The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 30 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.05% 0.52% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 4.55% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £335 £125 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+168.00% -60.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £333
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.22%
Firmware
South East

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

System Software Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
7 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.68% 11.40% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £350 £185 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -45.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £121 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £350 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (100.00%) Military
1 3 (100.00%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (66.67%) CAD
2 2 (66.67%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) JTAG
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Redmine
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Actel
3 1 (33.33%) CESG

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Redmine
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) CAD
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (66.67%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Actel
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (33.33%) Xilinx