The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 48 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.21% 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
99 88 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.37% 17.64% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 42 45
Average daily rate £305 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £161 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -23.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.25 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.06 £22.50 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand 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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - - - - 1
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago