The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.24% - -
As % of the System Software category 3.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.33%
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 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.43% 5.88% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 18
Median daily rate £265 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £295 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £435 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (75.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (75.00%) Military
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (50.00%) Avionics
3 2 (50.00%) Wind River
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Yocto
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Freescale
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) JTAG
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) Intel
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (75.00%) Military
2 2 (50.00%) Avionics
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Wind River
2 1 (25.00%) Freescale
2 1 (25.00%) Intel