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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank - 52 46
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.41% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category - 5.13% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.33%
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
25 39 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.06% 7.93% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 38
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £227 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £430 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 29
Median hourly rate £13.38 £60.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.70% +118.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £33.00 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.48 £60.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) WLAN
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Buildbot
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth

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 3 (75.00%) 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 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Buildbot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) SQL