The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 54 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.33% 0.41% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 2.67% 4.55% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £675 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £364 £326
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +11.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.12%
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
75 66 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.48% 9.13% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 43
Average daily rate £235 £180 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £100 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.74 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £37.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 2 £675 - 14
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) JTAG
4 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) Smart Energy
4 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Industrial Design
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Robotics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Application Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C++ Applications Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C++/C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Design
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
2 1 (16.67%) Robotics
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Energy
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) CAD
3 1 (16.67%) Industrial Design
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £35 - 40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 16 days ago