The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.56% - -
As % of the System Software category 3.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£205 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £293
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -32.00%
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Oxfordshire

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

System Software Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
58 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.20% 9.63% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 6
Average daily rate £314 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £338 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Firmware
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) ThreadX
3 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA