The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.25% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +47.05%
Firmware
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 East Midlands region.

System Software Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
195 130 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.26% 8.16% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 53 85
Median daily rate £375 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £409 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.90 £9.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £28.15 £23.00
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 the East Midlands

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Nottinghamshire - 2 £263 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Device Driver
3 5 (38.46%) C
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Yocto
5 3 (23.08%) Wind River
5 3 (23.08%) Military
5 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 3 (23.08%) VxWorks
5 3 (23.08%) Assembly Language
6 2 (15.38%) Electronics
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) LabVIEW
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Avionics
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.69%) Change Control
7 1 (7.69%) OpenEmbedded

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) GSM
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) LabVIEW
2 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
1 3 (23.08%) Military
2 2 (15.38%) Avionics
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) PCB Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) PCB Layout Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior PCB Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Yocto
2 1 (7.69%) OpenEmbedded
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) VxWorks
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
2 3 (23.08%) Assembly Language
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 3 (23.08%) Wind River
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Freescale
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Huawei
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Intel
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy