The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 89 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.68% -
As % of the System Software category 1.74% 8.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £354 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £48.75 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +19.40%
Firmware
Scotland

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

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
172 112 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.22% 7.67% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 42 45
Median daily rate £445 £295 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.84% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Median hourly rate £48.75 £37.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +123.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £17.10 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £51.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Firmware
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (66.67%) Verilog
1 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (66.67%) Xilinx
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DSP Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Hardware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (66.67%) Verilog
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Xilinx