The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - - 1.49%
As % of the System Software category - - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £371 £326
% change year-on-year
-15.48% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +114.10%
Firmware
Cambridgeshire

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

System Software Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
32 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 36.36% 12.18% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 14
Average daily rate £235 £104 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.96% -55.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £100 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £160 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Firmware
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++