The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.55% - -
As % of the System Software category 13.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £371 £326
% change year-on-year
-15.82% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +114.10%
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 Dorset region.

System Software Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
22 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.34% 10.76% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
Average daily rate £170 £300 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £201 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £27.25 £25.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 10 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
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Wareham - 1 - -
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) VHDL
2 3 (50.00%) Verilog
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 2 (33.33%) DO-254
3 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Altera
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Compact Framework
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (50.00%) Verilog
1 3 (50.00%) VHDL
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) DO-254
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Altera
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) VMware