The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 50 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.35% 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 2.99% 1.22% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £235 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £315 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +47.05%
Firmware
East of England

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

System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
67 82 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.71% 9.64% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 50
Median daily rate £340 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £209 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 34
Median hourly rate £11.83 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.16% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £13.10 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £28.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Huntingdon - 1 £235 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) WLAN
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Robot Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Buildbot
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Domino
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (16.67%) IBM Domino
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Robot Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus Notes Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Buildbot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Lotus
1 1 (16.67%) VMware