The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 56 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.35% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 1.43% 3.08% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £600 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +147.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
- -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%

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

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
70 65 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.09% 11.36% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 39
Median daily rate £400 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Median hourly rate £10.00 £13.38 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% -55.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £350 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
1 1 (50.00%) Verilog
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (50.00%) Verilog
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared