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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Developer
Rank 646 632 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Firmware Developer 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.007% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £310 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -4 1 £310 +3.33%
Cheshire -13 1 £310 +3.33%
England -23 1 £310 +3.33% 2

Firmware Developer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) ThreadX
2 1 (50.00%) VHDL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Renesas
2 1 (50.00%) 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 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) ThreadX
1 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Renesas