The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank - 60 58
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.63% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.87% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £293 £348
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -9.63%
Firmware
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
205 181 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.08% 16.41% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 74 66
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £236 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.19 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.20 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh