The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.87% - -
As % of the System Software category 22.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Firmware
East Midlands

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

System Software Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
31 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.29% 9.17% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 3
Average daily rate £300 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Firmware
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 7 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Assembly Language
3 5 (71.43%) Aerospace
3 5 (71.43%) Military
3 5 (71.43%) C
4 4 (57.14%) Avionics
4 4 (57.14%) Wind River
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
5 3 (42.86%) VxWorks
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (14.29%) JIRA
7 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 1 (14.29%) Electronics

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Aerospace
1 5 (71.43%) Military
2 4 (57.14%) Avionics
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 2 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (42.86%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Assembly Language
1 5 (71.43%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) Wind River