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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.26% - -
As % of the System Software category 3.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +47.05%
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
32 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.40% 6.07% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 18
Median daily rate £265 £407 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +21.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £409 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £18.75 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Device Driver
3 4 (66.67%) C
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Yocto
4 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) VxWorks
4 3 (50.00%) Military
4 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Wind River
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Avionics
5 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Freescale
6 1 (16.67%) OpenEmbedded
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) JIRA
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Electronics
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (16.67%) JTAG
6 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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 (16.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (50.00%) Military
2 2 (33.33%) Avionics
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Yocto
2 1 (16.67%) OpenEmbedded
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JTAG
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) Wind River
2 1 (16.67%) Freescale
2 1 (16.67%) Intel