The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Firmware Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Developer
Rank - 654 633
Contract jobs requiring a Firmware Developer 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Firmware Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Firmware Developer in the job title.

Firmware Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firmware Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firmware Developer within the UK.

Firmware Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Firmware Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firmware Developer within the UK.

Firmware Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Firmware Developer Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Firmware Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Firmware Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (100.00%) ThreadX
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Renesas
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA

Firmware Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) ThreadX
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Renesas