The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 41 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.03% - 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% - 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £375 £316
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
96 68 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.62% 20.61% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 104
Average daily rate £325 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Average hourly rate £13.75 £40.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.83% +8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £16.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (40.00%) LabVIEW
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) HNC
2 1 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
1 1 (20.00%) Military
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) HNC
1 1 (20.00%) HND
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco