The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 56 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.17% 1.14% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 2.44% 6.38% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +7.38%

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

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 94 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.17% 17.84% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 79 44
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £165 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Median hourly rate £20.65 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.44% +17.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £13.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.94 £39.00 £19.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Schematic Capture

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++