.78% 16.26% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 24
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £202 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £422 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £17.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.41% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.90 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) CAD
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Smart Energy

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Design
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) CAD
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
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