The table below looks at the statistics for the Firmware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - 0.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-19.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.31% +26.66%
Firmware Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
169 214 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 94.94% 98.62% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 98 111
Average daily rate £359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £200 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Average hourly rate £34.00 £14.50 £16.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.48% -11.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £27.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware Engineer in the job title across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Firmware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Firmware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Firmware Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region that cited Firmware Engineer in their job title 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 with Firmware Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) Home Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Tcl
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region that cited Firmware Engineer in their job title 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 with Firmware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Home Automation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Tcl
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware