The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 34 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.91% 1.59% -
As % of the System Software category 11.11% 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £190 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £354 £333
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Firmware
South West

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

System Software Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
18 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.22% 13.49% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 17
Median daily rate £240 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £150 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £420 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 0
Median hourly rate £15.36 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Devon region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Exeter +2 2 £190 -15.55%
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Devon region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) BT
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Home Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Transition Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Transition Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Home Automation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) BT