The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.68% -
As % of the System Software category - 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £344 £306
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +30.08%
Firmware
England

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

System Software Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.93% 3.42% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £475 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £270 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £430 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands