The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 93 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% - 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.69% - 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £311 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.06% -17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -17.24%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
118 102 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.13% 8.82% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 39 19
Average daily rate £300 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £135 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 6
Average hourly rate £11.25 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.09 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £15.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) GPRS
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) LDAP
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Automotive
5 2 (25.00%) Splunk
5 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
5 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (25.00%) PKI
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) IaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) GPRS
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Real Time Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
1 2 (25.00%) Statistics
1 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds