The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 86 101 79
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.25% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 2.31% 2.70% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £385 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Firmware
West Yorkshire

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
130 148 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.45% 9.37% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 80 58
Median daily rate £400 £394 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +33.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +0.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.65 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.05 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 6 (75.00%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) BIG-IP
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) HTTP
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) SSL
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Intranet
2 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 5 (62.50%) Extranet
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) ZigBee
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Law
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (62.50%) BIG-IP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Extranet
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) Intranet
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) ZigBee
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco