The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £364 £326
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +11.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.12%
Firmware
West Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 21.43% 20.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £350 £275 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.35 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Firmware
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) RF Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C