The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 59 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.17% 0.53% -
As % of the System Software category 1.06% 3.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £303
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +12.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Firmware
South East

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
94 111 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.23% 14.84% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 61 11
Average daily rate £310 £320 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £162 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 8
Average hourly rate £14.25 £25.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.50 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £40.00 £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) PPP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) PPTP
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) PPP
1 1 (20.00%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
1 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (20.00%) VMware