The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank - 87 84
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category - 1.23% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £120 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +2.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
136 162 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.03% 14.69% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 77 33
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 18
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £18.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Reading