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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 81 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 0.10% -
As % of the System Software category 7.35% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£440 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+49.12% -24.00%
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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
68 61 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.38% 6.31% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 21
Average daily rate £275 £295 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £150 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £372 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.60 £8.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £16.00 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) GPRS
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Automotive
4 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) PKI
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Splunk
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 1 (14.29%) IaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) LDAP
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) GPRS
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Real Time Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk