The table below looks at the statistics for the Firmware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.61% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-19.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.31% +26.66%
Firmware Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
158 156 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 96.93% 97.50% 97.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 85 148
Average daily rate £375 £360 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 20
Average hourly rate £45.50 £16.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.75% -61.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware Engineer in the job title across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Firmware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Firmware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Firmware Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region that cited Firmware Engineer in their job title 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 with Firmware Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 1 (100.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Actel
1 1 (100.00%) Redmine
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region that cited Firmware Engineer in their job title 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 with Firmware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Redmine
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Actel
1 1 (100.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx